Date: 27th August 2021
Time: 4:30 AM IST
Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
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Preview: Barbados Royals and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots are set to face each other in their tournament opener of the Caribbean Premier League on August 27th in the second match of the tournament. The two time CPL champions (then known as Barbados Tridents) will look forward to dominate the tournament right from the start to get an early lead. Nonetheless, the stage is set for some exciting cricket action with the commencement of CPL.
Analysis: The Jason Holder led side has quite some interesting players to look at. All-rounder Holder along with Glenn Phillips are undoubtedly the best picks from the side and are smart picks for captain. Additionally, Jake Lintott and Hayden Walsh’s contributions from the bowling end can fetch good points for fantasy.
On the other hand, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots have one of the best batting lineups in the tournament. Evin Lewis and Chris Gayle are the top bastmen picks from the team, with the former being a bankable captain choice. Further on, all-rounder Dwayne Bravo and Sheldon Cottrell’s contributions from their respective departments can be beneficial for one’s fantasy team.
People’s Pick for Fantasy:
Barbados Royals- Jason Holder (C), Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Hayden Walsh Jr., Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Nyeem Young, Joshua Bishop, Mohammad Amir, Thisara Perera, Azam Khan, Oshane Thomas, Ashley Nurse, Smit Patel, Glenn Phillips
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots- Rayad Emrit (C), Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Dominic Drakes, Joshua Da Silva, Chris Gayle, Devon Thomas, Colin Archibald, Mikyle Louis, Asif Ali, Ravi Bopara, Fawad Ahmed, Paul van Meekeren
Wicketkeepers: Shai Hope, Azam Khan
Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Sherfane Rutherford, Johnson Charles, Glenn Phillips, Ravi Bopara
All-rounders: Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder
Bowlers: Sheldon Cottrell, Jake Lintott, Hayden Walsh
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