CPL 2021: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders Fantasy Tips– Key Players, Pitch Report, Probable XI and Much More

The opening match will have a lot for the spectators as the two most successful teams of the CPL will be taking on each other.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 23 August 2021 7:50 pm

Match Details

Date: 26 August 2021

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts

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Preview

Guyana Amazon Warriors and Trinbago Knight Riders will be up against each other in the first game of the CPL 2021. The venue, Warner Park, St Kitts, will remain the same for all the games in the tournament. The Kieron Pollard-led Knight Riders will try to start things on a good note while Nicholas Pooran, who led the West Indies against Australia, will be rallying his troops and eyeing a win in the very first game. The pitch is likely to be on the drier side and will pose a challenge for the batters.

Weather Report

Pitch Report

Analysis

Trinbago Knight Riders, the defending champions, will take the field high on confidence. Kieron Pollard is an experienced campaigner and knows how to seal the big moments. Suni Narine, Colin Munro, Ravi Rampaul, and Yasir Shah are few other names who have immense experience playing in the shortest format of the game.

For the Amazon Warriors, they have a young but skillful captain in Nicholas Pooran. The southpaw possesses the ability to change the fate of a game. He has been in good form recently, both in batting and captaincy. He will have support from Shimron Hetmyer, Romario Shepherd and Shoaib Malik.

To sum it up, the opening match will have a lot for the spectators as the two most successful teams of the CPL will be taking on each other.

Key Players

People’s Pick

Probable XI

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Nicholas Pooran (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Anthony Bramble, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shoaib Malik, Brandon King, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Hafeez, Kevin Sinclair, Naveen-ul-Haq

Trinbago Knight Riders: Kieron Pollard (C), Darren Bravo, Colin Munro, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Lendl Simmons, Akeal Hosein, Isuru Udana, Yasir Shah, Ali Khan, Sunil Narine

Team 1:

Team 2:

Best 14

Wicket-keepers: Nicholas Pooran, Denesh Ramdin

Batsmen: Shimron Hetmyer, Colin Munro, Shoaib Malik, Lendl Simmons, Brandon King

All-rounders: Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Mohammad Hafeez

Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Ravi Rampaul, Naveen-ul-Haq, Romario Shepherd

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