Pitch Report:

R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Pitch is expected to be balanced one with the spinners having some extra advantage.

Last match: GG: 164/7, JK: 110 (Pace: 6, Spin: 11)

Last 3 T20 matches at this venue before this tournament:

SL: 120/8, SA: 121/0 (Pace: 3 Spin:4)

SL: 103/10, SA: 105/1 (Pace: 1 Spin:10)

SA: 163/5, SL: 135/6 (Pace:4 Spin:6)

DG Team Preview:

They finished 2nd in the group stage last season. Their team is looking strong on the paper again.

Probable 11 of the team:

Niroshan Dickwella: LHB

P Salt: RHB

Dilshan Munaweera: RHB+RAO

Janith Liyanage: RHB+RAM//L Udara: RHB//M Lakshan: RHB+LAO

Najibullah Zadran: LHB

Dasun Shanaka (C): RHB+RAM

Chamika Karunaratne: RHB+RAM

Ramesh Mendis: RHB+RAO

Imran Tahir: Leg Spin

Nuwan Pradeep: RAM

Marchant de Lange: RAF

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: P Salt, N Dickwella, D Shanaka and Najibullah

Main Spinners: Imran Tahir and Ramesh Mendis

Main Pacers: N Pradeep, M De Lenge and C Karunaratne(D Shanaka will assist them)

Death Overs: M de Lenge and N Pradeep

Stats and Analysis of the players:

N Dickwella(LHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 9 M, 9 I, 270 R, 33.75 A, 148.35 SR
T20I: 28 M, 27 I, 480 R, 18.46 A, 131.14 SR,
T20D: 79 M, 76 I, 1545 R, 22.39 A, 137.94 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 77&24, 88, 7, 3, 11,

L Udara(RHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I:
T20D: 40 M, 37 I, 777 R, 22.20 A, 134.19 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7, 23&28, 0, 39, 17,

N Zadran(LHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 68 M, 59 I, 1232 R, 33.29 A, 141.28 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0, 35, 1, 4, 4,

S Maqsood(RHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 26 M, 22 I, 273 R, 13.65 A, 116.66 SR,
T20D: 148 M, 141 I, 3565 R, 28.75 A, 133.97 SR, + 15 I, 34.5 O, 6 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 24, 75, 54, 0, 23,

J Liyanage(RHB+RAM):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 36 M, 35 I, 603 R, 20.79 A, 111.87 SR,+ 28 I, 67 O, 23 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 27+27/3, 24+38/1, 65+13/2, 26, 17+34/1,

M Lakshan(RHB+LAO)
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 8 M, 7 I, 252 R, 50.40 A, 158.49 SR, +1 M, 3 O, 0 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 1+28/1, 7+37/4, 20+32/2, 10+43/2, 8+40/0,

S Dealwis(LHB+LAO):
T20I: 6 M, 6 I, 48 R, 8.0 A, 60.75 SR+ 2 I, 2 O 0 W,
T20D: 12 M, 12 I, 141 R, 11.75 A, 79.21 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 1, 66, 0, 16, 10,

D Shanaka(RHB+RAM):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 9 M, 9 I, 278 R, 39.71 A, 161.62 SR+ 6 I, 12 O, 4 W,
T20I: 57 M, 53 I, 707 R, 16.83 A, 107.44 SR, +28 I, 48 O, 17 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7+23/0, 8, 11, 25/2, 1+21/0,

R Mendis(RHB+RAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 7 M, 4 I, 49 R, 24.50 A, 196.0 SR+ 6 I, 17 O, 6 W,
T20I: 2 M, 1 I, 2 R, 2.00 A, 40.00 SR, +2 I, 4 O, 1 W,
T20D: 45 M, 34 I, 602 R, 24.08 A, 128.63 SR, + 39 I, 103 O, 34 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 8/1, 6+22/1, 13+75/3&64/4, 5&25+70/6+66/5,

C Karunaratne(RHB+RAF):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 14 M, 10 I, 88 R, 17.60 A, 118.91 SR, + 13 I, 33 O, 7 W,
T20D: 41 M, 30 I, 254 R, 16.93 A, 113.90 SR, +35 I, 91 O, 27 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 12/1, 9+19/0, 5+23/0, 0+17/0, 3+43/2,

