Dambulla Giants (earlier Dambulla Hawks) is a city-based franchise team which is all set to appear in Lanka Premier League 2021. The team will compete 4 other teams to lift the championship. The Dambulla Giants comprises of promising local players Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella etc. The team also has good quality overseas cricketers like South African David Miller, West Indian Carlos Brathwaite, Paul Stirling etc. The city-based franchise will get good support by their local city fans as well as international fans. The team is strong, but their overseas players are not in great form, and this can be a big threat or issue for the franchise. The franchise also showed trust in youngsters, and it is very important for the captain to take youngsters and overseas players together in the tournament.
The captain of Dambulla Giants is not announced yet. All eyes will be on David Miller. He is an experienced cricketer and a big match-winner. We all are familiar with his performances in international cricket and IPL also. The current form of David Miller is not very good, but he is a star player, and if he performs well, ultimately the Dambulla Giants will perform well in the tournament. Carlos Brathwaite is also a big name in the squad available for Dambulla Giants. He has the ability to hit the ball out of the park. Carlos Brathwaite is a West Indian all-rounder. He is an asset player in T20s. He can bowl, he can bat, and he can easily hit big sixes. If the overseas players of Dambulla Giants show good quality cricket, their chances to lift the championship will also increase. Dambulla Giants will give their best to win the first championship of LPL. Dambulla Giants will surely give a good fight to their opponents.