Guyana Vs St. Kitts and Nevis CPL: Prediction and Betting Tips
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CPL kicked off with Trinbago Knight Riders defeating St Lucia Stars in the first match of the T20 League. In the second the match Guyana Amazon Warriors will be taking on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Providence Stadium, Guyana on Thursday 9 August.
Guyana vs St Kitts and Nevis CPL Betting Odds
Guyana – 2.20
St Kitts and Nevis – 1.66
The two teams were head to head in the 2nd match of the last season as well. It was a low scoring match, where SNP chased down a target of 124 in 19 overs to defeat GAW. That was followed by another GAW defeat when the two teams locked horns again in the 4th match.
SNP has defeated GAW on two occasions last season. They had successfully defended a low total of 132 against GAW where they won by 4 runs. Chris Gayle had played an unbeaten knock of 66 runs to become the man of the match.
The match between these two teams will be a tough competition as both the teams are strong competitors and had reached the qualifier stage in CPL 2017. Of the last 5 matches played between the two teams, Guyana have won on 3 occasions.
Here at BettingTop10, we believe Chris Gayle’s St Kitts and Nevis Patriots finished runner up last season and will be looking to start this season with great confidence.
Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shoaib Malik will be leading the Guyana Amazon Warriors this season. Rashid Khan, who picked 14 wickets for the Warriors will not be a part of the team this season. Chadwick Walton will be playing for GAW again this season.
Walton was the top run scorer with 458 runs from 12 innings in CPL 2017.
In the bowling department, Sohail Tanvir and Ryad Emrit will be the key players to look for. Ryad Emrit picked 15 wickets in the last season, while Sohai Tanvir was the highest wicket taker with 17 wickets and the only fifer of the season.
Tanvir’s bowling figures of 5 – 3 against Barbados Tridents are the best economical bowling figures in T20 history.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
The “Universe Boss” Chris Gayle will be the captain for SNP again this season. A phenomenal T20 Player known for his attacking batting style, Gayle took his team to the Finals of CPL 2017. Evin Lewis is in the SNP squad this season and will be expected to give those quick starts to his team that he did last year.
Elvin Lewis scored 376 runs from 11 innings and hit the highest number of sixes – 31, last season. Of the 31 sixes he hit out of the park, 11 of them came in one innings, where he scored a quick 32-ball-97.
The average 1st innings score at Providence Stadium, Guyana is 140 and average second innings score is 170. Both the teams have a strong batting line up with batsmen to give them a blasting start.
Players to watch and cricket betting tips:
- Chris Gayle
The “Universe Boss” has played some phenomenal innings for his side last season and can be expected to do some serious damage to the SNP bowling attack at the start of the innings.
Odds on Chris Gayle as top batsman for SNP – 3.50 at Bet365 and 3.2 at Betfair.
- Evin Lewis
The hard-hitting batsmen who scored the highest number of sixes last season has the odds of 3.50 for the Top Batsman for SNP at Bet365.and 3.6 at Betfair.
- Chadwick Walton
The top scorer of last season, is a batsman to watch for. Odds for Top Team Batsman at Betfair and Bet365 are 4.00 and 3.75 respectively.
- Ryad Emritt
Odds offered on the second highest wicket taker of last season to be the Top Team Bowler for this match at Bet365 – 4.5 and Betfair – 4.5
Prediction to win the match
This is going to be an exciting match, with both the teams having a strong batting line up and bowling attack.
Going by the previous head to head performances and the home ground advantage, Guyana Amazon Warriors will win the match.