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Caribbean T20 League 2023, Match 03: TKR vs SKN Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Caribbean T20 League

Match 3- TKR vs SKN

 

Preview

The 3rd match of the Caribbean T20 League will be played between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The game is scheduled at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia on Saturday, 19th August. 

The highest run scorer for the TKR side is Keiron Pollard. He registered 132 in his last 10 games at a strike rate of 98. Another Caribbean power hitter Andre Russell has made 119 runs in his previous 10 matches. Sunil Narine, the saviour of the Knights franchise has been their best bowler, picking up 11 wickets in 10 matches at an economy rate of 4.80. Akeal Hosein is just below him with 9 wickets in his pocket from his last 6 matches.

On the other side, Andre Fletcher is the best batsman for SKN with 240 runs scored at an average of 30 and a strike rate of 107. His compatriot Sherfane Rutherford also drafted 176 runs in his last 10 games. Sheldon Cottrell has been the top wicket-taker for the side having 5 wickets from his previous 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 8.05.

 

Match Details

Match: TKR vs SKN, 3rd Match, Caribbean T20 League 2023

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023

Time: 7:30 PM 

Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia

 

Pitch and Conditions

The pitch at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia is a well-balanced one which supports both the batting and the bowling department. The average score in this stadium is 160 runs. The skipper winning the toss shall choose to bowl first to take advantage of the pitch.

 

TKR vs SKN Squads

TKR: Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nicholas Pooran, Rilee Rossouw, Akeal Hosein, Noor Ahmad, Martin Guptill, Jayden Seales, Matheesha Pathirana, Mark Deyal, Chadwick Walton, Terrance Hinds, Kadeem Alleyne, Jaden Carmichael

SKN: Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Shrefane Rutherford, Dominic Drakes, Sheldon Cottrell, George Linde, Yannic Cariah, Oshane Thomas, Corbin Bosch, Dewald Brevis, Jyd Goolie, Izharulhaq Naveed, Kofi James, Joshua da Silva, Ashmead Nedd, Johann Layne

 

TKR vs SKN Probable Playing XIs

TKR: Martin Guptill, Sunil Narine, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard (c), Mark Deyal, Dwayne Bravo, Jayden Seales, Akeal Hossein, Maheesh Pathirana

SKN: Evin Lewis (c), Andre Fletcher (wk), Dewald Brewis, Ambati Rayudu, Sherfane Rutherford, Tristan Stubbs, Dominic Drakes, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Yannic Cariah, Corbin Bosch

 

Match Prediction

Both sides are well-balanced in their overall squad strength. But for which the Knights franchise is famous! It’s a bowling attack and all-rounders which makes them more powerful. Thus we can see that TKR has a clear edge over SKN and hence the Knights are expected to win this match. 

 

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