D Munaweera(RHB+RAO):
T20I: 13 M, 13 I, 215 R, 17.91 A, 131.09 SR+ 5 I, 10 O, 1 W,
T20D: 127 M, 124 I, 2647 R, 22.62 A, 127.50 SR+ 79 I, 214 O, 48 W,
LISTA: 14/0, 8+25/1, 28+37/3, 59+6/1, 14/0,

S Jayathilaka(RHB+LES):
T20D: 20 M, 20 I, 288 R, 19.20 A, 107.86 SR+ 14 I, 45 O, 13 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 71+24/0, 16+28/1, 28+34/2, 61+25/0, 30+32/2,

Imran Tahir(LES):
T20I: 38 M, 38 I, 140 O, 63 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 13/0, 25/2, 18/1, 0+15/0, 29/1,

M de lange(RAF):
T20I: 6 M, 6 I, 23 O, 7 W,
T20D: 122 M, 118 I, 398 O, 141 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 26/2, 11+11/0, 17/1, 2+26/2, 29/0,

N Pradeep(RAF):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 8 I, 27 O, 8 W,
T20I: 16 M, 16 I, 46 O, 15 W,
T20D: 60 M, 60 I, 182 O, 62 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7/2, 7+34/2, 1+12/1, 46/0,

J Little(LAF):
T20I: 27 M, 26 I, 95 O, 23 W,
T20D: 44 M, 43 I, 155 O, 43 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 19/2, 16/0, 26/1, 24/1, 17/0,

K Perera(LAF):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 15 M, 14 I, 37 O, 16 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 29/2, 12+17/0, 0/0, 17/0, 5/0,

T Ratnayake(RAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 29 M, 29 I, 107 O, 28 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 38+12/0, 0+61/0, 4+26/2, 13+20/0, 1+27/1,

C Edirisinghe(LHB+LAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 32 M, 31 I, 99.5 O, 27 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 34/4, 26/0, 24/3, 23/1, 32/2,

M Ravichanrakumar(LES):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20D: 20 M, 16 I, 54 O, 18 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 31+33/2, 29+20/2, 30/0, 35/0, 36/3,

KW Team Preview:

They had finished last in the last season. Their team is looking little average on the paper. They are missing an impact spinner in the team.

Probable 11 of the team:

Kennar Lewis(WK): RHB

Ahmed Shehzad: RHB

Charith Asalanka: LHB+RAO

Angelo Perera: RHB+LAO

Asela Gunaratne: RHB+RAM

Rovman Powell: RHB+RAM

Kamindu Mendis: LHB+RAO/RAL (can bat at 1 down also)

Ishan Jayaratne: RHB+RAM

Binura Fernando: LAM

S Colombage: RAL

Lahiru Kumara: RAF

Minod Bhanuka(if plays) will bat in the top order.

Team Breakup:

Main Batters:  A Shehzad, C Asalanka and K Lewis

Main Spinners: S Colombage (A Perera, C Asalanka and K Mendis will assist him)

Main Pacers:  B Fernando, Lahiru Kumara and I Jayaratne

Death Overs: I Jayaratne/B Fernando and L Kumara

Stats and Analysis of the players:

M Bhanuka(LHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 7 M, 6 I, 121 R, 20.16 A, 108.03 SR
T20I: 5 M, 4 I, 64 R, 16.0 A, 96.96 SR
T20D: 67 M, 63 I, 1187 R, 21.58 A, 119.89 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 1, 8, 74, 27, 7,

K Mishara(LHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I:
T20D:13 M, 12 I, 171 R, 21.37 A, 120.42 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 18, 12, 46, 4, 10,

D Thomas(RHB):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I:
T20D: 99 M, 83 I, 1387 R, 19.26 A, 113.22 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 26, 2, 28, 34, 1,

R Powell(RHB+RAM):
LAST SEASON SCORE: :
T20I: 30 M, 22 I, 344 R, 18.10 A, 120.70 SR, +6 I, 13 O, 4 W,
T20D: 98 M, 86 I, 1487 R, 21.24 A, 125.27 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 28 , 56, 25, 31, 11,

A Shehzad(RHB+LES):
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 59 M, 59 I, 1471 R, 25.80 A, 114.74 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20, 77, 5, 49, 44,

C Asalanka(LHB+RAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 5 M, 4 I, 70 R, 17.50 A, 129.62 SR
T20I: 9 M, 9 I, 295 R, 36.86 A, 132.88 SR, +1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
T20D 39 M, 37 I, 894 R, 28.83 A, 128.44 SR, +16 I, 41 O, 15 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 35, 21 , 21, 68, 10,

