SLK vs SKN Prediction: St Lucia Kings will take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the summit clash of this year’s Caribbean Premier League. Neither team has won the CPL before and we will have a first champion. The Kings trounced the Patriots in both league games this year.
The Kings beat Trinbago Knight Riders by 21 runs in Semi fInal 1. The Patriots, on the other hand, comfortably chased down a target of 179 runs set by Guyana Amazon Warriors.
St Lucia Kings vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Final, CPL 2021
15 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 SKN Head to Head: The St Lucia Kings have 7 wins compared to the Patriots’ 5 wins.
SLK – 50%
SKN – 50%
Anything can happen in a final game and these two teams have performed admirably to come to this stage. However, the Patriots hold a slight advantage. The betting sites also seem to favor them slightly.
Bet365: SLK: 2.0; SKN: 1.80
Evin Lewis is in a purple patch and his wicket will be crucial in deciding this final. He is the highest run-getter of the tournament. He has 420 runs in 10 innings at an average of 52.5 and an incredible strike rate of 164.
Roston Chase has been the star performer in this year’s CPL. He has been exemplary with both bat and ball. Can he take his side all the way? He has 403 runs and 9 wickets in 11 games.
Fabian Allen will have an important role to play in the final. He can contribute with both bat and ball. He has been recently promoted up the order. Allen has 117 runs and 8 wickets to his name in 11 games.
SLK Playing XI
Andre Fletcher (c & wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Roston Chase, Tim David, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Alzarri Joseph, Wahab Riaz, Keemo Paul, Jeavor Royal,
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, Sheldon Cottrell.
With an average score of 169, the pitch at Warner Park is a batter’s paradise. Both semi-finals were high-scoring contests and we could have more of the same. 180 runs were scored in all four innings.
If SLK bats first: 170-180
If SKN bats first: 180-190
Overcast skies and strong winds seem to be the order of the day. The probability of rain is 40-50% but it gradually reduces as the day progresses. The humidity will be about 85%, and the temperature in St Kitts on match day will be 28 degrees.
WICKET-KEEPERS: A Fletcher
BATSMEN: E Lewis, C Gayle, M Deyal
ALL-ROUNDERS: R Chase, D Wiese, F Allen, D Bravo
BOWLERS: A Joseph, W Riaz, J Jaggesar
Captain choices: E Lewis, R Chase
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