CPL 2015 Match 8
St Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 8th Match
Series: Caribbean Premier League, 2015
Date: June 28, 2015
Venue: Beausejour Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St Lucia
CPL 2015 8th Match Preview
Match 8 is between Chris Gayle’s Jamaica Tallahwahs and Darren Sammy’s St Lucia Zouks. While the Zouks had a good start to the tournament, Jamaica will look to open their winning account for this year’s edition.
Playing their first match against Barbados Tridents, Jamaica lost chasing a modest total of 162 runs. Batting second Jamaica lost their as none of their star batsmen, Gayle, Jayawardena, Russell or Chris Lynn, were able to give them the contribution.
In an absurd move Dan Vettori was sent ahead of Andre Russell, who performed brilliantly in this year’s IPL edition batting at number five for Kolkata Knight Riders. Tallahwahs will be expecting a few runs from their star studded batting line up.
St Lucia Zouks on the other hand have won two of the three they have played and one match has been washed out. In a batting line which boasts of names such as Kevin Pieterson, Ross Taylor and Henry Davids they have been surprisingly short of runs in the middle order. None of them have made a substantial contribution.
The bowling has been disciplined by them as they kept their nerves while bowling to the likes of Brad Hodge when he threatened to take the game away from them. Fidel Edwards was good with the Yorkers in the death overs. Kemar Roach was lethal in his bowling extracting the bounce and creating trouble for the batsmen.
Team News for CPL 2015 match 8
Jamaica is expected to go in with an unchanged side.
Jamaica (probable XI): Chris Gayle(c), Chadwick Walton(w), Chris Lynn, Mahela Jayawardene, Horace Miller, Andre Russell, Daniel Vettori, Rusty Theron, Jerome Taylor, Krishmar Santokie, Nikita Miller
St Lucia too is expected to go in with an unchanged XI.
St Lucia Zouks (probable XI): Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher(w), Kyle Mayers, Kevin Pietersen, Ross Taylor, Henry Davids, Darren Sammy(c), Kemar Roach, Fidel Edwards
Pitch Report for CPL 2015 match 8
Match is to be played at Gros Islet and till now three matches have been played here this season with one match being washed out but not before first innings was completed. We have score of 179-149-156. Team chasing won the match while chasing a score of 150 while team batting first won in the other match.
Who Will Win Today Cricket Prediction for CPL 2015 match 8
Both the teams have equal odds for this game i.e. 1.90 and just because of the dynamic character of Chris Gayle’s side we are backing Jamaica Tallahwahs to win this crucial encounter.