Top two teams of Caribbean Premier League 2017 are keen to take on each other in the final match on 9 September at Tarouba. Three times both Trinbago Knight Riders and St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots have faced off each other in the CPL-2017 and TKR have defeated SKNP on two occasions meanwhile in the first qualifier SKNP beat Knight Riders.
The match is not going to be easy for table toppers Knight Riders as their inform star batsman Brendon McCullum has been ruled out from the competition due to arm injury concerns. He was terrific in the group game against Patriots when he and skipper Bravo smashed 88 runs in 6 overs to seal the victory.
However New Zealand’s left handed batsman Colin Munro to be crucial player for Trinbago in the final match. Winner of the match will head to the trophy of championship.
Bravo brothers, Narine, Ramdin, Beaton, Nurse and Cooper are going to key players for TKR in tonight playing-11. These players need to take responsibility to win game and take team towards victory. However it is not easy as St. Kitts Nevis captain Chris Gayle is in prime and he wracked 96 runs in the previous match vs Trinbago.
Mohammed Hafeez’s return to the side is really a good addition to batting lineup for Patriots. Carter, Badree, King, Thomas, Brathwaite and Lewis are the pillars of Saint Kitts team and these cricketers have to play an important role for Patriots.
Trinbago Knight Riders
Dwayne Bravo (c), Brendon McCullum, Sunil Narine, Hashim Amla, Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan, Khary Pierre, Ronsford Beaton, Javon Searles, Nikita Miller, William Perkins, Kevon Cooper, Ashley Nurse, Anderson Phillip, Hamza Tariq.
St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots
Chris Gayle (c), Chris Morris, Mohammed Hafeez, Mohammad Nabi, Evin Lewis, Samuel Badree, Jonathan Carter, Tabraiz Shamsi, Brandon King, Devon Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell, Hasan Ali, Fabian Allen, Shamarh Brooks, Carlos Brathwaite, Jeremiah Louis, Joseph, Nikhil Dutta.
Trinbago Knight Riders are hot favorite to win against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the final match of Hero CPLT20 2017 on Saturday. As per www.twenty20wiki.com predictions, TKR have got 55 percent winning chances over SKNP.