Match: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs (GAW vs JMT)
Date: September 22, Thursday, 4.30 AM IST
Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana
Jamaica Tallawahs will go head to head with Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 25th match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 at Warner Park, Basseterre. Jamaica Tallawahs, who finished fifth last year with eight points in 10 matches, are currently third in the on-going CPL after winning four and losing as many games. They come into this game on the back of a loss to Trinbago Knight Riders, who chased down 117 in 19.1 overs. Ravi Rampaul was named the Player of the Match for picking four wickets and conceding only 19 in four overs.
Guyana Amazon Warriors, who finished the 2021 group stages in the second position with six wins in 10 matches, are yet to play as per expectations this season. They are right at the bottom of the table with one win and four losses in six games. Like Tallawahs, the Warriors also come into this game on the back of a loss. They lost their previous game to Barbados Royals by 29 runs after failing to chase 111 in 16 overs.
This is the second fixture of CPL 2022 between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs. The Tallawahs won by four wickets in the earlier fixture.
Ahead of the 25th game of CPL 2022, let’s look at the head to head of both the teams, pitch report, weather update, top picks for your MPL fantasy team and more.
Weather update and pitch report for JMT vs GAW, CPL 2022, Match 25
The pitch at Providence Stadium in Guyana is balanced and assists both the bowlers as well as the batsmen. The fast bowlers get better assistance from the pitch compared to the slow bowlers. A total of 25 T20Is have been played at this venue, of which 9 have been won by the teams bowling first. The average first innings score is 124, while the average second innings score is 93. The highest and lowest total recorded is 194 for 5 and 46 for 10.
The weather in Guyana will be mostly sunny and the skies clear. The temperature will fluctuate between 26 to 31 degrees.
Jamaica Tallawahs team news and predicted XI
Team news: Sandeep Lamichhane has returned home due to personal reasons and will not be available for the rest of the tournament.
Squad: Rovman Powell, Fabian Allen, Brandon King, Kennar Lewis, Shamarh Brooks, Mohammad Amir, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abhijai Mansingh, Imad Wasim, Chris Green, Miguel Pretorius, Raymon Reifer, Jamie Merchant, Amir Jangoo, Shemar Springer, Nicholson Gordon, Kirk McKenzie, Joshua James
Predicted XI: Brandon King, Amir Jangoo (wk), Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell (c), Raymon Reifer, Imad Wasim, Fabian Allen, Chris Green, Migael Pretorius, Mohammad Amir, Nicholson Gordon
Guyana Amazon Warriors team news and predicted XI
Team news: Jermaine Blackwood played his second match of the season in the previous game in place of Colin Ingram. Tabraiz Shamsi, meanwhile, has returned home for international duty and has been replaced by Shakib Al Hasan.
Squad: Shimron Hetymer, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Keemo Paul, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Colin Ingram, Paul Stirling, Heinrich Klaasen, Shai Hope, Jermaine Blackwood, Veerasammy Permaul, Ronsford Beaton, Matthew Nandu, Junior Sinclair
Predicted XI: Paul Stirling, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Keemo Paul, Shimron Hetmyer (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Jermaine Blackwood, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Junior Sinclair, Imran Tahir, Shakib Al Hasan
Head to head record
Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs have played 24 games between them, of which the Warriors have 12 wins and Tallawahs have 11 wins. One match was washed out.
Total matches – 24
Guyana Amazon Warriors – 12
Jamaica Tallawahs – 11
No result – 1
Five players to watch out for
Here we list five players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI for JMT vs GAW, CPL 2022
Brandon King – batter, Jamaica Tallawahs
Brandon King, who started the season with 89 runs off just 57 deliveries, has consistently delivered for the Tallawahs and currently has 222 runs from eight innings. In 85 T20s overall, the right hand batsman has amassed 1888 runs at an average of 26.97 and a strike rate of 130.11.
Shimron Hetmyer – batter, Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shimron Hetmyer, who amassed 218 runs in 11 matches at an average of 24.22 and a strike rate of 121.78 last season, has not quite lived up to expectations this season. However, he scored 39 runs against Tallawahs in the earlier fixture and will be looking to take confidence from that. The attacking southpaw has an average and strike rate of 26.83 and 131.60 in 146 T20s.
Mohammed Amir – bowler, Jamaica Tallawahs
Mohammad Amir has been the best bowler for the Tallawahs this season so far with 13 wickets in eight games at an economy rate of 5.26 and. This makes him the second highest wicket taker behind Alzarri Joseph. His best figures have been 3/22. The pacer comes into this game on the back of a wonderful 2 -15 spell against Trinbago Knight Riders and will thus be high on confidence.
Shai Hope – batter, Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shai Hope was been one of the biggest disappointments for the Warriors so far as he has been unable to convert his starts. With the tournament nearing its end, the wicketkeeper batsman will look to contribute to the team, In 55 T20s, Hope has an average and strike rate of 19.68 and 116.06 and on his day, he can be the match winner.
Rovman Powell – batsman, Jamaica Tallawahs
Rovman Powell is the second-highest scorer for the Tallawahs and is fifth in the competition with 219 runs in eight matches at an average of 43.80 and a strike rate of 127.32. This includes two fifties and a top score of 67. In all, he has an average and strike rate of 24.71 and 136.03 in 137 T20s. He has also picked up 21 wickets in the format.
MPL fantasy XI – GAW vs JMT, CPL 2022
GAW vs JMT – where and what time to watch the match live in India
The GAW vs JMT gameat the Men’s CPL 2022 will not be televised live in India. But you can catch the live action on the Fancode app. The match will begin at 4.30 AM IST on September 22.
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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.