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LPL 2022- Jaffna Kings vs Kandy Falcons, Qualifier 1, JK vs KF Live Score

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JK vs KF: The Qualifier 1 match of the Lanka Premier League 2022 sees Kandy Falcons take on Jaffna Kings on Wednesday at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Kandy Falcons

Kandy Falcons have been the best team in the tournament thus far. In 8 matches, they have managed to secure 7 wins and finished the league stage at the number one position. Kandy Falcons have not lost a single game in their last four encounters.

They are coming into this game on the back of a 39-run win over Dambulla Aura. The likes of Kaveen Bandara (27), Ashen Bandara (37) and Najibullah (22) made handy contributions with the bat as they notched a 160-run total in the first innings.

The Falcons, later, restricted the Aura to just 121 runs. Oshane Thomas was the pick of the bowlers for them, claiming 3 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs. Besides, the likes of Fabien Allen and Chamindu Wijesinghe claimed two each.

Andre Fletcher has scored the most runs for Kandy Falcons. He has 264 runs to his name at a strike rate of 135. Pathum Nissanka too has been in fine form, amassing 192 runs at a strike rate of 121.

Jaffna Kings

On the other hand, Jaffna Kings have been sensational this season. They finished second on the table with 6 wins in 8 matches. They are coming into this game on the back of two consecutive wins.

Jaffna Kings restricted Colombo Stars to just 128 runs in their last match. Thisara Perera and Shoaib Malik both picked two wickets each. In reply, the Kings chased down the score in just 15.5 overs.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Avishka Fernando laid the foundation with a 105-run partnership. The Stars couldn’t come back into the game as they failed to pick wickets in the first half of the innings.

Gurbaz played a sensational knock of 69 runs in 40 balls, while Fernando amassed 40 off 38 deliveries. Avishka Fernando is the highest run-scorer for the Kings this season. He has 268 runs to his name this season.

JK vs KF Playing 11:

Jaffna Kings

S Malik, A Fernando, DA Randika, T Perera(C), JK Fuller, Dunith Wellalage, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, S Samarawickrama, M Theekshana, AM Fernando, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

Kandy Falcons

Pathum Nissanka, ADS Fletcher, Najibullah Zadran, KNA Bandara, Chamindu Wijesinghe, W Hasaranga(C), C Karunaratne, CR Brathwaite, Mendis, Fabian Allen, I Udana


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Pratik Pathak
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