CLS vs GGD Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Aug 15, 2023

We may be nearing the end of the league stage in the Lanka Premier League 2023, it is just about the beginning of the fun-part. We have one more match to go before the playoffs start and much to the fans’ delight, the playoff occupants are still not finalized, making the only remaining match all to play for. As many as three teams are tied on points for the third spot and the winner of the only upcoming match will rise to the third spot, thereby confirming a playoff spot. 

Up next in the competition, in what will be the last league fixture of the tournament, Colombo Strikers will be taking on Galle Titans. Both sides have been erratic in their performances and this might well be an opportunity for both these sides to make amends and announce their candidature for the title. 

The match between the two sides is to be played on 15th August 2023 at the R Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo. It’s a high stakes contest and both sides will be at their toes coming into this one. Expect a cracker of a contest here. 



CLS vs GGD Team Previews

Colombo Stars

The Colombo Strikers have put themselves in a strong position for playoff qualification after a nine-run victory over B-Love Kandy. This win has given them control over their tournament fate, and a win against Galle Titans will secure their spot. Their success hinges on key players like bowler Matheesha Pathirana and batter Babar Azam stepping up under pressure.


Colombo Stars Playing 11

Pathum Nissanka, Babar Azam, Lahiru Udara, Nuwanidu Fernando, Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Chamika Karunaratne, Nipun Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Shoriful Islam, Matheesha Pathirana.

Galle Gladiators

Galle Titans' poor form seemed to knock them out of playoff contention, but a crucial seven-wicket win against Jaffna Kings revived their chances. Like Colombo, two points in this match would propel them forward. Their bowlers, particularly Kasun Rajita, played a vital role by limiting the reigning champions to 89 runs and taking four wickets for just 20 runs. The batters, led by Tim Seifert's 55, easily achieved the target in the 14th over.

Galle Gladiators Playing 11

Najibullah Zadran, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Litton Das, Lasith Croospulle, Dasun Shanaka, Shakib Al Hasan, Lahiru Samarakoon, Seekkuge Prasanna, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Tabraiz Shamsi.

CLS vs GGD Betting Tips

Should Galle Titans reproduce their strong bowling performance against Colombo, the Strikers could face difficulties. However, Colombo's top-class batters have the ability to challenge Galle in the powerplay. Their bowling lineup is also a formidable threat, with Pathirana's prowess potentially making a decisive impact. Comparing the two teams, the Colombo Strikers have more potential match-winners on their side, making them favorites to secure the necessary victory and advance in the Lanka Premier League.

Today Match Prediction

Colombo Stars To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win CLS vs GGD

Colombo Stars 73.33% (99)
Galle Gladiators 26.67% (36)
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