Barbados Tridents, now known as the Barbados Royals and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, last faced off in the 2020 CPL. But the Patriots won by six wickets, receiving their first win in the season and ending their losing streak.
The 2020 chase was very tricky, but the Patriot’s Lewis smashed 89 in 60 deliveries, ensuring they stayed in touching distance while Ben Dunk hit 11 of22 balls, therefore sealing the win. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots scored 152 for 4, and Barbados Tridents (Anderson 31, Jaggesar 2-17) overall Score was 151 for 7; therefore, the Tridents lost by six wickets.
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Both the Barbados Tridents and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are expected to compete at Warner Park, Basseterre, on August 27. Barbados Tridents won the 2019 match while St Kitts and Nevis Patriots won the 2020 match. Therefore, the Barbados Tridents vs. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots competition is expected to be very stiff as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots move to defend their title.
A key point to note is that St Kitts and Nevis Patriots’ Evan Lewis, the opening batter, is no pushover; therefore, he should not be underestimated. On the other hand, the Trident’s Rashid Khan was let go. Therefore, new and experienced players are expected to join the setup.
The weather report indicates that it will be partly cloudy during the day with an average temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Therefore, if there are no rainfalls as per the weather forecast, the game can proceed well.
Barbados Trident released some of its good players like Mitchelle Santner, Corey Anderson, Rashid Khan, and Shamarh Brooks. In addition, Johnson Charles will be the opening Batsman. Also, partly cloudy weather conditions will not affect the game performance.
The Tridents Johnson Charles and Jason Holder are the Tridents’ top order. The Tridents had later on released some players and retained some players. This season they included some new players to the team. Therefore the expected XIs are;
Elvin Lewis has been the Patriot’s top order in the last few seasons. His performance has been splendid, and he is expected to perform the same in the Barbados Tridents vs. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Below are expected playing XIs for the Patriots.
The Barbados Tridents vs. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots match will be at Warner Park, Basseterre, on Friday, August 27 at 2:00 AM.
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