The action continues thick and fast in the Caribbean Premier League 2021, with Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 8th Match CPL 2021. Patriots won the pair's first match, having chased down a total of 146 with an over and a half to spare.
Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 8th Match CPL 2021
The Amazon Warriors have got off to a mixed start in this year's CPL, beating defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in the opening fixture of the CPL 2021 before losing out to the Patriots in their second fixture.
Likely playing 11 of Guyana Amazon Warriors
Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir, Ashmead Nedd
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots have made a perfect start to this year's CPL, winning both of their matches, beating the Barbados Royals by 21 runs and the Warriors by 8 wickets. The Patriots have produced two dominant displays and look like the side to beat in this year's competition.
Likely playing 11 of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
Evin Lewis, Devon Thomas, Asif Ali, Joshua da Silva, Sherfane Rutherford, Paul van Meekeren, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allan, Dominic Drakes, Fawad Ahmed, and Sheldon Cotterell.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The weather for Sunday's game is set to be hot, although there could be some cloud cover. The pitch in the opening matches has allowed for batters to establish themselves whilst still allowing the bowling side to make inroads as the pitch slows down.
Betting Predictions for Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 8th Match CPL 2021
Match Result Prediction
With the unusual occurrence of these two sides facing off twice in just over 24 hours, it is perhaps no surprise to see the betting is close between both teams, with both sides having odds of 1.9 to claim victory. The Patriots ran out to be easy winners in the sides' first meeting and did so without experienced campaigners Chris Gayle and Ravi Bopara. The Patriots appear to have the deeper squad, and we are backing them to maintain their perfect start.
Winner: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (1.9 from Bet365)
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Evin Lewis to score over 29.5 runs
Evin Lewis put on arguably the best batting performance of the 2021 CPL so far when he smashed 62 runs off just 39 balls when these sides first met. In an innings that included four 4s and five 6s, Lewis showed what he could do when at his destructive best. We are backing him to maintain his form and score over 29.5 runs at 1.83.
Evin Lewis to score over 29.5 runs: Yes (1.83 from Bet365)
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Imran Tahir to take over 1.5 wickets
The Amazon Warriors have one of the world's best white-ball spin bowlers in their ranks in the form of Imran Tahir. Tahir has the ability to spin magic and is a game-changer. He has had a good start to the CPL, taking three wickets in his first two matches. Bet365 offers odds of 2.1 for Tahir to take over 1.5 wickets which could be the bet of the match.
Imran Tahir to take over 1.5 wickets: Yes (2.1 from Bet365)
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Chanderpaul Hemraj to be Guyana Amazon Warriors top run-scorer
Chanderpaul Hemraj top-scored for the Warriors in their first meeting with the Patriots. Along with Shimron Hetmyer and Mohammad Hafeez, Hemraj has been one of the Warriors' best performers with the bat. Hemraj has some fairly attractive odds to be the Amazon Warriors' top run-scorer at 3.75.
Chanderpaul Hemraj to be the Amazon Warriors top run-scorer (3.75 from Dafabet)
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