The first Semi-Final of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021 between Trinbago Knight Riders and Saint Lucia Kings will be played on September 14th at Warner Park, Basseterre. The Knight Riders topped the points table while the Kings finished at the fourth position after the league stage.
Trinbago Knight Riders vs Saint Lucia Kings 1st Semi-Final CPL 2021
Team News for Trinbago Knight Riders
Trinbago Knight Riders should bring Sunil Narine into the playing eleven in place of Darren Bravo. Narine has 11 wickets so far, with the lowest economy in the league at 4.52 runs per over.
Likely playing 11 of Trinbago Knight Riders
Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Sunil Narine, Tim Seifert, Kieron Pollard (c), Denesh Ramdin (wk), Ali Khan, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul
Team News for Saint Lucia Kings
Skipper Faf du Plessis, the leading run-scorer for the Kings, and Kesrick Williams, with 10 wickets in 7 matches, are likely to be back after getting rested in the previous game.
Likely playing 11 of Saint Lucia Kings
Faf du Plessis (c), Andre Fletcher (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Roston Chase, Tim David, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Alzarri Joseph, Wahab Riaz, Jeavor Royal, Kesrick Williams
Pitch and Weather Conditions
A windy atmosphere, with showers throughout the day, is expected at Warner Park. The pacers should get some advantage from the pitch. Batters tend to get some assistance from the pitch as the match proceeds into the later stages.
Betting Predictions for Trinbago Knight Riders vs Saint Lucia Kings 1st Semi-Final CPL 2021
Match Result Prediction
Defending Champions Trinbago Knight Riders are favourites to win this match against the Kings. Knight Riders have won four of their last five matches, with three of them while chasing a target.
Winner: Trinbago Knight Riders (1.57)
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Top Batsman for Saint Lucia Kings
Saint Lucia Kings skipper Faf du Plessis should be the top batsman against Knight Riders. Du Plessis has scored 277 runs in 9 games with a century and a half-century at a strike rate of 143.52.
Top Batsman for Saint Lucia Kings: Faf du Plessis (3.24)
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Highest Opening Partnership
Saint Lucia Kings should put up the highest opening stand against Knight Riders. Earlier this season, the Kings’ openers put up 51 runs on the board in their win against the Knight Riders.
Highest Opening Partnership: Saint Lucia Kings (1.8)
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Any player scoring 50 or more runs
Both teams have eleven 50s and a century among their batters so far this season. Therefore, any player scoring 50 or more runs should be on the cards.
Any player scoring 50 or more: Yes (1.272)
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Top Bowler for Trinbago Knight Riders
Trinbago Knight Riders’ Ravi Rampaul should be the top bowler against the Kings. Rampaul has 18 wickets this season, and 6 of them came against the Kings in the group stage matches.
Top Bowler for Trinbago Knight Riders: Ravi Rampaul (3.75)
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