GAW VS SNP – This article brings to you the preview, team news and top Funtasy picks for the opening match of CPL 2018 between Guyana Amazon Warriors and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
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Guyana Amazon Warriors Team News
All-Rounder Chris Green has replaced Cameron Delport in an otherwise unchanged squad for their opening game against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
Squad: Sohail Tanvir, Shoaib Malik, Chadwick Walton, Cameron Delport, Rayad Emrit, Imran Tahir, Jason Mohammed, Luke Ronchi, Veerasammy Permaul, Roshon Primus, Shimron Hetmyer, Devendra Bishoo, Gajanand Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Saurabh Netravalkar, Akshaya Persaud, Chris Green
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
As many as three changes have been enforced in the Patriots squad ahead of their season opener with Anton Devcich, Hayden Walsh Jnr and Rassie replacing Tabraiz Shamsi, Graeme Cremer and Van der Dussan coming in as cover for Sandeep Lamichhane respectively.
Squad: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Ben Cutting, Carlos Brathwaite, Mahmudullah, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tom Cooper, Sheldon Cottrell, Brandon King, Devon Thomas, Graeme Cremer, Fabian Allen, Shamarh Brooks, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jeremiah Louis, Alzarri Joseph, Ibrahim Khaleel, Javelle Glen, Van der Dussan, Hayden Walsh Jnr
Top Funtasy Picks
Guyana Amazon Warriors: Shoaib Malik – The Pakistani all-rounder has been on top in the shortest format with both bat and ball. He could be a safe bet to place on.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots: Chris Gayle – The Universe Boss needs no description about his T20 exploits whatsoever. Pick him up blindly!
Punt Pick: Tabraiz Shamsi – The Chinaman can reap you dividends on his day. He could be a value pick for the impending encounter.