LPL 2024: Match 4, DS vs JK Match Prediction – Who will win today’s LPL match between DS vs JK?

Dambulla Sixers clash with Jaffna Kings on Wednesday, July 3.

By Mihir Korde

Published – 02 Jul 2024, 13:40 IST | Updated – 02 Jul 2024, 15:27 IST

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Dambulla Sixers (DS) square off with Jaffna Kings (JK) at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on Wednesday, July 3.

The Mohammad Nabi-led side suffered a six-wicket defeat in the opening game of the Lankan Premier League (LPL) 2024 against the Kandy Falcons. The Sixers had some individual brilliance in that game and will be looking to come strong in their second match.

Meanwhile, Jaffna Kings will be playing their opening game against Galle Marvels before squaring off against the Dambulla-based franchise. With some solid local players along with some foreign ones, the side can hurt the opposition on any given day. 

Also Read: LPL 2024 Schedule

Match Details

Match Dambulla Sixers vs Jaffna Kings, LPL 2024
Venue Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Date & Time Wednesday, July 3, 3:00 PM (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming Details Star Sports Network, Fancode App and Website

Also Read: LPL 2024 Points Table

Pitch Report

The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium’s pitch offers a fair balance between batting and bowling. Opting to field after winning the toss might be advantageous, as it allows the team batting second to adapt to the playing conditions.

Head-to-Head Record

Matches Played 10
Dambulla Sixers won 02
Jaffna Kings won 07
No result 01

Probable Playing XIs

Dambulla Sixers:

Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera (WK), Nuwanidu Fernando, Towhid Hridoy, Mark Chapman, Mohammad Nabi (C), Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Akila Dananjaya, Dilshan Madushanka, Mustafizur Rahman, Nuwan Thushara

Jaffna Kings:

Kusal Mendis (WK), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Rilee Rossouw, Charith Asalanka (C), Dhananjaya de Siva, Fabian Allen, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Noor Ahmad, Jason Behrendorff, Asitha Fernando.

Probable Best Batter of the match

Mark Chapman could be one of the batters to watch out for in the upcoming clash. In the curtain raiser against the Kandy Falcons, the left-hander scored a brilliant knock of 92 runs off 61 balls and helped his team post a competitive total. Chapman laced his innings with eight boundaries and four sixes. Though his team lost the game, the Kiwi batter could again be a threat to the opposition in the forthcoming game.  

Probable Best Bowler of the match

Dilshan Madushanka could play a key role for Dambulla Sixers in the upcoming fixture. The left-arm pacer’s ability to pick wickets in the opening and end stages which makes him an invaluable asset for any team. Madushanka went wicketless in the opening game but with his experience and the ability to take wickets, he will trouble the opposition batters.

Today’s Match Prediction: Jaffna Kings to win the match

Scenario 1

Dambulla Sixers win the toss and bowl

Pp score – 50-60

JK – 170-180

Jaffna Kings win the match

Scenario 2

Jaffna Kings win the toss and bowl

Pp score – 40-50

DS – 160-170

Jaffna Kings win the match

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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