Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today’s Playing 11 and Pitch Report for LPL 2021, Match 12

The 12th game of the Lankan Premier League (LPL) 2021 pitted Jaffna Kings (JK) against Kandy Warriors (KW) at the R. Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Sunday.

Defending champions Jaffna Kings have recovered from a false start with three straight LPL wins. Led by Thisara Perera, the Kings have a good mix of youth and experience, which has served them very well so far. They face a strong Kandy Warriors team who come into the game after a win over the Galle Gladiators. Although they will start off as underdogs, the Warriors should imagine their chances of winning in this long-awaited clash.

JK vs KW probably playing 11 today


Charith Asalanka, TM Sampath, Angelo Perera (c), Kamindu Mendis, Ravi Bopara, Tom Moores (week), Minod Bhanuka, Nimesh Vimukthi, Sachindu Colombage, Al-Amin Hossain and Shiraz Ahmed


Rahmanullah Gurbaz (week), Avishka Fernando, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Chaturanga de Silva, Wahab Riaz, Suranga Lakmal and Maheesh Theekshana

Match details

JK vs. KW, LPL 2021, Match 12

Date and time: December 12, 2021, 3:00 p.m. IST

Place: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Pitch report

As seen in previous games, the terrain is slightly slower. Hitters will be looking to go strong early on, with little movement offered. As the match progresses, the spinners will kick in, making it a good contest in the middle overs. Both teams will ideally be looking to hunt after winning the toss, with 150-160 being a good total at the venue.

Top picks in today’s JK vs KW Dream11 match

Wicket keeper

Rahmanullah Gurbaz: Rahmanullah Gurbaz is one of the most exciting hitters in this format given his range of shots. However, he’s expected for a big hit at the top of the order, making him a staple in your JK vs KW Dream11 fantasy squad for the game.

To beat

Charith Asalanka: One of Sri Lankan’s top hitters in the recently concluded 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Charith Asalanka has her eye on a big score in this format. Capable of playing the spin well too, Asalanka will be keen to get big in the tournament, making her one to watch in this game.


Wanindu Hasaranga: One of the best leg spinners in the world, Wanindu Hasaranga has lived up to his reputation in this LPL, regularly picking up wickets in the middle. He also adds value with his batting and field prowess making him a good addition to your fantastic JK vs KW Dream11 squad.


Shiraz Ahmed: Although Shiraz Ahmed blew hot and cold in LPL, he showed promise with the ball. Able to use the conditions perfectly, Shiraz will be called upon by the Warriors to deliver wickets. Considering the nature of the track, he should ideally play a part in the game and pick up a wicket or two.

Top 3 best players to choose from in the JK vs KW Dream11 prediction squad

Maheesh Theekshana (JK) – 270 points

Wanindu Hasaranga (JK) – 251 points

Kamindu Mendis (KW) – 239 points

Important stats for the prediction team JK vs KW Dream11

Thisara Perera – 121 runs in 4 matches LPL 2021, RS: 216.07

Charith Asalanka – 74 runs in 4 LPL 2021 matches, Bat Average: 18.50

Wanindu Hasaranga – 7 wickets in 4 LPL 2021 games, bowl average: 15.71

JK vs KW Dream11 prediction today (LPL 2021)

JK vs KW Dream11 Fantasy Tip # 1 - LPL 2021
JK vs KW Dream11 Fantasy Tip # 1 – LPL 2021

Fancy suggestion # 1: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Angelo Perera, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Wahab Riaz and Shiraz Ahmed

Captain: Avishka Fernando. Vice captain: Charith Asalanka.

JK vs KW Dream11 Fantasy Tip # 2 - LPL 2021
JK vs KW Dream11 Fantasy Tip # 2 – LPL 2021

Fancy suggestion # 2: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shoaib Malik, Angelo Perera, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Ravi Bopara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Wahab Riaz and Shiraz Ahmed

Captain: Charith Asalanka. Vice captain: Wanindu Hasaranga.

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