Match Preview: Clove Challengers vs Cinnamon Pacers – 18th Match Spice Isle T10 3rd Edition

The two teams that opened the tournament will meet again for the second time in the tournament. After starting the tournament with two victories the Challengers have been on their last three matches. The Pacers have been the complete opposite winning their last two matches after starting off with three consecutive defeats.

The Pacers and Challengers batting have been inconsistent in the tournament and the match may come down to which team bowl and field better on the day. The Pacers Larry Edward is the tournament leading wicket taker among spin bowlers and has shown his class in the tournament. He will be counted on to put in another good effort with the ball against the Challengers.

Challenger’s batting would need to be better if they are to pick up two points in this match. Darren Nedd (76) and Javed Hazzard (74) have been the leading scorers for the Challengers in the tournament. Both batsmen have gotten start and have failed to carry one. The Challengers would need for one of their top order batsmen to bat throughout the innings to give themselves the chance of posting a good total. The match is important for both teams as the winner will move to 6 points and an improve chance of moving into the next phase of the tournament.