St Lucia T10 Blast, 2020 – Match 17, Choiseul Clay Pots vs South Castries Lions: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Johnson Charles will be the player to watch out for.
Published - Jul 1, 2020 1:31 pm | Updated - Jul 1, 2020 1:31 pm
The 17th match in the St Lucia T10 Blast will be played between Choiseul Clay Pots and South Castries Lions at Darren Sammy International Stadium in St Lucia.
The match starts at 12:30 PM local time (10:00 PM IST) (4:30 PM GMT). This match can be streamed live on Fancode.
The South Castries Lions have won both their fixtures comfortably and are keen on making it three in three. The side has international quality at their end now with Johnson Charles joining the unit and they’re also expecting Darren Sammy to join soon. Their side has found a great balance very quickly and are looking like one of the favorites to go all the way.
They will be up against the Choiseul Clay Pots, who have some issues in their batting department but are off to a sensational start in the tournament, with two wins and a defeat. However, their batting weakness could get them into trouble in this fixture.
Weather conditions are expected to be sunny and pleasant in Gros Islet, making up for a brilliant atmosphere to play cricket.
This track has been a batting paradise and we could see yet another run fest in the tournament.
Average first innings score: 94 (Last 5 matches in the tournament)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 6, Lost – 10, Tied – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Probable Playing XIs:
Choiseul Clay Pots:
Jason Simon, Junior Henry, Audy Alexander, Vince Smith, Valange St Ange, Nick Joseph, Canice Richardson, Stephan Theophan, Alvinaus Simon, Bronte Bess, Sky Laffeuille.
Bench – Clem St.Rose, Quincy St.Rose.
South Castries Lions:
Kester Charlemagne, Johnson Charles, Tonius Simon, Collinus Callendar, Daren Sammy/Kemron Charles, Xavier Gabriel, Alex Antoine, Neolle Leo, Tarrick Edward, Aaron Joseph, Daniel Baptise.
Bench – Malcolm Monrose, Daren Sammy/Kemron Charles.
Johnson Charles brings international experience to the table, whilst Alex Antoine has been chipping in with crucial contributions on a regular note. Both these players will be the top picks in this fixture. Among all-rounders, Tarrick Edward and Tonius Simon have been doing a great job and could be a perfect fit into your side. Alvinaus Simon and Bronte Bess have been sensational with the ball and will continue to be top picks among bowlers alongside Kester Charlemagne.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Johnson Charles, Alex Antoine
Vice-Captain Options – Alvinaus Simon, Kester Charlemagne
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Jason Simon
Batters – Valange St Ange, Audy Alexander, Collinus Callender, Johnson Charles (C)
All-Rounders – Alex Antoine (VC), Tarrick Edward, Tonius Simon
Bowlers – Alvinaus Simon, Kester Charlermagne, Bronte Bess.
12th Man – Nick Joseph
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Junior Henry
Batters – Valange St Ange, Audy Alexander, Vince Smith, Johnson Charles
All-Rounders – Alex Antoine (C), Tarrick Edward, Tonius Simon
Bowlers – Alvinaus Simon (VC), Kester Charlermagne, Xavier Gabriel.
12th Man – Nick Joseph
Audy Alexander bats in the top order and can be picked in the team especially in GLs.
The South Castries are expected to win this fixture.