TKR vs BAR Dream11 Prediction: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents – 23 August 2020 (Trinidad)
Barbados Tridents will take on Trinbago Knight Riders in the first 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.
Trinbago Knight Riders have played some really good cricket in the tournament so far and have registered two wonderful victories till now. Narine has scored two half-centuries in the tournament and is in a red-hot form. Trinbago will definitely go in this match to secure a hat-trick of wins.
Barbados Tridents, on the other hand, lost their last game against the Zouks. Tridents have some brilliant spinners in their ranks but their batting is their weak point. The Tridents can do well in his game if their batters play well.
Pitch Report – This pitch will not allow a high scoring contest as it is slow turner and spinners are getting a lot of help from it.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
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.
Barbados Tridents – Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Corey Anderson, Kyle Mayers, Jonathan Carter, Mitchell Santner, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr, Raymon Reifer, Ashley Nurse.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Dwayne Bravo, Rashid Khan, and Mitchell Santner.
TKR vs BAR Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Johnson Charles (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Charles is a genuine match-winner and will open the innings for his side. He scored 415 runs in 13 games last season at an average of 31.9. He played a really good knock in the last game as well and will be picked.
TKR vs BAR Dream11 Batsmen
Lendl Simmons (Price 9.5) and Colin Munro (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Knights. Simmons was brilliant in the CPL 2019 and his average was almost 40 with the bat. He has not impressed till now in the tournament but he is a wonderful opener and will be picked whereas Munro played a brilliant inning in the last game and proved his efficiency in the T20 format. He is a genuine match-winner of this format and will be picked.
Corey Anderson (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Tridents. Anderson’s will bat in the top-order and his T20 record is decent overall. He has scored 2717 runs in T20 cricket at an S/R of 140. Corey has not been in a great form but the batting category is really weak in this game and he will be a good pick to complete the mandatory 3 batsmen quota.
TKR vs BAR Dream11 All-Rounders
Sunil Narine (Price 10) and Dwayne Bravo (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Knights. Sunil is a T20 superstar and has scored two half-centuries in two games till now in the tournament. He has picked 3 wickets with the ball as well whereas Bravo is the highest wicket-taker of CPL history and he is just a single wicket away from the 100 wickets mark. Both of them will be in our team.
Mitchell Santner (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Tridents. Santner is a clever T20 player and is an asset with both bat and the ball. He clearly proved his ability in the first game and picked a couple of crucial wickets. The pitch will assist him in this game too and he will be a really good pick.
TKR vs BAR Dream11 Bowlers
F Ahmed (Price 8.5) and Ali Khan (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Knights. Ahmed bowled a tremendous spell in the last game and picked a wicket too. He bowled a maiden over and his economy was just 2 runs per over whereas Ali is a genuine T20 cricket wicket-taker and has picked three wickets till now in the tournament. Both of them will be picked.
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5) and Hayden Walsh (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Tridents. Rashid is the best T20 bowler of the World and has picked four wickets till now in the tournament whereas Walsh was the highest wicket-taker of CPL 2019 and picked 22 wickets in just 9 games. Both of the spinners will be in our team as the track will assist them too.
Match Prediction: Trinbago Knight Riders will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Sunil Narine and Rashid Khan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Colin Munro and Mitchell Santner
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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.