SLZ vs TKR Dream11 Prediction: St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders – 26 August 2020 (Trinidad)
St Lucia Zouks will take on Trinbago Knight Riders in the league Match of CPL 2020 aka Caribbean Premier League which will be played at the Queens Park Oval in Trinidad. The T20 cricket is finally back on the T20 land of the Caribbean after the COVID-19 heartbreak.
This is a top of the table clash as Knights are currently at the top of the pile with three wins in three games whereas Zouks have won three of their four games. None expected Zouks to perform that well in the tournament but they have utilized their potential very well till now in the tournament.
Both of them are really good all-round sides and this can be a great game to watch out. Trinbago has some big star players in their ranks whereas Zouks are punching above their weights.
Pitch Report – The pitch at Queen’s Park Oval is not great for batting as the average 1st innings score here is just 159.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
St Lucia Zouks – Kimani Melius, Andre Fletcher, Mark Deyal, Roston Chase, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Obed McOy, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn, Saad Bin Zafar.
Trinbago Knight Riders – Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Darren Bravo, Tim Seifert, Keiron Pollard, DJ Bravo, Khary Pierre, Fawad Ahmed, Ali Khan, Jayden Seales.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Sunil Narine, Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Scott Kuggeleijn, and Colin Munro.
SLZ vs TKR Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Andre Fletcher (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Fletcher is looking in a good form right now in the tournament and has scored 96 runs in 4 games till now. Amongst the wicket-keepers, he will easily be the best option.
SLZ vs TKR Dream11 Batsmen
Lendl Simmons (Price 9.5), Colin Munro (Price 9), and Darren Bravo (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Knights. Munro has now scored two consecutive half-centuries and is the 3rd highest scorer of the tournament with 116 runs in just 3 games whereas Bravo also scored a wonderful half-century in the last game and has now scored with an average of 49 in the tournament. Simmons will still be a part of our team as he is a wonderful batsman and can turn the match on his own. This trio will definitely be picked.
Mark Deyal (Price 8) will be our batsman from the Zouks. Deyal has not scored big runs in the tournament but he is an aggressive and confident player. He will certainly be a good pick in this game as well.
SLZ vs TKR Dream11 All-Rounders
Sunil Narine (Price 10.5) will be our all-rounder from the Knights. Sunil is a T20 superstar and has scored two half-centuries in the tournament till now. He is the 4th highest run-scorer of the tournament with 111 runs in just 3 games so far. Narine has also picked 4 wickets with the ball and has to be picked in our team for this game.
Mohammad Nabi (Price 10) and Roston Chase (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Zouks. Chase has been absolutely fantastic for the Zouks till now in the tournament and is the 2nd highest scorer of the season with 122 runs in just 3 innings he has played. Chase has also picked 5 wickets in his bowling and is an un-droppable option whereas Nabi has also batted in the death overs and has scored 90 runs with the bat. He has also picked 3 wickets in his bowling as well. This duo has to be picked in the team.
SLZ vs TKR Dream11 Bowlers
F Ahmed (Price 8.5) and Ali Khan (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Knights. Ahmed has been bowling really well on these pitches and played a crucial role in the last win as well whereas Ali Khan has also picked 4 wickets in the tournament. Both of them will be picked for this game as well.
Scott Kuggeleijn (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Zouks side. He is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 10 wickets in just 4 games so far and he has to be picked for this game. Scott cannot be dropped at any cost.
Match Prediction: Trinbago Knight Riders will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Sunil Narine and Roston Chase
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Colin Munro and Mohammad Nabi
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.