Match Preview: Clove Challengers vs Saffron Strikers – 16th Match Spice Isle T10 2nd Edition
Clove Challengers and Saffron Strikers faceoff for the second time for the tournament in match 16. The Challengers who lost by 4 runs in the Super over will be hoping for a reversal in their fortunes.
The Clove Challengers who are winless in their 4 matches to date and sits at the bottom of the table is in search of their first victory of the tournament. The Challengers have been plagued by inconsistent performances from the various facets of their game and will be hoping they can string together an all-round performance. In their previous 2 matches the challengers have been plagued by losing early wickets which have restricted them scoring as freely as they liked.
The Bowlers have been up and down throughout the tournament and have lacked the necessary penetration to be effective in the tournament. Skipper Ronald Ettienne will be hoping that his bowlers can put in a good shift to allow his team to compete in their matchup against the Warriors.
The Saffron Strikers winners of their previous match with a record for the largest margin in terms of balls remaining will look to continue their good form against the hapless Clove Challengers. The Saffron Strikers pace bowlers were in fine form in their previous match. The opening new ball pair of Josh Thomas and Daurius Martin had combined figures of 5-19 off their 4 overs. The Captain will be hoping that his bowlers have enjoy another good day out to help set victory up for his team.