After a convincing win against the Jamaica Tallawahs, the Guyana Amazon Warriors are all set to take on the Saint Lucia Kings in Match 26 of the Caribbean Premier League on Friday, September 15 at their home ground, Providence Stadium in Guyana. They have already qualified for the knockouts of the tournament.
The Guyana Amazon Warriors are at the top of the table with thirteen points from seven matches. They are yet to lose a match this season, winning six games, while one ended with No Result. Opener Saim Ayub and bowler Dwaine Pretorius are having a terrific run in the tournament so far. They will be keen to continue their performance in the upcoming clash.
Meanwhile, the Saint Lucia Kings have had a mixed run so far in the tournament. They are placed third currently with three wins from eight matches, and two abandoned games due to rain. They are in a tough competition with the Barbados Royals to reach the knockouts of the tournament. All-in-all, the upcoming clash against the Guyana Amazon Warriors and Saint Lucia Kings promises to be an exciting one.
Match: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Saint Lucia Kings, Match 26, Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023
Date: Friday, September 15, 4:30 PM IST
Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana
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The pitch at the Providence Stadium in Guyana usually assists the spinners as it is on the slower side. The batters need to spend some time to get used to the wicket before going for the shots. 170 should be a good score on this wicket.
Predicted Playing XIs
Guyana Amazon Warriors: Saim Ayub, Shai Hope, Azam Khan, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Dwaine Pretorius, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir (C), Matthew Nandu
Saint Lucia Kings: Colin Munro, Johnson Charles, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza (C), Roston Chase, Sadrack Descarte, Roshon Primus, Matthew Forde, Alzarri Joseph, Peter Hatzoglou, Khary Pierre
Captain: Roston Chase
Vice-captain: Romario Shepherd
Wicket-keeper: Johnson Charles, Shai Hope
Batter: Sean Williams, Shimron Hetmyer
All-rounders: Dwaine Pretorius, Keemo Paul, Sikandar Raza
Bowlers: Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie
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
Saint Lucia Kings Squad: Colin Munro, Johnson Charles, Sean Williams, Bhanuka Rajapaksa(w), Roston Chase, Sikandar Raza(c), Roshon Primus, Alzarri Joseph, Peter Hatzoglou, Khary Pierre, McKenny Clarke, Sadrack Descarte, Chris Sole, Jair McAllister, Matthew Forde, Jeavor Royal, Leonardo Julien, Kimani Melius