CPL 2021 BR vs SLK Prediction: Barbados Royals are out of the reckoning for the playoffs after losing yesterday. Despite winning the last game, the Kings will still be under pressure as their net run rate is below par. Asked to bat first in the last game, the Kings posted 175/6 in 20 overs. Faf du Plessis smashed 84 off 54 and there were important cameos from Tim David and Keemo Paul. In reply, the Royals were always behind the asking rate and fell short by 14 runs. David Wiese was the surprise package with a 5 wicket haul.
Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings
Match 28, CPL 2021
12 September 2021, 07:30 PM IST
Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
The match will be broadcasted live on Star Sports and it can also be streamed on Fancode App. All matches are being played at Warner Park, St Kitts.
SLK vs BR Head to Head: The Barbados Royals have won 10 games compared to the Kings’ 7 wins.
SLK – 60%
BR – 40%
The Royals are just playing for pride in this game. The Kings look good money for back-to-back wins as their side looks more settled.
Bet365: SLK: 1.61; BR: 2.30
So far, Roston Chase has been the tournament’s player of the year. He is the second-highest run-scorer behind Evin Lewis. In nine games, he has 311 runs and 8 wickets.
We are backing the destructive batting of Andre Fletcher to come to the fore in this game. He has 181 runs in eight innings. His highest score is 81*.
Mohammad Amir has been the Royals’ standout performer this season. He has 11 wickets in seven games at an economy of just 6.12.
BR Playing XI
Johnson Charles, Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope, Glenn Phillips, Thisara Perera, Jason Holder, Raymon Reifer, Nyeem Young, Joshua Bishopp, Jake Lintott, Mohammad Amir
SLK Playing XI
Andre Fletcher (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Kadeem Alleyne, Roston Chase, Tim David, Mark Deyal, David Wiese, Wahab Riaz, Jeavor Royal, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams
Pitch in Warner Park is a balanced wicket where the average score falls in the range of 149. The pitch slowed down midway into the tournament, but there have been some high scores recently.
If BR bats first: 140-150
If SLK bats first: 150-160
Overcast and windy conditions are predicted over Warner Park. There is a 25% chance of rain. Humidity will be around 75% and the expected temperature in St Kitts on match day is 27 degrees.
WICKET-KEEPERS: S Hope, A Fletcher
BATSMEN: F du Plessis, G Phillips, J Charles
ALL-ROUNDERS: R Chase, D Wiese
BOWLERS: M Amir, J Royal, W Riaz, N Young
Captain choices: R Chase, A Fletcher
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