Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors CPL 26th Match Prediction
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Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors CPL 26th Match Prediction

4.09.2020, 03:00 IST
Brian Lara Stadium (Tarouba)
Guyana Amazon Warriors have come up from their earlier slump to take over second place from the Zouks. Looking more like the side that went the length of the league unbeaten last season, they are a formidable side who are genuinely challenging for the crown now. Should they win this, their last match, they will most certainly likely end the league in second place as now-third-place Zouks have to face the unbeaten Trinbago in one of their last 2 games - especially given their current net run rate. On the other hand, the Barbados Tridents will definitely be putting up a last-ditch effort to slide into the playoffs by winning their own last two. However, the fact that they lost four out of the last 5 encounters between these teams - including one just days ago - will haunt them for sure. Before the two teams vie for supremacy, let’s take a look at their arsenals.

Barbados Tridents Preview & Form

With their one last chance of extending their thus far shambolic title defense on the line, Barbados Tridents will want to at least give their best, come what may. That being said, their performances thus far have been far from that, and there’s no telling what added pressure will do to their already frayed nerves. One thing’s for sure -  the Tridents are going to need a major miracle to once beat Guyana given the form of their players and the fact that the team holds a major grudge against them because of last year. If they can somehow manage to win this, they might essentially get the chance to play a mini final against the Tallawahs for the last playoff spot, given that they manage to improve their run rate.

Guyana Amazon Warriors Preview & Form

It’s good to be a Guyana fan right now. The team has made a solid comeback and pushed itself up to second place after a statement victory over the Zouks. Sure, they still lack consistency, but the fact that their players are finally firing straight will be music to their fans’ ears. In their last game, they pretty much walked all over the St Lucia Zouks with an all-round performance that saw them clamp down their opponents to a miserly 109 before hunting down their target in just 13.5 overs. This dominating performance will be fresh in the players’ minds, and they will no doubt draw strength from the confidence they gained from it.

Match Prediction

Death rattle or phoenix moment for Barbados? After many misses, this is the last chance. Expect Johnson Charles and Kyle Mayers to star with the bat, while Rashid Khan leads with the ball with Raymon Reifer following suit.

Guyana are certainly strong enough to purely muscle through this. It’s just a question of how much of a fight Barbados will put up. Expect Windies duo Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran to fight the bowlers best, while Naveen-ul-Haq and Keemo Paul pave the way with the ball. 

Who will win the 26th match?

Match Prediction: Guyana Amazon Warriors To Win (1.61 @ 1XBET)

Other Betting Tips:

  • Toss - Win for GAW

  • BT top batsman - J Charles

  • GAW top batsman – N Pooran

  • Players with most boundaries - J Charles (BT), N Pooran (GAW)

  • Players to score a fifty – J Charles/C Anderson (BT), S Hetmyer/N Pooran (GAW)

  • Players to take most wickets - R Khan (BT), I Tahir (GAW)

  • Most fours - BT

  • Most sixes - GAW

Can Barbados finally live up to their potential and make their mark on this season? Or will Guyana maximize their revenge and sink the Tridents back to Poseidon? Find out on Thursday!

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