St Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, free match prediction 26 Sep 2019

26 Sep 2019 | 03:30 | Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies
161/7 in 20.0 8.05
162/2 in 18.2 8.84 winner

Guyana Amazon Warriors beat St Lucia Zouks by 8 wickets

Hosts Zouks take on undefeated Warriors in a must-win match!

  • Warrior has 12 points from 6 matches while Zouks have just 5 points from 7 matches played so far.
  • Warriors already a leg in the playoffs while Zouks are hanging at the fourth spot currently by the brink.
  • Warriors defeated Zouks by 13 runs in their previous encounter this season.

Guyana Amazon Warriors will win their seventh consecutive match!

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

Caribbean Premier League 2019

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Guyana Amazon Warriors 7 7 0 0 0 14 1.693
Trinbago Knight Riders 6 4 1 0 1 9 0.97
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 9 4 5 0 0 8 -0.172
St Lucia Zouks 8 2 5 0 1 5 -0.865
Barbados Tridents 6 2 4 0 0 4 0.101
Jamaica Tallawahs 8 2 6 0 0 4 -1.27
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
14 1.693 7 7 0 0 0
9 0.97 6 4 1 0 1
8 -0.172 9 4 5 0 0
5 -0.865 8 2 5 0 1
4 0.101 6 2 4 0 0
4 -1.27 8 2 6 0 0
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Match Preview

CPL2019 has entered the final stages of the league round where every team to looking to pip the other team for entering the playoffs.

Guyana Amazon Warriors has won all their 6 matches till now this season and is looking like the team that is unbeatable. They would like to continue this form and momentum to finish on the top 2 in the points table and enter the playoffs.

St. Lucia Zouks put on an impressive performance in their match against Patriots last night and won the match by 20 runs. Zouks need to win every match from now to stay in the hunt for playoff spot else they need to depend on the fortunes of other teams. Zouks must perform to the best of their potential to beat Guyana Amazon Warriors in this match. 

Teams Preview

St Lucia Zouks Preview

Zouks are reeling at the 4th position in the points table with just 2 wins from their 7 matches and they need to win more matches consistently to enter the playoffs. Andre Fletcher and Colin Ingram looked good for a big score but failed to capitalize on the start. A 50+ run stand between Darren Sammy and Christopher Barnwell helped their team to finish with a decent score of 165 runs on board.

Their batting unit looked set for a big score of 180+ before they lost wickets consistently in the middle order. Seamers Kesrick Williams and Hardus Viljoin were in no mood to allow the chase by the Patriots as they took 3 wickets each. Fawad Ahmed and Jeavor Royal played a perfect support cast for the pace bowlers sharing 3 wickets among them. Their bowling unit restricted the Patriots team to score of 145 runs to eventually win by 20 runs. 

Key Players:
Darren Sammy – Darren Sammy scored 30 runs off 19 balls with 3 boundaries and a six to lift their team from a middle-order slide. His knock helped his gain momentum and finish their innings on a high with a flourish. 
Hardus Viljoin – Viljoin started the match with a wicket maiden in his first over claiming the dangerous Evin Lewis. He consistently maintained pressure on batsmen and ended his spell with figures 4-1-14-3 and was awarded Man of the match for his performance. 

St Lucia Zouks Predicted Playing XI:

Andre Fletcher (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Colin Ingram, Colin de Grandhomme, Andre McCarthy, Daren Sammy (c), Christopher Barnwell, Jeavor Royal, Hardus Viljoen, Kesrick Williams, Fawad Ahmed

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

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
A McCarthy 6 13 0 0 46.15
A Fletcher 36 23 4 2 156.52
D Sammy 30 19 3 1 157.89
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Williams 4.0 0 48 3 12
H Viljoen 4.0 1 14 3 3.5
F Ahmed 4.0 0 19 2 4.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Williams 4.0 0 48 3 12
H Viljoen 4.0 1 14 3 3.5
F Ahmed 4.0 0 19 2 4.75

St Lucia Zouks Actual Playing XI:

Jeavor Royal, Fawad Ahmed, DJG Sammy, Colin Ingram, ADS Fletcher , Kesrick Williams, Rahkeem Cornwall, Chris Barnwell, Colin de Grandhomme, Jahmar Hamilton, Hardus Viljoen

Guyana Amazon Warriors Preview

Warriors are on a roll this season and have won all their 6 matches on the trot so far. Brandon King played an attacking knock of 34-ball 51 to help his team win a rain-curtailed match by DLS method. Their bowling unit is their main strength and is performing well as a team.

Skipper Shoaib Malik, Chanderpaul Hemraj, and Shimron Hetmyer are consistent with the bat and contributed to the team`s victory often. The spin duo of Chris Green and Imran Tahir has been their main strength taking a lot of wickets in the middle overs. Their spinners have accounted for 31 of the total 54 wickets by their team. Romario Shepherd has been their find of the season with 8 wickets at a good economy of 5.7 RPO. Keemo Paul also has taken 8 wickets but his economy rate of 9.4 RPO is a spot of bother.

Key Players:
Brandon King – King has scores of 51*, 59 & 49 in the last three matches and is giving his team good starts in the powerplay. He is the leading run-scorer of their team with 194 runs at a strike rate of 148.
Chris Green – Chris Green is having a breakout season this year claiming 10 wickets. He formed an excellent spin partnership with Imran Tahir and Shadab Khan (earlier) to strangle the opposition effectively.

Guyana Amazon Warriors Predicted Playing XI:

Shoaib Malik (c), Imran Tahir, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Chris Green, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sherfane Rutherford

Guyana Amazon Warriors Key Players From Previous Game Of Caribbean Premier League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
B King 51 34 5 3 150
S Malik 4 5 0 0 80
C Hemraj 20 23 2 1 86.96
Bowlers O M R W Econ
C Green 3.2 0 14 4 4.2
I Tahir 4.0 0 22 2 5.5
K Paul 3.0 0 46 1 15.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
C Green 3.2 0 14 4 4.2
I Tahir 4.0 0 22 2 5.5
K Paul 3.0 0 46 1 15.33

Guyana Amazon Warriors Actual Playing XI:

Christopher Green, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Imran Tahir, Ben Laughlin, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The weather looks bright and sunny with very fewer chances of rain on the match day as per the forecast.

Venue Details

St. Lucia pitch has traditionally favored the faster bowlers and they have amongst the wickets in the two matches played here. The average score by the team batting first here is 170 runs

Toss: To Bowl

Chasing teams have won both the matches played here so far. Batting gets a little tough as the match progresses.

Winning Prediction

Warriors have a perfect playing XI with their top order in good form followed by attacking all-rounders and finishers in the middle order. Their bowling is their stronger suit with good combination of spinners and seamers. St. Lucia Zouks will try to upset the Warriors with a spirited performance.

Guyana Amazon Warriors will win their seventh consecutive match!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar