The match prediction of Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents
Match: TKR vs BT, Match 28
CPL Point table Standings of both teams: 3 & 4
Date & Time: 04:30 IST (October 3) and 19:00 local (September 02)
Venue: Queen’s Park Oval
Guyana Amazon Warriors has already confirmed the number one spot in the point table. It will be the final game for the TKR’s in the Port of Spain. A win here will help them to finish as number two in the point table. More importantly, it will force to move St Kitts to the third position.
on the other hand, Barbados Tridents can move to the desired number two position by winning the match. The most worrying sign for them is they have not won a back to back matches yet. In addition, Barbados has lost all of the five matches they played against Knight Riders in this particular ground.
The game will be the battle of cementing the number two position. Although Both of the teams have secured their place for the playoffs.
Trinbago Knight Riders
Sunil Narine has not played the last match, but his inclusion will be really invaluable for them, in the slow wicket of Port of Spain. While Colin Munro has not done much after his brisk innings 96. They need a solid start in the upfront. Responsibility will be on Lendl Simmons to steady the ship, as he is the highest run-getter for them this year. Darren Bravo seems to get his rhythm back by a well-made half-century in the last game.
.As a bowling group, overall they looked expensive. They need to be consistent as a bowling unit heading towards all-important playoffs.
Cricket Match Tips Key Players
Pollard remains the key weapon in the lower-middle position, his burst will dictate the direction of the innings for them. Khairy Pierre remains an important asset, especially in the power play.
Trinbago Knight Riders XI Prediction
Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Denesh Ramdin(wk), Daren Bravo, Kieron Pollard(c), James Nisham, Javon Searles, Khairy Pierre, Ali Khan, Chris Jordan
Their success in this season heavily dependent on their bowling performance. Hayden Walsh has been the man with the golden arm for them in this version of CPL. He performed tremendously well this year. Moreover, he is the leading wicket-taker of the competition so far. Captain Jason Holder is also showing some magic with the ball as well, who already picked 12 wickets in the tournament. Harry Gurney’s canny bowling is also doing the trick for them as well.
Jp Duminy & Johnson Charles remain the key aspects of their batting unit. They have already scored 249 & 271 respectively in this edition. The future of the Tridents CPL campaign will be heavily dependent on this duo.
Cricket Match Tips Key Players
Inclusion of Shakib Al Hasan has certainly enhanced their bowling depth. Moreover, has also shown fare amount of consistency with the bat so far. While Hayden Walsh remains the key wicket-taking option for the Tridents.
Barbados Tridents XI Prediction
Johnson Charles(wk), Alex Hale, Shakib Al Hasan, JP Duminy, Justin Greaves, Raymon Reifer, Jonathan Carter, Ashley Nurse, Jason Holder(c), Hayden Walsh, Harry Gurney
Stadium – Queen’s Park Oval
Capacity – 20,000
Weather & Pitch Conditions
The pitch was a great one for batting in the earlier games. All the three-night matches have been won by the group, batting first. There will be a chance of rain and temperature will remain comfortable.
Batting first seems the right choice at the moment, in this ground out of 4 games 3 matches have woned by the team who has batted first. It will be the right way to bat first, put a trustworthy score on the board and then apply pressure on the opposition
Cricket Match Tips and Prediction
Trinibago Knight Rider is looking favorite to win the match keeping in mind the recent record of them against Tridents in this very ground.