Jamaica Tallawahs go up against St Lucia Kings in the Caribbean Premier League 2022 (CPL) on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet from 4:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time). 

Jamaica Tallawahs have begun the new Caribbean Premier League looking like genuine title contenders. They beat defending champions St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the first match by 47 runs and cruised home to a four-wicket victory in their last game against Guyana Amazon Warriors. The Tallawahs were the inaugural champions back in 2013 and have also won the title in 2016.

St Lucia Kings had a forgettable The 6ixty 2022 campaign and have continued in the same vein with back-to-back defeats in CPL 2022. The Kings have finished runners-up in both the 2020 and 2021 editions of the tournament. Faf du Plessis, who missed out on the first match of this edition, played an impressive 47-run knock in the Kings’ second match and will lead the team in this tournament.

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Jamaica Tallawahs: 1.78, St Lucia Kings: 1.96

Betwinner odds: Jamaica Tallawahs: 1.80, St Lucia Kings: 2.00

10CRIC odds: Jamaica Tallawahs: 1.82, St Lucia Kings: 1.96

1xBet odds: Jamaica Tallawahs: 1.81, St Lucia Kings: 2.01

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

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings head-to-head 

Jamaica Tallawahs and St Lucia Kings have gone up against each other on 17 previous occasions in the Caribbean Premier League. The Tallawahs have been dominant with 11 wins, while the Kings have won six games.

The Tallawahs won by comfortable margins in the two fixtures against St Lucia Kings in CPL 2021. Andre Russell’s 14-ball 50 powered Jamaica Tallawahs to a 120-run win in the first match, followed by a 55-run victory in the second game.

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings squads

Jamaica Tallawahs: Rovman Powell (captain), Shamarh Brooks, Kennar Lewis, Sandeep Lamichhane, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Fabian Allen, Brandon King, Migael Pretorious, Chris Green, Raymon Reifer, Amir Jangoo, Jamie Merchant, Nicholson Gordon, Shamar Springer, Kirk McKenzie, Joshua James.

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

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings probable playing XI

Jamaica Tallawahs: Shamarh Brooks, Kennar Lewis (wicketkeeper), Brandon King, Rovman Powell (captain), Kirk McKenzie, Jamie Merchant, Fabian Allen, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohammad Amir, Migael Pretorious, Nicholson Gordon.

St Lucia Kings: Roston Chase, Johnson Charles (wicketkeeper), Faf du Plessis (captain), Roshon Primus, Mark Deyal, Kesrick Williams, Ackeem Auguste, Alzarri Joseph, Scott Kuggeleijn, Jeavor Royal, Matthew Forde.

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings combined fantasy XI

Shamarh Brooks, Kennar Lewis (wicketkeeper), Brandon King, Rovman Powell (captain), Faf du Plessis, Johnson Charles, Fabian Allen, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohammad Amir, Alzarri Joseph, Scott Kuggeleijn.

Jamaica Tallawahs top picks vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022

Brandon King: The 27-year-old batter has amassed over 1000 runs in CPL and has been in prime form this season, scoring 121 runs in two matches while smashing 12 fours and seven sixes. King has the ability to score quickly and play the long innings. He holds the record for the all-time highest individual score in the Caribbean Premier League.

Mohammad Amir: The left-arm pacer has looked at his best in the first two matches of CPL 2022, swinging the new ball and making it difficult for the batters to capitalize during the powerplay. Amir has picked up four wickets while conceding only 45 runs in eight overs in this tournament. The pitch at Gros Islet will suit his bowling style.

St Lucia Kings top picks vs Jamaica Tallawahs CPL 2022

Scott Kuggeleijn: The Kiwi bowling all-rounder has scalped three wickets in 7.2 overs in CPL 2022 with the best bowling figures of 2/37. Kuggeleijn has taken 135 wickets in 133 T20 matches and has also scored 767 runs, striking at 130.22.  

Alzarri Joseph: He has undoubtedly been the St Lucia Kings’ best player with the bat and ball in the early stages of CPL 2022. Joseph is currently the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with six wickets at an economy rate of 6.00. The 25-year-old is also the second top run-scorer for the Kings with 38 runs in two matches.

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 prediction 

Jamaica Tallawahs have won both matches in the Caribbean Premier League this season and their key players have been in fine form so far. The current form gives Tallahwahs the advantage going into this match.

On the other hand, St Lucia Kings will play at home for the first time this season and the conditions at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium will suit their players. They are expected to take the challenge to the Tallawahs in this match.

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 23°C

Precipitation: 6%

Humidity: 58%

Wind: 14 km/h

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