Trinbago Knight Riders vs. Barbados Tridents: CPL Match 28 Preview
Trinbago Knight Riders vs. Barbados Tridents: CPL Match 28 Preview

Match details:

Series/tournament name: Caribbean Premier League 2019

Venue: Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 4:30 a.m. IST

Preview:

Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents will face off in the 28th match of the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in Port of Spain on Wednesday. Both teams have already qualified for the playoffs, therefore, this match is all about availing an opportunity to finish on the second spot. As things stand, Knight Riders are placed on the third spot on the league table with nine points after eight games whereas Tridents are placed on the fourth spot with eight points. Therefore, a win would increase either team's chances to finish in top-two. During the previous meeting between both teams earlier in the competition, it was the Tridents who came out on top with a massive 63-run margin.

Weather report:

The weather is expected to be cloudy, but there are no major chances of rain affecting the match.

Pitch report:

Pitch at the venue has produced some big runs in the tournament and has particularly favoured teams batting first.

Injuries and replacements:

No known injuries.

Probable Playing XI:

Trinbago Knight Riders:

In the batting department, the home side will be relying on the likes of veteran right-hander Lendl Simmons, left-handed batsman Darren Bravo and captain Kieron Pollard to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of off-spinner Sunil Narine and right-arm medium-pacer Jimmy Neesham

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