BLK vs JK 9th Match LPL 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings 9th Match Match Lanka Premier League 2023

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BLK vs JK 9th Match LPL 2023 – The 9th match of Lanka Premier League 2023 will be played between B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings on Saturday, 05 August 2023, at 7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.

The toss of this match will be done 30 minutes before the start of the match i.e. at 7:00 PM, as I have already been told that this match will be played between B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings teams, both teams have very good players.

Here Are the full details of the BLK vs JK 9th Match LPL 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings 9th Match Match Lanka Premier League 2023

BLK vs JK 9th Match LPL 2023

SeriesLanka Premier League 2023
MatchB-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings
Match TypeT20
DateSaturday, 05 August 2023
Time7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL
VenuePallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
HostSri Lanka

When: B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Lanka Premier League 2023 on Saturday, 05 August 2023, 7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL

Where: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Live Streaming and Broadcast

LPL 2023 will be live-streamed on major national and international tv channels and live-streaming platforms.

Lanka Premier League 2023 as the matches from this T20 league will be Live broadcast in India. Star Sports has got exclusive television media rights. Star Sports will telecast the league’s exciting action live, exclusively in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and MENA region including UAE.

Fan Code app and website is the official digital broadcaster of the LPL 2023. All the matches will be live telecasted on the Fan Code OTT Platform.

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Pitch Report

No match has been played at Pallekele in the ongoing season. Hence, it is a little tricky to understand how the pitch would behave. Teams should look to the field first after winning the toss.

What to expect: 

Team news:

B-Love Kandy: Wanindu Hasaranga mustn’t let the last game’s performance be on their minds. The batters let the side down in the last game against the Colombo Strikers. They have several matchwinners on the side, and Hasaranga will like to see them do well and earn their first points in this game.  

Dinesh Chandimal and Thanuka Dabare struggled at the top, and the pair must deliver the goods in this game. The middle order is good, and they expect runs from Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, and Ashen Bandara. Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Sarfaraz Ahmed must add quick runs down the order.   

The bowling attack looked good in the last game, and the side will expect tight spells from Mohammad Hasnain and Isuru Udana. Hasaranga and Mujeeb ur Rahman make it a strong spin attack and have an important role. Aamer Jamal, Mendis, and Thanuka Dabare must deliver the goods in the supporting role.

B-Love Kandy Key Players

  • Wanindu Hasaranga – Wanindu Hasaranga will have to pull out a staggering performance for his team. Hasaranga is one of the best spinners going around and has taken 197 wickets in T20 matches.
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman – Mujeeb ur Rahman will also be key for Kandy. The spinner has created a repo of a T20 specialist and has lived up to the same as well. Mujeeb has taken 217 wickets in T20 matches at an average of 23 and an economy of less than 7.
  • Dinesh Chandimal – The experienced batter will be key in the middle order. Chandimal is the third-highest run scorer in LPL with 810 runs to his name.

Probable XI: Fakhar Zaman, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Ashen Bandara, Asif Ali, Isuru Udana, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera

B-Love Kandy Squad: Thanuka Dabare, Navod Paranavithana, Angelo Mathews, Asif Ali, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Suresh Raina, Aamer Jamal, Wanindu Hasaranga(c), Kamindu Mendis, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Isuru Udana, Lasith Abeyratne, Lahiru Madushanka, Chaturanga de Silva, Ashen Bandara, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Haris, Avishka Tharindu, Malsha Tharupathi, Sahan Arachchige

Jaffna Kings: Jaffna Kings delivered an all-round performance against Colombo Strikers to kick off the season with a 21-run win. Thisara Perera used 7 bowling options as the Kings successfully defended 173 runs.

Earlier in the match, Towhid Hridoy scored 54 off 39 balls at number 4 taking Jaffna Kings to a competitive score on a batting-friendly wicket. Opening batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz also got off to a good start with a quickfire 22 off 11 balls inning.

While there are some promising batters in this lineup, the opposition definitely looks stronger in this department. Charith Asalanka at number 3 is another key batter in the Kings’ lineup. However, the rest of them aren’t as experienced whether on the international stage or in franchise cricket. Nevertheless, we expect new match-winners to rise given the nature of this venue.

