Hobart Hurricanes have the advantage going into the match as they are touted as the favourites to win the Group B contest against the Barbados Tridents who are yet to win a match at the Champions League Twenty20 tournament. The Australian team has won two of the three matches till now and a massive victory against the Northern Knights in their previous game, they will be very confident to face the winless Barbados team with a hint of grief from their only defeat in the tournament to Kings XI Punjab coming at Mohali over a week back.
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Aiden Blizzard and Ben Hilfenhaus have been the key players who have performed leading to the success of the team. The presence of a well chosen team gives balance to the side wit the likes of Doug Bollinger, Xavier Doherty and Tim Paine among others which the Caribbean side lacks and the reliance of key players puts a lot of pressure on them. The burden of an entire team’s performance of a few players is never going to work wonders for a prolonged period, if at all, and that is the case with the Barbados Tridents.
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The entire team has to play their part for the Barbados Tridents team for them to be able to win or at least put up a performance with heart against the Hobart Hurricanes.
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Hobart Hurricanes (From): Tim Paine, Jon Wells, Evan Gulbis, Xavier Doherty, Ben Hilfenhaus, Dom Michael, Sam Rainbird, Travis Birt, Doug Bollinger, Aiden Blizzard, Cameron Boyce, Joe Mennie, Ben Laughlin, Ben Dunk, Shoaib Malik
Barbados Tridents (From): Shane Dowrich, Jeevan Mendis, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Neil Mckenzie, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Rayad Emrit, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, William Perkins, James Franklin, Elton Chigumbura, Dilshan Munaweera