St Lucia T10 Blast, 2020 – Match 7, Central Castries Mindhood vs Gros Islet Cannon Blasters: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Chasing teams have won just two games out of the six.
Updated - Jun 26, 2020 11:46 am
The 7th match in the St Lucia T10 Blast will be played between Gros Islet Cannon Blasters and Central Castries Mindhood 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 game can be streamed live on Fan Code.
Only one game is completed thus far for Central Castries Mindhood. They defeated Babonneau Leatherbacks in that game by a big margin of 50 runs. CCM will aim to dominate GICB’s batsmen when they meet on Friday.
Gros Islet Cannon Blasters bagged a huge victory of 63 runs against Vieux Fort North Raiders in the lone game they have played thus far. For GICB, openers batted throughout 10 overs in the previous game and they are expected to do the same. Their bowlers are also in good form. It’s pretty tough to defeat the strong GICB team for CCM.
Weather will be hovering around 25 degrees in St Lucia. Whole match can be expected at the venue.
If you win the toss, it’s always perfect to go for batting. The average first innings score in the tournament is around 120. Batting first teams usually have a high scoring rate. In six matches thus far in the tournament, four times the team batting first has scored a total of 100 or more.
Average first innings score: 120 (This tournament)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 4
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be updated if there’s any information)
Probable Playing XIs:
Central Castries Mindoo Heritage:
Keddy Lesporis, Johnnel Eugene, Stephen Naitram (wk), Jaden Elibox, Ackeem Auguste, Jamaal James, Tyler Sookwa, Alleyn Prospere, Alvin Prospere, Gaspard Prospere, Dillan John/Rahym Joseph
Bench – Sanjay Hayle, Rahym Joseph, Jemmi Mauricette, Keygan Arnold
Gros Islet Cannon Blasters:
Dalton Polius, Larry Edwards, Tarryck Gabriel, Dornan Edward, Kimani Melius, Garvin Serieux Jr, Vernillius Gabriel, Tyrel Chicot, Kymani Sexius, Dane Edward, Simeon Gerson.
Bench – Jard Goodman, Lee Solomon.
Stephen Naitram smacked half-century in the previous game.
Keddy Lesporis – Matches – 1, Runs – 39
Dillan John and Keygan Arnold bowled economical overs for CCM
Jemmi Mauricette, though was benched in the first game, took a 5-wicket haul in just 2.3 overs in a club match on New Zealand soil in 2018.
Kimani Melius scored a century in the lone game he has played so far.
Tarryck Gabriel smacked 61* in the previous game.
Dornan Edward picked one wicket for GCIM in the previous game and he was economical
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captaincy choices: Kimani Melius, Tarryck Gabriel, Stephen Naitram
Vice-captaincy choices: Garvin Serieux, Keddy Lesporis, Tyrel Chicot
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper: Gaspard Prospere (12th man), Stephen Naitram
Batsmen: Kimani Melus (C), Keddy Lesporis, Keygan Arnold
All-rounders: Dornan Edward, Tarryck Gabriel (VC), Tyrel Chicot
Bowlers: Larry Edwards, Simeon Gerson, Dillan John, Rahym Joseph
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper: Gaspard Prospere(12th man), Stephen Naitram (C)
Batsmen: Kimani Melus (VC), Keddy Lesporis, Keygan Arnold, Dornan Edward
All-rounders: Dornan Edward, Tarryck Gabriel, Tyrel Chicot
Bowlers: Larry Edwards, Simeon Gerson, Dillan John
Kimani Melius’ explosive century will surely make us pick him as a multiplier.
Gros Islet Cannon Blasters is expected to win the match