SLK vs SKN: The final match of the Hero CPL T20 will see St Lucia Kings facing off against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on 15th September at Warner Park.
Both teams are just one step away from lifting the trophy. St Lucia Kings made their way to the final after registering 21 runs victory against the former champions Trinbago Knight Riders in the first semi-final.
The Kings were without the services of their regular skipper Faf du Plessis. Andre Fletcher led the team in his absence. They posted a huge total of 205/4 after winning the toss and opted to bat first. Mark Deyal was the show stealer as he smashed 78 off 44 to help his side post a huge total. Later, in the second inning, they bowled out Trinbago Knight Riders for just 184 runs on the back of David Wiese brilliant spell of 5-39.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, on the other hand, won their previous match against Guyana Amazon Warriors by 7 wickets to make their way to the finals. They chased down the target of 179 runs in just 17.5 overs to claim a victory in the second semi-final.
Thanks to Patriots deadly bowling, Guyana Amazon Warriors could manage only 178 for the loss of 9 wickets at the end of 20 overs. Coming to chase, Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis gave a perfect start to the team as both openers posted 68 runs in the powerplay. Later, in the match skipper, Dwayne Bravo smashed 34 off 31 deliveries to help his side cross the finishing line.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Final of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), 2021 between St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and St Lucia Kings at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.
- Match: St Lucia Kings vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, The Final
- Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 10:00 AM (Local)
- Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
- Live Streaming: Fancode
The pitch is one where batsmen will have to work hard to score runs. The ball will grip on this surface. However, once batsmen are set, they will find the going a lot easier. There should be some swing and bounce on offer for the pacers, against whom the batters will look to take on in the powerplay overs. As the match progresses, the spin will play a major role with wickets in hand being crucial. Both teams will ideally look to chase upon winning the toss, with 160 being par at the venue.
SLK vs SKN Probable Playing XI
St Lucia Kings Probable Playing XI
Andre Fletcher (C & WK), Jeavor Royal, David Wiese, Roston Chase, Kadeem Alleyne, Mark Deyal, Rahkeem Cornwall, Wahab Riaz, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Tim David.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Playing XI
Dwayne Bravo (C), Joshua Da Silva (WK), Chris Gayle, Sherfane Rutherford, Fawad Ahmed, Naseem Shah, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Fabian Allen, Dominic Drakes, Sheldon Cottrell, Evin Lewis.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 172 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
St Lucia Kings & St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Last 5 Matches Stats
SLK vs SKN Head-to-Head
SLK vs SKN Dream11 Expert Picks
|Roston Chase||929 Points|
|Evin Lewis||714 Points|
|Dominic Drakes||522 Points|
|Andre Fletcher||441 Points|
|Jeavor Royal||453 Points|
SLK vs SKN Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Roston Chase||403 Runs & 9 Wickets|
|Evin Lewis||414 Runs|
|Dominic Drakes||13 Wickets & 54 Runs|
|Andre Fletcher||218 Runs|
|Jeavor Royal||12 Wickets & 19 Runs|
SLK vs SKN Captaincy Picks
- Roston Chase
- Evin Lewis
- David Wiese
SLK vs SKN Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Andre Fletcher
- Batsmen: Tim David, Sherfane Rutherford, Evin Lewis, Mark Deyal
- All-Rounders: Roston Chase, David Wiese, Dominic Drakes
- Bowlers: Jeavor Royal, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Fawad Ahmed
- Captain: Roston Chase
- Vice-Captain: David Wiese
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Andre Fletcher
- Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Mark Deyal, Tim David, Sherfane Rutherford
- All-Rounders: Roston Chase, David Wiesen, Fabien Allen
- Bowlers: Sheldon Cottrell, Jeavor Royal, Alzarri Joseph
- Captain: Evin Lewis
- Vice-Captain: Roston Chase
Probable Winner Of The Match
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are 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.