TKR vs GAW Dream 11: Amid the pandemic, Caribbean is preparing for T20 action, it comes as a relief for cricket fans as the shortest format is into play. 8th edition of CPL is about to start from 18th August and will consist of 33 matches. We did a closer look at teams for inaugural match and had few tips which come handy while picking your fantasy team. Have a look on TKR vs GAW Dream 11 Team Predictions.
CPL 2020: TKR vs GAW Dream 11 Team & Fantasy Cricket Tips
Trinbago Knight Riders Team Analysis:
Balanced Top: With powerhouses in the squad most importantly at the top of order Knight riders look settled, and they have like of Simmons, Munro, Narine at the top order. Narine has been opening for them in the league additional to that they have two more specialist batsmen at the top.
Tim Seifert is an exceptionally good batsman at no.3 he has 2 fifties against his name batting at no. 3 with a strike rate of about 124. So Knight Riders would stick to him for no.3 spot.
Veteran Middle Order: Darren bravo is another powerhouse who can play spin very diligently, coming to the crease at the middle stage of the game and a player who can play spin bravo should be in playing XI.
With captain Pollard and all-rounder Dwayne Bravo in the middle order, the team will ride high on confidence because of the experience these players bring in. and power hitting of pollard is an added advantage. Pollard will be eying on his comeback. Experience campaigner like Dwayne bravo will be an asset for Knight Riders.
Young Pace and reliable spin: Jayden Seales is an exciting talent; he scalped 9 wickets in the under-19 world cup. He is undoubtedly a player to look out for the team, Anderson Phillip seemed to be good rhythm he has a 6-wicket haul in the recent county matches.
The spin duo of Narine and Fawad Ahmed will surely a pain for the opponent team. The team is no short of spin options they have Khary Pierre and Indian Veteran Pravin Tambe who will add substantial bench value to the team.
Players to look out: Narine, Munro, Siefert, Seales, Pollard, Simmons, Fawad Ahmed.
Guyana Amazon Warriors Team Analysis:
Trust on Top: Brendon King and Chandrapaul Hemraj have performed at top tier in the last CPL and team would be hoping that they repeat the same, with no cricket exposure in the past 4 months, management will be hoping for a better start.
Perfectly blended Middle: With hard-hitting powers of Hetmeyer and Pooran team is never short of the powerhouse to add perfect mix, Ross Taylor is in the middle to steady the ship. Experience of Ross Taylor is invaluable to the team, especially when he bats with Pooran or Hetmeyer.
Bunch of All-rounders: With Captain Chris green and Keemo Paul team has good all-rounders who can come in handy at the last stage of the game. Chris is proven economical in the big bash league. Sherfane Rutherford is a player you got to have in your team because of his bowling and his power-hitting at last stages of the game
Fast bowling Woes: Although the team has a bunch of bowling all-rounders, they need a renowned fast bowling option, they have Navven ul-Haq and Romario Shepherd but against batting powerhouses from knight riders team, will have to see how much far against them.
Imran Tahir the saviour: With his leg-spin Amazon warriors will be hoping Tahir to hit the bull’s eye citing the blind spot of fast bowling, Chris green will be handy.
Players to look out: Chandrapaul Hemraj, Pooran, Hetmeyer, Green, Tahir, Ross Taylor.
TKR vs GAW Dream 11 Dream 11 Fantasy Team:
Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- Being the first game and no cricket being played since last 4 months, it is advised to pick renowned players in 1X1 (H2H contests), for grand league pick underdog players.
- Green has changed his bowling action it is advised to pick him for grand leagues rather than 1X1 challenges
- Don’t hesitate to Pick S. Rutherford in TKR vs GAW Dream 11 Team.
Wicketkeeper: Pooran / Siefert (If Knight Riders bat first)
Batsmen: Simmons, Hetmeyer, B.king, S. Rutherford
All-rounders: Narine, DJ bravo, C. Green/ Hemraj
Bowlers: Tahir, Ahmed, Seales/Naveen/Phillip