St Lucia Zouks vs Barbados Tridents, free match prediction 21 Sep 2019

21 Sep 2019 | 05:30 | Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies
Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies
Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies
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Barbados Tridents beat St Lucia Zouks by 71 runs

St Lucia Zouks face uphill task against Barbados Tridents!

  • Barbados Tridents lost their previous game to Jamaica Tallawahs played at Sabina Park
  • St Lucia Zouks also suffered defeat at the hands of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in a game played at Warner Park in St. Kitts.
  • Captain Jason Holder and JP Duminy were standout performers for St Lucia Zouks in their previous game.

St Lucia Zouks face uphill task against Barbados Tridents!

  • Tournament: Caribbean Premier League 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies
  • Toss: To Bowl
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Caribbean Premier League 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Guyana Amazon Warriors 5 5 0 0 0 10 1.95
Trinbago Knight Riders 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.97
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 8 4 4 0 0 8 -0.05
Barbados Tridents 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.212
St Lucia Zouks 5 1 4 0 0 2 -0.862
Jamaica Tallawahs 7 1 6 0 0 2 -1.49
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
10 1.95 5 5 0 0 0
8 0.97 5 4 1 0 0
8 -0.05 8 4 4 0 0
4 -0.212 4 2 2 0 0
2 -0.862 5 1 4 0 0
2 -1.49 7 1 6 0 0
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Match Preview

St Lucia Zouks will be keen to make amends of their poor form when they take on Barbados Tridents in the 17th match of Caribbean Premier League at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia on Friday.

St Lucia has struggled to make an impact so far in this year’s competition. The side led by Darren Sammy has lost three games out of four played in the competition. From lack of runs from middle-order to poor bowling performances, St Lucia Zouks will be looking to make changes to their playing XI for this game.

On the other hand, Barbados Tridents will be looking to make a strong comeback after losing their previous game against Jamaica Tallawahs. Captain Jason Holder will be hoping that the side can raise their game with the bat in this fixture.

Teams Preview

St Lucia Zouks Preview

The franchise made changes in their last game against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Karem Hodge replaced John Campbell into the playing XI in the previous game played at Sabina Park.

The team management will be hoping that the opening pair of Andre Fletcher and Rahkeem Cornwall can get the side off to a good start. In their previous game, Fletcher and Rahkeem perished for single-digit scores to see St Lucia Zouks post a below-par score of 138 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Andre Fletcher, Rahkeem Cornwall, and Colin de Grandhomme to do the bulk of the scoring. All-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall has been a standout performer for the side in this year’s competition. He has accumulated 149 runs in 4 matches at an average of 37.25 so far this season. The team management will be hoping the top-order can deliver the goods in this contest. Roland Cato, Karem Hodge, and Captain Darren Sammy chipped in with vital runs for the side in the previous game played against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots. All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme looked good in his innings and scored 30 off 22 balls with the help of four boundaries and a six. The lower-order showed a lot of fight for St Lucia Zouks in the previous game. Tail-ender Hardus Viljoen and Obed McCoy chipped with crucial cameos to push St Lucia’s score beyond the 130-run mark.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Obed McCoy, Fawad Ahmed and Kesrick Williams to make crucial breakthroughs in this contest.

St Lucia Zouks Predicted Playing XI:

Darren Sammy (captain), Andre Fletcher (wk), Thisara Perera, Colin de Grandhomme, Kavem Hodge, Fawad Ahmed, Rahkeem Cornwall, Hardus Viljoen, Obed McCoy, Kesrick Williams, Roland Cato

St Lucia Zouks Key Players From Previous Game Of Caribbean Premier League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Cornwall 5 5 1 0 100
T Perera 5 10 0 0 50
C de Grandhomme 30 22 4 1 136.36
Bowlers O M R W Econ
O McCoy 3.5 0 38 1 9.91
K Williams 2.0 0 27 1 13.5
F Ahmed 4.0 0 11 1 2.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
O McCoy 3.5 0 38 1 9.91
K Williams 2.0 0 27 1 13.5
F Ahmed 4.0 0 11 1 2.75

