Watch Mahmudullah shines in Patriots’ victory

Bangladeshi all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad has played a vital role in St Kitts and Nevis Patriots’ massive win over St Lucia Stars in the 13th match of Caribbean Premier League at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet. [দেখুন ইদে মাহমুদুল্লাহ রিয়াদের ২ উইকেটের চমক

Mahmudullah shines in Patriots' victory
Mahmudullah opened the bowling with Cottrell. ©Getty Images


Hosts St Lucia were bowled out for 69 runs in just 12.3 overs, marking the third-lowest total and shortest innings in CPL T20. They hit the highest CPL total – 226/6 against Barbados Tridents in their previous match.

Spinners Mahmudullah, Sandeep Lamichhane and seamer Sheldon Cottrell ripped through the St Lucia batting order after electing to bowl first. Cottrell picked 3 for 24. Lamichhane, the Nepalese leggie, bagged 2 for 13.

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Mahmudullah took the wickets of Rahkeem Cornwall and Lendl Simmons in his 4 overs including a maiden. Only David Warner (14) and Qais Ahmed (24) could register double-figure score.

It took only 7.4 overs for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to reach the target to seal a comfortable seven-wicket victory. Skipper Chris Gayle didn’t come out to bat. Devon Thomas hit 21-ball unbeaten 38 runs including 5 fours and 2 sixes after being promoted up in the order. Evin Lewis and Brandon King scored 13 and 17 respectively.

Cottrell was eventually named Player of the Match for his 3-for.

St Kitts and Nevis have earned a huge boost in Net Run Rate following this victory. They are now placed fourth on the points table with four points from four games.

Brief scores:

St Lucia Stars 69 all out in 12.3 overs (Qais 24; Cottrell 3/14, Lamichhane 2/13, Mahmudullah 2/20)

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 70/3 in 7.4 overs (Thomas 38*, King 17; Hodge 1/1)

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots won by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Sheldon Cottrell

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