Host Trinbago Knight Riders face an uphill task against Guyana Amazon Warriors!
Expect Guyana Amazon Warriors to beat Trinbago Knight Riders!
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Reigning Champions Trinbago Knight Riders will be looking to get back to winning ways when they lock horns with Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 27th match of Caribbean Premier League at Queens Park Oval in Trinidad on Monday. Trinbago Captain Kieron Pollard will be hoping that side can learn from their mistakes and put in clinical performance with the bat and ball in this home fixture. The franchise will be looking to field their best combination for this game.
Guyana Amazon Warriors have shown an incredible form to register seven wins on the trot in this year’s competition. Captain Shoaib Malik will be determined to make sure that side can maintain their unbeaten streak in this game as well.
Coming into this game, Trinbago Knight Riders might bring in changes to their playing XI in a bid to break their losing streak. In the batting department, Trinbago will be relying on the likes of Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, and Captain Kieron Pollard to deliver runs with the bat in this game.
Opening batsman Lendl Simmons has been in decent form with the bat and is currently franchise’s leading run-scorer with 272 runs in 7 matches at an average of 45.33. In the previous game, Simmons failed to capitalize on his good start and perished for just 11 runs. He will be looking to put in a decent score for Trinbago Knight Riders in this game. Skipper Kieron Pollard has delivered crucial performances for the side in this year’s competition. In the previous game, Pollard perished for a single-digit score and will be looking to put in a decent score for the side in this game. Wicket-keeper Dinesh Ramdin, James Neesham and Darren Bravo will make up the middle-order for Trinbago for this game. Ramdin has shown decent form with the bat and contributed well to the team’s cause in this year’s competition.
Bravo and Neesham will need to produce runs for the side if Trinbago aims to post a competitive score on the board against Guyana. In the bowling department, Left-arm orthodox spinner Khary Pierre has been a standout performer for the side so far this season. He has claimed 6 wickets in 7 matches at an economy rate of 7.43. In the previous, Khary was the pick of the bowlers and finished with 2 for 24 from his four overs. Sunil Narine, Ali Khan and Seekkuge Prasanna will other bowling options for Trinbago for this game.
Kieron Pollard (captain), Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dinesh Ramdin (wk), Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan, Khary Pierre
Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Chris Jordan, Mark Deyal, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Khary Pierre, Javon Searles, LMP Simmons, James Neesham, Ali Khan
On the other hand, Guyana Amazon Warriors have already qualified for the playoffs of the competition and will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the points table. The franchise has not lost a game so far in this year’s competition.
Captain Shoaib Malik will be looking to lead from the front and make sure Guyana maintain their unbeaten streak in this game as well. In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj and Skipper Shoaib Malik to do the bulk of the scoring against Guyana. The opening pair of Brandon King and Chandrapaul Hemraj have shown excellent form for the franchise in this year’s tournament. Chasing 162 runs to win, Brandon King and Chandrapaul Hemraj got the side off to an excellent start and put on a 52-run partnership in the first five overs.
Despite losing Hemraj, Brandon King played well and remained till the end to see Guyana Amazon Warriors register a comfortable win. King finished the innings with the top-score of 81 not out off 59 balls with the help of two fours and six sixes. He was well supported by Chandrapaul Hemraj and Shoaib Malik, who chipped in with scores of 33 and 30 not out respectively. The middle-order consists of Sherfane Rutherford, wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran and Chris Green, who have the ability to score quickly at the back end of the innings. In the bowling department, the side will heavily reliant on the likes of Imran Tahir, Romario Shepherd and Chris Green to deliver crucial breakthroughs. In the previous game, Leg-spinner Imran Tahir bowled well and finished with figures of 2 for 23. Medium-pacer Ben Laughlin also delivered excellent performance and claimed three wickets from his three overs.
Shoaib Malik (captain), Ben Laughlin, Imran Tahir, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Chris Green, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sherfane Rutherford
Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Imran Tahir, Ben Laughlin, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Christopher Green, Keemo Paul, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford
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The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. The quick bowlers will get some assistance from this pitch. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Monday is going to sunny with a moderate breeze.
Queens Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad is going to host CPL game between Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors. Trinbago Knight Riders have a good head-to-head record against Guyana Amazon Warriors At Queens Park Oval, Trinbago Knight have won five games out of seven played against Guyana Amazon Warriors.
The side that the wins the toss would be keen to bat first and put up a competitive score on the board. Average score around 130 to 140 runs.
Based on current form, Guyana Amazon Warriors will be outright favorites to win their game against Trinbago Knight Riders. With the likes of Chris Green, Brandon King and Imran Tahir delivering excellent performances in this year’s competition, Guyana Amazon will be keen to maintain their winning streak in this game.
Expect Guyana Amazon Warriors to beat Trinbago Knight Riders!