CPL 2023: Match 13, BR vs TKR Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders?

The match will be played at Kensington Oval in Barbados.

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After a scintillating win over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinbago Knight Riders will be aiming to keep up with the momentum when they challenge Barbados Royals in their upcoming game in the Caribbean Premier League. The Rovman Powell-led side has won only one game so far while losing another one and one of their matches was called off due to rain. In the last match, they played some really good cricket against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and will be aiming to continue in the same spirit.

When it comes to Trinbago, it looks like one of the strongest sides on paper. In the last match, Nicholas Pooran, skipper Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell wreaked havoc with the bat, while Sunil Narine picked up three wickets, giving away only 24 runs in his four overs. Barbados too have quality batters in the mix. Rovman himself is in sensational form while Rahkeem Cornwall and Kyle Mayers have been impressive as well. Hence, a cracking game is expected when these two sides face each other.

Match Details:

Tournament: Caribbean Premier League 2023

Match: Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Match 13

Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

Date & Time: Thursday, August 31, 04:30 AM (IST)

Where to Watch Live: Star Sports Network and FanCode

Kensington Oval Pitch Report

Kensington Oval is a difficult surface for the batters to adjust. Bowlers primarily dominate here and hence, a low-scoring affair is expected. Batting first will be ideal and anything over 130 runs will be good.

Probable Playing XI

Barbados Royals (BR)

Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze (wk), Justin Greaves, Kevin Wickham, Rovman Powell (c), Jason Holder, Roelof van der Merwe, Nyeem Young, Qais Ahmad, Obed McCoy

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR)

Martin Guptill, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Chadwick Walton, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, Akeal Hosein, Ali Khan, Jayden Seales

BRvs TKR Head-to-Head

Overall:

Played – 12, Barbados Royals – 9, Trinbago Knight Riders - 3

Probable Top Performers of BR vs TKR

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Nicholas Pooran- Trinbago Knight Riders

Flamboyant batter Nicholas Pooran is in terrific form at the moment. In the last match, the stumper-batter hit 61 runs off just 32 deliveries and will be aiming to keep up with the form. He was sensational in the series against India as well and hence, will be a key part of Trinbago in the match against Barbados.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Sunil Narine – Trinbago Knight

On a surface that’s very likely to assist the spinners, Sunil Narine can wreak havoc. He picked up three wickets in the last match and will once again have a vital role in the upcoming game.

Today’s Match Prediction - Trinbago Knight Riders to win the Match

Disclaimer: The 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.

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