St Lucia Kings go up against Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League 2022 (CPL) on September 1, Thursday, at Warner Park in Basseterre from 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

St Lucia Kings finished as runners-up of Caribbean Premier League 2021 after they lost to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the final. The Kings finished fourth on the points table last season with five wins and five losses from their 10 league matches and a total of 10 points. Roston Chase was the leading run-scorer for St Lucia Kings with 446 runs at a strike rate of 144.33. He was also the leading run-scorer in the CPL last season. Jeavor Royal was the best bowler for St Lucia Kings as he picked up 12 wickets at an economy rate of 7.25.

Meanwhile, Colin Munro was the top run-scorer for Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL last season with 267 runs. Pacer Ravi Rampaul was the leading wicket-taker for Trinbago Knight Riders with 19 wickets while bowling at an average of 16.21 and an economy rate of 7.96. Rampaul was also the leading wicket-taker in the CPL last season. Trinbago Knight Riders finished in the top spot in the Caribbean Premier League 2021 points table with a total of 12 points. They lost to St Lucia Kings by 21 runs in the semi-finals last season.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders CPL 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: St Lucia Kings: 2.50, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.51

Betwinner odds: St Lucia Kings: 2.58, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.504

10CRIC odds: St Lucia Kings: 2.49, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.52

1xBet odds: St Lucia Kings: 2.595, Trinbago Knight Riders: 1.51

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

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders head-to-head 

Trinbago Knight Riders have been the dominant team in this contest against St Lucia Kings having won 14 out of the 18 completed matches between them. The Kings have only won four matches while two other encounters between the teams were abandoned.

St Lucia Kings beat Trinbago Knight Rider by 21 runs in their last encounter in the semi-finals of the CPL last season.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders squads

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

Trinbago Knight Riders: Kieron Pollard (captain), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Colin Munro, Akeal Hosein, Maheesh Theekshana, Tim Seifert, Seekkuge Prasanna, Jayden Seales, Ali Khan, Tion Webster, Khary Pierre, Anderson Phillip, Terrance Hinds, Leonardo Julien, Shaaron Lewis, Ravi Rampaul.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders probable playing XI

St Lucia Kings: Roston Chase, Johnson Charles (wicketkeeper), Faf du Plessis (captain), Matthew Forde, Mark Deyal, Tim David, Rivaldo Clarke, Jeavor Royal, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn.

Trinbago Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Tim Seifert, Kieron Pollard (captain), Andre Russell, Khary Pierre, Shaaron Lewis, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Jayden Seales.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders combined fantasy XI

Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Faf du Plessis, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Tim Seifert, Kieron Pollard (captain), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, Jayden Seales, Jeavor Royal.

St Lucia Kings top picks vs Trinbago Knight Riders CPL 2022

Roston Chase: The all-rounder was the leading run-scorer in the CPL last season with 446 runs. Chase scored his runs at an average of 49.55 and a strike rate of 144.33. The 30-year-old scored four half-centuries last season and also picked 10 wickets with the ball. Chase had a huge impact for the Kings last season and will be one of their key players this season.

Faf du Plessis: The former South African captain has been brilliant in this format of the game. Du Plessis was fourth on the list of leading run-scorers in the CPL last season with 277 runs in nine games. He scored his runs at a strike rate of 143.52 and had a top score of 120 not out. Watch out for him in the upcoming fixture.

Trinbago Knight Riders top picks vs St Lucia Kings CPL 2022

Kieron Pollard: The former West Indies skipper will be leading the Knight Riders yet again this season. Pollard was excellent last season with the bat as he scored 261 runs at an average of 37.42. He scored two half-centuries last season and had a strike rate of 158.18. The all-rounder has had success with a lot of T20 franchises across various tournaments in the world. His ability to score quick runs and pick important wickets makes him an asset to any team in this format.

Ravi Rampaul: The right-arm pacer was the leading wicket-taker in the CPL last season with 19 wickets. He had an economy of 7.96 and an average of 16.21. Rampaul was excellent with the new ball last season. His ability to generate pace and swing early in the innings makes him an excellent addition to any team in this format.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders CPL 2022 prediction 

Trinbago Knight Riders have a slight edge going into the game against St Lucia Kings considering their strong team composition and dominant record against them.

However, St Lucia have done well recently against the Knight Riders. They beat them in the semi-finals last season and will give them a tough challenge in the upcoming fixture.

St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders CPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 32°C

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Humidity: 69%

Wind: 17 km/h