Barbados Royals play Trinbago Knight Riders in The 6ixty 2022 on Friday, August 26, at Warner Park in Basseterre from 3:00 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Barbados Royals finished at the bottom of the Caribbean Premier League points table in 2021 with six points in 10 matches. Kyle Mayers and Azam Khan, who will feature in the inaugural edition of the 6ixty for the Royals, scored 160 and 178 runs respectively in CPL 2021. The Royals will be led by Jason Holder in this tournament. In the T20 format, the Barbados-based franchise have lost three of its last five matches.
On the other hand, Trinbago Knight Riders won the CPL 2020 edition after an unbeaten season and finished last season as the semi-finalists. The Kieron Pollard-led outfit also boasts of superstars like Sunil Narine and Andre Russell for the 6ixty. Ravi Rampaul was the highest wicket-taker for the Knight Riders in CPL 2021 with 19 wickets while Colin Munro was the top run-scorer with 267 runs.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders The 6ixty 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Barbados Royals: 2.86, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.41
Betwinner odds: Barbados Royals: 2.90, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.41
10CRIC odds: Barbados Royals: 2.65, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.35
1xBet odds: Barbados Royals: 2.94, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.43
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders head-to-head
Trinbago Knight Riders have been the better team in this head-to-head, winning 12 of the 19 matches against Barbados Royals. The hosts have won the remaining seven matches.
The two teams go up against each other for the first time in the inaugural edition of The 6ixty.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders squads
Barbados Royals: Devon Thomas, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder (captain), Hayden Walsh, Rahkeem Cornwall, Justin Greaves, Corbin Bosch, Obed McCoy, Oshane Thomas, Harry Tector, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Azam Khan (wicketkeeper), Ramon Simmonds, Teddy Bishop.
Trinbago Knight Riders: Ravi Rampaul, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard (captain), Seekkuge Prasanna, Andre Russell, Akeal Hosein, Khary Pierre, Nicholas Pooran, Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Anderson Phillip, Tion Webster, Terrance Hinds, Leonardo Julien, Jayden Seales, Shaaron Lewis, Daryn Dupavillon.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders probable playing XI
Barbados Royals: Azam Khan (wicketkeeper), Devon Thomas, Harry Tector, Teddy Bishop, Kyle Mayers, Justin Greaves, Jason Holder (captain), Corbin Bosch, Oshane Thomas, Nyeem Young, Hayden Walsh.
Trinbago Knight Riders: Nicholas Pooran, Leonardo Julien, Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Tion Webster, Kieron Pollard (captain), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Seekkuge Prasanna, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Daryn Dupavillon.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders combined fantasy XI
Nicholas Pooran, Harry Tector, Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Kyle Mayers, Kieron Pollard (captain), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Hayden Walsh, Oshane Thomas.
Barbados Royals top picks vs Trinbago Knight Riders The 6ixty 2022
Kyle Mayers: The batting all-rounder has been a key player in the Caribbean Premier League. Mayers has scored 1179 runs and picked 19 wickets in 85 matches in the tournament. In 2022, he has scored 304 runs at an average of 23.38 in the T20 format.
Jason Holder: The West Indian has been one of the best all-rounders in the CPL and will be one to watch out for in this match. Holder has scored 796 runs and picked 54 wickets in the Caribbean Premier League since 2013. The all-rounder has picked 36 wickets in T20s this year.
Trinbago Knight Riders top picks vs Barbados Royals The 6ixty 2022
Kieron Pollard: West Indies’ veteran all-rounder has scored 11783 runs and picked 309 wickets in 604 T20 matches. His explosive ability at the death with the bat and partnership-breaking spells with the ball make him a key component of the Knight Riders setup. He averaged 37.28 with the bat in 11 matches in the Caribbean Premier League last season.
Andre Russell: The 34-year-old is one of the most sought-after all-rounders in white-ball cricket. He has scored 1491 runs and taken 69 wickets in the Caribbean Premier League. Meanwhile, in IPL 2022, Russell averaged 37.22 with the bat and 16.35 with the ball for the Kolkata Knight Riders.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders The 6ixty 2022 prediction
Trinbago Knight Riders have an edge in this match considering the quality and form of their players. The Knight Riders also have the upper hand against Barbados Royals historically and are tipped to win the season opener.
However, the Royals have a talented squad along with a few star players. They are expected to challenge the Knight Riders at Warner Park.
Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders The 6ixty 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 32°C
Wind: 17 km/h