The 10th match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 will be played between Dambulla Viking and the Candy Tuskers at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota.
The match is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM local time and IST. The game will be broadcast on Sony Six.
The teams playing in this match have made their share of ups and downs in only 10 matches played in this tournament. Their campaigns have not been halted as they wanted but in this match, the team that wins will get a lot of relief in the form of some valuable points.
The Candy Tuskers have played 4 matches and won only 1 of them, and are placed second last in the points table. His opponent, Dambulla Viking, has won one more match, which is in slightly better shape with 2 wins in three matches. Therefore, it will be interesting to see what the result of this match is and how it plays out, as its impact will be decisive in how the points table changes.
DV vs Katie Weather Report for Match 10:
The weather is expected to be partly cloudy on the day of the match, with temperatures around 28 degrees Celsius, with only 10 per cent rainfall.
The pitch of this venue will be such that the bowlers will enjoy bowling in the second innings, in which the batsmen will get the most help in the first innings itself. This would be a viable option for the captain who bat first after winning the toss.
Average first innings score:
155 (last 4 full matches of tournament)
Records of chasing teams:
Won – 0, lost – 4, tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
Dale Steyn is currently undergoing a three-day quarantine in Lanka. Its availability is still unknown.
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DV vs Katie Today’s possible playing XI:
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Perera (c & wk), Kusal Mendis, Brendan Taylor, Asela Gunaratne, Kamindu Mendis, Sekugay Prasanna, Dilruwan Perera, Nutan Pradeep, Naveen-ul-Haq, Munaf Patel
Ishan Jayaratne, Vishwa Fernando, Irfan Pathan, Dale Steyn, Priyamal Perera, Lahiru Samarkone, Lasith Ambuldania, Kevin Kothithgowda, Nishan Madushka, Keveshka Anjula, Chamicara Edirsinghe