SKN vs BAR Dream11 Team Prediction, Match Preview and Probable Playing XI of the 25th match of CPL 2019. Barbados Tridents will take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the twenty-fifth T20 of CPL 2019 at Kensington Oval in Barbados.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are third on the points table with four wins in nine matches. They will play their last league match tomorrow and will target to get two crucial points to keep their qualification chances alive. They lost their previous game to St Lucia Zouks by 20 runs.
Bowling first, Mohammad Hafeez bowled exceedingly well for Patriots taking three wicket-haul while Alzarri Joseph struck twice to restrict Zouks at 165. In a chase, Laurie Evans and Mohammad Hafeez built partnership after the early departure of openers scoring 28 and 29 runs but failed to play a match-winning knock for the team and thus were left behind by 20 runs. They will be keen to put their effort in their last league match.
Barbados Tridents are second last on the points table with three wins in seven matches. They still have three more encounters left in the competition and have an excellent chance to make it to the qualifiers. They got a comfortable victory over Trinbago Knight Riders by 63 runs in the last encounter and will be high on momentum.
Batting first, Johnson Charles and Jonathan Carter gave an excellent start to the team scoring 58 and 51 runs before JP Duminy came to all guns blazing and scored fastest fifty in CPL history from just fifteen balls. He scored 65 runs from only 20 balls to take the team to a total of 192. With the ball, Hayden Walsh demolished Riders taking five wicket-haul while Duminy struck twice to ensure an easy win for the hosts. A similar match-winning performance will be expected from the players tomorrow against Patriots.
When and Where
SKN vs BAR, 25th Match, Caribbean Premier League 2019.
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.
05:30 AM, 29th September 2019.
Average 1st Innings score: 144
Average 2nd Innings score: 125
Kensington Oval generally offers excellent support to bowlers, especially spinners making it tough for the batsmen as in the first two encounters.
However, In the last match, as predicted, the new pitch was used, making it batting friendly. Spinners still got enough turn in the second innings due to slowness of track.
Similar conditions can be expected tomorrow with neutral advantage to batsmen as well as bowlers.
Top-order batsmen and Spinners can fetch you good points in your fantasy team.
Mohammad Hafeez, Rayad Emrit, Isuru Udana, Devon Thomas, Laurie Evans, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Evin Lewis, Sheldon Cottrell, Fabian Allen, Keron Cottoy, Usama Mir, Shamarh Brooks, Jeremiah Louis, Afif Hossain, Dominic Drakes, Akeem Jordan, Aaron Jones, Jason Mohammed, Ravi Bopara.
Shai Hope (wk), Jason Holder (c), Alex Hales, Leniko Boucher, Johnson Charles, Asif Ali, Jean-Paul Duminy, Hayden Walsh, Jonathan Carter, Roshon Primus, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Ashley Nurse, Josh Lalor, Chemar Holder, Joshua Bishop, Shakib Al Hasan.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots:
- Sheldon Cottrell can return in the playing XI in place of Jeremiah Louis.
- Shakib Al Hasan is expected to join the team soon. If available, He will play replacing Justin Greaves in the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Devon Thomas (wk), Evin Lewis, Laurie Evans, Mohammad Hafeez, Shamarh Brooks, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Fabian Allen, Keron Cottoy, Rayad Emrit, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell/J Louis.
Jonathan Carter, Johnson Charles (wk), JP Duminy, Alex Hales, Shakib Al Hasan/Justin Greaves, Jason Holder (c), Ashley Nurse, Raymon Reifer, Roshan Primus, Hayden Walsh, Harry Gurney.
Key Players for SKN vs BAR Dream11
Primary Options: Johnson Charles and Devon Thomas
Johnson Charles is an attacking opener but a hit-or-miss type player. He scored 19, 52, 12, 28, 11, 31 and 58 runs in seven matches.
Devon Thomas will open the innings and can play attacking knocks. His domestic form is also good and scored 62 and 71 runs in two matches but failed in rest encounters.
