Match Predictions: Super50 Cup 2021- Barbados Pride vs Jamaica Scorpions – Match 14
The 14th match of the Super50 Cup 2021 will be played between Barbados Pride and Jamaica Scorpions at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
Current Form Jamaica Scorpions:
Jamaica Scorpions currently reside at the last position on points table with 4 losses in 5 matches. They have won their last completed game though against Leeward Islands and are posing to be threat to other teams going further into the tournament.
In their last game against Leeward Islands, Jamaica Scorpions lost the toss and were asked to have a bat first. They could not get off to a great start and lost their first 4 wickets at a paltry 62 on the board. Post that, Rovman Powell combined with Javelle Glen to form a partnership of 39 runs for thr 5th wicket. Just when they were looking strong in the middle, we witnessed a batting collapse. They went from 101 for 4 to 135 for 9 in no time. This is when Fabian Allen showed his class and batted sensibly with the number 11 to collect 85 runs for the 11th wicket partnership, the highest in all of tournament. Allen made a vital contribution of 44 with the bat. Jamaica Scorpions reached a total of 220 at the end of 50 overs.
Chasing 220, Leeward Islands lost both their openers at a total of 47. Nitish Kumar and Keacy Carty then tried to steady the ship and collected 25 runs for the 3rd wicket. After the dismissal of Keacy Carty, both Nitish Kumar and Devon Thomas tore apart the bowlers and made an important partnership of 64 runs for the 4th wicket. Everything was looking smooth for Leeward Islands when the rain arrived. They were ahead of the DLS score by 1 run, but once the teams returned on to the field, the target was reduced to 49 runs in 6 overs. The batters kept losing wickets one after the other and the equation further reduced to 14 runs in the last over, which they failed to score and lost the game by a margin of 6 runs.
Current Form Barbados Pride:
Barbados Pride on the other hand are currently placed at the 4th position on points table with 1 win in 4 matches so far. They have got the better of Windward Islands in the last match they played.
Batting first, Barbados Pride put on a humungous 286 for 8 on the board in 50 overs. Justin Greaves was the top run scorer with 76 runs to his name in 96 deliveries. Shamarh Brooks also impressed with his knock of 61 in just 59 balls. For Windward Islands, Kevin Stoute picked up 2 important wickets.
Chasing 286, Windward Islands lost their way early on in the innings and were reduced to 74 for 5 in the 19th over with most of their top quality batters back in the pavilion. The task only got harder with time and Windward Islands kept losing wickets at times that mattered a lot. In the end, they were bowled out for 113 and lost the match to Barbados Pride by a huge margin of 173 runs.
Leading Run Scorers:
Shamarh Brooks is the leading run scorer for Barbados Pride with 198 runs in 4 matches.
Andre McCarthy is the leading run scorer for Jamaica Scorpions with 156 runs to his name in 4 matches so far.
Leading Wicket Takers:
Akeem Jordan is the leading wicket taker for Barbados Pride with 6 wickets in 3 matches so far.
Rovman Powell is the leading wicket taker for Jamaica Scorpions with 4 wickets to his name in 4 matches so far.
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
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
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Barbados Pride
Who will win? – Jamaica Scorpions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions), Shamarh Brooks (Barbados Pride)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Fabian Allen (Jamaica Scorpions), Jason Holder (Barbados Pride)
Most Sixes – Rovman Powell (Jamaica Scorpions), Shamarh Brooks (Barbados Pride)
Player of the Match- Fabian Allen (Jamaica Scorpions)
Team Scores Batting first – Jamaica Scorpions 250+, Barbados Pride 220+
Match Handicap- Jamaica Scorpions
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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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