Galle Gladiators vs Dambulla Viiking 17th Match Prediction

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Galle Gladiators
168/7 in 20.0
8.40
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Dambulla Viiking
174/6 in 20.0
8.70
Dec 09, 202014:30
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium - Hambantota, Sri Lanka
Finished
Dambulla Viiking won by 4 wkts

GGD vs DHK Today Match Prediction

Galle Gladiators To Win the Match, 2.35
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  • Gladiators are a better side between the two, at least on paper
  • Dambulla Viikings' vulnerabilities were exploited by the Stallions' bowlers in the previous match and the Gladiators might just take cues from that
  • Danushka Ganthilaka, Azam Khan, Ahsan Ali, and Mohammad Amir are in terrific form for the Gladiators
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GGD
0.0%
DHK
100.0%
  • TournamentLanka Premier League 2020
  • DateDec 09, 2020
  • FormatT20
  • VenueMahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
  • Time14:30
  • WeatherFew Clouds, 93% Humidity, 25℃

GGD vs DHK Live Score

  • Toss: Dambulla Viiking (Fielding)
  • Man of the Match: Samiullah Shenwari

Galle Gladiators

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Ahsan Ali 1 3 0 0 33.33
Bhanuka Rajapaksa 31 18 2 3 172.22
Chadwick Walton 7 9 0 0 77.78
Dhananjaya Lakshan 23 18 1 1 127.78
Shehan Jayasuriya 39 27 4 1 144.44
Lakshan Sandakan 0 1 0 0 0.00
Azam Khan 0 1 0 0 0.00
Mohammad Amir 0 3 0 0 0.00
Sahan Arachchige 9 10 1 0 90.00
Danushka Gunathilaka 46 31 8 0 148.39
BowlerOMRWECO
Ramesh Mendis 4.0 0 28 2 7.00
S Tyagi 1.0 0 12 0 12.00
Paul Stirling 2.0 0 16 0 8.00
Dasun Shanaka 4.0 0 38 2 9.50
Dilshan Madushanka 2.0 0 20 1 10.00
Samit Patel 3.0 0 18 0 6.00
Kasun Rajitha 4.0 0 31 2 7.75

Dambulla Viiking

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Niroshan Dickwella 38 30 4 1 126.67
Ramesh Mendis 13 7 1 1 185.71
Samiullah Shenwari 46 20 6 2 230.00
Paul Stirling 0 1 0 0 0.00
Upul Tharanga 9 11 1 0 81.82
Dasun Shanaka 9 12 0 0 75.00
Samit Patel 11 8 1 0 137.50
Angelo Perera 45 31 4 1 145.16
BowlerOMRWECO
Dhananjaya Lakshan 4.0 0 33 2 8.25
Shehan Jayasuriya 3.0 0 26 1 8.67
Lakshan Sandakan 4.0 0 34 1 8.50
Mohammad Amir 4.0 0 29 1 7.25
Nuwan Thushara 4.0 0 46 0 11.50
Danushka Gunathilaka 1.0 0 6 0 6.00

GGD vs DHK Match & Analysis

Galle Gladiators finally struck gold as their Pakistan duo finally found form in an all-important encounter in Lanka Premier League 2020. Prior to that win, they were languishing at the bottom of the table and the win would certainly have instilled a lot of confidence amongst the players.

Up next in the tournament are the Gladiators set to take on Dambulla Viikings, the team they faced off against just a few days ago. It happened to e a cracker of a contest then and we don't expect it to be any different this time either. The match between the two sides is to be played at Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, 9th December 2020.

GGD vs DHK Team Previews

Galle Gladiators

Galle Gladiators always had a decent team on paper and their dismal run in the earlier part of the tournament came as a massive surprise for many. However, they turned the tables around with a terrific win over Colombo Kings and are now looking all set to grab the only position that is up for grabs as far as the next round is concerned.

Bowling first against the Kings, the Gladiators came out all guns blazing as they were in a do-or-die situation coming in to the match. Mohammad Amir looked at his lethal best and bowled a terrific spell of fast bowling, picking up five wickets without giving much away.

Earlier in the tournament, it was the slow run-rate from the Gladiators' batsmen that had haunted the team. Barring Danushka Gunathilaka and Azam Khan, no one was contributing to keep their innings afloat. It happened to be all different against the Kings. Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Ahsan Ali joined the party as Colombo Kings won the match with 15 balls to spare and 9 wickets in hand.

The Gladiators didn't have a good start to the tournament, but there were no doubts about their on-paper strength. It was all on display against the Kings as almost everyone looked in fine form for the Gladiators. On paper, they certainly have the players and individual abilities to single-handedly win them the matches. Another couple of wins here and it wouldn't be wrong to say that the Gladiators are peaking just at the right time. They'll not be an easy team to beat in the upcoming encounter.

Galle Gladiators Playing 11

Danushka Gunathilaka, Ahsan Ali, Azam Khan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, CAK Walton, Sahan Arachchige, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan, Mohammad Amir, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Nuwan Thushara.


Dambulla Viiking

After posting a nail-biting win over Galle Gladiators, Dambulla Viikings had to settle for a no-result in their match against Jaffna Stallions. While that match could have gone either way, the Viikings would have pretty happy to salvage a point out of it, considering the position they were in before rain stopped the play. They had scored 42 for the loss of three wickets in 7 overs before the match was called off.

The Viikings have won the same number of matches as Jaffna Stallions, but poor net run-rate has kept them off the top of the table position. Having said that, it is of little significance as they both have already qualified for the playoffs.

In the previous match, the change in their batting order didn't work as they lost three quick wickets. They dropped Angelo Perera down to three and Sadeera Samarawickrama to open with Niroshan Dickwella. Although keeping a fluid batting order has worked for them so far, it could backfire in crunch moments. Also, it has been pretty apparent that the Viiking rely heavily on Niroshan Dickwella to do heavy hitting at the top.

In the bowling department as well, they appear to be a little light. It was seen in their previous outing against Galle Gladiators as the Gladiators managed to put 198 runs on the board despite coming off a poor run.

All in all, the Viiking certainly have a few chinks in their armor and would need momentum to tackle Galle Gladiators. The Viikings were caught napping in their previous match and if they do not step up their game, things can go south pretty quickly for them in this upcoming match.

Dambulla Viiking Playing 11

Niroshan Dickwella, WU Tharanga, Dilshan Madushanka, PR Stirling, Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel, Angelo Perera, Ramesh Mendis, S Tyagi, Kasun Rajitha, Samiullah Shenwari.

GGD vs DHK Betting Tips

It is an important match for Galle Gladiators, but not so much for Dambulla Viikings. We expect the Viikings to experiment a bit before the knockouts and that might just give an edge to the Gladiators. Given the kind of win the Gladiators are coming off, they will be a difficult side to beat. With most of their contributing now, we expect the Gladiators to come out on top in the upcoming encounter.

Today Match Prediction

Galle Gladiators To Win the Match, 2.35

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Who will win today match?

Galle Gladiators 70.6% (491)
Dambulla Viiking 29.4% (204)
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Vishal
Why you guys not giving this match toss or pitch report ????
2020-12-09 02:27:15
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Shohag
.এখানে কি সব ম্যাচ কি 100% sure
2020-12-09 03:58:13
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Hello there
2020-12-09 04:47:51
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