Cricket fans are ready to witness another major battle of the Caribbean Premier League. The second match match of the CPL 2020 is to be played between the Barbados Tridents and the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Bryan Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad. We are posting safe, accurate and safe today’s match prediction for all matches of CPL free.
Barbados Tridents won the CPL T20 title twice. The first in 2014 and the second in 2019. The team played a total of 72 matches in all seasons of this tournament, with 33 wins to its name. They lost 38 matches while one of their matches ended without any result. The winning percentage of this team is 46.47. Barbados is the defending defending champion for this season of the Caribbean Premier League. The performance of this team in the last season of CPL T20 was average till league stage matches. He played 10 matches in the league stage with five wins to his name. They lost five matches and finished second in the points table. They lost the Qualifier 1 match against the Guyana Amazon Warriors, but won the second qualifier match against the Trinbago Knight Riders and made their way to the final, where they faced the Guyana Amazon Warriors, a team that was unilateral and Was on the line with 11 consecutive wins. Barbados Tridents excelled in a superb final match and beat the favorite team by a margin of 27 runs.
The team management of Barbados Tridents made some significant changes to the final team for this tournament. The batting order of this team is good. Corey Anderson, Johnson Charles, Shayan Jahangir, Shai Hope, Kean Harding, Jason Holder, and Jonathan Carter are the leading batsmen of this team. Rashid Khan will lead the spin bowling unit while Ashley Nurse and Hayden Walsh are the lead bowlers. This team had some of the best all-rounders in the short format of T20 cricket. Jason Holder is an all-rounder who will lead the Tridents in this tournament. Jonathan Carter, Michelle Santner, Kyle Meyers, and Ramon Rieffer are the leading all-rounders of the Barbados Riders.
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots
The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots returned to the Caribbean Premier League in 2015 and did not win a CPL T20 title, but were runners up in the 2017 season. He played 54 matches in his 24-year history, winning and losing 29. One of his matches ended without any result and his winning ratio was 44.33%. The performance of the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots last season was average. He played 10 matches in the league stage with five wins and one loss. They were third in the points table after the end of league stage matches. He was defeated by Trinbago Knight Riders in the Eliminator match.
Like all other teams, the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots also made some significant changes to their final squad for this season of CPL 20. The batting order of this team at least looks strong on paper. Batsmen like Evin Lewis, Nick Kelly, Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk, Rassie van der Dussen, and Sunny Sohal will take care of the Patriots’ batting order. This team has the services of some of the best all-rounders in the T20 format. Raid Emrit, Fabian Allen and Imran Khan are the leading all-rounders. The bowling unit of this team is also good, at least on paper. Alzarri Joseph, Ish Sodhi, Sohail Tanvir, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drake, and John-Ras Jagessar are players who will handle the bowling department.
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Favorite team in today’s match prediction
As per our Cpl t20 prediction, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are the favorite team to win this match. There are several factors that make the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots a favorite team to win this match. Some of the major factors are mentioned as follows:
- The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are a strong team overall
- Both teams have strong batting order
- Barbados Tridents are the defending champions and will be confident
- The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots also have a strong bowling department
- Today’s chances of victory are matches for both teams
- The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are full of experienced and best players of the T20 format. The batting order of this team is also strong, so the chances of winning today’s match for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots have been increased. The predictions of today’s cricket match and who will win the cricket match are mentioned below.
Toss prediction in today’s match prediction
The toss is going to play a key role in the outcome of each match of the Caribbean Premier T20 League as we saw last season. As predicted by our toss, the team that wins the toss will choose to bat first as the pitch behavior will be the same during both innings.