The Trinbago Knight Riders and the Guyana Amazon Warriors will lock horns within the eleventh match of CPL 2021 on Wednesday, September 1, at Warner Park in St. Kitts.
The Warriors, led by Nicholas Pooran, are positioned fourth within the CPL factors desk. They began their CPL marketing campaign with a nine-run win over the Knight Riders. Odean Smith, Imran Tahir, Romario Shepherd and Shimron Hetmyer starred within the Warriors’ win in that recreation.
However since that victory, the Warriors have misplaced twice to CPL table-toppers St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Warner Park. Of their first assembly, Evin Lewis and Devon Thomas’ 100-run opening stand turned out to be too scorching for the Warriors to deal with, shedding by eight wickets.
Of their second assembly, the Patriots gained by six wickets. Mohammad Hafeez scored a glowing 70 whereas opening the batting for the Warriors, however his effort went in useless, because of Sherfane Rutherford’s half-century for the victors.
The Knights, in the meantime, haven’t had the very best of campaigns in CPL 2021. They opened their account with a win over the Barbados Royals of their second match. Nonetheless, a five-run loss towards the Saint Lucia Kings pegged them again once more.
On Tuesday, August 31, the Knights defeated the Kings by 27 runs at Warner Park. After being put in to bat first, TKR managed 158 runs on the again of Kieron Pollard’s 41 and Tim Seifert’s 37. After that, Pollard and co. restricted the Kings to 131 in 20 overs.
Can the Knights get previous the Warriors?
The Knight Riders have regarded jittery in run-chases up to now in CPL 2021. Though they beat the Royals, they didn’t discover the going straightforward, as early wickets pushed them on the again foot.
Nonetheless, TKR checked out their finest whereas defending towards the Kings of their earlier recreation. The Warriors have a robust bowling unit, so the Knights might wrestle in the event that they bat second.
Prediction: The group batting first will doubtless win this CPL recreation.