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Cricket Free Tips | CPL 2021, Final: St Lucia Kings vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

The 2021 Caribbean Premier League Final will be played at Warner Park on Wednesday morning between the St Lucia Kings and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. The St Lucia Kings defeated the Trinbago Knight Riders by 21 runs, while St Kitts & Nevis Patriots defeated the Guyana Amazon Warriors by seven wickets.

Although the St Lucia Kings have only won two of their last five games, they have won the games that matter. This is the big game, and they’ll be ready to make an impression.

Under Dwayne Bravo’s leadership, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have only lost one key game, in which he was injured. They have match winners all over the place.

 

Weather
Strong winds and overcast skies appear to be the rule of the day. Rain is expected to fall 40-50% of the time. However, this will decrease as the day develops. The weather in St Kitts will be 28°C.

 

Pitch
The pitch at Warner Park is a batter’s paradise, with an average score of 169. Both semi-finals were high-scoring affairs, and we may see more of the same in the final. The team totals have steadily risen throughout the competition, and we predict a par score in this final to be around 185.

 

Probable Playing XIs
St Lucia Kings:
Faf du Plessis (c), Andre Fletcher (wk), Keemo Paul, Roston Chase, Mark Deyal, Tim David, Kadeem Alleyne, David Wiese, Wahab Riaz, Jeavor Royal, Alzarri Joseph
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots:
Dwayne Bravo (c), Joshua Da Silva (wk), Evin Lewis, Dominic Drakes, Sherfane Rutherford, Chris Gayle, Fabian Allen, Naseem Shah, Sheldon Cotterell, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Fawad Ahmed

 

St Lucia Kings vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – Final, Dream 11:
Roston Chase (c), Andre Fletcher (wk), Faf du Plessis, Evin Lewis, Sherfane Rutherford, David Wiese, Jeavor Royal, Fawad Ahmed, Sheldon Cottrell, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Naseem Shah

 

Prediction
Match winner

  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Winning the toss

  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Top Batsman

  • St Lucia Kings – Faf du Plessis
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – Evin Lewis

Top Bowler

  • St Lucia Kings – Wahab Riaz
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – Fawad Ahmed

Most Sixes 

  • St Lucia Kings – Faf du Plessis
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – Evin Lewis

Player of the Match

  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – Evin Lewis

Team Scores Batting First 

  • St Lucia Kings – 175+
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots – 185+

 

With neither team in excellent form or with back-to-back victories, the final is difficult to predict. They both had good semi-final victories, with the Kings looking uncertain until the final stages and the Patriots looking more at ease throughout their chase. St Kitts &Nevis Patriots are our pick to win the CPL in 2021. Let’s enjoy the CPL championship with Baji now!

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