SKN vs TKR Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview: 14th T20
SKN vs TKR Dream11 Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match 14th match of CPL 2019. Trinbago Knight Riders will take on the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the 14th encounter of Caribbean Premier League 2019 at Warner Park in St Kitts.
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are third on the points table with two victories in six encounters. They defeated St Lucia Zouks comprehensively by 6 wickets in the last battle. Their top-order Evin Lewis, Devon Thomas and Laurie Evans have been the key performers with bat scoring 175, 137 and 150 runs till now. Fabian Allen has also performed consistently with the bat in limited chances. Sheldon Cottrell and Rayad Emrit have taken crucial scalps for the team and are in good form. Debutant Akeem Jordan starred in last encounter taking four wicket-haul. Skipper Carlos Brathwaite will be eager to regain his form and lead his team to another victory defeating mighty Trinbago Knight Riders.
Reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders have won all four of their encounters yet in CPL 2019 and are in brilliant form. Their batsmen are scoring plenty of runs and have ensured to take the team to a good total. Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard have scored more than 150 runs till now while Colin Munro came to all guns blazing in his first encounter scoring 96 runs. Jimmy Neesham has also done wonders for the Riders with the ball being leading wicket-taker of CPL’19 with eight scalps. Mohammad Hasnain has also performed well and has taken six scalps till now. More importantly, Sunil Narine has also been at his best contributing with the bat as well as the ball. They will hope for a similar unison effort against Patriots and continue their winning streak ahead.
When and Where
SKN vs TKR, 14th Match, Caribbean Premier League 2019.
Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.
03:30 AM, 18th September 2019.
The first two matches of the season at the Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts. Were high-scoring games while the previous two games were low scoring.
Similar conditions can be expected for tomorrow’s encounter unless the new pitch is used which will be batting friendly.
SKN vs TKR Squads
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.
Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Kieron Pollard (c), Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, Seekkuge Prasanna, Colin Munro, Akeal Hosein, James Neesham, Javon Searles, Mark Deyal, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan, Amir Jangoo, Khary Pierre, Tion Webster, Mohammad Hasnain.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots:
- Shamarh Brooks can return in the playing XI replacing Kjorn Ottley.
Trinbago Knight Riders:
- Mohammad Hasnain returns to Pakistan because his NOC has been revoked by the PCB to play the Quaid-e-Azam trophy.
- Darren Bravo if fit, can come in the playing XI in place of Javon Searles.
Probable Playing XI
Devon Thomas (wk), Evin Lewis, Laurie Evans, Mohammad Hafeez, Shamarh Brooks/Kjorn Ottley, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Usama Mir, R Emrit, Akeem Jordan, Sheldon Cottrell.
Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Darren Bravo/Javon Searles, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), James Neesham, Seekkuge Prasanna, K Pierre, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan.
Key Players for SKN vs TKR Dream11
Primary Options: Devon Thomas and Dinesh Ramdin
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.
Dinesh Ramdin is an experienced campaigner and will bat in the middle order. He scored 33, 21 and 50* runs in three matches. He can be demoted in case of good start from top-order.
Primary Options: Evin Lewis, Colin Munro, Laurie Evans, Lendl Simmons, K Pollard
Evin Lewis is a destructive opener and will be essential batsmen for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. He scored 36, 9, 53, 12 and 65 runs in five encounters.
Colin Munro is an outstanding T20I batsman and was the top scorer of CPL 2018 and continued his similar run this season too with an unbeaten 96-run knock in the last match. He can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.
Laurie Evans has performed well in T20 Blast’19 and scored attacking 41, 64, 26 and 19 runs in four matches.
Lendl Simmons is an attacking opener and has the potential to play big knocks. He scored 63 and 86 runs in the last two matches.
Keiron Pollard is in excellent form and performed well in IPL, Canada T20 league and T20 series against India. He scored attacking knocks of 47, 33*,26* and 45* runs in four encounters.
Other Options: Shamarh Brooks
Shamarh Brooks played attacking 27 and 34 runs in two matches and is a consistent performer. He can play tomorrow.
Primary Options: Sunil Narine, Jimmy Neesham, M Hafeez, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite.
Sunil Narine can be a match-winner in either of the departments. He scored 46 runs and took two wickets in the third last match and has made handy contributions in other games also.
J Neesham is one of the best all-rounders in world cricket currently and will be a must pick in TKR vs SKN Dream11 team. He scored 33 runs in the first match and has taken eight wickets in four games.
M Hafeez will bat in the middle-order and can bowl a few overs of spin. He is an experienced player, but his recent form is not very good. He scored 14 and 26 runs in last two matches.
Spin all-rounder Fabian Allen can be relied on with bat and ball. He scored attacking 30, 33 and 37* runs in three encounters. He also took two scalps in one match.
Skipper Carlos Brathwaite failed miserably in all six encounters. He can bowl in death overs and do late hitting for the team.
Other Options: Seekuge Prasanna
Seekuge Prasanna is a spin all-rounder from Sri Lanka and is an average performer.
Primary Options: Sheldon Cottrell, Rayad Emrit, M Hasnain, Akeem Jordan, Usama Mir
Sheldon Cottrell is an excellent pacer and can be lethal in initial overs. He took three wicket-haul in the first match.
Rayad Emrit performed brilliantly in Canada T20 league and is a good all-rounder. He has taken seven scalps till now including three wicket-haul in the opening match and two scalps in the last encounter.
Debutant Akeem Jordan bowled lethal spell in his first encounter taking four wicket-haul and can be a good pick in TKR vs SKN Dream11 team.
Usama Mir failed miserably in first matches but bowled a brilliant spell in last encounter taking two wickets along with a maiden.
Other Options: Khary Pierre, Javon Searles, Ali Khan
Khary Pierre is a talented spinner and performed exceptionally well in CPL 2018. He took two scalps in the first match and can perform well in the second innings when pitch slows down. However, He has failed until now in rest matches.
Javon Searles is a good all-rounder. He will bat in the lower middle order and can bowl a few overs of medium pace. He has not bowled any over in four matches.
USA Pacer Ali Khan is a good bowler of T20 format and can be a good option in the bowling category. He has not performed as per his talent till now in CPL 2019.
SKN vs TKR Dream11 Prediction
Devon Thomas (wk)
Evin Lewis (Vc)
Lendl Simmons/Jimmy Neesham
Sunil Narine (C)
Captain and Vc Choices
S Narine, Evin Lewis, Laurie Evans, L Simmons, Colin Munro, Devon Thomas, K Pollard, Fabian Allen.