After six entertaining matches, the SLC Skyexch T20 League has finally reached its culmination. The SLC Blues and SLC Reds have thwarted every challenge to come one step closer to the coveted trophy.
Let’s look at all the details for the upcoming final match of the SLC Skyexch T20 League scheduled for 15th August.
SLC Reds vs SLC Blues Team News:
The SLC Reds topped the league table with two wins out of three matches and an NRR of +0.853. The Kusal Mendis-led team has been impressive with the bat, having scored 153 and 178 in their first innings in two matches and 121 in 16.5 overs while chasing in the first.
Mendis, Lasith Crosspulle, and Wanindu Hasaranga have given impressive performances throughout the league to take their team into the final. In the last match that they played against the SLC Blues, they came out victorious with 33 runs.
The SLC Blues team earned similar points (4) in the league stage and finished second after losing to the SLC Reds team in the last game. The Bowling unit seems to be their strength as they managed to restrict their opponents at 90 and 115 in two matches.
They would have to come good with the bat if they’re to win the final.
SLC Reds vs SLC Blues Probable XI:
SLC Reds Probable XI: Lasith Croospulle, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, Sahan Arachchige, Dunith Wallalagem, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Kalana Perera
SLC Blues Probable XI: Danushka Gunathulaka, Sadeera Samarawickwama, Charith Asalanka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Ashen Bandara, Chamika Karunaratne, Sumida Lakshan, Pramod Madushan, Praveen Jayawickrama, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka
The R Premadasa Pitch offers an advantage to the batters but has also something for the spinners. The SLC Blues team would look to get early wickets and hopefully perform well with the bat. The weather report suggests a cloudy day with a temperature of 28 degrees Celcius.
SLC Reds vs SLC Blues Match Details:
Time: 7:30 PM
Date: 15th August 2022
Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Live Stream: FanCode