TKR vs SLK Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Trinbago Knight Riders and Saint Lucia Kings, CPL 2022, Match 23

Rohit Singh

Modified Sep 18, 2022 11:04 PM IST

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St Lucia Kings and Trinbago Knight Riders will clash in a crucial mid-table clash at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. A win for either side will be a boost for their playoff hopes. Both teams head into the fixture with two consecutive victories under their belt after a turbulent start to this year’s CPL. Trinbago Knight Riders, the record four-time CPL winners, hasn’t had the best of time in this year’s tournament, winning just three of their seven matches. The defending champions, St Lucia Kings, much like their counterparts. Have also managed three wins but will be hoping for a strong finish at the business end of the tournament.

TKR vs SLK Head to Head

Played- 19 | TKR – 15 | SLK– 4 | Tie- 0

TKR vs SLK Match Details

Date: 19th September 2022

Time: 04:30 AM IST

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

TKR vs SLK Weather Report

The weather forecast for Trinidad is not good for this cricket match. There is a lot of rain in the region and it is possible that we may not watch the full match. As rain is expected, Duckworth Lewis might come into the picture.

TKR vs SLK Pitch Report

The surface at the Brian Lara Stadium doesn’t offer much resistance to the batters, who enjoy playing their shots at this venue. The bowl does tend to grip in the second half of the match, which would bring the spinners into the game. The team winning the toss are likely to bat first in hopes of setting an insurmountable total on the board.

TKR vs SLK Predicted Playing XI

Trinbago Knight Riders Playing XI

Tion Webster, Nicholas Pooran, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard (c), Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Daryn Dupavillon, Anderson Phillip

Saint Lucia Kings Playing XI

Johnson Charles, Faf du Plessis (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Adam Hose, Roston Chase, David Wiese, Roshon Primus, Alzarri Joseph, Matthew Forde, Larry Edward, Kesrick Williams

TKR vs SLK Key Players

Johnson Charles

The top-order batter has been in tremendous touch in this year’s tournament and has registered a half-century in three of his last five innings. He overtook Kyle Mayers after scoring a brisk 61 in his previous innings, to take his place at the summit of the run-scoring charts for this season. The wicketkeeper-batter is crucial for his side’s chances of making it through to the playoffs.

Alzarri Joseph

Alzarri Joseph has found his stride in this year’s edition of the CPL and is the joint leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 13 scalps to his name in just seven outings. Although his form has dipped in the last couple of matches, the speedster has been a menace for the batters with his rapid bouncers and yorkers.

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TKR vs SLK Match Tips

Considering the past performance of both teams, Trinbago Knight Riders will win. Both these sides are positioned in the 3rd and 4th position in the points table. There is little to choose from these teams in terms of their performance in this year’s CPL. So, you can expect a marginal game of cricket in this game. Trinbago Knight Riders managed to win the last game against Jamaica Tallawahs by a margin of 4 wickets. But we will bet with Trinbago Knight Riders to win the game and improve their position in the points tally. A team with this lineup, though, and want to hedge your bets when possible.

Match Prediction: Trinbago Knight Riders Will Win the Match