A Perera(RHB+LAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 7 M, 7 I, 227 R, 45.40 A, 141.87 SR
T20I: 6 M, 5 I, 59 R, 11.80 A, 90.76 SR, + 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
T20D: 106 M, 91 I, 1931 R, 26.09 A, 119.41 SR, +29 I, 61 O, 20 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 14, 6+16/2, 9, 0, 40,

Kennar Lewis: (RHB)
T20 D: 25 M, 24 I, 499 R, 20.79 A
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0, 65, 22, 0, 7

A Gunaratne(RHB+RAM):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 8 I, 168 R, 42.0 A, 141.17 SR+ 7 I, 26 O, 9 W,
T20I: 12 M, 12 I, 225 R, 25.00 A, 126.40 SR, +10 I, 25 O, 5 W,
T20D 75 M, 71 I, 1398 R, 25.88 A, 118.07 SR, +66 I, 171 O, 50 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 25, 23+24/2, 4+38/0, 59+13/2, 40/6/0,

M Siriwarana(LHB+LAO):
T20I: 22 M, 19 I, 275 R, 17.18 A, 132.21 SR, +13 I, 23 O, 9 W,
T20D: 114 M, 104 I, 1648 R, 19.61 A, 140.85 SR, +73 I, 164 O, 49 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 112, 34, 18, 12, 2,

I Jayararne(RHB+RAM):
T20I:
T20D 57 M, 35 I, 502 R, 22.81 A, 150.29 SR+ 52 I, 176 O, 70 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 24+27/2, 12+30/1, 7, 26+27/2,

K Mendis(LHB+LAO):
T20I: 5 M, 5 I, 76 R, 15.20 A, 122.58 SR, +4 I, 8 O, 0 W,
T20D 31 M, 25 I, 643 R, 30.61 A, 136.80 SR, +25 M, 57 O, 7 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0+26/3, 41+40/1, 8+29/2, 19+39/2, 12+32/0,

N vimukthi(LHB+LAO):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 5 M, 4 I, 51 R, 12.75 A, 118.60 SR+ 4 I, 5 O, 0 W,
T20D 24 M, 23 I, 207 R, 10.35 A, 116.29 SR, +24 I, 81 O, 28 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0+63/4, 17/6, 3+33/2, 3+26/1, 11+3/1,

A Sriwarddana:
T20I:
T20D 19 M, 13 I, 171 R, 19.0 A, 118.75 SR+ 9 I, 17 O, 5 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20/3, 13+21/1, 47/2, 15/0,

N Vimukthi(LHB+LAO):
T20D: 24 M, 23 I, 207 R, 10.35 A, 116.29 SR+ 24 I, 81 O, 28 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 64/4, 17/6, 33/2, 26/1, 11+3/1,

L Kumara(RAF):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 4 M, 4 I, 13 O, 2 W,
T20I: 14 M, 13 I, 48 O, 14 W,
T20D 30 M, 29 I, 102 O, 33 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7/3, 29/1, 48/0, 35/0, 44/0,

AL Amin Hossain(RAF):
T20I: 31 M, 29 I, 102 O, 43 W,
T20D 112 M, 110 I, 376 O, 123 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 31/1, 35/1, 39/1, 32/0, 19/1,

B Fernando(LAF):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 4 M, 4 I, 13 O, 2 W,
T20I: 6 M, 6 I, 19 O, 8 W,
T20D 54 M, 53 I, 181 O, 71 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 17+53/0, 7, 9/1, 1/27, 24/2,

S Ahmed(LAF):
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 22/2, 25/0, 19/1, 19/1, 13/0,

S Dulshan(LAO):
LISTA: 12 M, 10 I, 61 O, 11 W,
T20D 1 M, 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 23/0, 26/0, 7/0, 30/3, 31/0,

K Senarathna(RAO):
LISTA: 8 M, 6 I, 39 O, 7 W,
T20D 4 M, 4 I, 6 O, 0 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 41/3, 42/2, 11/0, 30/0, 22/2,

S Colombage(LES):
LAST SEASON SCORE: 2 M, 2 I, 4 O, 1 W,
T20D: 20 M, 20 I, 64 O, 30 W
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 15/1, 40/2, 18/1, 20/2, 26/3,

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