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St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Kings- Match 20 Preview, Match Details and Pitch Report

The contest is expected to be an intense one.
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The 20th Match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 will take place today between St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and the St Lucia Kings. St Kitts and Nevis are at 3rd place currently with 6 points from 7 matches. St Lucia Kings, on the other hand, have not had a good tournament so far as they have got 4 points from 6 matches and are at 5th place on the points table.

Team News

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

The team from St Kitts have been in decent form so far in the tournament. They have won the last game against the Jamaica Tallawahs and are brimming with confidence. They have good bowling options in the form of Akila Dananjaya, Dwaine Pretorious, Rashid Khan and Dwayne Bravo. The batters, however, haven’t fired in unison. The batting unit must step up if they want to go deep into the tournament.

St Lucia Kings

This outfit has not had a great season so far in the Caribbean Premier League. They have lost matches at home in front of boisterous homes crowd which did not help their cause at all.  The St Lucia Kings did upset the St Kitts and Newis Patriots by 61 runs and will try to use the psychological factor and advantage when the two sides lock horns against each other.

Players to Watch Out For

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Rashid Khan, Dwaine Pretorious, Akila Dananjaya.

St Lucia Kings

David Weise, Roshon Primus, Jhonson Charles.

Probable Playing XI

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher (wk), Dewald Brevis, Darren Bravo, Sherfane Rutherford, Dwaine Pretorius, Rashid Khan, Dwayne Bravo (c), Duan Jansen, Jaden Carmichael and Akila Dhananjaya.

St Lucia Kings

Johnson Charles, Faf du Plessis (c), Mark Deyal/Adam Hose, Roshon Primus/Jeavor Royal, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Roston Chase, David Wiese, Alzarri Joseph, Larry Edward, Matthew Forde and Kesrick Williams.

Pitch Report

The match will be played at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad which will be expected to be slow and provide some assistance to the spinners. It will be difficult to hit the boundaries.

Match Details

Match – St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Kings

Time – 7:30 P.M IST

Venue- Brian Lara stadium in Trinidad

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