Imran Tahir
Imran Tahir impressed for Guyana Amazon Warriors on day two of CPL (Credits: ESPNCricinfo)
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The ‘biggest party of the summer’- CPL T20 2020- is just about heating up and the 8th game will see Guyana Amazon Warriors lock horns against Jamaica Tallawahs at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad.

After having suffered a four-wicket defeat in their opening encounter against Trinbago Knight Riders, Guyana Amazon Warriors got themselves back on the winning track when they defeated St Kitts & Nevis Patriots by three wickets.

Jamaica Tallawahs, on the other hand, got off to a brilliant start to their 2020 CPL campaign by defeating St Lucia Zouks by five wickets. But just like Guyana, they also went down to TKR in their last fixture after they failed their total of 8-135.

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Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match-Match Details:

The 8th match of CPL 2020 will take place between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Trinidad. The match will start at 02:15 PM local time [11:45 PM IST].

 

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match-Pitch Conditions:

With so many games being played on the same venue, spinners have come to party big time in the last few games. Much of the same is expected to be the case on Saturday.

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Average 1st innings score: 141 [ In 6 games played at the venue this season]

Matches won batting first: W-1, L-5

 

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match-Dream 11, Fantasy Tips

  • Shimron Hetmyer has been in whirlwind form in this season thus far. The southpaw has racked up back-to-back half-centuries and his 44-ball 71 was instrumental in Guyana chasing down 130 in the last game.
  • Keemo Paul [4-19] and Imran Tahir [2-18] were brilliant in the last game and with the pitch expected to be slow down, considering the amount of games being played on the same venue, their variations should once again prove to be handy.
  • Glenn Phillips [44 & 58] and Asif Ali [47 & 22] have been absolutely brilliant with the bat thus far for Jamaica Tallawahs.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman [3 wickets in 2 games] and Sandeep Lamichhane [2 wickets in 2 game] will once again be the key.
  • Andre Russell hasn’t got going in the tournament thus far. Expect him to come out all guns blazing in the next game.

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match-Predicted Playing XI

Guyana Amazon Warriors-

Brandon King, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Ross Taylor, Nicholas Pooran(WK), Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul, Chris Green (C), Romario Shepherd, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir.

Bench – Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble, Kevin Sinclair, Jessy Singh, Ashmead Nedd, Kissoodath Magram.

 

Jamaica Tallawahs

Glenn Phillips (wk), Chadwick Walton, Nicholas Kirton, Rovman Powell (c), Andre Russell, Asif Ali, Carlos Brathwaite, Ramaal Lewis, Fidel Edwards, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Bench: Preston McSween, Nkrumah Bonner, Ryan Persaud, Jermaine Blackwood, Oshane Thomas, Veerasammy Premaul

 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain: Shimron Hetmyer, Glenn Phillips, Andre Russell, Imran Tahir

Vice-Captain: Keemo Paul, Asif Ali, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

 

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Wicket-keeper– Nicholas Pooran

Batsmen– Glenn Phillips [VC], Asif Ali, Shimron Hetmyer [C]

All-rounder– Andre Russell, Chris Green, Keemo Paul

Bowler– Imran Tahir, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Romario Shepherd, Naveen Ul Haq

 

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket

Wicket-keeper– Chadwick Walton

Batsmen– Rovman Powell, Glenn Phillips, Shimron Hetmyer

All-rounder– Andre Russell [VC], Craig Brathwaite, Chris Green

Bowler– Sandeep Lamichhane, Fidel Edwards, Imran Tahir [C], Romario Shepherd

 

Expert Advice:

With so many games being played on the same venue, spinners are likely to rule the roost. Hence opting for the likes of Imran Tahir or Mujeeb Ur Rahman or Sandeep Lamichanne as captain/vice-captain is worth a punt.

 

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match-Live Streaming Details

The 8th match of CPL 2020 between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs can be watched live on the Star Sports network. You can also live stream it on the Fancode app.

You can also live text commentary on the Cricket Addictor website.

 

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 2020, 8th Match- Dream11 Fantasy Team

CPL 2020: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs 8th Match– Dream 11, Fantasy Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11

CPL 2020: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs 8th Match– Dream 11, Fantasy Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11

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