Trinbago Knight Riders will lock horns with Barbados Tridents in the match no. 3 of the Caribbean Premier League (2016) at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad, Port of Spain, on Friday. Trinbago Knight Riders will look to forget their defeat in the opening game against St Lucia Zouks and come back strongly in their second game against the Tridents.
Barbados Tridents, led by Kieron Pollard, are boosted by the arrival of AB de Villiers in their ranks. De Villiers needs no introduction and the entire cricket fraternity knows how dangerous he can be in the shortest format of the international game.
Not to forget, the last time these two sides met was in the CPL 2015 final and the Trinbago Knight Riders got the better of Barbados Tridents. The idea of revenge is likely to crawl in once the game progresses.
But Tridents skipper Kieron Pollard said that they are not thinking in that line and they just want to go out there and play good cricket.
On the other hand, Knight Riders are aware of the presence of De Villiers in the Tridents playing XI. They must have chalked out some plan for the South African batting superstar.
"He's one of the world's best batsmen in all three formats at the moment and there's no doubt he'll bring a lot of experience to their side. Hopefully he doesn't get it right tomorrow. It's always a pleasure to watch him bat and I think he'll be a big influence on the team," Kallis was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
Trinbago Knight Riders: Dwayne Bravo (C), Brendon McCullum, Sunil Narine, Hashim Amla, Umar Akmal, Kevon Cooper, Suleiman Benn, Colin Munro, Anton Devcich, Ronsford Beaton, Nikita Miller, Javon Searles, William Perkins, Yannic Cariah, Darren Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Hamza Tariq, Anderson Phillip.
Barbados Tridents: Kieron Pollard (C), AB de Villiers, Shoaib Malik, Nicholas Pooran, Ravi Rampaul, David Wiese, Robin Peterson, Raymon Reifer, Ashley Nurse, Wayne Parnell, Akeal Hosein, Imran Khan, Kyle Hope, Navin Stewart, Kyle Corbin, Steven Taylor.
Where to watch live:
The match no. 3 of CPL 2016 between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents is scheduled to start from 9 p.m. local time (6:30 a.m. IST, 2:00 a.m. BST) start. Below are the live streaming and TV options (Note: IST am timings are next day):
India: Sony Six and Sony Six HD. Live Streaming: SonyLiv.
UK: BT Sport. Live Streaming: BT Sport Live Streaming.
USA: ESPN 3. Live Streaming: Watch Espn.
Australia: Fox Sports. Live Streaming: Foxtel Play.
New Zealand: Sommet Sports
Barbados: Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation
Trinidad: Caribbean Communications Network, TV 6, CNC 3
Nevis: Caribbean Cable Networks
Guyana: National Communications Network, TVG
St Kitts: ZIZ Broadcasting Corp
St Lucia: Helen Television System, St Lucia Cable Vision