Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: CPL 2020 - St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Zouks - Match 7
The 7th match of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 will be played between St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and St Lucia Zouks at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are placed at the bottom of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 points table. The team is yet to to register a win after 2 games.
They will compete against St Lucia Zouks who are placed at the third spot in the leaderboard with 1 win and 1 loss from 2 games. The team is with 2 points and a net run rate of - 0.036.
Ben Dunk has not only been the top run scorer for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots with 63 runs from two matches but has also been their most aggressive batter with a strike rate of 140.
The next best has been Evin Lewis with one good knock of 30. But Lewis and Joshua Da Silva will have to up their strike rate to succeed.
Among the bowlers, skipper Rayad Emrit has picked up five wickets with the best of 3/31, bowling at an economy of 6.71. Sheldon Cottrell has done a great job for the side, conceding runs at just 5 RPO, with the best of 2/16.
For St Lucia Zouks, all-rounder Roston Chase is the top run scorer. He has scored one half-century but will have to kick on with his run scoring in order to have an impact. Andre Fletcher is also expected to be among the top scorers for the side.
Kesrick Williams and Scott Kuggeleijn have picked up three wickets each for the side at economies of 8 and 9.76 RPO. Williams had a great season last year and is expected to repeat his heroics this time around as well.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots - Chris Lynn, Evin Lewis, Ben Dunk, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Jahmar Hamilton, Joshua Da Silva, Sohail Tanvir, Rayad Emrit (c), Ish Sodhi, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph
St Lucia Zouks - Andre Fletcher (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Roston Chase, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy (c), Scott Kuggeleijn, Obed McCoy, Kesrick Williams, Zahir Khan
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - St Lucia Zouks
Who will win? – St Lucia Zouks
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ben Dunk (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots), Andre Fletcher (St Lucia Zouks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sheldon Cottrell (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots), Kesrick Williams (St Lucia Zouks)
Most Sixes – Chris Lynn (St Kitts and Nevis Patriots), Andre Fletcher (St Lucia Zouks)
Man of the Match – Andre Fletcher
Team Scores Batting first – St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 160+, St Lucia Zouks 170+
Match Handicap St Lucia Zouks
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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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