St Lucia T10 Blast, 2020 – Super Four, Match 5, South Castries Lions vs Mon Repos Stars: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

St Lucia T10 Blast, 2020 – Super Four, Match 5, South Castries Lions vs Mon Repos Stars: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

The South Castries are expected to win this game and book a semifinal berth.

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Match Details:

The 5th match in Super Four stage of the St. Lucia T10 Blast will be played between South Castries Lions and Mon Repos Stars at Daren Sammy National Cricket 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 Fan Code.

Preview:

Both teams are heading into this fixture on the back of a defeat, which makes it even more important for them to win this one. The Mon Repos Stars are officially out of the tournament with two consecutive defeats, whilst the South Castries can still make it all the way if they win this game. Both teams suffered at the hands of the Gros Islet Cannon Blasters in this tournament and despite being evenly matched, the South Castries look a lot more confident heading into this game.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather conditions in Gros Islet are expected to be scintillating for a game of cricket with temperatures ranging from 28-31 degrees.


Pitch Condition/Report:

Teams batting first have been doing well in the tournament and considering a fact that the pitch is slowing down in recent times, this should be one good game between bat and ball.

Average first innings score: 107 (Last 5 matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 4

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be updated if there’s any information)

Probable Playing XIs:

South Castries Lions

Johnson Charles, Daren Sammy, Collinus Callendar, Alex Antoine, Daniel Baptiste, Tonius Simon, Tarrick Edward, Xavier Gabriel, Kemron Charles, Kester Charlermagne, Malcolm Monrose

Bench: Noelle Leo, Aaron Joseph

Mon Repos Stars:

Sabinus Emmanuel, Evanus Emmanuel, Keon Gaston, Shervin Charles, Sadrack Descartes, Mervin Wells, Hazel Charlery, Garey Mathurin, Rohan Lesmond, Kendal Samuel, Kevin Augustin

Bench: Jamal Lesmond, Christian Charlery, Dichege Henry, Craig Emmanuel


Top Picks

Whilst Johnson Charles and Darren Sammy add international experience to the side, there’s Sabinus Emmanuel and Shervin Charles in the other team who have been doing brilliantly at the top order. Sabinus Emmanuel has been staggeringly consistent with the bat and is expected to continue the same.

Tonius Simon could be a punt pick for captaincy in the mega league considering his recent exploits. Alex Antoine has been doing a sensational job with the bat and ball, making him their most important player. Among other all-rounder options, Kester Charlermagne and Hazel Charlery will be crucial in your fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain picks: Alex Antoine, Tonius Simon

Vice captain picks: Sabinus Emmanuel, Kester Charlermagne

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper: Sabinus Emmanuel (VC)

Batsmen: Darren Sammy, Tonius Simon, Shervin Charles, Keon Gaston

All-rounders: Kester Charlermagne, Alex Antoine (C), Hazel Charlery

Bowlers: Daniel Baptiste,  Xavier Gabriel, Kevin Augustin

12th man: Gary Mathurin

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Suggested Playing XI for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper: Johnson Charles

Batsmen: Colinus Callendar, Tonius Simon (C), Shervin Charles, Mervin Wells

All-rounders: Kester Charlermagne (VC), Alex Antonie, Hazel Charlery

Bowlers: Daniel Baptiste,  Xavier Gabriel, Kevin Augustin

12th man: Gary Mathurin

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Expert Advice:

Tonius Simon is a decent captaincy option in Grand Leagues as not many will pick for the multiplier option.

Probable Winners:

South Castries Lions are expected to trump their opponents and enter the semifinals.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.