Match: Barbados Royals vs Jamaica Tallawahs, (BBR vs JMT, 19th Match)
Date: September 15, 2022 – 10 AM AST / September 15 – 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
The match no. 19 of the CPL 2022 will witness the table-toppers Barbados Royals going head to head against Jamaica Tallawahs. Jamaica Tallawahs will look to avenge their defeat against the Royals earlier this season when they meet at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on Friday, September 15th.
Barbados Royals are unbeaten in the competition so far, having won six out of six matches and are sitting quite comfortably at the top of the table. They hammered the pre-tournament favourites Trinbago Knight Riders by eight wickets in the first fixture of the Trinidad leg.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman snared 3 for 17 in four overs whereas Jason Holder, Obed McCoy and Rahkeem Cornwall picked two wickets each to bowl out the opponents for 132. Chasing the target, Kyle Mayers blasted 79 off 36 balls to help Barbados Royals reach the target in 16 overs.
Jamaica Tallawahs are placed second on the table but have half the points compared to Barbados Royals. They have won three games out of six and have lost as many. Jamaica Tallawahs are coming off an eight-wicket loss versus St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the last game on DLS method.
Batting first, Tallawahs only managed to post 139/5 on the back of Raymon Reifer’s 26-ball 40 and twenties from the openers and Fabian Allen. The rain delayed the second innings and was later reduced to 15 overs with Patriots given a target of 113 – which they completed with 15 balls to spare.
Pitch Report and Weather Forecast for BBR vs JMT, 19th Match
The pitches at the Queen’s Park Oval haven’t been batting friendly in recent years but could see a change in this season. The average first innings score from 48 T20 matches hosted here reads 152. In the first two games of this season, the first innings scores read 132 and 139.
The weather is expected to be partly sunny on Friday morning in Port of Spain with no real threat of rain. There’s a 9% chance of precipitation with the temperature hovering around 32°C.
Jamaica Tallawahs – Expected XI and Team News
Jamaica Tallawahs had one change in the last game, with Nicholson Gordon coming in for Joshua James. Amir Jangoo hasn’t made the most of his opportunities and could be dropped for Shamarh Brooks.
Probable XI – Brandon King, Kennar Lewis (wk), Amir Jangoo/Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell (c), Fabian Allen, Imad Wasim, Raymon Reifer, Chris Green, Mohammad Amir, Migael Pretorius, Nicholson Gordon.
Barbados Royals – Expected XI and Team News
Rahkeem Cornwall came back into the side in the previous fixture and slotted in at the top. Barbados Royals made two other changes, with Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Ramon Simmonds coming in for Devon Thomas and Oshane Thomas.
Probable XI – Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Quinton de Kock (wk), David Miller (c), Azam Khan, Corbin Bosch, Jason Holder, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hayden Walsh, Obed McCoy, Oshane Thomas
Head to head record of BBR vs JMT
Total Encounters – 19
Jamaica Tallawahs Won – 9
Barbados Royals – 9
Barbados Royals lead the last five encounters by 4-1.
19th Match: Five players to watch out for in the BBR vs JMT match
Here we take a look at five key players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI:
Kyle Mayers: Batter, Barbados Royals
Kyle Mayers is the leading run-scorer in the CPL 2022, having scored 285 runs from six games at an average of 47.5 while striking at 165. Mayers has smashed three fifties and is coming off a magnificent 36-ball 79 in the last game. He has also picked five wickets in the competition.
Rovman Powell: Batter, Jamaica Tallawahs
Rovman Powell fell for single digits in the last game but has been terrific for Tallawahs this season, scoring 206 runs in six innings at a strike rate of 138 while averaging 52, including 67 off 49 against TKR. Powell has over 2500 runs in the format at an average of 26 and strike rate of 136.
Jason Holder: All-rounder, Barbados Royals
Jason Holder has bagged eight wickets in the ongoing season at an economy of 7.05 and has scored 36 runs with the bat. He has picked 2/24 and 2/30 in the last two games. Overall, Holder has 182 wickets in T20 cricket at 7.95 economy along with 1568 runs at an average of 15.
Raymon Reifer: Batter, Jamaica Tallawahs
Raymon Reifer scored 41 off 26 against Barbados and followed it up with an unbeaten 40 off 26. He has smashed 171 runs from four innings this season at an average of 57 while striking at 144. Reifer blasted 62 and bagged two wickets versus St Lucia earlier.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Bowler, Barbados Royals
Mujeeb Ur Rahman joined Barbados Royals after a very good campaign for Afghanistan in the Asia Cup and straightaway made an impact, picking 3 for 17 in four overs. The mystery spinner has 206 wickets in the T20 format at an economy of 6.60.
MPL Fantasy XI
Where and what time to watch the match live in India
For those in India, you can watch all the live action of the Caribbean Premier League on the online streaming platform FanCode. Catch the Barbados Royals vs Jamaica Tallawahs men’s clash at 7:30 PM IST.
Note: The players recommended here need not be a part of the Playing 11 on game day. Users are advised to do their own research also and follow official sources and create their teams.