Caribbean Premier League 2022 match preview: Jamaica Tallawahs v Guyana Amazon Warriors

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What's the match?

Jamaica Tallawahs take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 2022 Caribbean Premier League.

When is it taking place?

The match is scheduled to take place at 7pm local time (GMT-4) on Wednesday, September 21.

Where is the match being played?

The game is due to be staged at the Providence Stadium, Guyana.

Who's got the form?

Both sides come into this fixture off the back of a loss and will be looking to get back into winning ways. The Tallawahs are still in need of points to ensure qualification for the playoffs while the struggling Amazon Warriors have little chance of progressing to the next stage of the tournament.

The Amazon Warriors will be a changed team, now without South African internationals Tabraiz Shamsi and Heinrich Klaasen, although they hold onto Imran Tahir.

Both internationals were standout performers in their only victory so far this season against the St Lucia Kings: Klaasen with 61 not out and Shamsi with figures of 2 for 14 from his four overs.

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Jamaica Tallawahs are in the hunt for a playoff place [CPL/Getty Images]

What's the match-up to watch?

The Amazon Warriors will need to make good use of the powerplay, in particular against the left-arm pace of Mohammed Amir who dismissed both Guyana openers cheaply when these two sides last met.

In theory, the Guyana middle order should cope without Klaasen, if West Indies internationals Shai Hope, captain Shimron Hetmyer and hard-hitting Romario Shepherd perform to their capabilities. Shepherd's battle with the usually economical Tallawah spinner Imad Wasim should also be entertaining, as the Guyanan got the better of the Pakistan international earlier in the tournament in St Kitts.

The Tallawahs will also have confidence in their batting, captain Rovman Powell being their standout player so far in the tournament, with 219 runs at an average of 43.8 including 44 not out off 38 balls against the Amazon Warriors in their last meeting.

What's the news from the camps?

The Tallawahs should be at full strength for this clash in front of the Amazon Warriors' home crowd. By contrast, the home side will have to rely on the depth of their squad to replace Klaasen and Shamsi.

Head-to-head record

Matches played: 23

Guyana Amazon Warriors wins: 14

Jamaica Tallawahs wins: 9

No result: 0

Can I buy tickets?

Tickets are still available for this fixture, priced at $10. There is also the Premium All-Inclusive option at $150.

Click here to go to the CPL's box office.

What is the weather forecast?

Cloudy, with highs of 29 degrees Celsius.

What are the squads?

Jamaica Tallawahs: Rovman Powell, Fabian Allen, Brandon King, Kennar Lewis, Shamarh Brooks, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nabi/Abhijai Mansingh, Imad Wasim, Chris Green, Miguel Pretorius, Raymon Reifer, Jamie Merchant, Amir Jangoo, Shemar Springer, Nicholson Gordon, Kirk McKenzie, Joshua James

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Shimron Hetymer, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Keemo Paul, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Colin Ingram, Paul Stirling, Heinrich Klaasen, Shai Hope, Jermaine Blackwood, Veerasammy Permaul, Ronsford Beaton, Matthew Nandu, Junior Sinclair

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Guyana Amazon Warriors are having a miserable season [CPL/Getty Images]

Possible XIs

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Paul Stirling, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Jermaine Blackwood, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Imran Tahir, Gudakesh Motie, Junior Sinclair

Jamaica Tallawahs: Brandon King, Amir Jangoo, Sharmarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Imad Wasim, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Nabi, Chris Green, Mohammed Amir, Nicholson Gordon

What are the odds?

Jamaica Tallawahs are favourites, with odds of 4/5.

What's the prediction?

The Tallawahs look the stronger side, particularly if Amir can take wickets in the powerplay. The Amazon Warriors will have to work hard to overcome their South-African losses both in batting and bowling departments. Tallawahs 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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