Trinbago Knight Riders have registered a last-over thrilling victory of 2 wickets over Barbados Tridents to become table topper on the points table of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ শ্বাসরুদ্ধকর জয়ে পয়েন্ট তালিকার শীর্ষে মিরাজরা]
Barbados Tridents posted a total of 152 runs after losing 9 wickets in their allotted 20-over. In reply, Trinbago sealed victory in the last over of the match with 2 wickets and five balls to spare.
Sunil Narine, who opened the innings for Trinbago, scored 79 runs off 45 deliveries including 6 boundaries and 5 sixes and made the way easy for his side to get another victory of the season.
All of a sudden, after his departure, bowlers of Tridents started dominating and started taking wickets.
Trinbago started to lose their batsmen in a regular interval. After a while, Dwayne Bravo’s vital 18 runs alongside Searles 9 and Kevon Cooper’s unbeaten knock of 5 runs help Trinbago to reach the landmark.
Shamar Spreingar picked up highest three wickets giving away 32 runs.
Earlier, after being asked to bat first, Barbados Tridents set a total of 152 runs from their 20 overs. Opener Kane Williamson scored 30 runs, while Shoaib Malik hammered a well-judged 38-ball 51 runs. He adorned his innings with 5 boundaries.
Ronsford Beaton alongside Bravo bagged two wickets respectively for their side.
Barbados Tridents: 152/9 in 20 overs (Williamson 30, Malik 51; Ronsfor 20/2)
Trinbago Knight Riders: 155/8 in 19.1 overs (Narine 79; Springer 32/3)
Man of the Match: Sunil Narine (79 & 4-0-17-0)
Result: Trinbago Knight Riders beat Barbados by 2 wickets.