Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: Super50 Cup 2021- Windward Islands vs Jamaica Scorpions – Match 9
The 9th match of the Super50 Cup 2021 will be played between Windward Islands and Jamaica Scorpions at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
Current Form Windward Islands:
Windward Islands currently stand at the 3rd position on points table with 1 win in 2 matches played so far. In their last fixture, Windward Islands were beaten by Trinidad and Tobago.
Batting first in the match, Windward Islands got off to a terrible start as they lost both Kimani Melius and Andre Fletcher early on in the innings. Sunil Ambris at number 3 played a wonderful innings of 66 runs but he kept losing partners in quick succession at the other end and could not build a partnership. Keron Cottoy made 72 in 75 deliveries and ensured that Windward Islands get to a fighting total. In the end, Windward Islands got to a total of 227 in their innings and got bowled out.
Chasing 227, Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis got their team off to a flier and collected 81 runs for the first wicket. Evin Lewis was dismissed at 37 but Lendl Simmons continued his work of finding the gaps and keeping up the scoring rate. He got involved in another 78 run partnership with Nicholas Pooran. There was a little hara-kiri when two of Trinidad and Tobago ran themselves out but Kieron Pollard played a captain’s knock of 31 runs and took his team to a commanding position. In the end Trinidad and Tobago chased the total in 46th over with 4 wickets in hand.
Current Form Jamaica Scorpions:
Jamaica Scorpions have lost both the games they have played so far and are currently placed at the last position on points table.
In the last game against Guyana Jaguars, Jamaica Scorpions lost the toss and were asked to field first. Guyana Jaguars could not score freely in the first 10 overs and lost 3 top order batsmen to find themselves in a little bother. Chris Barnwell at number 5 played a fine innings of 107 in just 90 deliveries that included 6 massive sixes. He got involved in an important partnership of 88 runs with Anthony Bramble for the 5th wicket. Bramble made 69 off just 49 deliveries. Guyana managed to put on 299 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. Sheldon Cottrell was the pick of the bowlers for Jamaica as he picked up 3 wickets.
Chasing 299, Jamaica Scorpions could not get off to an ideal start as they lost their 3 top order batsmen at a total of 63 in the 16th over. There was too much left to do for the middle order. Andre McCarthy and Rovman Powell made gritty contributions of 48 and 32 runs respectively, but once they got dismissed, there was no fire power left to take Jamaica over the line. In the end, they were bowled out for 190, losing the match by 109 runs. Gudakesh Motie was the top wicket taker for Guyana taking 4 wickets in his spell.
Top Run Getters:
Sunil Ambris is the leading run scorer for Windward Islands with 136 runs to his name in 2 matches.
Brandon King is the leading run scorer for Jamaica Scorpions with 116 runs to his name in 2 games.
Top Wicket Getters:
Larry Edwards is the leading wicket taker for Windward Islands with 4 wickets to his tally.
Sheldon Cottrell is the leading wicket taker for Jamaica Scorpions with 4 wickets to his name.
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
Windward Islands Volcanoes: Sunil Ambris (Captain), Andre Fletcher (Vice-Captain), Alick Athanaze, Roland Cato, Keron Cottoy, Kenneth Dember, Larry Edward, Ryan John, Ray Jordan, Desron Maloney, Obed McCoy, Preston McSween, Kimani Melius, Emmanuel Stewart, Kevin Stoute
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Windward Islands
Who will win? – Windward Islands
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions), Kimani Melius (Windward Islands)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sheldon Cottrell (Jamaica Scorpions), Larry Edwards (Windward Islands)
Most Sixes – Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions), Kimani Melius (Windward Islands)
Player of the Match- Kimani Melius (Windward Islands)
Team Scores Batting first – Jamaica Scorpions 260+, Windward Islands 290+
Match Handicap- Windward Islands
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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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