GUY vs SKN Prediction: Guyana Amazon Warriors will lock horns with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the second semi-final of the Caribbean Premier League. The Warriors finished the group stages strongly with three back-to-back wins finishing on 12 points of 10 games. The Patriots, on the other hand, began the campaign with a flying start, winning the first five matches. However, they could muster only one win in the remaining five, thus finishing third.
Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Semi-Final 2, CPL 2021
15 September 2021, 00:00 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.
GUY vs SKN Head to Head: The Guyana Amazon Warriors have dominated this fixture with 10 wins compared to the Patriots’ 4 wins.
GUY – 50%
SKN – 50%
The game is difficult to call as both teams are evenly matched. The Warriors have winning momentum on their side. However, it must be noted that the Patriots defeated them twice in the group stages. The betting sites seem to favour the Patriots marginally.
Bet365: GUY: 2.0; SKN: 1.80
Romario Shepherd can shine with both bat and ball. He blazed to a 31 ball 72 in the previous game. He is the highest wicket-taker in the league with 18 wickets and has also contributed 108 runs in 8 games.
Guyana’s captain Nicholas Pooran has had a strong season so far. He still has to be more consistent with his scores in order for their batting to improve. He is a capable striker who will play an important part in his team’s success. Pooran has 237 runs in 9 innings at an average of 34.
Dominic Drakes has been consistently ticking the wickets column. He will have an important role to play in this match. Drakes has 13 wickets in nine games this season.
GUY Playing XI
Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (Wk & C), Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Gudakesh Motie, Kevin Sinclair, Imran Tahir.
SKN Playing XI
Joshua Da Silva (wk), Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Fabian Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Dwayne Bravo (C), Dominic Drakes, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Fawad Ahmed, Naseem Shah, Paul van Meekeren.
With an average score of 157, the pitch at Warner Park is a batter’s paradise. Both teams bat deep, indicating that a high-scoring contest is possible. 160 runs have been readily achieved in the previous few games.
If GUY bats first: 150-160
If SKN bats first: 150-160
Overcast skies and strong winds seem to be the order of the day. The probability of rain is 40-50%. The humidity will be about 75%, and the temperature in St Kitts on match day will be 26 degrees.
WICKET-KEEPERS: J Da Silva, N Pooran
BATSMEN: E Lewis, C Gayle, S Hetmyer
ALL-ROUNDERS: D Bravo, D Drakes, O Smith
BOWLERS: J Jaggesar, R Shepherd, I Tahir
Captain choices: D Drakes, N Pooran
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