Barbados Royals play St Lucia Kings in the Caribbean Premier League 2022 (CPL) on Sunday, September 4, 2022, at Warner Park in Basseterre from 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

The Royals kick-started their new CPL campaign with a seven-wicket win against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The Royals chased down the target of 150 with ease, thanks to a 46-ball 73 from Kyle Mayers and Rakheem Cornwall’s useful cameo at the start of the innings. Barbados Royals won two of their three group stage matches in The 6ixty 2022 and suffered a narrow defeat in the semi-final.

The Roston Chase-led St Lucia Kings put up a spirited performance in their first match of CPL 2022 against Trinbago Knight Riders but were beaten by three wickets in the final over of the match. The Kings have been runners-up in the Caribbean Premier League for two seasons in a row.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Barbados Royals: 1.69, St Lucia Kings: 2.14

Betwinner odds: Barbados Royals: 1.65, St Lucia Kings: 2.11

10CRIC odds: Barbados Royals: 1.69, St Lucia Kings: 2.14

1xBet odds: Barbados Royals: 1.65, St Lucia Kings: 2.11

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings head-to-head 

Barbados Royals have won 11, while St Lucia Kings have won seven of the 18 matches between the two franchises in Caribbean Premier League history.

The Kings have won three of the last five matches against the Royals, however, the Barbados-based franchise won the last head-to-head encounter by eight wickets in CPL 2021.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings squads

Barbados Royals: Devon Thomas, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, 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, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), David Miller (captain).

St Lucia KingsRoston Chase (captain), Johnson Charles (wicketkeeper), Kesrick Williams, Alzarri Joseph, Mark Deyal, Jeavor Royal, Faf du Plessis, Tim David, David Wiese, Scott Kuggeleijn, Matthew Forde, Leroy Lugg, Preston McSween, Larry Edwards, Ackeem Auguste, Rivaldo Clarke.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings probable playing XI

Barbados Royals: Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Corbin Bosch, David Miller (captain), Azam Khan, Harry Tector, Jason Holder, Devon Thomas (wicketkeeper), Obed McCoy, Joshua Bishop, Ramon Simmonds.

St Lucia KingsRoston Chase (captain), Johnson Charles (wicketkeeper), Leroy Lugg, Roshon Primus, Mark Deyal, Kesrick Williams, Ackeem Auguste, Alzarri Joseph, Scott Kuggeleijn, Jeavor Royal, Matthew Forde.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings combined fantasy XI

Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, David Miller (captain), Azam Khan, Harry Tector, Jason Holder, Johnson Charles (wicketkeeper), Obed McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, Scott Kuggeleijn.

Barbados Royals top picks vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022

David Miller: The Royals’ captain has scored 907 runs in the T20 format this calendar year, averaging 45.35 with a strike-rate of 141.27. Miller has the ability to score heavily in the second phase of the innings, which he showcased in the IPL 2022 season for Gujarat Titans. The South African batter has scored 334 runs in 18 CPL matches so far, including a half-century.

Jason Holder: The West Indian bowling all-rounder has been a key player for his franchises in CPL history. Overall, Holder has 1532 runs and 176 wickets to his name in this format. The 30-year-old has the ability to pick key wickets with the new ball and contribute with quick cameos with the bat.

St Lucia Kings top picks vs Barbados Royals CPL 2022

Roston Chase: St Lucia Kings’ captain had a stellar season in 2021, scoring 446 runs at an average of 49.55 and picking up 10 wickets. Chase is capable of carrying his bat throughout the innings while scoring at a quick pace. He bowled an economical spell with the ball against Tribago Knight Riders in the last match.

Alzarri Joseph: The 25-year-old is the premier new ball bowler for the Kings and he can also chip in with important overs at the end. Joseph has scalped 57 wickets in 53 matches in his T20 career, including two four-wicket hauls and one five-wicket haul. One of his two four-fers came in the last match against Trinbago Knight Riders.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 prediction 

Barbados Royals began the Caribbean Premier League campaign with a comfortable victory. The Royals have a good record against the Kings and are the favourites to win this fixture.

St Lucia Kings suffered a defeat in their first match of the tournament. The Kings are missing key players and were in poor form in the recently concluded The 6ixty 2022. It will be challenging for the visitors to win in this fixture.

Barbados Royals vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 31°C

Precipitation: 39%

Humidity: 89%

Wind: 23 km/h

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