Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: Super50 Cup 2021- Barbados Pride vs Trinidad and Tobago Red Force – Match 8
The 8th match of the Super50 Cup 2021 will be played between Barbados Pride and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
Current Form Trinidad and Tobado Red Force:
Trinidad and Tobago Red Force have registered a victory in both the matches they have played in the tournament so far. Currently, they are placed at the number 2 spot on points table behind Guyana Jaguars.
In their last fixture against Windward Islands, Trinidad and Tobago won the toss and elected to field first. Andre Fletcher was dismissed early on in the innings by Akeal Hosein. Kimani Melius was the next one to depart after displaying some really good strokes during his short stay at the crease. At number 3, Sunil Ambris played really well for his innings of 66 runs in 77 deliveries. The hero from their last game, Kevin Stoute could not impress much as got dismissed for a duck. Keron Cottoy played a beautiful innings of 72 runs that included 7 boundaries. In the end, Windward Islands were folded out for 227 runs in the 50th over. Jason Mohammed and Anderson Philip both picked up 3 wickets each for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force.
Chasing 227, openers Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis played cautiously early on. Once they negated seem movement, both of them unleashed some beautiful looking strokes to accumulate 81 runs for the opening partnership. After Evin Lewis was dismissed at 37, Lendl Simmons and Nicholas Pooran made a 78 run partnership for the 2nd wicket. Lendl Simmons scored 102 off 114 balls that included 5 monstrous sixes. Three wickets fell down in quick succession there on, bringing the captain Kieron Pollard to the crease. He caressed the ball to all parts of the ground for his 31 run knock. As a result, Trinidad and Tobago chased the total comfortably with 4 wickets in hand and 27 balls to spare.
Current Form Barbados Pride:
Barbados Pride haven’t had the best of the starts in the tournament as they have lost both the matches played so far.
In their last game against Leeward Islands, Barbados Pride won the toss and elected to bat first. The top 5 of Barbados Pride played their hearts out and were involved in brilliant partnerships. Of them all, Shamarh Brooks and Jonathan Carter were the pick of batters scoring 96 and 58 runs respectively. At this point, Barbados Pride threatened to score 350+ on this batting friendly pitch. However, the lower middle order could not compliment the foundation set up by their middle order and failed miserably. As a result, Barbados Pride finished their innings with a total of 301 for 8.
Chasing 301, Kieran Powell and Ross Powell were dismissed early on in the innings. It was Keacy Carty at number 4 who made all the difference to the chase. He stroked the ball so well that it was almost eye pleasing to see him bat. He made an unbeaten 123 off 123 balls to win the match for his team by 4 wickets in the final over.
Leading Run Scorers:
Shamarh Brooks is the leading run scorer for Barbados Pride with 117 runs in 2 matches at an astonishing average of 58.50.
Evin Lewis is the leading run scorer for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force with 144 runs in 2 matches so far.
Leading Wicket Takers:
Anderson Philip is the leading wicket taker for Trindad and Tobago Red Force with 6 wickets to his tally in 2 games so far.
Jason Holder is the leading wicket taker for Barbados Pride with 5 wickets so far in 2 matches.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Barbados Pride: Jason Holder (Captain), Joshua Bishop, Shamarh Brooks, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Dominic Drakes, Jonathan Drakes, Justin Greaves, Keon Harding, Chemar Holder, Akeem Jordan, Nicholas Kirton, Zachary McCaskie, Ashley Nurse, Tevyn Walcott
Trinidad and Tobago Red Force: Kieron Pollard (Captain), Darren Bravo (Vice-Captain), Akeal Hosein, Imran Khan, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Sunil Narine, Kjorn Ottley, Khary Pierre, Nicholas Pooran, Anderson Phillip, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Jayden Seales, Lendl Simmons
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Barbados Pride
Who will win? – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Shamarh Brooks (Barbados Pride)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Anderson Philip (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Jason Holder (Barbados Pride)
Most Sixes – Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Shamarh Brooks (Barbados Pride)
Player of the Match- Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force)
Team Scores Batting first – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 300+, Barbados Pride 270+
Match Handicap- Trinidad and Tobago Red Force
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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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