LPL 2022 Match 1, JK vs GG Live Score: The Lanka Premier League is all set to kickstart with last year’s finalists Jaffna Kings taking on Galle Gladiators in the opening clash of the tournament. The opening fixture will be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota on Tuesday, December 6. Now, this is what we call an enthralling clash as both the teams would look ahead to begin their campaign on a winning note.
Jaffna Kings Preview
The defending champions, Jaffna Kings would be led by Thisara Perera who guided his side to title triumph in 2021. Perera would continue to inspire his team to give their best performance this season as well. The team’s batting order is bolstered with the presence of Tom Kohler Cadmore & Avishka Fernando. While its middle order looks stable with the presence of experienced Shoaib Malik, Ashan Radhika & De Silva who have proved their mettle in the previous season as well. Perera & Neesham would play the role of finishers & guide their team to a competitive score. In the bowling department, Theekshana would lead from the forefront. He would get valuable support from Jayawickrama, Madhushanka, Neesham & De Silva who will add more power to their bowling attack.
Galle Gladiators Preview
The Gladiators have a new Captain in face of Kusal Mendis who will start the LPL 2022 Campaign on a fresh note. They have bolstered their team by signing in new players. Kusal Mendis & Fernando would look ahead to give their team a blistering start in front of last year’s champions. Asad Shafiq & Nimesh Vimukhti too will have the onus of scoring runs in the middle order. While their lower order will get a boost with the presence of Imad Wasim. In the bowling department, the onus will be on Nuwan Thushara & Mohammad Hasnain to scalp early wickets. While Anwar Ali will take care of the middle overs. Imad Wasim, Lakshan Sandakan & Vimukti too could provide support by bowling with the new ball.
LPL 2022 Match 1, JK vs GG: Match Details
Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
Date: December 06, 3:00 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports network and SonyLIV
LPL 2022 Match 1, JK vs GG: Probable Playing XI
Tom Kohler Cadmore (wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Thisara Perera (c), Shoaib Malik, Avishka Fernando, James Neesham, James Fuller, Dhananjaya de Silva, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dilshan Madushanka, Ashan Randika
Imad Wasim, Nuwan Pardeep, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Kusal Perara, Nuwan Thushara, Asad Shafiq, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Lakshan Sandakan, Nimesh Vimukthi