Can the Warriors reach the Finals without a single loss?
Guyana Amazon Warriors to beat Barbados Tridents!
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High Flying Guyana Amazon Warriors will be looking to seal their place in the finals when they face Barbados Tridents in the Qualifier 1 at Providence Stadium in Guyana on Sunday.
Captain Shoaib Malik will be hoping that the side can continue their excellent form in this knockout game. The side finished top of the league table with ten wins on the trot.
On the other hand, Barbados Tridents have also shown good form with bat and ball. Captain Jason Holder will be hoping that the side can continue their winning momentum in this all-important tie.
In the previous meeting between the two teams, Guyana Amazon Warriors have managed to come out on top on both the occasions.
Guyana Amazon Warriors is coming into this game on the back of a comfortable win over Trinbago Knight Riders in their previous game played on Friday. Skipper Shoaib Malik will be looking to deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this knockout game.
In the batting department, Guyana Amazon Warriors will be looking towards their in-form opening batsman Brandon King to deliver runs with the bat in this game. The opening batsman has so far scored 321 in 10 innings with three half-centuries to his name. He scored a quick-fire 33 off 23 balls in the previous game played against Trinbago Knight Riders. His opening partner, Chandrapaul Hemraj, who scored 12 off 16 balls with the help of one six.
Captain Shoaib Malik has shown excellent form for the side in this year’s competition. He has accumulated 281 runs in 10 matches at an average of 93.66 with two half-centuries to his name. In the previous game, he scored 28 off 29 balls with the help of two boundaries. He put on an 85-run partnership with wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran to see Guyana register a comfortable win over Trinbago.
Nicholas Pooran finished the innings with top-score of 54 not out off 35 balls with the help of five fours and three sixes.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on their new-ball pair of Imran Tahir and Chris Green to provide crucial breakthroughs. The duo will be looking to produce a clinical performance in this knockout game. Part-time spinner Chandrapaul Hemraj picked up three wickets and conceded just 15 runs in his three overs.
Shoaib Malik (captain), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Sherfane Rutherford, Chris Green, Keemo Paul, Ben Laughlin, Imran Tahir, Odean Smith
Jason Holder-led unit has managed to deliver credible performances in the last couple of games played in the competition. In the previous game, Barbados Tridents comfortably brushed aside Trinbago Knight Riders to secure their place in the playoffs of the competition.
In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Johnson Charles, JP Duminy, and Shakib Al Hasan to deliver the bulk of the runs. Opening batsman Johnson Charles has shown excellent form with the bat so far in this year’s competition. He as topped the batting charts for Barbados Tridents with 326 runs in 10 matches at an average of 32.60.
In the previous game, Johnson Charles played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 55 off 47 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes. He was well supported by Alex Hales, who chipped in with 33 off 27 balls with the help of six boundaries.
Middle-order Jean-Paul Duminy has delivered crucial scores for the side in this year’s competition. He has accumulated 267 runs in 10 innings at an average of 33.37 with one half-century to his name. In the previous game, JP Duminy scored 18 off 17 balls with the help of one four.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Jason Holder, and Harry Gurney to deliver crucial breakthroughs. Left-arm orthodox spinner Shakib Al Hasan and left-arm seamer Harry Gurney bowled well in the previous game and picked up two wickets apiece.
Jean-Paul Duminy, Shakib Al Hasan, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Ashley Nurse, Johnson Charles (wk), Jason Holder (captain), Jonathan Carter, Justin Greaves, Raymon Reifer, Hayden Walsh
With rains during the day, the ground is expected to be wet. During the game time there is little chance of rain and hopefully, the match can be played without any interruptions
Providence Stadium in Guyana is going to host Qualifier 1 game between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents. Guyana Amazon will take heart from the fact that they have an excellent head-to-head against Barbados Tridents.
The side will be looking to win the toss and bowl first on this sluggish surface. The last game played at Guyana was won by side batting second.
Based on current-form, League Leaders Guyana Amazon Warriors will be outright favorites to win this knockout game against Barbados Tridents. Brandon King, Chanderpaul Hemraj and Chris Green have been standout performers for Guyana in this year’s competition and will be looking to deliver the goods.
Guyana Amazon Warriors to beat Barbados Tridents!