Though Barbados Tridents had to face defeat against Guyana Warriors in Qualifier 1, they have another opportunity of making it into the finals of the tournament.
Barbados will take on Trinbago Knight Riders who won the eliminator against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
Date- Friday, October 11
Time- 4:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad
Barbados Tridents Team News
Jonathan Charles and Alex Hales will have the impetus of adding on the runs for the first wicket.
Shakib Al Hasan hasn’t been able to do much at number three but his all-round abilities still make him a vital member of the team.
Shai Hope, JP Duminy, and Carter add solidarity in the middle order for the Tridents.
The skipper, Jason Holder, and Ashley Nurse can chip in late down the order.
The bowling department, however, had an expensive game against Guyana.
Jason Holder and Shakib al Hasan will be expected to use their experience and come good in the do-or-die match with the Knight Riders.
JP Duminy, Harry Gurney, and Reifer will also have to contribute good enough with the ball in order to solidify their chances of making it into the finals.
Trinbago Knight Riders Team News
Lendl Simmons and Sunil Narine will be expected to give an explosive start at the top order, while Colin Munro at number three could be persisted with.
Darren Bravo might have not had much to offer in the last game, but his presence adds quality to the Knight Riders lineup.
Denesh Ramdin followed by Kieran Pollard can ensure quick runs.
Talking about the bowling unit, Sheldon Cottrell and Alzarie Joseph are likely to lead the pace attack. Carlos Brathwaite can roll his arm with medium pace, while Fabien Allen can introduce some spin in the middle overs.
TKR vs BAR Probable Eleven
Trinbago Knight Riders- L Simmons, S Narine, C Munro, D Bravo, D Ramdin, K Pollard, C Jordan, S Prasanna, K Pierre, Ali Khan, A Hosein
Barbados Tridents- J Charles, A Hales, Shakib Al Hasan, S Hope, JP Duminy, J Carter, J Holder, R Reifer, A Nurse
In the last five encounters between the two sides, it’s the Barbados Tridents who has had the upper hand with three wins to Trinbago’s two wins.
Johnson Charles at the top can hit big runs for the Tridens. Charles has scored 322 runs in his last 10 games with a strike rate of 122.
Hayden Walsh has impressed one and all with his wrist spin this season. Walsh has bagged 19 wickets in just seven games for Barbados.
Lendl Simmons can prove to be lethal for Trinbago Knight Riders up top. Simmons has scored 418 runs in his last ten games with an average of 46.45 and a healthy strike rate of 153.67.
Kieron Pollard can chip in with both bat and ball for the Knight Riders given the experiences Pollard has.
Captain options- Hayden Walsh (BT) | Lendl Simmons (TKR)
Vice-captain options-Kieron Pollar (TKR) | Johnson Charles (BT)
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TKR vs BAR Dream11 Today Match Prediction
Wicket Keeper- D Ramdin
Batsmen- L Simmons, A Ali, K Pollard
All-rounders- S Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, J Holder
Bowlers- C Jordan, R Reifer, H Gurney, H Walsh