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JT vs SNP – Match 12 of CPL 2021 – Match Preview, Dream11 Team Predictions, and Fantasy Tips

This article will talk about the probable XIs for both teams and continue with the Dream11 predictions and the winning fantasy team for the 9th match of the Caribbean Premier League between Jamaica Tallawahs and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots that is scheduled to be played on the 2nd of September 2021.

Jamaica Tallawahs(JAM) led by Rovman Powell will take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots(SKN) led by Faf Du Plessis for the 12th match on Thursday. In the last contest between the two teams, Jamaica defeated St Kitts by a huge margin of 120 runs. 

After losing a close game against Barbados Royals, Jamaica Tallawahs made a comeback by winning their third game against the same side. While bowling first, Fidel Edwards provided early breakthroughs with his seam bowling in the powerplay. Migael Pretorius again shined as he picked 4/45 in his four overs. Russell and Powell also picked one wicket each as they restricted the Royals on 151 runs. In the batting department, Kennar Lewis player match-winning knock of 89 runs in 53 balls which led Jamaica to a victory by 6 wickets. 

On the other hand, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are yet to lose a single game in this campaign of CPL 2021. The Dwayne Bravo-led side registered their third consecutive victory by defeating Guyana on Monday. They had some challenges while bowling first as except Meekeren and Allen all bowlers failed to take wickets. While chasing the target of 167 runs, Sherfane Rutherford made an unbeaten half-century (59) and both openers crossed 30 runs mark as St Kitts won the game by 6 wickets. 

Match Details

Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts

Pitch and Weather: The pitch will remain the same as it has played so far in this season of the Caribbean Premier League. Both bowlers and batsmen will find some assistance from the wickets after getting settled. The average score in the first inning will be around 150 to 160 runs. The weather will be clear throughout the match as no interruption is expected due to rain. 

Date & Time: September 02, 4.30 AM IST

Probable Playing XIs

Jamaica Tallawahs registered a comfortable victory in their last outing so they are unlikely to make any changes. Kennar Lewis has looked in supreme touch this season at the top with Chadwick Walton. Shamarh Brooks played an important cameo in the middle order against the Royals. Haider Ali will aim to bounce back in this match as failed to score big in the last match. In the bowling department, Migael Pretorius has been a consistent performer with the ball. Andrew Russell and Rovman Powell will be key all-rounders for the side. 

The only unbeaten side this season is also unlikely to make any changes in the playing XI. Devon Smith and Even Lewis, both openers are providing a prolific start in powerplay overs. Sherfane Rutherford scored a fifty along with Bravo also assisted well to finish the run chase. In the bowling department, Jaggesar and Dominic Drakes will be key bowlers for the side along with can Meekeren who performed well in the last match. 

Jamaica Tallawahs 

Chandwick Walton(wk), Kennar Lewis, Haider Ali, Rovman Powell(c), Andrew Russell, Carlos Braithwaite, Migael Pretorius, Shamarh Brooks, Chris Green, Veerasammy Permaul, Imran Khan

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Even Lewis, Sherfane Rutherford, Devon Thomas(WK), Joshua Da Silva, Asif Ali, Dwayne Bravo(c), Fabian Allen, Fidel Edwards, Dominic Drakes, Paul Van Meekeren, Fawad Ahmed. 

Match Prediction 

Dwayne Bravo-led St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are unbeaten so far in this season of CPL 2021. However, Jamaica Tallawahs has outstanding batting order to give a fight against this side but looking at the current form, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will start as favorites to win this match. 

Fantasy Tips 

Batsmen: Even Lewis has given a good start in two consecutive games for his team. After his match-winning knock of 62, he scored 30 runs in the last match as well. Sherfane Rutherford scored two half-centuries in three outings this season, so he can be selected. Kennar Lewis posted a man-of-the-match performance with unbeaten 89 runs in his last game. Rovman Powell can be picked as the fourth batsmen on this team. 

Wicket-Keepers: Devon Smith scored a half-century in the second last game and also scored 31 in the last match. Chandwick is another good option from the wicket-keeping section for the fantasy XI. 

All-rounders: Andrew Russell is an obvious pick for any T20 side due to his match-winning abilities. He will be keen to perform in this match with the bat. Dwayne Bravo scored 22 runs in the last game and he is also bowling key overs for his side in every match. 

Bowlers: Fidel Edwards performed brilliantly in his first game this season with two wickets to his name. Dominic Drakes picked four wickets in three matches for St Kitts so he can be selected from the bowling section. Migael Pretorius is the joint highest wicket-taker this season with 9 wickets in three games. 

Captaincy Choices

Fantasy Team: Chandwick Walton, Devon Smith, Even Lewis, Kennar Lewis, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Dwayne Bravo(VC), Andrew Russell(C), Fidel Edwards, Dominic Drakes, Migael Pretorius. 

Captain – Andrew Russell 

Andrew Russell scored a 14-ball half-century in the first game of this season. He is also taking at least a wicket in each game so he can be picked as captain in this match. 

Vice-captain – Dwayne Bravo 

Dwayne Bravo is the consistent performer with bat and bowl for St Kitts and also batting in the middle order so he is the best player to vice-captain in this match. 

Dream11 Team

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