Guyana Amazon Warriors are favorites to win
Match 28 of the 2022 Caribbean Premier League sees Guyana Amazon Warriors take on Trinbago Knight Riders on Saturday evening at the Providence Stadium. Both teams played at this venue on Thursday with the Warriors beating Saint Lucia Kings by six wickets and the Knight Riders losing to St Kitts & Nevis Patriots by seven runs. Read on as we preview this game. The match gets underway in Guyana at 19:00 local time.
With wins over Saint Lucia Kings and Jamaica Tallawahs, Guyana Amazon Warriors have given themselves an excellent chance to reach the play-offs. Their new players have given them a timely boost in the competition.
Trinbago Knight Riders have lost their form at the wrong time of the tournament. The pressure will be on them as a defeat will mean elimination.
TV channels:This match will be shown live on BT Sports, Willow TV and Fox Sports.
CPL 2022 Live Streaming: Fans can stream the match on FanCode.
All captains have chosen to field first after winning the toss at this venue. CPL teams prefer to chase a target and we predict that both teams will want to bowl first in Saturday evening’s match.
Spinners have been played very carefully on this wicket as there is a good deal of turn for them. That said, the pitch is also quick and a par score is around 170 - 175.
This game will be played under clear evening and night skies in Guyana. Expect humidity levels to go beyond 80% during the fixture.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders, CPL 2022
Shimron Hetmyer’s team were unchanged from their win on Wednesday against Jamaica Tallawahs to taking on Saint Lucia Kings on Thursday. With a convincing six wicket in against the Kings and with no injury worries, we expect to see an unchanged XI.
The Warriors climbed off the foot of the table with Thursday’s win over Saint Lucia Kings and are targeting their third successive victory in this match.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope, Shakib Al Hasan, Shimron Hetmyer (c), Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Keemo Paul, Gudakesh Motie, Junior Sinclair, Imran Tahir
In spite of taking six wickets from his previous two appearances, a fitness related issue kept Ravi Rampaul out of the side for Thursday's clash against the Patriots. Khary Pierre was also left out of the side with English all-rounder Samit Patel and Anderson Phillip coming in.
The Knight Riders have lost their last two games but only by margins of seven and one run. However, losing has become a habit for the side.
Tim Seifert (wk), Leonardo Julien, Colin Munro, Nicholas Pooran, Samit Patel, Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Akeal Hosein, Daryn Dupavillon, Anderson Philip
The sides have been very well matched over the years of the CPL with the Knight Riders bringing a narrow overall 13-11 head to head lead. The Knight Riders won their clash earlier this season, winning by 26 runs in Port of Spain.
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Trinbago Knight Riders replaced Guyana Amazon Warriors at the bottom of the 2022 CPL table on Thursday and it would take a huge turnaround in form for the Knight Riders to win this game. We are predicting that the Warriors will maintain their strong run of results and are backing them to get the victory.
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