CPL 2020 Final | TKR vs SLZ Dream11 Prediction and Match Preview

The Final Match of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 will be played between the Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks at Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba, Trinidad. We will provide TKR vs SLZ Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

Trinbago Knight Riders:

Knight Riders have performed exceptionally well by winning all the 10 league matches and completely hammered the opposition in the semi-finals and have entered the finals of the season.

In the Semi-Finals, they won the toss and decided to bowl. Knight Riders had a great start as they picked up 4 wickets in the powerplay for just 28 runs and were dominating the match.

After that, they did not pick up any wicket till the 12th over but at the same time managed to control the flow of runs. They bowled well in the death over and restricted the opponents to a total of 107 runs.

With just 108 runs to chase, TKR lost the early wicket of Sunil Narine for just 4 runs. But Lendl Simmons 54* runs from 44 balls and Tion Webster 44* runs from 43 balls comfortably chased down the target and won the match by nine wickets.

  • Lendl Simmons and Sunil Narine will probably open the innings for the TKR team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
  • Colin Munro, Darren Bravo, and Tim Seifert will form the middle order of the team.
  • Kieron Pollard will lead the TKR team as a Captain. He is also a good All-rounder.
  • Tim Seifert will do wicket-keeping duty for the TKR team.
  • Sunil Narine, Fawad Ahmed, Kharry Pierre, and Akeal Hossain will lead the team’s spin attack.
  • Ali Khan, Dwayne Bravo, and Kieron Pollard will take care of the pace attack.

St Lucia Zouks:

St Lucia Zouks performed decently so far as they finished at the 3rd position on the points table with five wins and five losses and a total of 10 points. They had a resounding victory in the semi-finals as they won the match by 10 wickets.

  • Rahkeem Cornwall and Mark Deyal will probably open the innings for the SLZ team.
  • Andre Fletcher, R Chase and Najibullah Zadran  will form the middle order of the Team.
  • Mohammad Nabi and skipper Darren Sammy will play a crucial role in the lower middle order.
  • Andre Fletcher will do wicket-keeping duty for the SLZ team.
  • Mohammad Nabi, Roston Chase, Javelle Glenn and, Zahir Khan will lead the spin attack of the Team.
  • Scott Kuggeleijn and Kesrick Williams will take care of the pace attack.

Match Details:

TKR vs SLZ Finals, Caribbean Premier League 2020

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

Date: 10th September 2020

Time: 07:30 PM (IST)

Venue Stats:

Average 1st Innings Score: 136 (From nineteen completely played matches at this venue so far in this season)

Average 2nd Innings Score: 128 (From nineteen completely played matches at this venue so far in this season)

Pitch Report:

The pitch here is generally good for batting, but at the same time, spinners get a lot of turn from the surface.

There are chances of rain on the matchday so that we can expect interruptions or reduction in the number of overs.


Trinbago Knight Riders:

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Tim Seifert, Sikandar Raza, Anderson Phillip, Pravin Tambe, Jayden Seales, Amir Jangoo, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein, Muhammad Ali Khan.

St Lucia Zouks:

Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Najibullah Zadran, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chemar Holder, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Zahir Khan, Kimani Melius, Leniko Boucher, Kavem Hodge, Javelle Glen, Saad Bin Zafar.

TKR vs SLZ Dream11 Team News:

Trinbago Knight Riders:

  • If Colin Munro is fit and decides to play, then Tion Webster will be rested.

St Lucia Zouks:

  • They are likely to play with the same team as Semi-Finals.

Probable Playing XI:

St Lucia Zouks:

Mark Deyal, Rahkeem Cornwall, Andre Fletcher(WK), Roston Chase, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Darren Sammy(C), Javelle Glenn, Scott Kuggeleijn, Kesrick Williams, Zahir Khan.

Trinbago Knight Riders:

Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro/Tion Webster, Tim Seifert (wk), Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard(C), Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Khary Pierre, Ali Khan, Fawad Ahmed.

Top Picks of TKR vs SLZ Dream11 Match:

Trinbago Knight Riders:

Sunil Narine:

(5 M, 144 R, 28.8 A + 20 O, 6 W)

He has been promoted as an opener and is doing an excellent job with both bat and ball. Narine is the X-factor for TKR, and the kind of value he adds to the team has to take him for both Top and Captaincy Pick. He picked up 1 wicket for just 13 runs in his 4 overs and scored 4 runs in the Semi-Finals.

Colin Munro:

(8 M, 207 R, 34.5 A)

Colin Munro is an excellent and talented batsman who is consistently scoring from the top for TKR. Colin Munro is an explosive batsman. He has acted as the glue the holds the Trinbago batting unit together. He didn’t play the Semis.

