JAM vs SLZ Dream11 Prediction: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St. Lucia Zouks – 19 August 2020 (Trinidad)
St Lucia Zouks will take on Jamaica Tallawahs in the second Match of CPL 2020 aka Caribbean Premier League which will be played at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in the Trinidad. The T20 cricket is finally back on the T20 land of the Caribbean after the COVID-19 heartbreak.
Jamaica Tallawahs performed really poor in the last season but have grabbed some T20 superstar all-rounders in Andre Russel and Carlos Brathwaite. The arrival of Mujeeb ur Rehman and Sandeep Lamichhane will certainly improve their spin bowling too. They would like to get a win here to set the momentum for the side.
St Lucia Zouks performed really well in the CPL 2020 Draft but the non-arrival of South African players proved really costly to the Zouks side. The Afghan duo Mohammad Nabi and Zahir Khan will be vital for their success this season. Daren Sammy would like to win his first CPL under his captaincy. Zouks looks a little weak on the paper.
We are in for a great contest in the first game of the CPL 2020.
Pitch Report – This pitch has not been great for batting and staying low. We can expect a low-scoring encounter.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.00 PM, Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Jamaica Tallawahs– Glenn Phillips, Chadwick Walton, Jermaine Blackwood, Asif Ali, Rovman Powell, Andre Russel, Carlos Brathwaite, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Sandeep Lamichhane, Fidel Edwards, Oshane Thomas.
St. Lucia Zouks – Rahkeem Cornwall, Andre Fletcher, Kimani Melius, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Kavem Hodge, Daren Sammy, Obed McOy, Kesrick Williams, Chemar Holder, Zahir Khan.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Andre Russel, Mohammad Nabi, Rahkeem Cornwall, Zahir Khan, and Mujeeb ur Rehman.
JAM vs SLZ Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Chadwick Walton (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Walton is a genuine T20 player and will open the innings for his side. He played at an average of 23 in the last season of CPL 2019 and will be a good pick.
JAM vs SLZ Dream11 Batsmen
Glenn Phillips (Price 9.5) and Rovman Powell (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Tallawahs. Phillips is a brilliant opener and has scored 374 runs in just 10 games in CPL 2019, he has been the most consistent batsman of the franchise whereas Powell is a power-hitter and he missed most of the CPL 2019 due to injuries but in CPL 2018, he scored with an average of 54.8 and his strike rate was 162.1. He is a brilliant T20 player and should be in the team.
Kimani Melius (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Zouks. He is a youngster who is set to make his debut in the CPL. Melius was the captain of West Indies U-19 squad and he was really good with the bat in the tournament. This young guy can be a good pick in this game.
JAM vs SLZ Dream11 All-Rounders
Andre Russel (Price 10.5) will be our all-rounder from the Tallawahs. Russel does not need any numbers to prove his worth in T20 cricket. He is a gun player with both bat and the ball. The idea of dropping Russel will be horrific.
Mohammad Nabi (Price 10) and Rahkeem Cornwall (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Zouks. Cornwall was immense last season with the bat and scored at an S/R of 191 and will be a vital opener of the side whereas Nabi has proved his all-round capacity all over the World and he will be a vital cog of the Zouks side.
JAM vs SLZ Dream11 Bowlers
Mujeeb ur Rehman (Price 9) and Oshane Thomas (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Tallawahs. Mujeeb is a genuine T20 match-winner with the ball as he has picked 111 wickets in his 111 T20 games career with an economy of just 6.7 whereas Thomas has been brilliant of the franchise and picked 9 wickets in 6 games last season. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers and will be picked.
Zahir Khan (Price 8.5) and Obed McCoy (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Zouks side. McCoy is a talented pace bowler and took 9 wickets in 5 games last season before getting injured whereas Khan is a T20 specialist and has picked 59 wickets in his 48 games career. Both of them would be in our team.
Match Prediction: Jamaica Tallawahs will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Andre Russel and Mohammad Nabi
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mujeeb ur Rehman and Zahir Khan
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