Tabraiz Shamsi

Barbados Royals vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, CPL Match No. 22 – Fantasy Preview with Predicted Playing XIs, Venue Details, Relevant Stats & Full Fantasy XI

Barbados Royals will take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL 2022’s 22nd match and 12th Khiladi provides you with the Dream 11 prediction and fantasy tips for this contest.

Brian Lara Stadium – Venue Notes

  • Average First Innings Score in the CPL since 2018: 150
  • Bat First vs Bowl First since 2018: Win batting first – 13; Win chasing – 14
  • BAR-GUY Players in the top 10 leading run-scorers list since 2018: Shimron Hetmyer(4), Jason Holder(10)
  • BAR-GUY Players in the top 10 leading wicket-takers list since 2018: Imran Tahir(3), Keemo Paul(6), Mujeeb Ur Rahman(7)

As it is a day game under the heat, the pitch will likely favour the spinners and pacers with good slower-ball variations. This pitch has also generally been on the slower side and any above-par score should be defended as this pitch can also get trickier to bat on as the match progresses.

Predicted Playing XI

Barbados Royals: Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Corbin Bosch, Quinton de Kock(wk), Azam Khan, David Miller(c), Jason Holder, Joshua Bishop, Obed McCoy, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ramon Simmonds

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Paul Stirling, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Colin Ingram, Heinrich Klaassen(wk), Shimron Hetmyer(c), Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Junior Sinclair, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi

Caribbean Premier League 2022, Game 22 Stat Box

Barbados Royals: (all T20s since 2018)

  • Quinton de Kock vs Off-Spin in Overs 7-20: 58 outs at 27/136 in 70 innings
  • Kyle Mayers in CPL batting 1st vs batting 2nd: Bat 1st – 23/121 in 17 innings Bat 2nd – 37/140 in 9 innings
  • Azam Khan vs Leg-Spin and L-Chinaman: 5 outs and 208 runs at 42/175 in 23 innings
  • Corbin Bosch’s recent form in CPL 2022: 0+0w, 33*, 56+1w, 81+0w, 2, 2
  • Obed McCoy at the death in Overs 17-20: 52 wickets in 53 innings with a wicket every 9 balls
  • Jason Holder at Tarouba: 5 wickets and 173 runs at 35/153 in 8 innings
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman at Tarouba: 9 wickets in 8 innings
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman vs Guyana: 6 wickets in 2 innings at a wicket every 8 balls

Guyana Amazon Warriors: (all T20s since 2018)

  • Shimron Hetmyer at Tarouba: 258 runs at 37/140 in 10 innings
  • Shimron Hetmyer vs Off-Spin in Overs 7-20: 11 outs at 21/104 in 53 innings
  • Paul Stirling vs Off-Spin in Overs 7-20: 10 outs at 18/138 in 27 innings
  • Chandrapaul Hemraj vs Guyana: 177 runs at 29/115 in 6 innings
  • Colin Ingram’s record in CPL: 204 runs at 20/112 in 12 innings
  • Heinrich Klaassen recent form: 19, 61*, 10, 22*, 24, 25, 8
  • Heinrich Klaassen in the Overs 7-20: 29/150 in 54 innings
  • Chandrapaul Hemraj at Tarouba: 139 runs at 17/99 in 8 innings
  • Tabraiz Shamsi in CPL 2022 so far: 8 wickets in 4 innings (6w bowling 1st)
  • Imran Tahir at Tarouba: 13 wickets in 10 innings
  • Keemo Paul at Tarouba: 10 wickets in 9 innings
  • Romario Shepherd at Tarouba: 7 wickets in 7 innings

Barbados Royals – Fantasy Notes

  • Kyle Mayers struggled in the 1st innings in the last match with a painful inning of 1(17) and that struggle is only likely to worsen against two of the best wrist-spinners in the Guyana spin-attack. Keep him in your team but give him the armband only if he bats in the 2nd innings.
  • Rahkeem Cornwall is one of the most attacking batters in the CPL but he is also a hit-or-miss fantasy asset. What makes him an appealing differential option in this match is the possibility of him bowling more overs of his off-spin against the LHBs of Guyana.
  • If Corbin Bosch bats in the 1st innings, he could be worth leaving out of your teams if the pitch remains slow and dry. He is inexperienced
  • David Miller is very likely to get an opportunity to bat in this match against a strong bowling unit. He is also a good player of spin, which makes him an attractive option especially if Barbados bats first.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman remains the key bowler for the Royals against a Guyana team with 3 left-handers in their top 5. An excellent option when bowling first in particular, when the pitch is drier and that makes it trickier for the batters against quality spin early on in the innings.
  • It must be clear at this point that both McCoy and Holder automatically become top fantasy options when they bowl in the 1st innings.
  • Azam Khan has good records against both the spin bowling-types of Guyana. If you pick him, drop at least 2 of the top order batters.

Guyana Amazon Warriors – Fantasy Notes

  • Shimron Hetmyer struggles to get going against off-spin but it would not be wise to drop a quality batter like him for this reason alone. He has had good starts this season and one big innings is expected in one of the matches.
  • Heinrich Klaassen could be key in countering the off-spin threat of Mujeeb-Cornwall and also in guiding the team through the middle overs using his experience of batting in the Proteas middle order.
  • Junior Sinclair is likely to continue playing in this match to make use of his off-spin against a Royals top 6 with 3 left-handers, who are also their most important players – de Kock, Mayers and Miller.
  • Another part-time off-spin option who can bowl in this match is Paul Stirling as Sinclair is still very inexperienced at this stage.
  • The Wrist-spin South African duo of Shamsi and Tahir must be in your team on this kind of pitches. Both are good picks in both innings but if you had to make a choice between the two in the 1st innings – pick Shamsi. On the other hand, picking both of them in the 2nd innings is ideal in these conditions.

Fantasy XI

WK: Heinrich Klaassen, Quinton de Kock

BAT: Kyle Mayers, Shimron Hetmyer, David Miller

AR: Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd

BOWL: Tabraiz Shamsi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Obed McCoy, Imran Tahir

C/VC:  Jason Holder, Tabraiz Shamsi

Differentials:  Rahkeem Cornwall (30%), Odean Smith (38%)

C/VC Differentials: Mujeeb Ur Rahman – bowling 1st (3%), Heinrich Klaassen (1.6%), Tabraiz Shamsi (3.5%)

Note: Return after 15 minutes of the toss for a fully updated XI.

Stats Credit: Cricinfo and Cricmetric

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