Batsmen for BAR vs SKN Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Evin Lewis, Laurie Evans, Alex Hales, Jonathan Carter
Evin Lewis is a destructive opener and will be essential batsmen for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. He scored 36, 9, 53, 12, 65, 45, 6 and 10 runs in eight encounters and is looking in attacking form.
Laurie Evans has performed well in T20 Blast’19 and scored attacking 41, 64, 26, 19, 15, 21 and 28 runs in seven matches.
Alex Hales is a T20I specialist opener and can play big knock on his day. His form in T20 blast was good but has failed to replicate it in CPL 2019. He can bat in middle order tomorrow.
Johnathan Carter made an instant impact in the last match opening the innings and scored 51 runs. He can be a good pick in BAR vs SKN Dream11 team.
Other Options: S Brooks
Shamarh Brooks played attacking 27, 34, 20, 6 and 7 runs in five matches and is a consistent performer.
All-rounders for SKN vs BAR Dream11:
Primary Options: JP Duminy, Jason Holder, M Hafeez, C Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Shakib.
JP Duminy will bat in the middle order and has played some match-winning innings this season. He scored 20, 43*, 31, 18, 38, 3 and 65 runs in seven matches and also took three wickets in last three games.
Jason Holder is an attacking batsman and can take wickets in a crucial situation for the team. He took two wickets each in four matches but has failed to perform with the bat.
M Hafeez will bat in the middle-order and can bowl a few overs of spin. He scored 14, 26, 7, 37 and 29 runs in last five matches. He also bowled good spells in previous two games taking four scalps.
Skipper Carlos Brathwaite failed miserably in all the encounters except third last match where he took two scalps and scored 64 runs from just 30 balls.
Spin all-rounder Fabian Allen can be relied on with bat and ball. He scored attacking 30, 33, 37* and 62* runs in four encounters and also took two scalps in one match.
Shakib Al Hasan is one of the best spin all-rounders. Along with his economical bowling, He is a top performer with the bat too and was one of the top scorers of World Cup’19. If plays, He will be a must pick in BAR vs SKN Dream11 team.
Other Options: Ashley Nurse, J Greaves,
Ashley Nurse is Right-arm off-break bowler and excellent finisher. He scored attacking 40 and 37 runs in two matches. He is not bowling his quota of overs.
Justin Greaves can bat in the middle order and scored 57 runs in one match. He can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. He can be risky tomorrow.
Bowlers for Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots:
Primary Options: Harry Gurney, Raymon Reifer, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Rayad Emrit, A Joseph
Harry Gurney is a wicket-taking pace bowler and has a brilliant variation of slow balls. His recent form in T20 Blast was also excellent and bowled well in both the matches.
Raymon Reifer is a good pace all-rounder. He scored 26 runs from 12 balls and took two scalps in second last match and was impressive in the previous game too.
Spin all-rounder Hayden Walsh is in good form recently. He has taken nine scalps in three matches for Tridents including five wicket-haul in the last game.
Sheldon Cottrell is an excellent pacer and can be lethal in initial overs. He took three wicket-haul in the first match and two scalps in second last game. He can play tomorrow.
Rayad Emrit performed brilliantly in Canada T20 league and is a good all-rounder. He has taken nine scalps till now and scored attacking 21* and 18 runs in two matches.
Alzarri Joseph is a lethal pacer with good pace and bounce. He bowled good spells in the last three matches and got four scalps in the previous two encounters. He can be a good pick in BAR vs SKN Dream11 team.
Other Options: R Primus and K Cottoy
Roshan Primus is a good pacer and handy finisher. He has been slight rusty after returning from injury.
Spin all-rounder K Cottoy scored 27* and 19* runs along with one scalp each in two matches. He can be an excellent grand league pick for the game.
SKN vs BAR Dream11 Team Prediction
Johnson Charles (wk)
Alex Hales/Jonathan Carter
Mohammad Hafeez (Vc)
Shakib Al Hasan (C)/Jason Holder
If Shakib does not play then pick Jason Holder in place of him and make JP Duminy as Captain.
Captain and Vc Choices
JP Duminy, Jason Holder, Evin Lewis, M Hafeez, J Charles, Laurie Evans, Fabian Allen, Alex Hales, Rayad Emrit.