Caribbean Premier League 2022 match preview: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Royals

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 Guyana Amazon Warriors in Qualifier 1 of the 2022 Caribbean Premier League playoffs.

When is it taking place?

The match is scheduled to take place at 10am local time (BST-5) on Tuesday, September 27.

Where is the match being played?

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

Who's got the form?

Guyana Amazon Warriors are the form team in the CPL. They started the final week of group fixtures in sixth position but are unbeaten since the tournament relocated to Providence, winning four matches in a row on home soil. They clinched second position with a five-wicket win over the Royals.

Barbados Royals, meanwhile, finished top of the regular season table by five points and won eight of their 10 outings. As mentioned, they did lost to the Warriors last time out but when the two sides met in Tarouba earlier in the competition, it was the Royals who took home the two points. One problem for the Royals in recent matches, however, has been the absence of South African duo Quinton de Kock and David Miller, who scored a combined 391 runs before heading off on international duty.

The winner of this fixture will progress straight through to the CPL final.

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Guyana Amazon Warriors have won four matches in a row [CPL/Getty Images]

What's the match-up to watch?

The focus for Barbados Royals is what to do with dangerman Shakib Al Hasan. The Bangladesh allrounder has enjoyed himself following his late arrival in the Caribbean, scoring 88 runs at a strike rate of 154.38, taking seven wickets and conceding just 6.55 runs per over.

When the two sides met in the final group game, he scored 53 runs off 30 balls, particularly enjoying himself against Ramon Simmonds, and also took 1 for 12 with the ball, conceding just one boundary from his 2.3 overs.

If they let him get a hold of the game, he will be a thorn in the Royals' side.

What's the news from the camps?

Neither side has any new availabilty news. After leaking 23 runs from one over on Sunday, Simmonds may find himself surplus to requirements.

Head-to-head record

Matches played: 21

Guyana Amazon Warriors wins: 14

Barbados Royals wins: 7

No result: 0

Can I buy tickets?

This game is sold out.

What is the weather forecast?

Afternoon rain could cause chaos on the first day of the playoffs while temperatures are expected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius.

What are the squads?

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

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

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Barbados Royals will be hoping to return to winning ways [CPL/Getty Images]

Possible XIs

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Chandrapaul Hemraj, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shai Hope, Shakib Al Hasan, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Gudakesh Motie, Junior Sinclair, Imran Tahir

Barbados Royals: Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Harry Tector, Azam Khan, Jason Holder, Najibullah Zadran, Devon Thomas, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Joshua Bishop, Obed McCoy, Ramon Simmonds

What are the odds?

Guyana Amazon Warriors are the favourites with odds of 8/11. Barbados Royals are available at 11/10.

What's the prediction?

Guyana Amazon Warriors are flying on home soil and head into this clash with winning momentum. Warriors win (just).

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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