Caribbean Premier League 2020: Match 2, Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Caribbean Premier League 2020: Match 2, Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Barbados Tridents are expected to win this game.

Match Details:

The second match of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 between Barbados Tridents and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will be played at The Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad.

This match starts at 05:30 PM local time – 18 August (03:00 AM IST – 19 August) (09:30 PM UTC – 18th August). It will be live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2 HD, and Star Sports 1 HD Hindi. The match can be streamed live on Hotstar and Fan Code.

Preview:

In the second game of CPL 2020, the Barbados Tridents will play St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Both these teams had similar performances in the league stages last year. Out of the 10 games that they played, they won five each. Since they had a better NRR, the Tridents were second on the table while the Patriots were third.

The Barbados Tridents actually when on to win the tournament from there even though they lost the Qualifier 1. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, on the other hand, lost to Trinbago Knight Riders in the Eliminator. Both these team will look forward to starting off the tournament on a positive note.


Weather Report

With a high of 31 degrees Celcius and a low of 25 degrees Celsius, the weather looks good at the venue. There is a slight chance of precipitation while the humidity levels will be quite high.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch offers a good amount of assistance to the spinners as the ball grips and turns. Chasing is tough at this venue.

Average 1st innings score: 166 (Two games played at this venue last year)

Record of Chasing Teams: Won – 0, Lost – 2, Tied – 0


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Playing XIs:

Barbados Tridents:

Johnson Charles, Shai Hope (wk), Kyle Mayers, Jonathan Carter, Corey Anderson, Jason Holder (C), Raymon Reifer, Mitchell Santner, Ashley Nurse, Rashid Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr.

Bench: Shamarh Brooks, Justin Greaves, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Shayan Jahangir, Keon Harding.

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Chris Lynn, Evin Lewis, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Ben Dunk, Jahman Hamiton, Joshua Da Silva, Rayad Emrit (C), Sohail Tanvir, Ish Sodhi, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph.

Bench: Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Dominic Drakes, Colin Archibald, Nicholas Kelly, Imran Khan.


Top Picks:

Johnson Charles was the third-highest run-scorer last season. In 13 matches, he scored 415 runs at an average of 32.

Evin Lewis batted with a strike rate of 150 last year. In 10 games, the left-hander scored 265 runs.

Rashid Khan is one of the most experienced and impactful bowlers. In the 211 T20 games he played in his career, he picked up 296 wickets at an average of 17.

Ben Dunk is one of the most experienced campaigners going around. He scored over 3000 runs in 134 T20 games.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Evin Lewis, Johnson Charles

Vice-Captain Options – Rashid Khan, Chris Lynn, Hayden Walsh Jr.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Johnson Charles (c)

Batters – Chris Lynn (vc), Evin Lewis, Ben Dunk, Jonathan Carter

All-Rounders – Sohail Tanvir, Ashley Nurse

Bowlers – Rayad Emrit, Ish Sodhi, Hayden Walsh Jr., Rashid Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shai Hope

Batters – Evin Lewis (c), Ben Dunk, Corey Anderson

All-Rounders – Sohail Tanvir, Mitchell Santner, Ashley Nurse

Bowlers – Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan (vc)


Expert Advice:

You can take a chance by having Rashid Khan as your vice-captain. If you want to have a safer option, go for Ben Dunk.

Probable Winners:

Barbados Tridents are expected to win this game.

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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.