KDW vs JSK Match Preview

Dambulla Aura inflicted a heavy blow on B-Love Kandy's aspirations, relegating them to the Eliminator round after securing a third-place finish. Despite accumulating the same number of points as the Galle Titans, B-Love Kandy's weaker net-run-rate denied them the chance to claim a coveted top-two position. Their attempt to chase down a target of 163 ended in disappointment as a batting collapse in the lower order saw them bundled out for 142. Despite Dinesh Chandimal's impressive half-century, the 20-run defeat exposed their lineup's troubling lack of depth, sparking concerns ahead of their crucial upcoming match.


Meanwhile, the Jaffna Kings experienced a tumultuous journey during the group stage, evident in their fourth-place ranking. However, the reigning champions remain resolute in their quest for a playoff spot. Throughout history, this phase is when the Jaffna Kings truly shine, and their unwavering confidence in their capabilities is stronger than ever. They understand that securing three victories will reaffirm their stature as Lanka Premier League champions.


Looking ahead, it would be premature to dismiss the Jaffna Kings, the lowest-seeded team among the playoff qualifiers. They hold a remarkable record of success in this stage and are likely to bounce back from their underwhelming performance in the group stage. On the other hand, B-Love Kandy's persistent issues with lineup depth, as evident in their match against Dambulla, could resurface, tipping the scales in favor of the Jaffna Kings. That said, B-Love Kandy have shown what they can do and are an equally formidable team. 

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KDW vs JSK Probable 11

KDW Playing 11

  • Mohammad Haris (Wk)
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Wanindu Hasaranga (C)
  • Angelo Matthews
  • Chaturanga de Silva
  • Asif Ali
  • Ashen Bandara
  • Isuru Udana
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Nuwan Pradeep

JSK Playing 11

  • Nishan Madushka (Wk)
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Chris Lynn
  • Dunith Wellalage
  • Shoaib Malik
  • David Miller
  • Asela Gunaratne
  • Dilshan Madushanka
  • Thisara Perera (C)
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Nuwan Thushara
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 upcoming Lanka Premier League 2023 eliminator match that is to be played between B-Love Kandy and Jaffna Kings. Don't forget to check back the latest updated team lineup right after the toss.

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KDW vs JSK Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: S Samarawickrama , Tim Seifert

Batters: Kusal Mendis, Avishka Fernando

All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan (VC), D de Silva (C), Hayden Kerr

Bowlers: Binura Fernando , T Shamsi, Kasun Rajitha , Lahiru Kumara

KDW vs JSK Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction