Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: Super50 Cup 2021- Jamaica Scorpions vs Trinidad and Tobago Red Force – Match 16
The 16th match and the first Semi-Final of the Super50 Cup 2021 will be played between Jamaica Scorpions and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
Current Form Trinidad and Tobago:
Trinidad and Tobago Red Force finished at the top of the points table with 5 wins in 5 matches played. They have been on the top of their game and are a formidable unit this tournament.
In their last game against Guyana Jaguars,Trinidad and Tobago Red Force won the toss and elected to field first. Guyana Jaguars got off to a dream start as the opening pair of Chandrapaul Hemraj and Tevin Imlach put on 106 runs for the 1st wicket partnership. However, once the partnership was broken and Imran Khan was introduced, there was an unbelievable batting collapse for Guyana Jaguars. They went from 106 for 1 to 187 all out. Imran Khan bowled superbly as he picked up 5 wickets for just 32 runs.
Chasing 187, Trinidad and Tobago lost 2 wickets early on in the innings and were struggling at 15 for 2 in the 7th over. Post that, Jason Mohammed and Darren Bravo stabilized the innings and collected 112 runs for the 3rd wicket partnership. On the back of this brilliant partnership, Trinidad and Tobago chased the total comfortably with 6 wickets in hand.
Current Form Jamaica Scorpions:
Jamaica Scorpions have qualified for the playoffs as they finished at the number 4 position on points table.
In their last game against Barbados Pride, Jamaica Scorpions won the toss and elected to bat first. They had an extremely shaky start to say the least. Scorpions were struggling at 87 for 8 in the 25th over. It looked like they would fall short of 100 when Jamie Merchant and Odean Smith collected 79 for the 9th wicket partnership. It was followed by a 52 run partnership by Smith and Jeavor Royal that propelled Jamaica to 218 at the end of the innings.
Chasing 218, Barbados Pride got off to a great start as the opening pair put on a stand of 52 for the 1st wicket. It was followed by a 66 run partnership by Brooks and Shai Hope for the 2nd wicket. Barbados Pride were cruising towards the total 141 for 3 when the batting collapse happened. They went from 141 for 3 to 167 all out, losing the match by 51 runs. Andre McCarthy was the star of the show with the ball as he picked up 6 wickets for just 16 runs in his spell.
Top Run Getters:
Jason Mohammed is the top run getter for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force with 285 runs in 5 matches.
Andre McCarthy is the top run getter for Jamaica Scorpions with 156 runs to his name in 5 games so far.
Top Wicket Takers:
Imran Khan is the leading wicket taker for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force with 7 wickets in 3 games so far.
Andre McCarthy is the top wicket taker for Jamaica Scorpions with 8 wickets in 5 matches.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Jamaica Scorpions: Rovman Powell (Captain), Derval Green (Vice-Captain), Fabian Allen, Dennis Bulli, Sheldon Cottrell, Javel Glenn, Brandon King, Andre McCarthy, Jamie Merchant, Romaine Morris, Paul Palmer, Jeavor Royal, Odean Smith, Aldaine Thomas, Oshane Thomas
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? – Jamaica Scorpions
Who will win? – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Imran Khan (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Andre McCarthy (Jamaica Scorpions)
Most Sixes – Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force), Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions)
Player of the Match- Nicholas Pooran (Trinidad and Tobago Red Force)
Team Scores Batting first – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 270+, Jamaica Scorpions 230+
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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