CPL 2020 (Match 1): Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors - Stats Preview
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CPL 2020 (Match 1): Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors – Stats Preview

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On Tuesday (18th August), the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) and Guyana Amazon Warriors (GUY) will face each other in the opening game of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 (CPL 2020) at Brian Lara Cricket Academy (Tarouba).

While the TKR are the three-time CPL champions (2015, 2017 and 2018), finishing in the third position in the last season, GUY are the three-time CPL runners-up, including the CPL 2019.

Let’s look at some crucial stats preview before this opening game of the CPL 2020.

Head-to-head records between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors

Stats Matches TKR Won GUY Won Tied/No Result
Overall 19 10 8 1/0
At Tarouba 2 2 0 0/0
In the last 10 matches 10 6 4 0/0

 

Important stats between Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors

(Team stats)

Stats TKR (vs GUY) GUY (vs TKR)
Highest total 180/6 (20 overs) at Port of Spain on 24th July 2014 185/6 (20 overs) at Port of Spain on 30th September 2019
Lowest completed total 103 (19.3 overs) at Port of Spain on 22nd August 2013 103 (17.1 overs) at Port of Spain on 5th September 2018
Largest victory (by runs) 67 runs at Port of Spain on 5th September 2018 19 runs for twice
Largest victory (by wickets) 8 wickets at Tarouba on 16th September 2018 7 wickets for thrice

 

(Players stats)

Stats TKR (vs GUY) GUY (vs TKR)
Highest score 100* by Colin Munro at Port of Spain on 2nd July 2016 84 by Denesh Ramdin at Port of Spain on 24th July 2014
Best bowling figures 4/18 by Dwayne Bravo at Basseterre on 4th July 2015 4/23 by Marchant de Lange at Providence on 21st July 2015
Most runs scored 465 runs by Colin Munro 303 runs by Lendl Simmons
Most wickets 23 wickets by Dwayne Bravo 13 wickets by Veerasammy Permaul

 

Other important stats

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR)

  • Dwayne Bravo (497 wickets) is three wickets away to complete his 500 T20 wickets. He will be the first bowler in T20 cricket history to claim 500 wickets.
Dwayne Bravo, CPL 2020, Trinbago Knight Riders, Stats Preview
Dwayne Bravo (Photo by Randy Brooks – CPL T20 via Getty Images)
  • Dwayne Bravo (97 wickets) is three wickets away to become the first bowler to complete 100 wickets in CPL history.
  • Dwayne Bravo (948 runs) is 52 runs behind to complete 1000 runs for the TKR. After Colin Munro and Darren Bravo, Dwayne will be the third TKR batsman to score 1000 runs.
  • Darren Bravo (1429 runs) is 71 runs away to become the second TKR batsman to score 1500 runs. Colin Munro (1546 runs) was the first TKR batsman to achieve this feat.
Darren Bravo, CPL 2020, Trinbago Knight Riders, Stats Preview
Darren Bravo (Photo by Ashley Allen – CPL T20 via Getty Images)
  • While Chris Gayle is unavailable for the CPL 2020, Kieron Pollard will be the most capped captain in CPL history when he will lead the TKR on Tuesday morning. At present, Gayle and Pollard are jointly leading this list as both of them have played 70 CPL matches each as captain.
Kieron Pollard, CPL 2020, Trinbago Knight Riders, Stats Preview
Kieron Pollard (Image Credit: Twitter)
  • Kieron Pollard (47 wickets) needs to pick up three more wickets to complete his 50 CPL wickets. Till the date, a total of nine bowlers have claimed 50+ CPL wickets.

 

Guyana Amazon Warriors (GUY)

  • Chris Green will lead the GUY in the CPL 2020. In CPL 2018, he led the GUY in four matches, where his team won twice and lost twice.
Chris Green, CPL 2020, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Stats Preview
Chris Green (Photo: CPL T20)
  • Brandon King (496 runs) is four runs away to complete 500 runs for the GUY. He will be the sixth GUY batsman to score 500 CPL runs.
Brandon King, CPL 2020, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Stats Preview
Brandon King (Image Credit: Twitter)
  • Wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran (48 dismissals) is two dismissals away to complete his 50 dismissals in CPL career. Only Denesh Ramdin has achieved the 50 dismissals feat as a wicket-keeper in the CPL history as he has made 57 dismissals in CPL career.
Nicholas Pooran, CPL 2020, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Stats Preview
Nicholas Pooran (Image Credit: Twitter)

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