Lendl Simmons:

(10 M, 272 R, 30.2 A)

Lendl Simmons opens the innings for TKR. His ability to score runs at a healthy strike rate makes him a top pick in your team. In the Semi-Finals, he scored 54* runs.

Kieron Pollard:

(10 M, 207 R, 51.8 A, + 16 O, 4W)

Kieron Pollard needs no introduction. He is a veteran all-rounder and one of the best players in the shorter format. He is in top form and can not be left from the small league team. Kieron Pollard did not bat or bowl in the Semi-Finals.

Darren Bravo:

(11 M, 239 R, 47.8 A)

Darren Bravo has played the role of an anchor in the middle order for Knight Riders. He is one of the Top 5 highest run-scorers in the CPL T20 2020 Tournament. Darren Bravo did not get to bat in the last match.

Dwayne Bravo:

(9 M, 17 R, + 32 O, 9 W)

He is a brilliant all-rounder but has contributed more with the ball than the bat this season. Bravo plays a crucial role in the lower middle order and is an expert in death bowling. In the Semi-Finals, he went wicketless.

Fawad Ahmed:

(10 M, 33 O, 11 W)

He is the leading wicket-taker for TKR this season. Fawad has been leading the spin attack in the team and has provided essential break-throughs and at the same time, controlled the flow of runs. He picked up one wicket in the Semis.

Khary Pierre:

(9 M, 29.1 O, 9 W)

He is a left-arm orthodox bowler and has performed well for TKR this season. Khary bowled well in the Semi-Finals picking up 2 wickets for 29 runs.

Akeal Hosein:

(6 M, 23 O, 9 W)

He is a left-arm orthodox bowler and has played only 6 matches this season. But Akeal has performed very well in the matches that he played. He proved himself once again in the Semis by picking up 3 wickets for just 14 runs in his 4 overs.

St Lucia Zouks:

Mohammad Nabi:

(11 M, 154 R, 22 A + 37 O, 12 W)

Mohammad Nabi is one of the top all-rounders in T20 format across the world. He has picked up a fifer this season and has also played few quick innings with the bat. Nabi will be crucial if Zouks has to win the Finals. He picked up 1 wicket for just 6 runs in his 3 overs in the Semi-Finals.

Roston Chase:

(10 M, 203 R, 40.6 A + 25 O, 8 W)

Roston Chase looks to be in great form with the bat in this CPL T20 Tournament for the SLZ team and has also made occasional contributions with the ball too. In the Semi-Finals, he bowled well picking up 2 wickets for 15 runs in his 4 overs.

Andre Fletcher:

(11 M, 172 R, 19.1 A)

Andre Fletcher, the right-handed batsman, will bat in the top-order for SLZ, and if he gets going, it is difficult for the bowlers to stop him. Except for a couple of innings, he hasn’t looked in good form this season. Fletcher did not get to bat in the Semis.

Scott Kuggeleijn:

(10 M, 36 R, 18 A + 30.1 O, 16 W)

He is a Right-arm fast bowler and can trouble the batsmen with his bounce and pace. Scott Kuggeleijn is the leading wicket-taker for his Team and has been crucial in the death overs. He bowled well in the Semi-Finals picking up 2 wickets for 12 runs in his 2 overs.

Kesrick Williams:

(11 M, 31 O, 13 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. Kesrick has been slightly expensive this season, but he has been able to pick up consistently so far in this season. If can control the flow of runs and manage to pick up wickets then it would be great for the SLZ team. Kesrick Williams did not bowl in the Semi-Finals.

Mark Deyal:

(9 M, 137 R, 19.6 A + 6 O, 3 W)

He is a batting all-rounder and has been opening the innings for Zouks from the past few matches. In the Semi-Finals, he picked up 2 wickets and scored 19* runs.

Rahkeem Cornwall:

(9 M, 174 R, 21.8 A + 8.5 O, 2 W)

Rahkeem Cornwall is another fantastic all-rounder in the ranks of St Lucia Zouks, who can contribute with bat and ball on his good days. He opens the innings for the team and is capable of hitting big sixes. In the Semi-Finals, he batted brilliantly scoring 32* runs from just 17 balls.

Javelle Glen:

(4 M, 59 R, 19.7 A + 9 O, 7 W)

He is a brilliant all-rounder and has been playing a crucial role in the lower middle order for Zouks in the recent matches. Glen has been picking up wickets consistently and also scored some handy runs this season. He picked up a wicket in one overs that he bowled in Semis.

TKR vs SLZ Dream11 Prediction:

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Captain/Vice-Captain Choices:

  • Sunil Narine
  • Roston Chase
  • M Nabi
  • K Pollard
  • Colin Munro

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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.

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