We have reached the fifth fixture of the 13th season of the Caribbean Premier League and Jamaica Tallawahs will be hosting Barbados Royals at Beausejour Stadium. The match is expected to be a close one, with both teams having a chance of winning.
Jamaica Tallawahs started their Campaign on a positive note by defeating St. Lucia Kings in the first fixture and will be hoping to continue the momentum.
The table toppers of CPL 2022, Barbados Royals, will be hoping to bounce back in the tournament after a defeat against St. Lucia Kings in the previous match.
Jamaica Tallawahs to win
The betting tip is...
Brandon King will score more than 30 runs in the match.
The Tallawahs are the defending champions and are currently in second place in the CPL standings. They have a strong batting line-up, led by Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, and Fabian Allen. Brandon King gave a solid start to the team by scoring 81 off 53 balls at a strike rate of 152.83.
In the bowling unit, Imad Wasim picked up 3 wickets in 4 overs at an economy of 6.75. Salman Irshad and Chris Green also picked up two wickets each.
Skipper Brandon King will be using the same players against the Royals on Sunday.
Predicted Lineup: Brandon King (c), Amir Jangoo (wk), Fabian Allen, Imad Wasim, Shamarh Brooks, Raymon Reifer, Kirk McKenzie, Salman Irshad, Mohammad Amir, Chris Green, Nicholson Gordon
The Royals are in fifth place, having lost their first fixture in the tournament. They have a good batting line-up, led by Kyle Mayers and Rovman Powell. However, the duo failed to impress in the previous game.
The Royals have better depth in the bowling unit with Jason Holder, Obed McCoy, and Qais Ahmed in the team. McCoy was an expensive bowler in the previous fixture but he is expected to get back in form in the upcoming fixture.
Skipper Rovman Powell will be disappointed with the team after an embarrassing loss in the first fixture.
Predicted Lineup: Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kevin Wickham, Rovman Powell (c), Donavon Ferreira (wk), Jason Holder, Justin Greaves, Joshua Bishop, Qais Ahmad, Nyeem Young, Obed McCoy
Barbados Royals have a strong lineup of bowlers but they failed to impress as a team. However, Jamaica Tallawahs is a well-balanced team with batters and bowlers in good form. We predict a win for Jamaica Tallawahs against Barbados Royals on Sunday.