Caribbean Premier League 2020: 2nd Semi-final, Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Zouks – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Caribbean Premier League 2020: 2nd Semi-final, Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Zouks – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Guyana Amazon Warriors are expected to win this match.

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Match Details:

The 2nd Semi-final of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 will be played between the Guyana Amazon Warriors and the St Lucia Zouks at the Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad.

The scheduled time for the match is 05:30 PM Local Time (03:00 AM, September 09) (09:30 PM UTC).

This series will be live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD in India. Live streaming is available on Fan Code.

Preview:

Guyana Amazon Warriors will be taking on the St Lucia Zouks in the second semi-final of CPL 2020. Both these sides have had pretty much a similar kind of tournament. While the Warriors are placed second on the points table, the Zouks finished third. These two sides won six games each out of the 10 that they played in the league stages.

The only difference between these two sides has been the NRR. Both the teams are coming into the semis with the winning momentum on their side. They would like to put their best foot forward and make it to the Grand Finale. This should be a very exciting match-up.


Weather Report

There is a 20 per cent chance of rainfall during this game and the temperatures are expected to be around 27 to 29 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Scoring runs won’t be very easy at this venue, and the batsmen must work hard for every single run. Spinners have enjoyed bowling here. Also, the pacers get good rewards for their variations.

Average first innings score: 129 (Last five matches played here in this tournament)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 2, Tied – 0


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Guyana Amazon Warriors:

Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ross Taylor, Kevin Sinclair, Sherfane Rutherford/Keemo Paul, Chris Green (c), Romario Shepherd, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir.

Bench: Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble, Ashmead Nedd, Jasdeep Singh, Kissoondath Magram, Sherfane Rutherford/Keemo Paul.

St Lucia Zouks:

Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Andre Fletcher (wk), Roston Chase, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy (c), Javelle Glen, Kesrick Williams, Zahir Khan, Scott Kuggeleijn.

Bench: Saad Bin Zafar, Kavem Hodge, Chemar Holder, Kimani Melius, Leniko Boucher, Obed McCoy.

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Top Picks:

Najibullah Zadran is a decent pick for this game. He scored 200 runs thus far in the 10 games that he played.

Scott Kuggeleijn has been the pick of the bowlers for his team with 14 wickets in 9 games at an economy rate under 8.

Naveen-ul-Haq has accounted for 11 scalps in 9 matches at an economy rate just over 6.

Andre Fletcher mustered 172 runs in 10 games and is a decent pick for your side.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Mohammad Nabi, Roston Chase

Vice-Captain Options – Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nicholas Pooran (VC)

Batters – Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Najibullah Zadran, Javelle Glen

All-Rounders – Mohammad Nabi (C), Keemo Paul

Bowlers – Imran Tahir, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kesrick Williams, Romario Shepherd

12th Man – Rahkeem Cornwall

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Andre Fletcher

Batters – Shimron Hetmyer (VC), Najibullah Zadran, Javelle Glen

All-Rounders – Mohammad Nabi, Roston Chase (C), Chandrapaul Hemraj

Bowlers – Imran Tahir, Chris Green, Romario Shepherd, Naveen-ul-Haq

12th Man – Keemo Paul

(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)


Expert Advice:

The bowlers from both these teams have done quite well. It is better to have four bowlers in your 11Wickets Fantasy teams considering their performances and the pitch.

Probable Winners:

Guyana Amazon Warriors are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.