St Lucia Zouks Actual Playing XI:

Obed McCoy, Fawad Ahmed, DJG Sammy, Colin Ingram, ADS Fletcher , Kesrick Williams, Rahkeem Cornwall, Chris Barnwell, Colin de Grandhomme, Hardus Viljoen, Kavem Hodge

Barbados Tridents Preview

On the other hand, Barbados Tridents suffered a four-wicket defeat at the hand of Jamaica Tallawahs in a game played at Sabina Park. In the previous game, the top-order failed to capitalize on their good starts against Jamaica Tallawahs.

In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Johnson Charles, Leniko Boucher, and JP Duminy to produce the bulk of the runs in this game. Johnson Charles and Leniko Boucher will need to produce notable scores in this game. Wicket-keeper batsman Leniko Boucher has been in excellent form with the bat for Barbados Tridents. He has accumulated 93 runs in 3 matches at an average of 46.2. He will be looking to make a strong comeback against St Lucia Zouks.

In the previous game, middle-order batsman JP Duminy was the standout performer in the batting department. He produced sensible innings and scored 31 off 35 balls with the help of three boundaries. Captain Jason Holder, Jason Mohammad, and Roshon Primus will need to contribute with the bat for the side in this fixture. Off-spinner Ashley Nurse produced a late blitz with the bat for Barbados Tridents. He scored a quick-fire 37 off 18 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. It was due to his efforts that Tridents managed to post 140 for 9 in their allotted 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Jason Holder, Sandeep Lamichhane and Hayden Walsh to pick up wickets in this game. Pace duo Jason Lalor and Captain Jason Holder have delivered decent spells with the new-ball. In the previous game, Jason Holder bowled well and finished with figures of 2 for 21 in his four overs. Hayden Walsh and Sandeep Lamichhane also picked crucial wickets for the side in the previous game.

Barbados Tridents Predicted Playing XI:

Jason Holder (captain), Leniko Boucher (wk), Jonathan Carter, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jean-Paul Duminy, Alex Hales, Ashley Nurse, Johnson Charles, Josh Lalor,Roshon Primus, Hayden Walsh.

Barbados Tridents Key Players From Previous Game Of Caribbean Premier League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
J Carter 6 12 0 0 50
J Lalor 6 7 0 0 85.71
A Nurse 37 18 4 3 205.56
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Holder 4.0 0 21 2 5.25
H Walsh 4.0 0 32 2 8
S Lamichhane 4.0 1 35 1 8.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Holder 4.0 0 21 2 5.25
H Walsh 4.0 0 32 2 8
S Lamichhane 4.0 1 35 1 8.75

Barbados Tridents Actual Playing XI:

Jean-Paul Duminy, J Bishop, Sandeep Lamichhane, Leniko Boucher, Ashley Nurse, J Charles, Jason Holder, Josh Lalor, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

he weather forecast for the game to be played on Friday is expected to have clear skies throughout the day.

Venue Details

Traditionally, the pitch at St Lucia is on the slower side and provides assistance for the spinners.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a modest score. Average score at St Lucia is around 140 runs. Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia is going to host 17th CPL game between St Lucia Zouks and Barbados Tridents. Jason Holder-led unit will take heart from the fact that they have excellent head-to-head record against St Lucia Zouks. On the other hand, St Lucia Zouks have won their last two games played against Barbados Tridents.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Barbados Tridents will fancy their chances to win this game against St Lucia Zouks. Tridents have a superior batting lineup in comparison to St Lucia Zouks. The likes of Leniko Boucher and JP Duminy have been in excellent form with the bat in this year’s competition. Our winning prediction for the day is: Expect Barbados Tridents to beat St Lucia Zouks in this contest

St Lucia Zouks face uphill task against Barbados Tridents!

Author: Shoaib Z.