St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Zouks: CPL Match 13 Preview
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Zouks: CPL Match 13 Preview

Match Details:

Series: Caribbean Premier League

Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts 

Date: September 16

Time: 3:30 a.m. IST

Preview:

Both St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots and St Lucia Zouks have two points on the board after one win each. While the home team is placed fifth due to a negative net run rate, the Zouks are third with a comparatively better NRR. However, they have played two games less than their rivals, and, thus, they will be under a lot less pressure as compared to the Patriots. 

The Patriots are well on their way to shutting doors on a semi-final appearance, and one more loss here could potentially mean the end of their campaign. They will be high on confidence after their successful run chase of 241 earlier in the event, though they can hope their bowlers can now raise their hands up and make a mark. 

Weather Conditions: There is a 50 percent chance of rain affecting the upcoming match. However, they are likely to be just passing showers and, even if there is a short interruption, deduction of overs is unlikely.  

Pitch Conditions: The pitch here is a belter, with St Kitts chasing down a massive total of 241 earlier in the competition on this very venue. Short boundaries and a placid track will mean that chasing will be the preferred option. 

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots: 

Evin Lewis missed the last game due to unknown reasons, and there is an uncertainty over his participation for

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