Caribbean Premier League 2022 match preview: Barbados Royals v St Lucia Kings

Team news, key match-ups, TV and streaming information, weather forecast, odds, form rundown, start times, venue, squad lists and more

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What's the match?

Barbados Royals take on St Lucia Kings in the 2022 Caribbean Premier League.

When is it taking place?

The match is scheduled to take place at 10am local time (GMT-5) on Sunday, September 4.

Where is the match being played?

This game is due to be staged at Warner Park on St Kitts. 

Who's got the form?

Barbados Royals made a winning start to their 2022 campaign, defeating St Kitts & Nevis Patriots by seven wickets. The match was reduced to 17 overs per side due to rain, with the Royals chasing down 150 with 11 balls to spare. Kyle Mayers starred with 73 off 46.

St Lucia Kings, however, suffered a three-wicket defeat against Trinbago Knight Riders in their tournament opener. Roshon Primus top-scored as they posted 143 for 9; TKR completed their chase with four balls remaining.

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Kyle Mayers scored a half-century for Barbados Royals [CPL/Getty Images]

What's the match-up to watch?

Availability permitting, St Lucia Kings should have their batting line-up boosted by Faf du Plessis, Tim David and David Wiese. Add in Roston Chase and that's a fairly intimidating batting group.

Barbados Royals have their own big-hitters in Rahkeem Cornwall, Mayers, Azam Khan and David Miller, but their bowling attack was smacked about a bit by Andre Fletcher in their tournament opener and won't be relishing trying to keep St Lucia's overseas trio quiet.

What's the news from the camps?

Harry Tector has been included as a temporary replacement for Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Asia Cup) for Barbados Royals. David Miller, fresh from his stint in The Hundred, captained the Royals in their tournament opener but Quinton de Kock was absent.

St Lucia were missing their star players against TKR, with du Plessis, David and Wiese all participating in The Hundred. However, all three players are set to be available to face Barbados Royals.

Head-to-head record

Matches played: 15

Barbados Royals wins: 5

St Lucia Kings wins: 10

Can I buy tickets?

Tickets are still available for this fixture, ranging from $8 to $15. There is also the option of the $100 VIP stand.

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What is the weather forecast?

Damp conditions and thunder storms are threatening to disrupt this fixture.

What are the squads?

Barbados Royals: Jason Holder, Obed McCoy, Kyle Mayers, Hayden Walsh Jnr, Devon Thomas, Oshane Thomas, Nyeem Young, Quinton de Kock, David Miller, Harry Tector (temporary replacement for Mujeeb ur Rahman), Azam Khan, Corbin Bosch, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Bishop, Justin Greaves, Teddy Bishop, Ramon Simmonds

St Lucia Kings: Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Kesrick Williams, Alzarri Joseph, Mark Deyal, Jeavor Royal, Faf du Plessis (arriving September 3), Tim David (arriving September 2), David Wiese (arriving September 3), Scott Kuggeleijn, Matthew Forde, Leroy Lugg, Preston McSween, Larry Edwards, Ackeem Auguste, Rivaldo Clarke, Roshon Primus/Niroshan Dickwella

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St Lucia Kings bowler Alzarri Joseph [CPL/Getty Images]

Possible XIs

Barbados Royals: Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Corbin Bosch, Azam Khan, David Miller, Harry Tector, Jason Holder, Devon Thomas, Obed McCoy, Joshua Bishop, Ramon Simmonds

St Lucia Kings: Johnson Charles, Faf du Plessis, Leroy Lugg, Roston Chase, Tim David, David Wiese, Mark Deyal, Jeavor Royal, Scott Kuggeleijn, Kesrick Williams, Alzarri Joseph

What are the odds?

Barbados Royals are the favourites at 4/6 while St Lucia Kings are available at 6/5.

What's the prediction?

St Lucia Kings should be able to call upon their overseas contingent and having run TKR close with an understrength side, what's to stop them beating Barbados Royals? St Lucia Kings win.

Where can I watch the game?

BT Sport have the live broadcast rights to the competition in the United Kingdom.

Where can I watch elsewhere in the world?

Fancode - India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Maldives

Sky NZ - New Zealand

Willow - USA 

SuperSport - South Africa

Fox Sports - Australia 

DAZN – Australia, Europe and South East Asia

SportsMax - Pan Caribbean

E-Networks - Guyana 

Star Sports – India

CNC3 - Trinidad & Tobago

Etisalat - Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Tunisa, UAE, Yemen, West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestine

TVG - Guyana

NCN - Guyana 

National Television Network - Guyana 

Little Rock Television Station - Guyana 

CNS - Antigua and Barbuda 

GBN - Grenada 

Winners TV - St Lucia

 

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