The biggest strength of the Jaffna Kings seems to be their bowling attack. There is great variety and like the opposition features star players in the batting department, Kings have them in the bowling attack. Mahesh Theekshana will be one to watch out for on this side. In addition, there is Hardus Viljoen, Dilshan Madhushanka, and the skipper Thisara Perera himself. 

The 21-year-old Vijaykanth Viyaskanth, a right-arm leg break bowler, picked 2 for 17 from his 4 overs. He has definitely caught everyone’s attention and will be a key player in this game.

Jaffna Kings Key Players

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz – Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be a key player for the side. He is tournament’s one of the best performer with over 600 runs. Gurbaz comes into the tournament on the back of a top run in the Zim Afro T10 League.
  • Thisara Perera – Thisara Perera has scored 550 runs in the LPL and is the tournament’s sixth-highest run-scorer. He is also handy with the ball and has played a significant role in leading the team to three title wins.
  • Mahesh Theekshana – The ace spinner is one of the best in the world and has experience featuring in multiple franchise leagues. Theekshana is the fourth-highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 26 scalps.

Probable XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Charith Asalanka, Towhid Hridoy, Priyamal Perera, David Miller, Thisara Perera(c), Hardus Viljoen, Dunith Wellalage, Mahesh Theekshana, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Dilshan Madushanka

Jaffna Kings Squad: Charith Asalanka, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asela Gunaratne, Shoaib Malik, Nishan Madushka(w), Thisara Perera(c), Asitha Fernando, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Zaman Khan, Dilshan Madushanka, Mahesh Theekshana, David Miller, Chris Lynn, Hardus Viljoen, Dunith Wellalage, Nuwan Thushara, Ashan Randika, Theesan Vithushan, Pathum Kumara, Ratnarajah Thenurathan, Asanka Manoj

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Winner

B-Love Kandy

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Prediction

Both teams are in fine touch with Kings coming into this game high on confidence and carrying the winning momentum. Their bowlers will pose a tough challenge to the batting might of the Jaffna Kings. However, considering the depth in the Aura’s batting lineup and their current form, our prediction gives Jaffna Kings the upper hand in this contest. 

While it is a neck-to-neck contest when picking the winner between these two, B-Love Kandy will start as our favorite.

We expect B-Love Kandy to win this match. 

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Top Fantasy Picks

  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Asif Ali
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Charith Asalanka
  • David Miller
  • Thisara Perera
  • Mahesh Theekshana

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Dream11 Fantasy Team

Wicket-keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Fakhar Zaman, Dinesh Chandimal, Asif Ali, Charith Asalanka, David Miller

All-rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Perera

Bowlers: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera, Mahesh Theekshana

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Both Team Top Batsmen

Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Matthews, and Wanindu Hasaranga will be the top batter picks from Kandy. Chandimal has over 800 runs in LPL and is one of the best performers. Matthews is also an experienced campaigner who will provide stability to the middle order while Hasaranga has also shown that he is a very capable batter and might bat up the order in LPL.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, the talented Afghanistan keeper-batter, will play a pivotal role as the leading batsman in their top order. He has earned He is among the tournament’s top 5 batsmen, amassing an impressive tally of more than 600 runs, with a strike rate of 153.

Meanwhile, skipper Perera is in sixth place with 550 runs at a strike rate of 195.03.

David Miller, a dominant force in T20 cricket, is an asset every team desires, given his exceptional finishing skills. The hard-hitting southpaw has amassed an impressive 9,000+ runs in the format, boasting a stunning strike rate of 139.25, accompanied by four centuries and forty-four half-centuries. We are backing him to do well this season.

B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings Match Both Team Top Team Bowlers

Two ace spinners, Mujeeb ur Rahman and Wanindu Hasaranga will obviously be the top picks for Kandy while Dushmantha Chameera can also make an impact owing to his pace and consistency.

Former Sri Lanka U19 captain Dunith Wellalage, graceful left-handed batsman Charith Asalanka, and seasoned Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik were all acquired in the auction. Zaman Khan, Chris Lynn, and Hardus Viljoen were among their foreign signings.

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