The Oppo CLT20 2014 will witness the first taste of Caribbean flavour when the Barbados Tridents clash with Kings XI Punjab, in a most tintillating match that is set to shower runs from both sides making it easy to defeat the other than win the match somehow.
The match on Saturday, September 20, 2014, will begin at 8pm IST at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, the home ground of Kings XI Punjab.
Winners of the Caribbean Premier League 2014, the Barbados Tridents have some of the best players drawn from a mix of Caribbean and from around the world. All teams from the Caribbean have played well in previous editions of the CLT20 and the the Barbados Tridents will showcase its talent again this season.
Kings XI Punjab, with one win already in their hands, showed a poor performance initially when they played against Hobart Hurricanes but posted a win finally. Withe their superb lineup, Punjab Kings should not worry to win again unless they learn from their last match.
Where to Watch Live
Match 5 of the CLT20 2014 will begin at 8 pm IST (3.30 pm BST, 10.30 am ET) Saturday September 20, 2014 with live coverage on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 (in Hindi) and Star Sports HD1 in India while the live telecast will be available on ESPN in the US, Caribbean & South America.
1. SKY TV – New Zealand
2. Star Cricket — Southeast Asia
3. Astro – Malaysia
4. Star Sports – South Asia
5. Gazi TV – Bangladesh
6. PTV – Pakistan
7. OSN – Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region
8. Supersport – Sub Saharan Africa
9. Eurosport – UK & Europe
10. ESPN – USA, Caribbean & South America
11. Sportsnet – Canada
12. www.starsports.com – Rest of the World
Online Free Live Streaming Info:
The free livestreaming online of the second match can accessed on Starsports HERE. Those in the UK and Europe can see it on Eurosport, while they can watch it online through a live stream HERE. In the US, ESPN will provide live telecast while the option for live streaming is available HERE.
Those in Canada can watch the match on Sportsnet or online HERE. Middle East and North Africa viewers can click HERE, while the match will be available live online in South Africa and Sub Saharan region HERE. Rest of the world fans can access the game free online HERE.
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Prolific match winners, Kings XI Punjab has a good mix of fresh talent and experienced bowlers and batsmen. With names like Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, George Bailey and Thisara Perera, opponent bowlers around the world spend sleepless nights. On the batting front, youngsters like Manan Vohra and Akshar Patel, besides Wriddhiman Saha, give it a formidable strength. With Mitchell Johnson, KXIP have great bowling strategy to witness this weekend evening.
Barbados Tridents with highly destructive batsmen, however, lost few players who excelled in their successful Caribbean Premier League campaign but they are in a good form still and geared up to make the best from this opportunity to perform on the international stage. Players like Neil McKenzie and James Franklin are the two familiar names in the batting lineup, while Ravi Rampaul and Jason Holder will be doing the magic on the bowling front.
David Miller will be aiming at 38 more runs to become the third cricketer to score 1000 runs for Kings XI Punjab, with Shaun Marsh (1973 runs) and Kumar Sangakkara (1009) are the two others who have already done it previously.
Prediction: Kings XI Punjab will win, if not hand down, with a good run rate, if they know how to limit the opponents’ bowling breeze.
Kings XI Punjab: George Bailey (C), Thisara Perera, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Akshar Patel, Karanveer Singh, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Manan Vohra, Mandeep Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Virender Sehwag, Wriddhiman Saha (W), Anureet Singh, Parvinder Awana, Shivam Sharma.
Barbados Tridents: Rayad Emrit (C), Shane Dowrich, Jeevan Mendis, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Neil McKenzie, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, William Perkins (W), James Franklin, Elton Chigumbura, Dilshan Munaweera.