Galle and Colombo will once again come face to face with each other tomorrow (May 17) at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo for the 11th fixture of Sri Lanka ODD. The match will start at 09:45 AM Local or 09:45 AM IST.
In their last encounter, Galle won by 147 runs. Currently, they are on top of the points table with 4 wins in 5 matches so far. They lost their first game against Kandy and have registered 4 consecutive wins in a row.
Colombo is placed second with 3 wins in 5 games. They are also coming after registering a win in their last game against Kandy. Colombo would be looking to put an end to Galle’s winning streak.
So, let’s have a look at GAL vs COL team news and playing 11.
Both the teams have won their last encounter and are expected to remain unchanged.
Suranga Lakmal, Roshen Silva, Dilruwan Perera, D Chandimal, D de Silva will miss out this contest as they are busy with their eight-day residential training camp. So, refrain from selecting them in your Dream11 team.
Upul Tharanga (c), Lahiru Milantha, Roshen Silva, Chaturanga de Silva, Sadeera Nisala Tharaka, Samarawickrama (wk), Irosh Samarasooriya, Janith Liyanage, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ramith Rambukwella, Pushpakumara, Dasun Shanaka, Suranga Lakmal, Shammu Ashan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Madawa Warnapura, Mohomed Dilshad, Andy Solomons , Nishan Peiris, Chathura Randunu, SL Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Deshan Dias
Thisara Perera (c), Dilhan Cooray, Lasith Abeyratne (wk), Chamara Silva, Nipun Malinga, Nisal Francisco, Dinesh Chandimal, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lasith Ambuldeniya, Angelo Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dilruwan Perera, Dilshan Munaweera, Lakshan Sandakan, Thikshila de Silva, Vishwa Fernando, Kamindu Mendis, Vikum Sanjaya, Kaveeshka Anjula, Dushmantha Chameera, Samith Dushantha, Sachintha Peiris
The probable GAL vs COL playing 11 we are providing here is based on the previous outing.
Wicket keeper: Lahiru Milantha/ S Samarawickrama
Batsmen: Upul Tharanga (c), Ashen Bandara,
All-rounder: Ramith Rambukwella, Dasun Shanaka, Shammu Ashan,
Bowlers: Dhammika Prasad, Seekkuge Prasanna, M Pushpakumara, Nisala Tharaka, Nishan Peiris
Wicketkeeper: Lasith Abeyratne (wk),
Batsmen: Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Chamara Silva,
All-rounder: Thisara Perera (c), Shehan Jayasuriya, Wanindu Hasaranga,
Bowlers: Dilesh Gunaratne, Lakshan Sandakan, Sachintha Peiris
For GAL, Upul Tharanga (57 of 26), D Shanaka (38 of 33) and Shammu Ashan (48 of 69) will be the key batters. They are the consistent performers with the bat.
In bowling, M Pushpakumara, Dasun Shanaka, and D Prasad will be the key bowlers. D Shanaka and Pushpakumara shared 3 wickets each while D Prasad took 2 wickets in the last game.
For COL, the key batters will be Kamindu Mendis (47 of 65), Lahiru Thirimanne (90* of 69), C Silva (61 of 53), and Shehan Jayasuriya (81 of 78).
In bowling, S Jayasuriya, W Hasaranga, Thisara Perera and Lakshan Sandakan will be crucial. Hasranga took 4 wickets in the last game while Perera and Jayasuriya shared two wickets each.
In wicketkeeper, we will choose L Abeyratne as he is a sure shot starter.
In batting, U Tharanga, L Thirimane, and K Mendis will be perfect as all the three are consistently performing.
In all-rounder, we will choose three – S Jayasuriya, D Shanaka, and W Hasranga
In bowlers, M Pushpakumara, S Lakmal, D Prasad and S Peiris will be crucial
You can go with the above GAL vs COL Dream11 Team or make your own.
Disclaimer- The GAL vs COL dream11 team predictions we are providing here is based on our research and analysis. We urge you to make your own Gal vs Col dream11 team or go with the above. Also, hit the bell icon to never miss an update from us.