The Barbados Royals will take on the Guyana Amazon Warriors in Match 23 of the Caribbean Premier League 2023 season on Sunday, September 10 at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad. They do not have any room for error as they only have two matches left in the league stages of the tournament.
Barbados Royals are fourth on the table currently with seven points from eight matches. They have won three matches, and lost four, while one ended with No Result. They will be hoping to win both games. On the other hand, the Guyana Amazon Warriors are sitting pretty in second place with nine points from five matches. They are yet to lose a game this season and will be keen to continue the momentum. The match between the Royals and the Warriors is expected to be an exciting clash.
Match: Barbados Royals vs Guyana Amazon, Match 23, Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023
Date: Sunday, September 10, 7:30 PM IST, 10:00 Local
Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad
Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar, Fan Code
The Brian Lara Stadium pitch is a balanced wicket. The ball comes onto the bat well, favouring the batters. Meanwhile, the average score so far on this track this season has been 150 runs. The team that wins the toss is likely to opt to chase, seeing the results of the last two matches.
Predicted Playing XIs
Barbados Royals: Rakheem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze, Laurie Evans, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Nyeem Young, Rivaldo Clarke, Roelof van der Merwe, Qais Ahmad, Obed McCoy
Guyana Amazon Warriors: Saim Ayub, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope, Azam Khan, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Dwaine Pretorius, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir
Captain: Jason Holder
Vice-captain: Rakheem Cornwall
Wicket-keeper: Shai Hope
Batter: Rovman Powell
All-rounders: Dwaine Pretorius, Kyle Mayers, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd
Bowlers: Gudakesh Motie, Qais Ahmed
Barbados Royals Squad: Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Laurie Evans, Alick Athanaze, Rovman Powell(c), Jason Holder, Rivaldo Clarke(w), Nyeem Young, Roelof van der Merwe, Qais Ahmad, Obed McCoy, Kevin Wickham, Joshua Bishop, Ramon Simmonds, Akeem Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Justin Greaves
Guyana Amazon Warriors Squad: Saim Ayub, Hazratullah Zazai, Shai Hope, Azam Khan(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Dwaine Pretorius, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir(c), Junior Sinclair, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Odean Smith, Ronsford Beaton, Kelvon Anderson, Kevin Sinclair, Matthew Nandu