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SKN vs TKR Dream11 Match Prediction | Caribbean Premier League 2019, Team News, Playing 11

By Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

SKN vs TKR Dream11 Match Prediction | Caribbean Premier League 2019 | St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders Match Preview

Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad, September 05th at 04:30 AM IST

The biggest T20 carnival of West Indies is here. It is the start of the seventh season of Caribbean Premier League which will see a pivotal clash between St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and the three-time plus defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders.

This game will take place at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad at 04:30 AM IST on September 5th. Both teams will be raring to go and take an early advantage on the very first day of the competition.

Trinbago Knight Riders were triumphant in the last season for the second time on the trot. They defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors by 8 wickets in the finals courtesy Colin Munro’s blazing knock of unbeaten 68 from just 39 deliveries.

On the other hand, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots were in the playoffs last season and finished 3rd. They will definitely look to go one step further this season and ascertain their dominance with a new-look side.


Also Read: CPL T20: Player Availability and Squad Changes


Pitch stats in T20 domestic

Batting first won: 15

Batting second won: 16

Tied: 00

Highest Total: Trinbago Knight Riders- 223/6

Lowest Total: Trinbago Knight Riders- 90/4


SKN vs TKR Team News

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Team News

  • Carlos Brathwaite has been named as the skipper after Chris Gayle vacated this position and moved to his home side Jamaica Tallawahs.
  • Mohammad Hafeez has once again joined the unit after representing them in the 2017 edition.
  • A lot will depend on how Evin Lewis plays in this competition. The fate of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots depends a lot on him.
  • Laurie Evans and Ravi Bopara’s availability depends on Sussex Sharks and Essex Eagles stint in the ongoing Vitality Blast as they have made it to the quarter-finals.
  • Isuru Udana who is serving the national side has been replaced by Alzarri Joseph.
  • One of S Brooks or Jason Mohammad will partner Evin Lewis at the top.
  • Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell, and R Emrit will handle the bowling department.

Trinbago Knight Riders Team News

  • In a big blow to their preparations, skipper Dwayne Bravo has suffered a finger injury and won’t be available for the majority of the tournament.
  • Kieron Pollard has been named as the skipper for the side.
  • Kiwi opener Colin Munro won’t be available for the first three matches. Lendl Simmons is named as his replacement.
  • With Simmons in, it is likely that Sunil Narine and Lendl Simmons will open the innings for TKR.
  • Darren Bravo who got hit in the Test match against India is a doubtful starter in this game.
  • International stars like Jimmy Neesham and Ali Khan have already arrived and have been seen sweating it out at the nets. They will be pumped up to play in the opener.

SKN vs TKR Squads

TKR Squad

Kieron Pollard (C), Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Denesh Ramdin, Amir Jangoo, Darren Bravo, Muhammad Hasnain, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein, Ali Khan, Jimmy Neesham, Seekkuge Prasanna, Anderson Phillip, Mark Deyal, Tion Webster, Javon Searles

SKN Squad

Carlos Brathwaite (C), Mohammad Hafeez, Fabian Allen, Evin Lewis, Sheldon Cottrell, Keron Cottoy, Devon Thomas, Rayad Emrit, Jason Mohammed, Kjorn Otley, Shamarh Brooks, Alzarri Joseph, Laurie Evans, Jeremiah Louis, Dominic Drakes, Afif Hossain, Akeem Jordan, Usama Mir, Aaron Jones.


SKN vs TKR Playing11 (Expected)

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Playing 11-

Devon Thomas, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammad, Afif Hossain, S Brooks, Mohammad Hafeez, Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, R Emrit.

Trinbago Knight Riders Playing 11-

Dinesh Ramdin, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, M Deyal/J Searles, Sunil Narine, James Neesham, Sekkuge Prasanna, K Pierre, Mohd Hasnain, A Phillip, A Khan.


SKN vs TKR Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from St Kitts and Nevis Patriots-

Evin Lewis will be the batting mainstay for St Kitts this season. He has 647 runs to his name in T20Is which include 2 centuries.

Veteran Mohammad Hafeez has been one of the most prolific players in T20Is. He has scored 1908 runs in 86 T20I innings along with 54 scalps.

Skipper Carlos Brathwaite led the Windies in the recently concluded T20I series against India. He has 310 runs to his name from 27 innings and scalped 31 wickets.

Sheldon Cottrell has 24 scalps from 16 matches in T20Is. He was the best bowler in the World Cup 2019 for Windies.

Fantasy picks from Trinbago Knight Riders-

Trinbago Knight Riders will rely heavily on the likes of Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, James Neesham etc.

Pollard is coming with a rich vein of form in this competition after showing his power-hitting prowess in the Global T20 Canada.

James Neesham has scored 122 runs from 12 T20I innings and scalped 11 wickets as well.

Sunil Narine had an indifferent show with the ball in the Global T20, but he was once again explosive at the top order with the bat. He will be looking to lit-up this CPL with his batting.

Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have provided here of SKN vs TKR Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.

Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings