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Lanka Premier League 2023: Match 16, Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Strikers: Probable XIs, Prediction, Pitch Report and Live Streaming

dambulla aura vs colombo strickers

On Saturday, August 12, the 16th match of the Lanka Premier League 2023 will take place between Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Strikers. This game will take place in Colombo at the R Premadasa Stadium.

With eight points and a net run rate of +0.469, The Aura, led by Kusal Mendis, are ranked first. They will enter the game having defeated the Galle Titans by seven wickets on August 11th.

With 14 balls remaining in their innings and a target of 134 to reach, the Aura easily crossed the finish line. With the help of three fours and as many sixes, Avishka Fernando managed to score 70 runs off 49 balls without being out.

On the other hand, the Strikers, led by Babar Azam, are in fourth position in the standings with four points and a net run rate of -0.541. In their previous match, they suffered a six-wicket defeat to Jaffna Kings.

The Strikers, who elected to bat first, could only muster 146 runs in 20 overs while losing eight wickets. As the Kings sped toward the goal with 33 balls remaining, the Strikers’ bowlers were put to the test.

Match Details

Match: Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Strikers, Match 16, Lanka Premier League 2023

Date and Time: August 12, 2023, Saturday, 07.30 pm IST

Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Pitch Report

So far, the Colombo venue’s pitch has been a sports one. As soon as a team wins the toss, they should choose to field first.

Weather Forecast

There is a 40 to 50 per cent chance of rain throughout the duration of the match. Temperatures will be around the 27-degree Celsius mark.

Probable XIs

Dambulla Aura

Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Ben McDermott, Kusal Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Hayden Kerr, Dushan Hemantha, Hasan Ali, Noor Ahmad, Binura Fernando

Colombo Strikers

Pathum Nissanka, Babar Azam (c), Nuwanidu Fernando, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Lahiru Udara (wk), Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Naseem Shah, Lakshan Sandakan, Matheesha Pathirana

Match Prediction

In the third leg of the LPL 2023, Colombo has favored the team batting second. Both teams have strong batting lineups and the chasing team should be able to win.

Prediction: The team batting second to win this Lanka Premier League 2023 match.

Live streaming

Live streaming on Kheloyar

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