Choiseul Clay Pots will lock horns with Babonneau Leatherbacks in the 13th match of the St Lucia T10 Blast 2021 at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium on Thursday, May 6.
Clay Pots and the Leatherbacks have made contrasting starts to their ongoing St Lucia T10 Blast campaign. While Choiseul Clay Pots suffered a five-wicket defeat against Gros Islet Cannon Blasters, Babonneau Leatherbacks beat Soufriere Sulphur City Stars by 11 runs at the same venue.
Interestingly, both Clay Pots and the Leatherbacks had a disappointing campaign last time around, finishing fifth and eighth respectively in the 10-team tournament.
CCP vs BLS match prediction
In their last five matches in the St Lucia T10 Blast, Choiseul Clay Pots and Babonneau Leatherbacks have won just two games each while losing the other three matches. However, the Leatherbacks have won their last two matches while the Clay Pots have registered two defeats. Going by the current form, Babonneau Leatherbacks are likely to triumph over Choiseul Clay Pots on Thursday.
CCP vs BLS best players
Top Tips: Best Batsmen
Choiseul Clay Pots’ Vince Smith will be the batsman to watch out for against Babonneau Leatherbacks. The 25-year-old had scored 37 runs off just 14 balls at a staggering strike rate of 264.3 in the last encounter.
On the other hand, Babonneau Leatherbacks will depend on their 18-year-old opening batsman Caleb Thomas to play another match-winning knock. Thomas gave his side a great start, scoring 26 runs off 18 balls against Soufriere Sulphur City Stars on Wednesday.
Top Tips: Best Bowlers
Choiseul Clay Pots captain Bronte Bess has been a wicket-taker for his side in the tournament and he is once again tipped to be the wrecker-in-chief on Thursday. In his last game, Bess gave away just six runs in one over and also gave Clay Pots an important breakthrough.
For Babonneau Leatherbacks, Jevaughn Charles will be the bowler to watch out for. Charles had played a key role for his side in the last game, picking up two important wickets and conceded just 12 runs in two overs.
CCP vs BLS probable playing XI
Choiseul Clay Pots playing XI: Junior Henry, Audy Alexander, Jason Simon (wicket-keeper), Vince Smith, Alvinaus Simon, Canice Richardson, Valange St. Ange, Tristan Norbal, Bronte Bess (captain), Stephane Theophane, Clem St. Rose
Babonneau Leatherbacks playing XI: Caleb Thomas, Steven Abraham (wicket-keeper), Shervon Joseph (captain), Zayee Antoine, Alex Joseph, Alvin Lafeuille, Qwaine Henry, Isiah Wilfred, Stuart Calderon, Nyeem Rosemond, Jervaughn Charles
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