CPL 2021: Match 23 BR vs TKR Match Prediction - Who will win today's CPL match?

CPL 2021, Match 23, Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

Trinbago Knight Riders are expected to win this contest.

Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard. (Photo by Randy Brooks – CPL T20/Getty Images)

Preview

Match No.23 of the 2021 edition of the Caribbean Premier League will witness the Barbados Royals clashing against the Trinbago Knight Riders. The Trinbago Knight Riders have experienced a good run in the competition thus far, and are occupying second place in the points table. They pulverized the Jamaica Tallawahs outfit in their previous rubber, beating them by 75 runs.

The Barbados Royals have experienced a disastrous run in the tournament. The side is languishing at the last position in the points table and has emerged triumphant in just 2 out of the 7 matches that it has played. They thrashed the Guyana Amazon Warriors in their previous encounter by 45 runs.

Match Details

Match – Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders – 23rd match

Venue – Warner Park, St Kitts

Time – 07:30 PM IST- September 9, 10:00 AM local time

Where to watch live – Star Sports, Fancode

Pitch Report

The pitch will favour the batsmen, and the willow wielders can score big if they settle down on this surface. The bowlers will have very little margin for error on this pitch.

Avg. First Innings Score: 161 (22 matches in CPL 2021 at Warner Park)

Record of Chasing teams: Won – 9, Lost – 12, N/R – 0, Tied- 1

Playing Combinations

Barbados Royals

Predicted XI

Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Azam Khan, Smit Patel (wk), Glenn Phillips, Jason Holder (C), Raymon Reifer, Ashley Nurse, Nyeem Young, Mohammad Amir, Jake Lintott

Trinbago Knight Riders

Predicted XI

Lendl Simmons, Leonardo Julien, Colin Munro, Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Tim Siefert, Sunil Narine, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Ali Khan

Head-to-Head

Overall

Matches- 18, Barbados Royals – 7, Trinbago Knight Riders– 11, N/R- 0

At Warner Park

Matches- 1, Barbados Royals – 0, Trinbago Knight Riders– 1, N/R- 0

Probable best batter of the match

Glenn Phillips – Barbados Royals

Glenn Philips scored a quickfire 44 at a strike rate in excess of 140 for the Barbados Royals in their previous outing. Phillips is the highest run-scorer for the Royals in the 2021 edition of the CPL and has plundered 172 runs thus far.

Probable best bowler of the match

Ravi Rampaul – Trinbago Knight Riders

Ravi Rampaul has been outstanding for the Trinbago Knight Riders side with the ball in hand in the tournament. The veteran right-arm pacer is the highest wicket-taker in CPL 2021 and has prized out 17 willow wielders at an incredible strike rate of just 9.40.

Today’s match prediction: Trinbago Knight Riders are expected to win this match

 

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