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Dark View Explorers vs Fort Charlotte Strikers, free match prediction 30 May 2020

30 May 2020 | 18:00 | Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingston, St. Vincent
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Explorers and Strikers in for a final T10 date!

  • Fort Charlotte Strikers have 2 points from 8 matches while Dark View Explorers have 4 points from 8 matches
  • Dark View Explorers are in a 4-match losing streak and even a single win in those matches would have helped them qualify for the semis
  • Dark View Explorers and Fort Charlotte Strikers have 1-1 win-loss record in the group stages

FORT CHARLOTTE STRIKERS to win the match!

  • Tournament: Vincy Premier League T10
  • Format: T10
  • Venue: Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingston, St. Vincent
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

Vincy premier league's group stages are over and we have our four semi-finalists in place to play the knockouts. The two teams that failed to make the cut will face-off for the 5th position in the points table first.

Fort Charlotte Strikers and Dark View Explorers will battle it out for the fifth spot in the points table. Fort Charlotte Strikers have just a win in their league phase while Dark View Explorers have 2 wins in the same number of matches. Both teams will look to win this match and avoid the wooden spoon finishing last in the league. This will be the last match for these two teams and will look to enter their campaign with a win.

Teams Preview

Dark View Explorers Preview

Explorers batting unit is not in form off late scoring below 80 runs in all their last 4 encounters. Shammon Hooper (137 runs), Lindon James (130 runs), & Deron Greaves (143 runs) scored the bulk of runs for the team. They did not score consistently in the second half of the league with only Shammon Hooper scoring two 30+ scores in the last four matches.

Sealron Williams (10 wickets) and Deron Greaves Greaves (8 wickets) bowled well but had an overall economy rate over 8 RPO. No bowler in their bowling unit has an economy rate below 7 RPO and they failed to bowl well as a unit in the league.

Key Players:

Deron Greaves – Deron Greaves has 143 runs and 8 wickets in the league so far. He would look to put on another all-round show to bid adieu to the T10 league in good fashion.

Sealron Williams – Williams has 10 wickets at an economy of 8.1 RPO while his figures in last 4 matches tally read as 8-0-78-3. He will look to salvage some pride by bowling economically in this match.

Dark View Explorers Predicted Playing XI:

Shammon Hooper, Kody Horne, Lindon James, Deron Greaves, Ojay Mathews, David Barnum, Sealron Williams, Maxwell Edwards, Javid Williams, Kensley Joseph, Andrew Thomas

Fort Charlotte Strikers Preview

Fort Charlotte Strikers got their maiden win in their seventh game against Dark View Explorers and it turned out to be their only win. Gidron Pope is their top run-getter with the bat scoring 148 runs at a strike rate of 127. Olanzo Bellingy, Kirton Lavia, and Ronald Scott have contributed with small cameos to keep the scoreboard moving.

Kirton Lavia (8 wickets) leads the bowling charts while Ray Jordan (6 wickets) and Chelston Stowe (5 wickets) provided some support to them. But their bowling unit had economy rates over 8 RPO except for Ray Jordan.

Key Players:

Ronald Scott – Ronald Scott has scores 27*(16 balls) & 26 (10 balls) in the last two matches to finish the match with a flourish. He will be promoted in the batting line-up owing to his recent success.

Kirton Lavia – Kirton Lavia has 8 wickets and 75 runs to his name and leads the wickets chart of the team. He will need to contribute with both bat and ball to help his team win in this match.

Fort Charlotte Strikers Predicted Playing XI:

Gidron Pope, Kerron Cottey, Ronald Scott, Chelson Stowe, Jahiel Walters, Ray Charles, Olanzo Bellingy, Kirton Lavia, Sealroy Williams, Sylvan Spencer, Rasheed Frederick

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 27 1.44 mm. 1.23 k/h From: SE 69%
03h 26 2.59 mm. 1.03 k/h From: ENE 87%
06h 24 0 mm. 0.6 k/h From: ENE 96%
09h 24 0.64 mm. 0.75 k/h From: ESE 100%
12h 25 0.65 mm. 1.29 k/h From: ESE 100%
15h 31 0 mm. 3.18 k/h From: SE 58%
18h 32 0 mm. 4.45 k/h From: SE 66%
21h 30 0 mm. 3.88 k/h From: SE 100%

Weather Conditions

Kingston has partly cloudy and overcast weather on the match day. We expect the match to happen with very little disturbance from the rain showers.

Venue Details

The scores have stabilized at the range of 80+ runs for the last two days. The pitch has spiced up a little bit in the favor of bowlers owing to it`s used nature. We expect scores in the range of 80-90 runs in this match.

Toss: To Bowl

Chasing teams have a good 5-4 win-loss ratio in the last 9 matches compared to 10-14 in the overall league. Teams are chasing don totals less than 90 runs easily.

Winning Prediction

Dark View Explorers despite starting the season well with 2 wins failed to qualify and they will regret losing all their last four matches. Fort Charlotte Strikers' only win came against Dark View Explorers and that will give him a lot of confidence. Fort Charlotte Strikers have some spirited performances in the last few matches while Explorers form spiraled down as the tournament progressed.

FORT CHARLOTTE STRIKERS to win the match!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar