Bottom Table Jamaica face uphill task against Barbados Tridents!
Our Prediction is Barbados Tridents to win!
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Host Jamaica Tallawahs will be keen to produce on a good show when they face Barbados Tridents in the 12th match of Caribbean Premier League at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday.
Jamaica Tallawahs have now lost four games in a row in this year’s competition. Captain Chris Gayle will be looking to make changes to playing XI in order to end their losing streak in this year’s tournament.
In their previous game, Barbados Tridents managed to beat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and registered their first win of the competition. Captain Jason Holder will be pleased with his side’s performance and will be hoping that they can maintain their standards with bat and ball in this game.
Jamaica Tallawahs are currently lying at the bottom of the points table. In the previous game played at Sabina Park, Jamaica Tallawahs suffered a 41-run defeat at the hands of Trinbago Knight Riders.
In the batting department, the side will be relying heavily on the likes of Chris Gayle, Chadwick Walton and Glenn Phillips to do the bulk of the runs. In the previous game, Chris Gayle and Glen Phillips got the side off to an excellent start. The opening pair added 88 runs in the first seven overs against Trinbago Knight Riders. Veteran opener Chris Gayle played well and scored 39 off 24 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes. The side will be hoping that he can continue his rich vein of form in the next couple of matches.
Wicket-keeper Glenn Phillips finished the innings with the top-score of 62 off 32 balls with the help of seven fours and four sixes. Javelle Glen and Ramaal Lewis played well and fought hard for Tallawahs till the end. Glen scored 34 not out off 24 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes, whereas Lewis scored 37 not out off 15 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on new-ball pair of Oshane Thomas and Jerome Taylor to provide wickets in this game. The bowling department conceded more than 250 runs in their previous game against Trinbago Knight Riders. Thomas and Taylor conceded 118 runs in eight overs combined between them.
Glenn Phillips (wk), Chris Gayle (c), Chadwick Walton, Rovman Powell, George Worker, Derval Green, Javelle Glen, Jerome Taylor, Ramaal Lewis, Oshane Thomas, Zahir Khan
Chadwick Walton, Dwayne Smith, Zahir Khan, George Worker, Glenn Phillips, Ramaal Lewis, JW Dernbach, Christopher Lamont, Javelle Glen, Chris Gayle, Derval Green
Despite winning their previous game against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Jason Holder-led unit are still in the bottom half of the league table. The side will be looking to put in a clinical performance with bat and ball against Jamaica Tallawahs.
In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Johnson Charles, Alex Hales, and Leniko Boucher to do the bulk of the scoring. In the previous game, Charles played exceedingly well and got the side off to an excellent start. He scored 52 off 43 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. He will be looking to do well with the bat in this game. England opener Alex Hales failed to capitalize on his good start and perished after scoring 18 off 12 balls with the help of four boundaries.
Wicket-keeper batsman Leniko Boucher also produced a splendid inning for the side in the previous game played against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. He put on an 85-run partnership with Johnson Charles. Boucher completed the innings with the top-score of 62 not out off 47 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. The team management will be hoping that Boucher can continue his good form in this game. Middle-order batsman Jean-Paul Duminy also produced a notable score for the side in the previous game. He put on an unbeaten 73-run partnership with Boucher to see Barbados Tridents post a competitive score of 186 for 2 in their allotted 20 overs. Duminy scored 43 not out off 18 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes. Left-hander will be looking to maintain his consistency with the bat in the next couple of games.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Jason Holder, Sandeep Lamichhane and Josh Lalor to provide crucial breakthroughs with the new ball. Nepal’s premier leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane was the standout bowler in the previous game and finished with figures of 3 for 22 in his four overs. Leg-spinner Hayden Walsh also bowled well and picked up two wickets for the side in the previous game.
Jean-Paul Duminy, Alex Hales, Ashley Nurse, Johnson Charles, Josh Lalor, Jason Holder (c), Jonathan Carter, Sandeep Lamichhane, Roshon Primus, Hayden Walsh, Leniko Boucher (wk)
Alex Hales, Jean-Paul Duminy, Sandeep Lamichhane, Leniko Boucher, Ashley Nurse, J Charles, Hayden Walsh, Jason Holder, Josh Lalor, Jonathan Carter, Roshon Primus
The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. Expect spinners to get something out of this surface. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Sunday is going to be have clear skies throughout the day.
The side that wins the toss would be looking to bat first and put runs on the board. Venue Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica is going to host the 12th CPL game between Jamaica Tallawahs and Barbados Tridents. Tallawahs will take heart from the fact they have an excellent head-to-head record against Tridents at Sabina Park. 2015 was the last time Barbados Tridents won against Jamaica Tallawahs at this venue.
Based on current form, Barbados Tridents will fancy their chances of beating Jamaica Tallawahs in this contest. Bowling has been a huge concern for Jamaica Tallawahs in this year’s competition as they would need to make necessary changes in order to end their winless streak in the competition. On the other hand, Barbados Tridents delivered a clinical performance against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in a game played at Warner Park.
Our winning prediction for the day Barbados Tridents to beat Jamaica Tallawahs.