CPL 2023: Match 20, TKR vs BR Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Royals?

The two sides will square off at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Thursday, September 7.

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Match 20 of the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023 will see the clash between Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) and Barbados Royals (BR). The two sides will square off at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Thursday, September 7.

Speaking about their head-to-head records in the last five matches, Trinbago have a minor lead with three wins to Barbados’ two. Both teams have seven points apiece in the ongoing tournament and will be eager to clinch the two points to make a place in the knockout rounds.

Match Details:

Tournament: Caribbean Premier League 2023

Match: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Royals, Match 20

Venue: Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Date & Time: Thursday, September 7, 04:30 AM (IST)

Where to Watch Live: Star Sports Network and FanCode

Queen’s Park Oval Pitch Report

The surface at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad has historically favoured balanced gameplay for both batters and bowlers. However, the spinners will be able to exploit the early movement at the venue. Either skipper winning the toss will likely fancy chasing.

Probable Playing XI

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR)

Martin Guptill, Mark Deyal, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Lorcan Tucker (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Akeal Hosein, Ali Khan, Kadeem Alleyne, Waqar Salamkheil

Barbados Royals (BR)

Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze, Laurie Evans, Rovman Powell (c), Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Nyeem Young, Rivaldo Clarke (wk), Roelof van der Merwe, Qais Ahmad

TKR vs BR Head-to-Head


Played – 22, Trinbago Knight Riders – 13, Barbados Royals - 9

Probable Top Performers of TKR vs BR

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Rahkeem Cornwall (BR)

Rahkeem Cornwall slammed a blistering 102 runs off 48 balls, smoking 12 maximums and four boundaries at a jaw-dropping strike rate of 212.50. The swashbuckling right-hander will be eager to maintain his momentum and play another brutal knock against Trinbago.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Waqar Salamkheil (TKR)

The left-arm wrist spinner was quite impactful with the ball as he gave just 21 runs in his four overs at an economy of 5.25. In addition to this, Waqar Salamkheil added two wickets to his account, which proved to be crucial in his team’s victory. The spinner will look to replicate a similar performance in the upcoming game to keep his side ahead.

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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