GT vs BLK 5th Match LPL 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy 5th Match Lanka Premier League 2023

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GT vs BLK 5th Match LPL 2023 – The 5th match of Lanka Premier League 2023 will be played between Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy on Tuesday, 01 August 2023, at 7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

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 Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy teams, both teams have very good players.

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SeriesLanka Premier League 2023
MatchGalle Titans vs B-Love Kandy
Match TypeT20
DateTuesday, 01 August 2023
Time7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL
VenueR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
HostSri Lanka

When: Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Lanka Premier League 2023 on Tuesday, 01 August 2023, 7:30 PM 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL

Where: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy 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.

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Pitch Report

The pitch is expected to offer more assistance to the bowlers in the second innings. The average score on the ground in the first innings (143) is higher than in the second innings (128). The team bowling first wins around 57% of matches on this ground.

The last T20I at the venue was played between Sri Lanka and Australia on June 8, 2022. Australia won the encounter chasing down 124 comfortably, with 3 wickets and 13 balls to spare.

What to expect: 

Team news:

Galle Titans: It was an exciting start to the campaign for Dasun Shanaka’s side. They won the last game against the Dambulla Aura in the Super Over. While Shanaka will be proud of how his side handled pressure in the dying stages, he would like to see a better show from his bowlers in this game. They lost both games against B-Love Kandy last year and shall look to perform better.  

Shevon Daniel batted well in the last game, and he will look to set up a big stand with Lasith Croospulle. Bhanuka Rajapaksa looked good at No. 3, and he must build partnerships with Tim Seifert and Shakib al Hasan in the middle order. Shanaka and Lahiru Samarakoon add firepower to this line-up down the order.  

Kasun Rajitha held his nerves in the last game, and he must get early breakthroughs with Vishwa Fernando as Kandy batters looked rusty in the last game. Shakib and Tarbaiz Shamsi are experienced bowlers, and they will look to do well in the middle overs. Shanaka, Lasith Croospulle, and Seekkuge Prasanna add variety to this attack.

Galle Titans Key Players

  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa – Bhanuka Rajapaksa recently played in T10 League but struggled to get going. However, he will be more comfortable in the T20 format where he can afford to consume a few balls. Rajapaksa is one of the top performers in LPL with 454 runs.
  • Shakib Al Hasan – Shakib Al Hasan will be vital for the Titans owing to his all-round skills. Shakib will add a lot of strength in the middle order while his four overs will be crucial for the team.
  • Tim Seifert – Seifert is fresh from a brilliant run in the T10 League where he scored over 200 runs and was one of the tournament’s top run-getters. The batter would like to ride on momentum and have a good season of LPL.

Probable XI: Shevon Daniel, Lasith Croospulle, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tim Seifert(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Dasun Shanaka(c), Lahiru Samarakoon, Seekkuge Prasanna, Vishwa Fernando, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kasun Rajitha

Galle Titans Squad: Tim Seifert(w), Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mohammad Mithun, Dasun Shanaka(c), Ben Cutting, Seekkuge Prasanna, Akila Dananjaya, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Ashan Priyanjan, Anuk Fernando, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lahiru Samarakoon, Lasith Croospulle, Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Sonal Dinusha, Mohamed Shiraz, Shevon Daniel, Avishka Perera, Sohan de Livera, Chad Bowes

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: Thanuka Dabare, Dinesh Chandimal, Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga(c), Sarfaraz Ahmed(w), Aamer Jamal, Isuru Udana, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

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

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Winner

Galle Titans

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Prediction

B-Love Kandy would be under pressure to perform having lost their previous game by a big margin. Their batsmen failed, and the side will need a better show from them in this contest to win. The Titans come here with a thrilling win and have their batsmen in good form, making them favorites.

We expect Galle Titans to win this match. 

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Top Fantasy Picks

  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Tim Seifert
  • Shakib Al Hasan
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Kasun Rajitha
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Mohammad Hasnain
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Dream11 Fantasy Team

Wicket-keeper: Tim Seifert

Batters: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dinesh Chandimal

All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers: Tabraiz Shamsi, Kasun Rajitha, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Both Team Top Batsmen

Galle will expect runs from Shakib Al Hasan, Tim Seifert, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa. All three players carry huge experience in T20 cricket. Seifert had a top outing in the T10 League recently while Rajapaksa has scored over 450 runs in the LPL and is one of the tournament’s top performers. Shakib, we all know what he brings to the table.

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.

Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy Match Both Team Top Team Bowlers

Galle Titans have a strong bowling attack and will expect Shakib Al Hasan, Tabraiz Shami, and Kasun Rajitha to do well. Shamsi and Shakib being spinners will play a huge role in containing the run flow in middle overs and picking regular wickets. Kasun Rajitha will be responsible to give the team early breakthroughs. 

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.

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