St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders, free match prediction 22 Sep 2019

22 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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Can the Zouks surprise the Knight Riders?

  • St Lucia Zouks suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Barbados Tridents in a game played at St Lucia.
  • Trinbago Knight lost their previous game to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots due to super-over eliminator.
  • Lendl Simmons was the standout performer for Trinbago Knight Riders in the previous game played against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.

Trinbago Knight Riders to register a comfortable win over St Lucia Zouks!

  • 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 6 4 1 0 1 9 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 6 1 4 0 1 3 -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
9 0.97 6 4 1 0 1
8 -0.05 8 4 4 0 0
4 -0.212 4 2 2 0 0
3 -0.862 6 1 4 0 1
2 -1.49 7 1 6 0 0
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Match Preview

Host St Lucia Zouks will be desperate to make a comeback when they take on Trinbago Knight Riders in the 18th match of Caribbean Premier League at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia on Saturday.

Darren Sammy-led unit will need to make considerable improvements in their batting in order to make a strong comeback in this home fixture. St Lucia has struggled to make an impact this year and managed to win only one game out of five played so far in the competition.

Trinbago Knight Riders suffered their first defeat of the competition against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Defending Champions will be looking to learn from their mistakes and get back to winning ways against St Lucia Zouks.

Teams Preview

St Lucia Zouks Preview

Darren Sammy and co. will need to raise their game with bat and ball in order to compete with a formidable unit like Trinbago Knight Riders.

In their previous home fixture, St Lucia Zouks suffered a 71-run defeat at the hands of Barbados Tridents. Chasing 173 runs to win, St Lucia Zouks failed to put up a fight and were bundled out for 101 runs in 14.5 overs. Andre Fletcher, Colin de Grandhomme and Hardus Viljoen were the only three players to produce double-digit scores.

The team management will be hoping that the top-order batting trio of Andre Fletcher, Rahkeem Cornwall and Colin Ingram to deliver big runs in this contest. All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme looked in good touch with the bat and scored 28 off 16 balls with the help of four fours and a six. He will be looking to continue his good form with the bat in this home fixture. Tail-ender Hardus Viljoen fought hard till the end and scored 31 off 21 balls with the help of three sixes.

In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the experienced trio of Kesrick Williams, Obed McCoy and Fawad Ahmed to make crucial breakthroughs in this game. Medium-pacer Obed McCoy was the standout bowler in the previous game and finished with figures of 2 for 19 in his three overs.

St Lucia Zouks Predicted Playing XI:

Andre Fletcher (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Colin Ingram, Kavem Hodge, Colin de Grandhomme, Daren Sammy (captain), Christopher Barnwell, Hardus Viljoen, Kesrick Williams, Fawad Ahmed, Obed McCoy

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

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Cornwall 8 3 2 0 266.67
C Barnwell 6 7 0 0 85.71
C Ingram 4 5 1 0 80
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Williams 4.0 0 44 3 11
O McCoy 3.0 0 19 2 6.33
R Cornwall 3.0 0 23 1 7.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Williams 4.0 0 44 3 11
O McCoy 3.0 0 19 2 6.33
R Cornwall 3.0 0 23 1 7.67

St Lucia Zouks Actual Playing XI:

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

Trinbago Knight Riders Preview

Despite suffering a close defeat in the previous game, Trinbago Knight Riders are currently placed at second in the points table. Captain Kieron Pollard will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this game.

In the previous game, Trinbago Knight Riders managed to post a mammoth score of 216 runs, courtesy splendid batting performances from Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro and Darren Bravo. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro and Kieron Pollard to deliver the bulk of the runs. Opening batsman Lendl Simmons has shown excellent form for the side in this year’s competition. He has accumulated 261 runs in 5 matches at an average of 52.20.

In the previous game, Lendl Simmons was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 90 off 45 balls with the help of nine fours and six sixes. He will be looking to continue his rich vein of form in this game as well. Besides Simmons, Mark Dayal and Colin Munro chipped in with crucial scores for the side against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Mark Dayal scored 21 off 10 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes. Colin Munro also looked in fluent in his innings and scored 28 off 24 balls with the help of two fours and a six. Middle-order comprising of Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo and James Neesham produced crucial cameos to see Trinbago post a mammoth total on the board.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Khary Pierre, Ali Khan and James Neesham to provide crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Ali Khan was the standout bowler in the previous game and finished with figures of 2 for 27 in his four overs. James Neesham, Seekkuge Prasanna and Kieron Pollard will need to improve as they conceded a lot of runs in the previous game played against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.

Trinbago Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:

Kieron Pollard (captain), Darren Bravo, Dinesh Ramdin (wk), Lendl Simmons, Seekkuge Prasanna, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Mark Dayal, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan, Khary Pierre

Trinbago Knight Riders Key Players From Previous Game Of Caribbean Premier League 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
L Simmons 90 45 9 6 200
C Munro 28 24 2 1 116.67
D Bravo 24 12 1 2 200
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Phillip 4.0 0 38 3 9.5
A Khan 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
K Pierre 4.0 0 25 1 6.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Phillip 4.0 0 38 3 9.5
A Khan 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
K Pierre 4.0 0 25 1 6.25

Trinbago Knight Riders Actual Playing XI:

Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Anderson Phillip, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein, S Prasanna, LMP Simmons, James Neesham, Ali Khan

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. Spinners will play a key role in the outcome of this game. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Saturday is expected to have clear skies for the evening.

Venue Details

Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia is going to host the game between St Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders. In the previous meeting between the two teams, Trinbago Knight Riders managed to register a comfortable win over St Lucia Zouks at Queens Park Oval. Trinbago Knight Riders have an excellent head-to-head against St Lucia Zouks in the competition.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposing to a modest total. Average score at the venue is around 140 to 150 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Trinbago Knight Riders will be favorites to win this game against St Lucia Zouks. Defending Champions have a superior batting lineup in comparison to St Lucia. The likes of Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard and Colin Munro have consistently delivered scores for Trinbago Knight Riders in this year’s tournament.

Trinbago Knight Riders to register a comfortable win over St Lucia Zouks!

Author: Shoaib Z.