Jaffna Kings franchise in Lanka Premier League is representing Jaffna city of Sri Lanka in 2021 edition of LPL T20. Despite being the defending champion Jaffna is another franchise with new owner and management.
In this article we will discuss all details of the Jaffna Kings team participating in Lanka Premier League 2021 edition.
Jaffna Kings Squad 2021
Jaffna Kings final squad after LPL draft session consist of young and upcoming Sri Lankan talent coupled with experienced overseas players.
Jaffna Kings Players 2021
Faf du Plessis, Thisara Perera, Wahab Riaz, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Chaturanga de Silva, Jayden Seales, Suranga Lakmal, Ashen Bandara, Maheesh Theekshana, Chanika Gunasekara, Vijaykanth Viyaskanth, Theivendran Dinoshan, Ashan Randika, Rathnaraja Thanuradan, Krishan Sanjula
Jaffna Kings Batting Line Up
Jaffna Kings batsman are also of top class as they have picked seasoned T20I players like Faf du Plesis and Shoaib Malik whereas youthful exuberance of Rahmanullah Gurbaz will provide further stability with Tharanga and Avishka Fernando top of the order. Thisara Perera will provide lower order impetus to Jaffna batting order.
Faf du Plessis, Thisara Perera, Wahab Riaz, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Ashen Bandara, Theivendran Dinoshan, Ashan Randika, Krishan Sanjula
Highest wicket taker of last edition Wanindu Harasanga will be key man with Maheesh Theekshana,who impressed during the ICC T20 world cup. Jaffna Kings Overseas fast bowing trio of Wahab Riaz, Usman Shinwari and Jayden Seales will lead the pace battery.
Wahab Riaz, Wanindu Hasaranga, Usman Shinwari, Chaturanga de Silva, Jayden Seales, Suranga Lakmal, Maheesh Theekshana, Theivendran Dinoshan, Ashan Randika, Krishan Sanjula
Wicket Keeper of Jaffna Franchise
Jaffna Kings Wicket keeper is Krishan Sanjula.
Jaffna Kings Overseas Players
Jaffna Kings foreign players list includes 3 fast bowlers and 3 batsmen which shows clarity of thought of the management to strengthen the weaker link of the team.
Faf du Plessis, Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jayden Seales,
Jaffna Kings Captain
Captain of the JK is Thisara Perera.
Jaffna Kings Fixtures
As per the schedule of LPL T20 2021 Jaffna Kings will start defense of their title against Galle Gladiators by playing on 5th December, 2021. Jaffna Kings next match will be against Dambulla Giants on 7th December, 2021.
Jaffna Kings all matches of 2021 LPL edition will take place at RPICS. Jaffna Kings match schedule is mentioned below in detail:
|Match #||Date||Day||Team vs Team||Venue||Match Time|
|1||5-Dec-21||Sun||Galle vs Jaffna||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|4||7-Dec-21||Tue||Jaffna vs Dambulla||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|7||8-Dec-21||Wed||Kandy vs Jaffna||RPICS||7:30 PM|
|9||10-Dec-21||Fri||Jaffna vs Colombo||RPICS||7:30 PM|
|12||12-Dec-21||Sun||Jaffna vs Kandy||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|16||14-Dec-21||Tue||Dambulla vs Jaffna||RPICS||7:30 PM|
|17||16-Dec-21||Thu||Colombo vs Jaffna||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|19||17-Dec-21||Fri||Jaffna vs Galle||RPICS||3:00 PM|