We have reached the business end of the group stage for the Caribbean Premier League 2023. In the last week of the tournament, match number 26 will witness Jamaica Tallawahs and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots coming face to face for the last time at the group stage on Saturday at Providence Stadium.
Jamaica Tallawahs are currently at the 5th spot in the point table with two wins and a net run rate of -0.235. The top bookmakers in India have amazing CPL odds with them.
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are in the race to qualify for the play-off stage as they are currently at the 3rd spot in the point table with 3 wins and a net run rate of +2.110.
Ashmead Nedd has been a consistent performer in CPL this season with the ball.
The betting tip is...
Ashmead Nedd to pick 1.5+ wickets
Jamaica Tallawahs have not played a good season this year as well and they are on the verge of not making it to the play-off round. Playing against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots will be the last opportunity for the franchise to make sure that they become part of the playoffs.
Imad Wasim, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Amir, and skipper Brandon King are the key players in the team and the team management will be expecting a positive performance from them on Saturday.
Skipper Brandon Kings will have to make some tough decisions regarding the middle order for the upcoming fixture.
Predicted Lineup: Brandon King (c), Amir Jangoo, Jermaine Blackwood, Shamarh Brooks (wk), Raymon Reifer, Imad Wasim, Fabian Allen, Chris Green, Mohammad Amir, Kelvin Pitman, Salman Irshad
The Patriots are coming to play their next fixture after scoring a win over St Lucia Kings in the previous game. Bowling first, the Patriots witnessed a positive start as they controlled the game from the first ball. Ashmead Nedd and Benny Howell picked up two wickets each at an economy of 3.50 and 7.75 respectively.
On the batting front, Andre Fletcher gave a solid start to the team as he scored 93 off 64 at a strike rate of 145.31. He remained on the pitch til the end of the game and made sure the match ended in favour of the Patriots.
Skipper Sherfane Rutherford will have the same combination of players on Saturday.
Predicted Lineup: George Linde, Evin Lewis, Dominic Drakes, Ashmead Nedd, Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Fletcher, Corbin Bosch, Oshane Thomas, Jyd Goolie, Benny Howell, Will Smeed
We are in for an absolute thriller as both teams are at the bottom of the point table and will try their best to change things.
Jamaica Tallawahs scored a win in the previous fixture against the Patriots and hence they carry an edge over the opposition. We predict a win for Jamaica Tallawahs on Saturday.