In form Trinbago Knight Riders are ready to take on title defenders Jamaica Tallawahs in a crunch game on Saturday in Kingston. Both sides are in tremendous form and won some good number of games played so far in the league. Knight Riders are at the top of points table with 7 wins in 8 matches meanwhile Tallawahs at the third place with 5 wins in 7 games.
Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo and Colin Munro are in fantastic form for Knight Riders. McCullum and Bravo were exceptional against Patriots where both batsmen played brilliant innings to help the side to register easy victory. Hence these two are going to be crucial again for TKR in the batting lineup along with Scantlebury-Searles and Munro.
Kevon Cooper, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo and Ashley Nurse have been sensational for the Knight Riders who bowled brilliantly in the league so far. However Gayle smashed bowlers all over the park in the previous match, but still Riders bowlers have done great job for the side.
Jamaica Tallawahs are highly relying on top order batsmen that includes skipper Sangakkara, Simmons, Mahmudullah and McCarthy. Kumar Sangakkara had brilliant batting show other night against St. Lucia Stars as he wracked 74 runs in just 45 balls to seal the victory.
Trinbago Knight Riders
Dwayne Bravo (C), Khary Pierre, Sunil Narine, Hashim Amla, Javon Searles, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Ashley Nurse, Anderson Phillip, Ronsford Beaton, Brendon McCullum, Nikita Miller, William Perkins, Darren Bravo, Hamza Tariq, Kevon Cooper.
Kumar Sangakkara (C), Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Muhammad Sami, Andre McCarthy, Rovman Powell, Gidron Pope, Kesrick Williams, Garey Mathruin, Mahmudullah, Lendl Simmons, Krishmar Santokie, Imad Wasim, Kennar Lewis, Oshane Thomas, Odean Smith, Timroy Allen, Jonathan Foo.
Jamaica’s pitch is looking so effective for the twenty20 format and we can hope for an exciting and a high scoring match between Jamaica and Knight Riders. We can project 180 runs in the first innings of the match.
Both teams are coming into the game by winning their respective last games but Trinbago Knight Riders are looking stronger than Jamaica Tallawahs. And as per twenty20wiki.com’s predictions, TKR have got 55 percent winning chances over JT in the 24th match of Hero CPL 2017.