The 17th match of the Super50 Cup 2019-20 in the Group A between Canada and Combined Campuses and Colleges will be played at the Conaree Sports Club in Basseterre, St Kitts.
The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (1:00 PM GMT) (6:30 PM IST).
The game can be viewed on Windies Cricket’s YouTube channel and on Fan Code in India.
The defending champions Combined Campuses and Colleges have now suffered two defeats in three matches and are placed 4th in Group A. The only team to be under them is Canada who is their opponents for Thursday. Canada suffered defeats in both the matches they played; both of them by big margins. The CCC team’s lone win came in their 2nd match against Barbados by 4 wickets. The Combined CC is now boosted by the return of their skipper Carlos Brathwaite.
There is no rain predicted for the Conaree Sports Club on Thursday. The conditions are expected to be on the dry side without any clouds.
The Conaree Sports Club hosted a List A game for the first time during this tournament. Leeward Islands chased down the target of 263 by losing on two wickets while Barbados completed a 161-run chase with 20 overs to spare. Considering these two matches, Conaree can be said as a good venue for chasing ever targets up to 275.
Average 1st inning score: 212 (List A matches)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 0
Carlos Brathwaite has joined CCC from the last match.
Probable Playing XIs:
Kanwarpal Tathgur (C), Harrobindeep Sekhon (WK), Jeet Mehta, Harsh Thaker, Nitish Kumar, Shreyas Movva, Arslan Khan, Rayyan Pathan, Shahid Ahmadzai, Sana-ur-Rehman, Nauman Zafar.
Bench – Kanwar Mann, Yax Patel, Harmandeep Singh.
Combined Campuses and Colleges:
Paul Palmer, Romaine Morris (WK), Jonathan Drakes, Sadique Henry, Carlos Brathwaite (C), Odain McCatty, Akshaya Persaud, Akeem Jordan, Abhijai Mansingh, Larry Joseph, Ojay Shields.
Bench – Jarlarnie Seales, Kavesh Kantasingh.
Akeem Jordan took a total of seven wickets in the tournament and also scored 53 from 91 balls. Akshaya Persaud scored an unbeaten fifty while Arslan Khan scored the lone fifty for Canada in this tournament. Nitish Kumar and Carlos Brathwaite are expected to perform well due to the context of the game.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Romaine Morris, Nitish Kumar, Carlos Brathwaite
Vice-Captain – Harsh Thaker, Akeem Jordan, Arslan Khan
Carlos Brathwaite will be batting in top-five and hence will a safe option as captain or vice-captain.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Romaine Morris
Batsmen – Paul Palmer, Kanwarpal Tathgur, Arslan Khan
All-Rounders – Harsh Thaker, Nitish Kumar, Carlos Brathwaite (C)
Bowlers – Akshaya Persaud, Akeem Jordan (VC), Larry Joseph, Shahid Ahmadzai
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Romaine Morris (VC)
Batsmen – Sadique Henry, Kanwarpal Tathgur, Arslan Khan
All-Rounders – Harsh Thaker, Nitish Kumar (C), Carlos Brathwaite
Bowlers – Akshaya Persaud, Akeem Jordan, Larry Joseph, Sana-ur-Rehman
Akeem Jordan and Larry Joseph have taken 7 and 6 wickets respectively in this tournament while Akshaya Persaud took three alongside scoring a fifty. Hence, all these three players needed to be picked into the bowlers’ category.
Combined C&C team is expected to register their second win of the tournament.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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