Barbados Tridents (BAR) vs St Lucia Zouks (SLZ) in CPL

The defending champions Barbados Tridents face St Lucia Zouks in this interesting match in the Caribbean Premier League, which should result in fireworks on the ground, thanks to the firepower both teams possess. BAR has a fairly balanced side with the likes of Alex Hales, Rashid Khan, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr., and others and is ably led by Jason Holder. SLZ is led by the veteran all-rounder, Darren Sammy, and has star players like Kesrick Williams, Rakheem Cornwall, and Andre Fletcher to add to that.

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Looking at the past records between the two teams, the side representing the island nation of Barbados has a clear upper hand with a win percentage of 71%. Even during last season, BAR managed to win both the Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Zouks ties. On the other hand, SLZ has managed to win only 4 matches in the 14 attempts they have had. The head-to-head data is similar to both franchise's overall performance in the tournament as well, as BAR has managed to win the title two times, whereas SLZ has only managed to finish in the top 4 just once in the seven seasons of the tournament.

With the firepower and the winning mentality that BAR possesses, it would be interesting to see how SLZ comes up with a plan to stop the defending champions in this match. Since both the grounds support spin bowlers, spinners like Rashid Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr. and Rakheem Cornwall will play a crucial role in this match-up. Furthermore, the pitches are such that once a batsman is set, he can go on to score big runs so top-order batsmen will be in for a treat here.

With so many options to choose from, making Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Zouks Match predictions can become quite tough. Therefore, to help you out, here is a list of the top performers in this fixture to give you a certain idea on how to select the right players.

Head to Head Record of SLZ vs BAR

Matches played

BAR won

SLZ won

NR

14

10

4

0

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Top Performers in Batting - BAR vs SLZ Matches

The players who have scored the most runs and highest runs in Barbados vs St Lucia CPL matches are:

Most Runs

  • Andre Fletcher (SLZ) - 428
  • Dwayne Smith (BAR) - 413
  • Kieron Pollard (BAR and SLZ) - 410

Highest Scores

  • Dwayne Smith (BAR) - 110*
  • Kieron Pollard (SLZ) - 104
  • Dwayne Smith (BAR) - 103

Andre Fletcher of St Lucia Zouks has been a consistent performer in this tie and hence deserves a place in your CPL Fantasy team straight away if he's playing the match. Apart from him, you can fill the remaining spots of batsmen from the likes of Mohammad Nabi, Alex Hales, Shai Hope, and Johnson Charles.

Top Performers in Bowling - BAR vs SLZ Matches

The best bowlers with respect to most wickets and excellent economy in St Lucia vs Barbados matches are:

Most Wickets

  • Kieron Pollard (BAR and SLZ) - 11
  • Rayad Emrit (BAR) - 10
  • Darren Sammy (SLZ) - 10

Best Bowling

  • Hayden Walsh Jr (BAR) - 4/26
  • Ashley Nurse (BAR) - 3/12
  • Kieron Pollard (BAR) - 3/15

Since the pitches in both the grounds have a slow nature, medium-pace bowlers and spinners do come into play. Therefore, you should consider selecting bowlers like Darren Sammy, Rashid Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr., and Rakheem Cornwall in your fantasy team. Experienced bowlers who are good at disguising their pace might end up having the last laugh in this tie.

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