Today match prediction
The 9th match match of CPL 2020 is to be played between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents on Sunday, 23 August 2020 at Bryan Lara Stadium, Taruba, Trinidad.
Trinbago Knight Riders
The way Trinbago Knight Riders started their campaign this season of CPL 20 is still outstanding. They are the best performing team of the tournament right now and are at the forefront of the tournament’s points table. He had played a total of two matches so far and won both matches.
Trinbago defeated the Guyana Amazon Warriors in their very first match and won the most recent match against Jamaica Tallawahs with a beautiful margin of seven wickets. Trinbago won the toss and decided to field first. His bowling unit’s performance was impressive. He limited the batting order of the Tallawahs to a total of 135 runs.
Trinbago used six bowlers in that match and almost all the bowlers performed well in that match. Ali Khan was the most economical bowler for his side, taking two wickets for 25 runs in four overs. Jayden Seales also took two wickets but took three wickets for 21 runs in his three overs. Fawad Ahmed, DJ Bravo, and Sunil Narine took one wicket each in the previous match, while Khri Pierre was the only bowler from his side who failed to take any wickets.
Like bowling, the batting performance of Trinbago Knight Riders in the previous match was excellent. Chasing a target of 136 runs in 18.1 overs, he took seven wickets. Barring Lendl Simmons, almost all the batsmen performed well for his side. Lendl Simmons failed to open his account on the scoreboard. Sunil Narine was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side, scoring 53 runs off just 38 balls with the help of seven balls and two huge sixes.
Colin Munro had a great performance in that match as well. He was not out, scoring 49 runs off 46 balls. He hit five fours and two sixes during his innings. Colin Munro was able to score 14, while captain, Kieron Pollard, was out for five. We saw that the leading batsmen of the Riders like Sunil Narine, Colin Munro and Kirron Pollard are in excellent form and this is a good sign for this team.
The Barbados Tridents made a great start to the tournament and won their first match against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots by a margin of six runs but lost their next match against St. Lucia Jokes by a margin of seven wickets. It was a rain-affected match and it was decided through the DLS method. He won the toss and decided to bat first. This decision did not work well for him.
Barbados could manage to score 131 runs in their 18.1 overs when it rained. No batsman from his side could put a high total on the board. J Charles was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side, scoring 35 runs off 19 balls with the help of three fours and two huge sixes. Captain, Jason Holder also performed brilliantly with the bat. He scored 25 runs facing just 12 balls and hit two fours and as many sixes. Shai Hope scored 19 runs while Kay Mayer and A Nurse were 16 not out. Sentner was out for eight.
The Barbados Tridents bowling unit is average and they failed to deliver their best performance in the last match. Due to rain they were given a target of 47 runs to defend, but they failed and leaked the target in just 4.1 overs. Rashid Khan was the highest wicket-taker for his side, taking two wickets in his two overs, while he scored 24 runs.
Ramon Reifer took one wicket in 1.1 overs while he took one wicket. Captain Jason Holder failed to take any wickets. He gave away 13 runs in his one over bowling. There is no doubt that the Tridents have a strong bowling unit. Rashid Khan, Hayden Walsh, Jason Holder, Ramon Reifer and Mitch Santner must give their best to compete against the strong teams of this tournament.
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Favorite team in today match prediction
As per our Cpl prediction, Trinbago Knight Riders are the favorite team to win this match. There are many factors that make Trinbago Knight Riders a favorite team to win this match.
- Trinbago Knight Riders won both their matches played and are in good form
- Trinbago Knight Riders batting order is in good form
- Trinbago Knight Riders is a strong team overall
- Trinbago Knight Riders bowling unit is also strong
- Trinbago Knight Riders lost both their matches played
- Today’s chances of victory are matches for both teams