The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021 will kick off on August 26. A total of six teams, namely – Barabaos Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Saint Lucia Kings, Trinbago Knight Riders will compete against each other for the next 21 days.
The teams will face each other twice in the league stage and will aim for a spot in the playoffs. The final of the tournament will be played on September 15.
The opening match of the Caribbean Premier League will witness a thriller between the defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.
Guyana Amazon Warriors have lost 5 finals so far and this time they will be looking for a better season. Trinbago Knight Riders, on the other hand, will be looking for their fifth CPL Title. They defeated St Lucia Zouks by 8 wickets last year to clinch the CPL title for the fourth time.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 1 of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), 2021 between Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.
- Match: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Match 1
- Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 10:00 AM (Local)
- Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
- Live Streaming: Fancode
The Warner Park in Basseterre hosted around 5 completed matches in the previous edition of the CPL. All those games have seen 160 plus scores in the first innings and in three of those, the chasing sides won. The venue is known for producing high-scoring matches and the chasing side holds a better record at this venue.
GUY vs TKR Probable Playing XI
Guyana Amazon Warriors Probable Playing XI
Nicholas Pooran (C & WK), Ashmead Nedd, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Mohammad Hafeez, Kevin Sinclair, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Naveen-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Imran Tahir/Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd.
Trinbago Knight Riders Playing XI
Tim Seifert (WK), Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Akeal Hosein, Ali Khan, Kieron Pollard (C), Ravi Rampaul, Colin Munro, Tion Webster, Jayden Seales, Darren Bravo.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 180 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
Guyana Amazon Warriors & Trinbago Knight Riders Last 5 Matches Stats
GUY vs TKR Head-to-Head
GUY vs TKR Dream11 Expert Picks
GUY vs TKR Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (Last Edition)|
|Lendl Simmons||356 Runs|
|Shimron Hetmyer||267 Runs|
|Kieron Pollard||207 Runs & 8 Wickets|
|Nicholas Pooran||245 Runs|
|Naveen-ul-Haq||35 Runs & 11 Wickets|
GUY vs TKR Captaincy Picks
- Lendl Simmons
- Kieron Pollard
- Shimron Hetmyer
GUY vs TKR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Nicholas Pooran
- Batsmen: Shoaib Malik, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Shimron Hetmyer
- All-Rounders: Mohammad Hafeez, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine
- Bowlers: Akeal Hosein, Naveen-ul-Haq, Jayden Seales
- Captain: Lendl Simmons
- Vice-Captain: Shimron Hetmyer
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Nicholas Pooran, Tim Seifert
- Batsmen: Shoaib Malik, Lendl Simmons, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King
- All-Rounders: Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine
- Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Akeal Hosein, Ali Khan
- Captain: Kieron Pollard
- Vice-Captain: Nicholas Pooran
Probable Winner Of The Match
Trinbago Knight Riders is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.