Match Preview – 16th Match: Cinnamon Pacers vs Nutmeg Warriors
Nutmeg Warriors and Cinnamon Pacers meet for a second time in the tournament, in their first match Warriors defeated Pacers on the back of 79 not out and 4-12 inclusive of a hattrick by Andre Fletcher.
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Nutmeg Warriors will be hunting for a victory to move them from the bottom of the table where they are position after the first half of the round robin component. Fletcher has been in good form scoring another half century in their last match, the other batters have been coming to the party of late and will be required to do so in this match to provide support to the ‘Spice Man”. The bowlers have had their most successful outing in the last match when they were able to restrict Bay Leaf Blasters to 77 in their allotment of overs.
Cinnamon Pacers who go into the match with a defeat in their last encounter, bringing an end to their 3-match win streak, will be hoping to get back to winning ways and revenge their first match loss in the tournament at the hands of the Warriors. the prolific opening pair who both failed in the last match will hope to get back to their best as they lead their teams batting effort. The bowlers will be looking to put in another good performance with the ball, the bowling has been a component of their game that have been steadily improving.
There is the possibility of overnight and early morning rain, which may affect the match.
The pitch continues to provide little assistance to the bowlers as teams have regularly scored over 100 in the tournament. The threat of rain around may provide some assistance to the bowlers.
Nutmeg Warriors: Andre Fletcher (C), Akeem Alexis, Jevon Andrew, Samuel Charles, Darel Cyrus, Nealon Francois, Riddick Hayling, Haston Jackson, Sheldon Joseph, Donald Mc Donald, Dane Murray, Seandell Regis, Isaiah Simon, Josh Thomas
Cinnamon Pacers: Micah Narine, Kyron Andrew, Alick Athanaze, Adel Beggs, Heron Campbell, Chard Charles, Josh Edmund, Javed Hazzard, Nicoby John, Levaughn Lewis, Ken Maturine, Kenroy Peters, Javel St. Paul, Reuel Williams