CPL 2019: St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders Dream 11 Predictions

Published 09/21/2019, 4:44 AM EDT

The 18th match in Caribbean Premiere League will be played between St Lucia Zouks and Trinbago Knight Riders. The knight Riders are sitting comfortably at the 2nd position with 8 points and St Lucia Zouks is at 5th position with only one win in the tournament so far. Hence, The Knight Riders will for sure be the favorite going into this match.Here is the St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders Dream 11 Predictions.


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Match Details:

The 18th match between St Lucia Zouks and Trinbago Knight Riders will be played on September 22 at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. The match is scheduled to start at 5.30 AM IST.(12:00 AM GMT (Sep 22) / 08:00 PM LOCAL).

Team News:
St Lucia Zouks:
St Lucia Zouks is coming from a terrible outing against the Barbados Tridents. Both its batting and bowling were not effective against the Tridents. Chasing a score of 173 the Zouks could only manage to get 101 runs in 14.5 overs. Other than De grandhomme and Vilijoen, no other batsmen crossed the 20 run mark. In bowling Kesrick Williams did pick up 3 wickets, but conceded 44 runs in 4 overs. St Lucia Zouks need to bring their A game when they take on the Trinbago Knight Riders.


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Trinbago Knight Riders:

Although trinbago Knight Riders are coming from a tie in their last match there are plenty of positives from that. They were able to put up a score of 216 batting first. Lendl Simmons is the in-form batsman for the team and he scored a quick fire 90 in the last match. All the batsmen contributed to the huge score with crucial innings. The Bowlers also did a great job picking up 7 wickets. It’s safe to say that the Knight Riders are the favorite to win this match against the Zouks.

Injury and Availability News:

There have been no injury updates from both the sides.

Weather and Pitch Report:

There maybe a few interruptions during the game as there have been forecasts of rain today in  St Lucia. This will be the second match at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in 2019. The first match showed us that the pitch is good for batting as well as bowling. The Tridents were able to score more than 170 batting first and picked up 10 wickets with in 15 overs.

Predicted Playing XI:

St Lucia Zouks:
Andre Fletcher (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Colin Ingram, Kavem Hodge, Colin de Grandhomme, Daren Sammy (c), Christopher Barnwell, Hardus Viljoen, Kesrick Williams, Fawad Ahmed, Obed McCoy
Trinbago Knight Riders:
Denesh Ramdin (wk), Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard (c), Darren Bravo, Seekkuge Prasanna, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Mark Deyal, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan, Khary Pierre

St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders Dream 11 Predictions:

Batters: K Pollard, L Simmons, C Munro

All-rounders: J Neesham, C de Grandhome, R Cornwall

Bowlers: A Phillip, F Ahmed, O McCoy, K Williams
Captain & Vice-captain:R Cornwall, J Neesham
Wicket Keepers:  A Fletcher


Alok Nayak

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