The weather for last game in Barbados is expected to be clear with temperatures hovering around 27-29 degrees Celsius. Although there is an expected cloud cover of 24% at the start of the match, according to AccuWeather, there is minimal chance of rain making an appearance during the match timings
A good batting pitch awaits both sides with some turn also available for the spinners to exploit. The shorter boundary on one side of the pitch also aids the batsmen in taking risks. Chasing should be the preferred option for the captain winning the toss
Average first innings score:151 ( 3 CPL 2019 Matches in Barbados)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 12, Lost – 11
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Probable Playing XIs:
Johnson Charles (WK), Alex Hales, Jonathan Carter, JP Duminy, Shakib al Hasan, Ashley Nurse, Jason Holder(C), Roshon Primus, Raymon Reifer, Hayden Walsh, Harry Gurney.
Rahkeem Cornwall, Andre Fletcher (WK), Colin Ingram, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Barnwell, Hardus Viljoen, Darren Sammy (C), Jeavor Royal, Fawad Ahmed, Kesrick Williams, Krishmar Santokie
Bench: Keddy Lesporis, Andre McCarthy, John Campbell, Roland Cato, Obed McCoy
Despite only featuring in three games, Hayden Walsh has picked nine wickets at an average of 9.33. JP Duminy has consistently scored runs in the middle order with the former South African international registering the fastest fifty in CPL history earlier in the week.
With 119 runs in four games, Colin Ingram’s arrival in CPL 2019 has coincided with a couple of win for St Lucia Zouks. Kesrick Williams tops the wicket-takers charts with 12 wickets this season, including a man of the match performance in the previous game against Jamaica Tallawahs.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Colin Ingram, Jason Holder, JP Duminy
Vice-Captain – Colin de Grandhomme, Fawad Ahmed, Alex Hales
Recently having scored the fastest ever CPL fifty, JP Duminy’s form with both and ball is a solid option.
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper –Andre Fletcher
Batsmen –Jonathan Carter, Colin Ingram(VC), Alex Hales
All-Rounders –JP Duminy (C), Colin de Grandhomme, Shakib Al Hasan
Bowlers –Hayden Walsh, Harry Gurney, Kesrick Williams, Fawad Ahmed
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Johnson Charles
Batsmen – Darren Sammy, Alex Hales, Colin Ingram
All-Rounders –JP Duminy (VC), Shakib Al Hasan, Colin de Grandhomme (C), Rahkeem Cornwall
Bowlers – Hayden Walsh, Harry Gurney, Hardus Viljoen