LPL 2024: Match 6, GM vs JK Match Prediction – Who will win today’s LPL match between GM vs JK?

Galle Marvels and Jaffna Kings will meet on Friday, July 5.

By CricTracker Staff

Published – 04 Jul 2024, 19:18 IST | Updated – 04 Jul 2024, 19:22 IST

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Galle Marvels (GM) are set to square off against Jaffna Kings (JK) in match No. 6 of the ongoing Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2024 at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla on Friday, July 5.

Galle are the only unbeaten team in the competition this season, having won both their games so far. They started with a five-wicket win, chasing 178 for victory off the last ball against Jaffna. In their second game, Niroshan Dickwella’s men beat Colombo Strikers by seven runs, successfully defending 180.

Meanwhile, Jaffna managed to bounce back from their loss to Galle in their first game. They chased down a daunting 192-run target with four wickets to spare off the last ball against Dambulla. With several world-class players on both sides, expect this game to be a riveting encounter.

Click Here: GM vs JK Live Score, Match 6

Match Details

Match Galle Marvels vs Jaffna Kings, LPL 2024
Venue Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 
Date & Time Friday, July 5, 7:30 PM (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming Details

Star Sports Network, Fancode App and Website

Pitch Report

Seven T20 matches have been played so far at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. Five games have been won by teams batting first, while chasing teams have emerged victorious on a couple of occasions. The average first innings score is 174. This is going to be the first LPL 2024 match which will be hosted at this venue. The captain who wins the toss could opt to bowl first to assess the nature of the surface.

Head-to-Head Record

Matches Played 12
Galle Marvels Won 05
Jaffna Kings Won 07

Probable Playing XIs

Galle Marvels:

Alex Hales, Niroshan Dickwella (C & WK), Tim Seifert, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Janith Liyanage, Sahan Arachchige, Dwaine Pretorius, Isuru Udana, Malsha Tharupathi, Maheesh Theekshana,  Zahoor Khan

Jaffna Kings:

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Rilee Rossouw, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka (C), Dhananjaya de Silva, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fabian Allen, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Asitha Fernando, Jason Behrendorff

Probable Best Batter of the match

Avishka Fernando has looked in sublime touch in the two matches he has played. He slammed a 48-ball 59 in the first game against Galle. However, his knock in the previous game was mesmerising to say the least. The right-handed batter smashed 80 off just 34 balls against Dambulla Sixers, belting seven fours and six sixes. Jaffna fans will him to continue his purple patch on Friday.

Also Check: LPL 2024 Most Runs

Probable Best Bowler of the match

Isuru Udana has done a brilliant job so far for Galle. His accuracy and change of pace has made life difficult for the batters. In two games, he has picked up four wickets at an average of 23.50. Udana’s experience makes his a vital cog in Niroshan Dickwella’s side.

Also Check: LPL 2024 Most Wickets

Today’s Match Prediction: Chasing team to win the match

Scenario 1

Galle Marvels win the toss and bowl

Pp score – 40-50

JK – 150-170

Galle Marvels win the match

Scenario 2

Jaffna Kings win the toss and bowl

Pp score – 45-55

GM – 155-175

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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