St Lucia T10 Blast, 2020 – Match 8, Vieux Fort North Raiders vs Laborie Bay Royals: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
The Raiders are expected to win this match.
Updated - Jun 26, 2020 12:57 pm
The 8th match of the 2020 St Lucia T10 Blast will be played between Laborie Bay Royals and Vieux Fort North Raiders at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St Lucia.
The match starts at 2:30 PM local time (12:00 AM IST – Next Day) (6:30 PM GMT). This match can be streamed live on Fancode.
Laborie Bay Royals will start their campaign on Friday in the ongoing St Lucia T10 Blast. In the match 8 of the tournament, they will face the Vieux Fort North Raiders who are coming off a huge 63-run defeat against the Gros Islet Cannon Blasters in their first game. The Raiders conceded 166 with the ball in 10 overs and will be seeking improvement in that department.
There is only 15% chance of rain during the match in St Lucia. The temperature will be in the early 30s.
Teams have been consistently scoring over 100 runs batting first and chasing has been expectedly tough. The team winning the toss should continue to bat first.
Average first innings score: 113 (Five matches played thus far in the tournament)
Record of the chasing teams: Won – 1; Lost – 4
Injury and Availability News
(Will be added when there’s an update)
Probable Playing XIs
Vieux Fort North Raiders
Jevin Isidore, Junior Peter (WK), Curtly Johnny, Shem Paul, Al Prince (C), Jermain Harding, Travis Gifford, Ernell Sextius, Atanus Alberson, David Naitram, Ricky Hippolyte.
Bench – Chrislon Fanis, Garvey Mitchel.
Laborie Bay Royals
Denlee Anthony (C & WK), Rick Moses, Awene Edward, Zephaniah Edwin, Nick Andrew, Shervin George, Daran Jn Pierre, Murlan Sammy, Tracy Peter, Tyran Theordore, Michael Francois.
Bench – Kamanie Laure, Ulric George
Jevin Isidore and Shem Paul were the impressive batsmen for the Raiders in their opening game. While the former scored 32 runs, Paul smashed a 23-ball 50* batting at four. Curtly Johnny and Ernell Sextius are the other players to have in the team. Denlle Anthony and Nick Andrew are two of the better batsmen from the Royals team. Edwin and Murlan Sammy are also must-haves in the team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain options – Denlee Anthony, Shem Paul
Vice-Captain options – Nick Andrew, Murlan Sammy
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Denlee Anthony
Batsmen – Al Prince, Awene Edward, Jevin Isidore, Zephaniah Edwin
All-Rounders – Curtly Johnny, Nick Andrew (VC), Shervin George
Bowlers – Murlan Sammy, Ricky Hippolyte, Shem Paul (C)
12th Man – Junior Peter
Suggested Playing XI for Grand/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Junior Peter
Batsmen – Al Prince, Jevin Isidore, Rick Moses
All-Rounders – Curtly Johnny, Ernell Sextius, Jermain Harding
Bowlers – Murlan Sammy (VC), Shem Paul (C), Tray Peter, Tyran Theordore
12th Man – Awene Edward.
It would be wise to pick more players from Raiders’ team as they have played one match. There is not much information available about the Royals players.
Vieux Fort North Raiders are expected to win this match.