Match Preview – 30th Match: Saffron Strikers vs Ginger Generals
Saffron Strikers who have already qualified for the semi-finals will aim to fine tune their operations before the knockout matches.
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Saffron Strikers batting performance did not leave up to expectations in their last match as they lost early wickets and depended on a disciplined effort for Lendon Lawrence with the bat to help them post a competitive total. Their batters will be hoping to get among the runs in their last match before they play in the semi-finals. Their bowlers have held their nerves and won two close encounters in recent matches; they strikers will be expecting another repeat performance from their bowlers in this their final round robin match.
Ginger Generals lost their most recent match and will hoping for a good performance as the team prepares for the semi-final of the tournament. In their most recent match, their bowlers conceded the highest total of the tournament when they conceded 136 against the Cinnamon Pacers. Their batsmen would be hoping for a good performance, they have not batted with urgency in their last match and would be hoping for good partnerships from their batters if they are to challenge the Strikers in this match.
The weather is expected to be overcast the chance of rain
The pitch should continue to be a good one for batting with little assistance provided to the bowlers.
Saffron Strikers: Ryan John (C), Kem Charles, Ray Charles, Samora Fraser, Jelani George, Mickel Joseph, Lendon Lawrence, Shermon Lewis, Alex Moses, John Olive, Jenson Phillip
Ginger Generals: Roland Cato (C) Sheon Andrew, Wavel Benjamin, Jahiem Brathwaite, Reynold Charles, Larry Edward, Michael Fraser, Randol Garcia, Keone George, Anil Matthew (wk) Daniel Mc Donald, Sunil Narayan, Nelon Pascal, Nicklaus Redhead