CLS vs GGD Match Preview

Following a hard-fought triumph by the Colombo Strikers, their prospects for securing a spot in the playoffs have been significantly bolstered with a narrow-margin nine-run conquest over B-Love Kandy. This victory has thrust them into a commanding position, allowing them to dictate their fate in the tournament. A triumphant clash against the Galle Titans would solidify their position in the upcoming playoffs. The onus lies on key figures such as bowler Matheesha Pathirana and batter Babar Azam to rise to the occasion and perform exceptionally under the mounting pressure.


As for the Galle Titans, a string of lackluster performances appeared to have dashed their hopes of making it to the playoffs. However, their fortunes took a pivotal turn with a crucial seven-wicket victory against the Jaffna Kings. This unexpected win injected fresh life into their campaign. In a remarkable display, their bowlers, most notably Kasun Rajita, played a pivotal role in stifling the Jaffna Kings, restricting the defending champions to a mere 89 runs while claiming four wickets for a paltry 20 runs. The batting unit, led by Tim Seifert's splendid half-century of 55 runs, achieved the target with ease, sealing the victory in the 14th over.


As the future unfolds, should the Galle Titans manage to replicate their impressive bowling performance against the Colombo Strikers, the latter could face an uphill battle. However, the Strikers possess a formidable lineup of top-tier batters who have the potential to challenge Galle's dominance during the powerplay. Furthermore, the Strikers' bowling arsenal, spearheaded by the skillful Matheesha Pathirana, stands as a formidable threat, potentially tipping the balance in their favor. A comparative analysis between the two squads reveals that the Colombo Strikers boast a greater number of potential game-changers in their ranks, positioning them as the favorites to secure the crucial victory needed to advance further in the highly anticipated Lanka Premier League.

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CLS vs GGD Probable 11

CLS Playing 11

  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Babar Azam
  • Lahiru Udana (Wk)
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Nipun Dhananjay
  • Chamika Karunaratne (C)
  • N Fernando
  • Naseem Shah
  • Matheesha Pathirana
  • Jeffery Vandersay
  • Iftikhar Ahmed

GGD Playing 11

  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Tim Seifert
  • Chad Bowes
  • Shakib Al Hasan
  • Dasun Shanaka (C)
  • S de Livera (Wk)
  • Seekkuge Prasanna
  • Lahiru Samarakoon
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • Kasun Rajitha
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Check out the Dream11 fantasy team lineup for the Lanka Premier League 2023 match that is to be played between Colombo Strikers and Galle Titans. Don't forget to check back the latest updated team lineup right after the toss.

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CLS vs GGD Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: Tim Seifert

Batters: Babar Azam (C), Pathum Nissanka , N Fernando, S Daniel

All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan (VC), Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne

Bowlers: Naseem Shah, K Rajitha, M Pathirana

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