Galle Gladiators and Jaffna Kings are set to lock horns with each other in the final of Lanka Premier League 2021 at 7.30pm today, at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota.
Jaffna Kings topped the points table after the league stage.
The team played 8 matches, winning 6 and losing only 2.
With 12 points, they finished on the peak spot in the Lanka Premier League 2021 points table.
In the qualifiers, Jaffna Kings lost to Galle Gladiators in the Qualifier 1 game.
However, they defeated Dambulla Giants in Qualifier 2 match to reach the final.
In the Qualifier 2 match of the LPL, Jaffna Kings batted first and slammed a mammoth 210-4 on the scoreboard.
Later, Dambulla Giants could only reach 187-9 in 20 overs. Jaffna Kings won the match by 23 runs.
Galle Gladiators played eight matches during the league stage.
They won 4 matches and lost 3.
With 9 points, they finished on the 2nd spot in LPL 2021 points table.
During playoffs, Gladiators defeated Jaffna Kings in Qualifier 1 match to enter the final. In the Qualifier 1 encounter, Galle Gladiators batted first and reached 188-5.
Later, they restricted Jaffna Kings to just 124 all-out.
Winning by 64 runs, Galle Gladiators reached the final of Lanka Premier League 2021.