CPL 2021- SLK vs TKR: Pollard & Co take on Faf Du Plessis’ Kings –Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders will take on the St Lucia Kings in match 9 of the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL T20). The game will be played at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts and will kick off at 7:30 PM IST on Tuesday, August 31. The game will see several IPL stars in action, with West Indian duo Kieron Pollard and Narine, going up against Faf du Plessis.
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The Saint Lucia Kings had a dreadful start to their season, going down to the Jamaica Tallawahs in their opener. The newly rechristened St Lucia franchise conceded 255 in their 20 overs, the second-highest total in CPL history, with Andre Russell scoring the fastest 50 of the tournament. While chasing The Kings never got going as they were bowled out for 135, with their 120-run loss being the biggest in CPL history.
Meanwhile, the Trinbago Knight Riders returned to winning ways following their loss to the Guyana Amazon Warriors. Isuru Udana picked up five wickets as Barbados Royals were bowled out for 122, before Kieron Pollard led from the front, scoring an unbeaten 58 to seal the win. The Knight Riders will look to build on their performance while St Lucia aim to heal some wounds from their mauling last time out.
CPL 2021: SLK vs TKR predicted XIs
St Lucia Kings: Rahkeem Cornwall, Andre Fletcher, Faf du Plessis, Roston Chase, Mark Deyal, Tim David, Keemo Paul, Wahab Riaz, Usman Qadir, Obed McCoy, Kesrick Williams
Knight Riders: Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert, Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Kieron Pollard, Isuru Udana, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Jayden Seales
CPL 2021: St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders – IPL 2021 stars in action
- Tim David (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
- Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings)
- Kieron Pollard (Mumbai Indians)
- Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders)
- Tim Seifert (Kolkata Knight Riders)
CPL 2021: SLK vs TKR Date, time and venue
The St Lucia Kings vs Trinbago Knight Riders game will be played at the Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts. The match will begin at 7:30 PM IST on Tuesday, August 31.
CPL 2021: SLK vs TKR Live streaming details
FanCode will provide a personalized and comprehensive digital sports coverage of Hero CPL to all Indian sports fans. Cricket fans across the country can watch all the nail-biting and thrilling action LIVE from the Caribbean, starting August 26, 2021, at 7.30 pm IST, on the FanCode App & follow it LIVE on InsideSport.co