Table-toppers Nutmeg Warriors take on Bay Leaf Blasters in Qualifier 1 of Spice Isle T10 2022 at National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Saturday, April 15. The match will start at 9:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
With the league stage matches now over, the top four teams have qualified for the play-off rounds, with the winner of Saturday’s encounter between Nutmeg Warriors and Bay Leaf Blasters earning a direct place in the final.
The losing team, on the other hand, will get another chance in Qualifier 2 which is scheduled on April 18.
Nutmeg Warriors vs Bay Leaf Blasters odds for Spice Isle T10 2022
Nutmeg Warriors: 1.96
Bay Leaf Blasters: 1.85
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Nutmeg Warriors vs Bay Leaf Blasters recent form
Finishing the league stage matches with only a solitary loss, Nutmeg Warriors head into the fixture on the back of five consecutive wins. This includes impressive wins over Saffron Strikers, Cinnamon Pacers and Clove Challengers.
Bay Leaf Blasters, on the other hand, finished second with six wins in eight matches. As far as their current form is concerned, they have won four of their last six matches.
Nutmeg Warriors: W, W, W, W, W
Bay Leaf Blasters: W, W, L, W, W
Nutmeg Warriors vs Bay Leaf Blasters head-to-head
Nutmeg Warriors hold a flawless head-to-head record over the Bay Leaf Blasters, having won each of their three meetings to date.
The two teams also met earlier this season in a match that saw a certain Andre Fletcher wreaking havoc. Chasing Bay Leaf Blasters’ 94/4, the Nutmeg Warriors opener scored 62 runs off just 26 balls to guide his team to an impressive nine-wicket win with 16 balls to spare. His innings included four boundaries and six sixes.
Nutmeg Warriors vs Bay Leaf Blasters prediction and tips for Spice Isle T10 2022
Despite Nutmeg Warriors’ superior form and record, the Bay Leaf Warriors have caused upsets in the past and the team has the firepower to inflict the same again. They have a strong batting contingent and negating the Warriors’ talisman Andre Fletcher will do most of their hefty work for them.
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