Barbados Royals (BR) will lock horns with Saint Lucia Kings (SLK) in match 6 of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 on Sunday at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts. Ahead of the game, here’s a look at BR vs SLK pitch report and more.
The Royals had a great start to their campaign, as they won their first match against St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots by seven wickets. The Lucia Kings, meanwhile, lost their first game to Trinbago Knight Riders by three wickets and will be eager to get their first win of the season.
Barbados Royals will square up against last year’s runner-ups St Lucia Kings at Warner Park in St Kitts on Sunday, 4th of September. Both teams have had a contrasting start to the tenth edition of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 (CPL) tournament as Barbados defeated St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in their opening game while St Lucia Kings tasted defeat in their season opener against Trinbago Knight Riders.
The Lucia Kings will look to register their first win in the competition, but the Royals are a better team and should win.
BR vs SLK Match Details
The sixth match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 will be played on September 4 at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts. The game is set to take place at 7:30 pm IST.
Match: BR vs SLK, Match 6
Date and Time: September 4, 2022; 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
Warner Park in Basseterre has a decent batting surface and long boundaries. The last game here was between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs, where 285 runs were scored in 40 overs for the loss of 12 wickets.
BR vs SLK Form Guide
BR – W
SLK – L
BR vs SLK Probable Playing XIs BR
Quinton de Kock may miss the first few games.
Jason Holder (c), Corbin Bosch, Rahkeem Cornwall, Devon Thomas (wk), Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, David Miller, Azam Khan, Joshua Bishop, Harry Tector, Ramon Simmonds
Faf du Plessis and David Wiese might not be available for the first few games.
Mark Deyal, Johnson Charles (wk), Matthew Forde, Roston Chase, Ackeem Auguste, Rivaldo Clarke, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn, Jeavor Royal, Leroy Lug
BR vs SLK Top PicksWicketkeeperJ Charles (1 match, 4 runs)
J Charles is, no doubt, the best wicketkeeper pick for your fantasy match, as he bats in the top order and has a good chance of scoring well in this game. He didn’t perform well in the first game, so he’s expected to fare better here.
BattersK Mayers (1 match, 73 runs)
K Mayers and M Deyal are the two best batter picks for the team. Mayers performed exceptionally well in the first game against St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, where he smashed 73 off just 46 deliveries.
All-rounders Holder (1 match, 2 wickets)
J Holder and C Bosch are the two best all-rounders as they bat in the top order and also complete their quota of overs. R Cornwall is another good pick.
Bowles Joseph (1 match, 9 runs, 4 wickets)
The top bowler picks for today, A Joseph and R Simmonds. Both have bowled brilliantly in their last few games and are also expected to bowl at the death. Joseph took four wickets in his last game against Trinbago Knight Riders.
BR vs SLK match captain and vice-captain choices Joseph
Joseph bowls both at the start and the death, making him a safe option for captaincy. He performed exceptionally well with the new ball in the first game, taking four wickets at an economy rate of 4.25
As the pitch looks decent for batting, you can make K Mayers the captain of the grand league teams, as he can also bowl a few overs. He smashed 72 in his last game.
BR vs SLK Match Winner
Match Winner: Barbados Royals