Series/tournament name: Caribbean Premier League 2019
Venue: Port of Spain
Date: 5 September, 2019
Time: 4:30 a.m. IST
Trinbago Knight Riders and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will clash in the Caribbean Premier League 2019 season opener in Port of Spain on Wednesday. Both teams will be looking to kick start their campaign with a positive result, therefore, a feisty contest is expected. In the previous five meetings between both teams, it is advantage Knight Riders as they have registered three wins compared to Patriots' two victories.
The weather is expected to be cloudy throughout Wednesday in Port of Spain with little chances of a passing shower late in the evening hours.
The ground is not famous for high scores in a T20 contest with an average first inning score of 152 only. Therefore, the pitch is expected to be on the slower side on Wednesday and will help the spinners as the match will go on.
Injuries and replacements:
Probable Playing XI
Trinbago Knight Riders:
Knight Riders have suffered a major blow in the buildup of the match as regular captain Dwayne Bravo has been ruled out for the major part of the competition after suffering a finger injury. Therefore, in his absence, the team will be led by explosive all-rounder Kieron Pollard.