The Barbados Royals are all set to take on the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in Match 18 of the Caribbean Premier League on Sunday, September 3 at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown. This is the final match of the Barbados leg in the tournament. Both teams have had a disastrous season so far.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are at the bottom of the table with just two points. They have not won a single game this season, losing five out of their seven games. They lost to the Barbados Royals by six wickets in the earlier encounter between the two teams. Meanwhile, the Royals are just one place ahead, fifth on the table. They have two wins from six matches and three losses.
Match: Barbados Royals vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Match 18, Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023
Date: Sunday, September 3, 8:00 PM Local
Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar, Fan Code
The pitch at the Kensington Oval in Barbados is an excellent surface to bat on. 180 will be a good score on this track. The team that wins the toss will likely bat first to try and put a huge score to put the opposition under pressure.
Predicted Playing XIs
Barbados Royals: Rovman Powell (C), Rakheem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze, Rivaldo Clarke, Jason Holder, Roelof van der Merwe, Nyeem Young, Qais Ahmed, Obed McCoy, Laurie Evans
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots: Evin Lewis (C), Andre Fletcher, Will Smeed, Sherfane Rutherford, Corbin Bosch, Johann Layne, Dominic Drakes, George Linde, Benny Howell Oshane Thomas, Yannic Cariah
Captain: Jason Holder
Vice-captain: Corbin Bosch
Wicket-keeper: Andre Fletcher
Batter: Evin Lewis, Rovman Powell, Alick Athanaze, Sherfane Rutherford
All-rounders: Kyle Mayers, Dominic Drakes
Bowlers: Qais Ahmed, Oshane Thomas
Barbados Royals Squad: Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze, Justin Greaves, Kevin Wickham(w), Rovman Powell(c), Jason Holder, Roelof van der Merwe, Nyeem Young, Qais Ahmad, Obed McCoy, Donavon Ferreira, Joshua Bishop, Ramon Simmonds, Akeem Jordan, Laurie Evans, Rivaldo Clarke
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Squad: Andre Fletcher(w), Evin Lewis(c), Will Smeed, George Linde, Sherfane Rutherford, Corbin Bosch, Yannic Cariah, Benny Howell, Dominic Drakes, Johann Layne, Oshane Thomas, Joshua Da Silva, Jyd Goolie, Kofi James, Izharulhaq Naveed, Sheldon Cottrell, Ashmead Nedd