Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: St. Lucia T10 Blast 2022 - 3rd Place Playoff - Soufriere Sulphur City Stars vs Babonneau Leatherbacks
The 29th match and the 3rd Place Playoff of the DREAM 11 St. Lucia T10 Blast 2022 will take place on the 20th of May 2022 between Soufriere Sulphur City Stars and Babonneau Leatherbacks at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St. Lucia.
Current Form Soufriere Sulphur City Stars:
Soufriere Sulphur City Stars lost the thrilling Semi Final match against Mon Repos Stars by a small margin of 3 runs.
Soufriere Sulphur City Stars won the toss and elected to field first.
Mon Repos Stars got off to a terrible start and lost 4 wickets for just 36 runs. Hazel Charlery at number 5 did some brilliant recovery and smashed 28 off 17 balls. On the back of his innings, Mon Repos Stars reached a competitive total of 85 for 8 in 10 overs.
For Soufriere Sulphur City Stars, Bradley Tisson picked up 2 wickets for 6 runs in 1 over.
During the chase, Julian Sylvester and Xytus Emmanuel dominated the bowlers right from the word go. Sylvester made 44 off 33 balls. Dalius Monrose at number 3 also played an important knock of 12 in 5 balls. When he was dismissed by the end of the 8th over, Soufriere Sulphur City Stars were comfortably sitting at 72 for 2, needing only 14 runs in 2 overs. Soufriere Sulphur City Stars then suffered a collapse of middle order and they went from 72 for 2 to 82 for 6. They fell short by 3 runs in the end and failed to qualify for the Finals.
Current Form Babonneau Leatherbacks:
Babonneau Leatherbacks were thrashed by Choiseul Clay Pots in the Semi Final match by 5 wickets.
Babonneau Leatherbacks won the toss and elected to bat first. Their start was forgetful as they lost 4 wickets for just 36 runs. The top order batters also consumed a lot of deliveries and put pressure on to the middle and lower order. A tight bowling by Choiseul Clay Pots meant that Babonneau Leatherbacks were restricted to a modest total of 51 for 5 in 10 overs.
During the chase, Choiseul Clay Pots also found themselves in trouble with their 5 wickets down for 36 runs. However, Vince Smith who came in at number 3 kept his nerves in check and played a match winning knock of 21 not out to take his team home in the 9th over with 5 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Soufriere Sulphur City Stars:
Wayne Prospere, Julian Sylvester (wicket-keeper), Kervel Propere, Kevin Gassie, Quint Mesmain, Shanii Mesmain (captain), Ashley Hippolyte, Bradley Tisson, Xytus Emmanuel, Tenacy Hippolyte, Jervan Charles, Dalius Monrose, Keither Prospere
Nehemiah Wilfred, Caleb Thomas, Devon Eugene, Nyeem Rosemond, Qwaine Henry, Shervon Joseph (captain), Zayee Antoine, Stuart Calderon, Alvin Lafeuille, Alex Joseph, Steven Abraham (wicket-keeper), Tristan Pierre, Isiah Wilfred.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Soufriere Sulphur City Stars
Who will win?- Soufriere Sulphur City Stars
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Julian Sylvester (Soufriere Sulphur City Stars), Shervon Joseph (Babonneau Leatherbacks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Wayne Prospere (Soufriere Sulphur City Stars), Thomas Caleb (Babonneau Leatherbacks)
Most Sixes – Julian Sylvester (Soufriere Sulphur City Stars), Shervon Joseph (Babonneau Leatherbacks)
Player of the Match- Julian Sylvester (Soufriere Sulphur City Stars)
Team Scores Batting first – Babonneau Leatherbacks 70+ , Soufriere Sulphur City Stars 100+
Match Handicap: Soufriere Sulphur City Stars
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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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