The performance of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots had not been impressive in CPL 2022. They had played a total of seven matches with just two wins to their name. They had lost three matches while their two matches ended with no result. They are holding the third position on the points table. On the other side, Saint Lucia Kings also had not been impressive in this tournament. They just had two out of six matches played. They had lost four matches and are situated at the second-last position on the ladder.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Reviews
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are coming to this match on the back of a massive win over Jamaica Tallawahs in their previous match. This was a rain-affected match that was decided through the DLS method. They won the toss and decided to field first. The performance of their bowling unit was just outstanding. They leaked 139 runs in their 20-over inning. Dananjaya, Rashid Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, and the skipper, DJ Bravo picked one wicket each while Duan Jansen, J Carmichael, and Dwaine Pretorius were the bowlers who could not manage to pick any wicket in the previous match.
The batting order of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots also performed well in the previous match. They chased the target of 113 runs in 12.3 overs. Almost all batters from their side performed well. Andre Fletcher was the highest run-scorer from their side who scored 45 runs on 38 balls with the help of three boundaries and the same huge sixes. He remained not out till the chase of the target. Darren Bravo was the other batter who was just good with the bat. He scored 39 runs on just 21 balls. He smashed three boundaries and the same huge sixes. Evin Lewis scored 20 runs.
Saint Lucia Kings Reviews
Saint Lucia Kings had beaten the same team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in their previous match with a huge margin of 61 runs. They lost the toss and were asked to bat first. The way how their batting order performed in that match was good. They scored 161 runs in their inning of 20 overs. The skipper, FAF du Plessis was the most successful and highest run-scorer from their side who scored 60 runs on 35 balls with the help of three boundaries and five huge sixes. J Charles also had an outstanding performance with the bat. He scored 40 runs while he faced 32 balls and smashed four boundaries and two huge sixes.
No other batter from the side of Saint Lucia Kings put some runs on the board. Niroshan Dickwella and Alzarri Joseph failed to open the account on the scoreboard. The performance of the bowling unit of Saint Lucia Kings was also good. They defended the target of 162 runs and send the full team of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots back to the pavilion in 19 overs. David Wiese was the most successful bowler from their side who picked three wickets in three overs against 17 runs. Matthew Forde also picked three wickets while he was charged for 19 runs in three overs. Alzarri Joseph and Roshon Primus picked two wickets each. Remember that Saint Lucia Kings used seven bowlers in the previous match.
SNP vs SLK Head-to-Head Matches
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots had faced Saint Lucia Kings in 13 matches where they had won 7 while Saint Lucia Kings had won 6 matches.
Toss Prediction in Today Match Prediction
The toss is going to play a key role in the result of every match of the Caribbean Premier T20 League as we had observed in the previous seasons. According to our toss prediction, the team who will win the toss will elect to field first as there is some rain expected which can make the batting a bit difficult.
Pitch Report and Conditions
The 20th match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 is going to be played at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad. We had observed in the previous matches played here that the pitch here at this venue is good for batting. The track is slower than the others we have seen and helps the spinners quite a bit. We are hoping that the surface is bound to get slower and be a bit more difficult for batting in this match. A score of 185 is going to be tough to chase.
Weather Report for Today’s Match
The weather forecast for Trinidad is not good for this cricket match. There is a lot of rain in the region and it is possible that we may not watch the full match. As rain is expected, Duckworth Lewis might come into the picture.
Favorite Team in Today Match Prediction
According to our CPL Prediction, Saint Lucia Kings is the favorite team to win this match. Many factors make Saint Lucia Kings a favorite team to win this match. Some of the key factors are mentioned as under:
- Saint Lucia Kings had already beaten SNP in this tournament with a big margin
- The bowling unit of Saint Lucia Kings is in superb form
- The key players of Saint Lucia Kings are back in good form
- Rashid Khan is in the squad of SNP and he can play a main role in the team
Winning Chances of Today Match for the Both Teams
Saint Lucia Kings is full of experienced and young players of the t20 format. The batting order of this team is also strong and some well-known hitters of the t20 format are part of the squad of this team, so the winning chances of today’s match for Saint Lucia Kings have been increased. The equation of who will win today’s cricket match prediction and who will win the cricket match today is mentioned as under.
Saint Lucia Kings have a 56% chance to win this match.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots have a 44% chance to win this match.