Match 5 of the Caribbean Premier League 2023 features the Jamaica Tallawahs facing off against the Barbados Royals. The game is scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 07:30 pm IST, and it will take place at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia.
Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Royals Match Preview
Currently occupying the second spot in the table with two points and a commendable net run rate of +0.550, the Tallawahs, under Brandon King’s leadership, initiated their campaign in a spectacular manner. Their impressive journey commenced with a remarkable 11-run victory against the Saint Lucia Kings.
Captain King displayed exceptional leadership, earning himself the Player of the Match accolade with a brilliant knock of 82 runs off 53 deliveries, featuring nine boundaries and three sixes. Imad Wasim’s stellar performance added to their success as he secured three crucial wickets and contributed 19 invaluable runs.
Conversely, the Royals find themselves at the table’s bottom, struggling with a net run rate of -2.700. Their campaign began on a sour note, suffering a significant 54-run defeat to the Saint Lucia Kings in the season opener.
Chasing a formidable target of 202, the Royals could only manage 147 in their allotted 20 overs. Nyeem Young’s effort, scoring 48 runs off 39 balls lower down the order, provided some resistance, although it couldn’t prevent substantial damage.
Jamaica Tallawahs and Barbados Royals Weather Report
As for the weather forecast for the Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Royals match, there is a low 7 to 10 percent chance of rain throughout the game, with temperatures hovering around 26 degrees Celsius.
Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Royals Pitch Report
The pitch at the St Lucia venue has offered a balanced playing field, conducive to both batsmen and bowlers, with the potential for bowlers to find assistance from the surface. Given these conditions, it would be prudent for teams to opt for fielding first after winning the toss.
Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Royals Predicted XI
Jamaica Tallawahs: Brandon King ©, Amir Jangoo (wk), Fabian Allen, Imad Wasim, Shamarh Brooks, Raymon Reifer, Kirk McKenzie, Salman Irshad, Mohammad Amir, Chris Green, Nicholas Gordon
Barbados Royals: Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kevin Wickham, Rovman Powell ©, Donovan Ferreira (wk), Jason Holder, Justin Greaves, Joshua Bishop, Qais Ahmad, Nyeem Young, Obed McCoy
Dream11 Team for Jamaica Tallawahs and Barbados Royals
Wicketkeeper: Amir Jangoo (wk)
Captain: Brandon King ©
Batters: Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Kyle Mayers
Bowlers: Mohammad Amir, Chris Green, Obed McCoy
All-rounders: Imad Wasim, Jason Holder, Fabian Allen
Where to Watch Barbados Royals vs Jamaica Tallawahs?
|Star Sports Network; Fan Code
|USA & Canada
|Sky Sports 3
|Official Social Media Channels of CPL
|Trinidad & Tobago
|Antigua & Barbuda