Barbados Tridents eye a strong comeback against Jamaica Tallawahs!
Expect Barbados Tridents to beat Jamaica Tallawahs!
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Host Barbados Tridents will be desperate to get back to winning ways when they face Jamaica Tallawahs in the 20th match of Caribbean Premier League at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday. The Jason-holder-led unit will need to improve their game with the bat in this contest. Barbados Tridents will need to all of their remaining games in order to seal their place in the playoffs of the competition.
On the other hand, Jamaica Tallawahs will need to win this game at all costs in order to remain relevant in this year’s competition. Captain Chadwick Walton will be hoping that side can make a strong comeback in this game. In the previous meeting between the two teams, Jamaica Tallawahs registered a hard-fought win over Barbados Tridents.
The side is currently lying in the bottom half of the league table and have managed to win two games out of five played so far in this year’s competition. Jason Holder and co. suffered a narrow defeat against Guyana Amazon Warriors in a rain-curtailed game. Tridents will definitely be keen to put in a strong show in this home fixture. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Johnson Charles, Alex Hales and JP Duminy to do the bulk of the scoring. The team management will be hoping that Hales can find form in this game. He has struggled to make an impact at the top of the innings for Barbados Tridents and managed to score only 54 runs in 4 innings at an average of 13.50. Middle-order batsman JP Duminy has been the most consistent performer in the batting department. He has accumulated 150 runs in 5 matches at an average of 37.50. In the previous game, Duminy produced a crucial inning to see Tridents post a decent total on the board. He finished the innings with the top-score of 38 off 32 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.
Barbados Tridents will be hoping that he can continue his good form with the bat in remaining games of the competition. Captain Jason Holder, wicket-keeper Leniko Boucher and Jonathan Carter will need to put in crucial scores for the side in this contest. Bowling all-rounder Ashley Nurse has contributed well to the team’s cause with the bat in this year’s competition. In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Jason Holder, Josh Lalor, and Sandeep Lamichhane to make crucial breakthroughs in this game.
Jason Holder (captain), Raymon Reifer, Josh Lalor, Sandeep Lamichhane, Johnson Charles, Alex Hales, Justin Greaves, Jean-Paul Duminy, Jonathan Carter, Leniko Boucher (wk), Ashley Nurse.
Alex Hales, Jean-Paul Duminy, Ashley Nurse, J Charles, Jason Holder, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Harry Gurney, Roshon Primus, Sandeep Lamichhane
Two-time CPL Champions have struggled to produce good results in this year’s competition. Tallawahs are sitting at the bottom of the league table with only two points from seven matches played in the tournament. In the previous game, Tallawahs suffered a 20-run defeat at the hands of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Sabina Park. In the batting department, the side will be banking on the top-order trio of Chris Gayle, Glenn Phillips and Chadwick Walton to deliver the bulk of the runs in this contest.
In the previous game, wicket-keeper batsman Glenn Phillips played exceedingly well and scored a half-century to keep his side in the hunt to win the game. He finished the innings with the top-score of 87 off 49 balls with the help of eight fours and five sixes. Phillips is currently franchise’s leading run-scorer with 289 runs in 7 matches at an average of 41.28. He will be keen to continue his rich vein of form with the bat in the next couple of matches. Chris Gayle and Chadwick Walton will need to raise their game with the bat and put in scores for the side in this contest. The duo did not do much with the bat and perished for low scores against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Dwayne Smith, Andre Russell and Javelle Glen will need to deliver runs for the side in this game. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on Andre Russell, Dwayne Smith and Zahir Khan to provide crucial breakthroughs in this game.
Chadwick Walton (captain), Jade Dernbach, Andre Russell, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Ramaal Lewis, Imran Khan, Glenn Phillips (wk), Zahir Khan, Shamar Springer, Javelle Glen
Chadwick Walton, Dwayne Smith, Zahir Khan, Shamar Springer, George Worker, Glenn Phillips, Ramaal Lewis, JW Dernbach, Imran Khan, Javelle Glen, Chris Gayle
The wicket prepared for the game will be on the slower side as batsmen will need to work hard for their runs. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Monday is going to be thundery showers with a gentle breeze.
Kensington Oval in Barbados is going to host the CPL game between Barbados Tridents and Jamaica Tallawahs. Tridents have lost their previous game to Jamaica Tallawahs and will be looking to beat them in this home fixture.
The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl and restrict the opposing side to a modest total. Average score is around 140 runs.
Based on current form, Barbados Tridents will be favorites to win their game against Jamaica Tallawahs. Tridents will be keen to bring their A-game to the table in this home fixture. Sandeep Lamichhane, Jean Paul Duminy and Jason Holder have shown excellent form in this year’s competition.
Expect Barbados Tridents to beat Jamaica Tallawahs!