Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: South Castries Lions vs Vieux Fort North Raiders, St. Lucia T10 2021: - Match 18
The 18th match of the St. Lucia T10 Blast 2021 will take place between South Castries Lions and Vieux Fort North Raiders at the Daren Sammy cricket ground, St. Lucia.
Current Form South Castries Lions:
South Castries Lions defeated Central Castries in their last game by 7 wickets.
Fielding first, South Castries bowled good lines and didn't let Central Castries loose in the powerplay overs. Captain Stephen Naitram played a useful knock of 62 for Central Castries. On the back of his phenomenal innings, Central Castries posted a total of 109 for 2 in 10 overs. Xavier Gabriel for South Castries Lions bowled superbly as he gave away just 9 runs in his 2 over spell.
Chasing 109, South Castries Lions got off to a flyer, courtesy Johnson Charles who smashed each loose delivery he was offered. He was looking in sublime touch and scored an unbeaten 84 in 33 balls to take South Castries Lions over the line by 7 wickets.
Current Form Vieux Fort North Raiders:
Vieux Fort North Raiders lost their last match against Mabouya Constrictors by a huge margin of 37 runs.
Bowling first, Ernell Sextius and Joshaun Mann provided a lovely start to Vieux Fort North Raiders. They bowled consistent third quarter lenghths and did not give any room to the batters. As a result, Mabouya Constrictors lost 3 wickets at a total of 27. Murgaran Shoulette then played a game changing knock of 47 in the middle order to rescue Mabouya Constrictors from troubled waters. In the end, Mabouya Constrictors reached 83 for 5 in 10 overs.
What was predicted to be an easy chase for Vieux Fort North Raiders was made tougher by the Mabouya bowlers.
The top order batsmen of Vieux Fort North Raiders did not show any patience at the wicket and lost their wickets to rash shots. At one point, Raiders were reduced to 30 for 4 by the 7th over. Constrictors simply choked the middle order of Raiders and the latter could not make a come back of any sorts in the game. In the end, Raiders managed 46 for 5 in 10 overs, losing the match by 37 runs.
Vieux Fort North Raiders: Al Prince (c), Junior Peter (wk), Ernell Sexius, Chris Pamphile, Joshaun Mann, Curtly Jonny, David Naitram, Ricky Hippolyte, Kurt Edward, Shawn Auguste, Tariq Gabriel, Shaw Straker, Johann Williams, Stanislus Saltibus, Chrislon Fanis
South Castries Lions: Johnson Charles (c), Avalinus Callendar, Wendell Inglis, Nixon Edmund, Aaron Joseph, Daniel Jn Baptiste, Xavier Gabriel, Collinus Callendar, Kemrol Charles, Rumario Simmons, Wade Clovis, Shervon Leo, Noelle Leo (wk)
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Vieux Fort North Raiders
Who will win? South Castries Lions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Johnson Charles (South Castries Lions), Kurt Edward (Vieux Fort North Raiders)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Xavier Gabriel (South Castries Lions), Tariq Gabriel (Vieux Fort North Raiders)
Most Sixes – Johnson Charles (South Castries Lions), Kurt Edward (Vieux Fort North Raiders)
Player of the Match- Johnson Charles (South Castries Lions)
Team Scores Batting first - South Castries Lions 100+, Vieux Fort North Raiders 80+
Match Handicap: South Castries Lions
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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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