Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: CPL 2020 - Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots - Match 2
The 2nd match of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 will be played between Barbados Tridents and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad.
Barbados Tridents are the defending champions, having won the title by beating Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final of the Caribbean Premier League 2019. The team finished at the second spot in the league stage with 5 wins and 5 losses from 10 games.
Johnson Charles was the top scorer for Barbados Tridents in the last season with 415 runs from 13 matches at an average of over 30 and the best of 58. He remains one of the major batting threats in the side alongside Corey Anderson and Shai Hope.
The team also has quality all-rounders in Jason Holder, Mitchell Santner and under-19 star Nyeem Young.
Their bowling will be led by Afghanistan's bowling maestro Rashid Khan.
They will square off against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots who finished at the third place after the group stage of CPL 2019 with 5 wins and 5 losses from 10 games. The team went on to lose against Trinbago Knight Riders by 6 wickets in the eliminator.
Evin Lewis was among the top scorers for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the last season with 265 runs at a strike rate of almost 150. Chris Lynn and Ben Dunk are expected to lead the batting charts for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots this season.
The team also has some dangerous bowlers in Sheldon Cottrell and Alzarri Joseph. Sohail Tanvir and Ish Sodhi are the the other exciting bowlers in the side.
Keep an eye on young wicketkeeper-batsman Joshua De Silva. The youngster can go big this season.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots: Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk, Evin Lewis, Nick Kelly, Sohail Tanvir, Ish Sodhi, Sheldon Cottrell, Denesh Ramdin, Rayad Emrit, Imran Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Joshua De Silva, Dominic Drakes, Colin Archibald, Jon Russ Jaggesar, Jahmar Hamilton.
Barbados Tridents: Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Corey Anderson, Shamarh Brooks, Mitchell Santner, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Justin Greaves, Keon Harding, Shayan Jahangir.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Barbados Tridents
Who will win? – Barbados Tridents
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Johnson Charles (Barbados Tridents), Chris Lynn (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (Barbados Tridents), Sheldon Cottrell (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots)
Most Sixes – Johnson Charles (Barbados Tridents), Chris Lynn (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots)
Man of the Match – Rashid Khan
Team Scores Batting first – Barbados Tridents 190+, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 185+
Match Handicap Barbados Tridents
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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