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Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs, Caribbean Premier League, Match Prediction

Trinbago Knight Riders and Jamaica Tallawahs lock horns in the 6th match of Caribbean Premier League. 

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Trinbago and Jamaica will face each other for the first time in Caribbean Premier League. Knight Riders are off to a good start by winning the opening fixture against Guyana Amazon Warriors. In a 17-overs fixture, Guyana posted an imposing total of 144, riding on Hetmyer’s 63 and Taylor’s 33. After picking 2 wickets for just 19 runs, Sunil Narine put a brilliant display with the bat, scoring 28-balls 50 to guide Trinbago a comfortable victory. 

Meanwhile, Jamaica Tallawahs also gave a happy start to their campaign with a clinical victory over St Lucia Zouks. With a skillful batting display, Jamaica chased down 159 as Philips and Asif Ali put a good stand with scoring 44 and 47 respectively. Permaul and Mujeeb scalped two wickets each for Tallawahs. Both sides look great on paper but Trinbago has an upper hand over Jamaica. Knight Rider would definitely take the home advantage and they are the compact side in both departments. 

Pitch Report 

Brian Lara Stadium will host Jamaica and Trinbago match. The surface is a bit of slow but after back to back matches but it’s also offering a good amount of runs. Batting is quite easier now. Spin will play a major role on this dry surface and the new ball will be crucial. 

Possible XI 

Trinbago Knight Riders  

Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert(WK), Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard(C), DJ Bravo, Sikandar Raza, Fawad Ahmed, M Ali Khan, and Jayden Seales 

Jamaica Tallawahs 

Chadwick Walton(WK), Glenn Philips, Nicholas Kirton, Rovman Powell(C), Andre Russell, Asif Ali, Carlos Brathwaite, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sandeep Lamichchane, Veerasammy Permaul, and Oshane Thomas 

Key Players 

Trinbago Knight Riders 

Sunil Narine 

Previous match: 50 off 28 balls, 19/2 in 4-overs 

Colin Munro 

Hard-hitting abilities, would open for TKR 

Jamaica Tallawahs

Glenn Philips 

Vital 44 off 29 balls in the first game, would open for Jamaica 

Mujeeb ur Rahman 

Impactful on spinning tracks, 25/2 in the first outing 


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