TKR scroll to seventh win in the season
Trinbago Knight Riders claimed their seventh win among nine games distressing Barbados Tridents by 9 runs.
In the 28th match of the Caribbean Premier League, Trinbago showcased an all-around performance managed to restrict Barbados before 9 runs of the winning margin in a cliff match situation at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Sent into bat first, Trinbago Knight Riders poised to 180 in their 20 overs, contributed by Denesh Ramdin’s half century. He and Munro cross passed hundred for TKR in the first half of the innings.
Imran Khan struck twice to take both the wickets of Ramdin and Munro in successive overs, thus fruitfully locked Trinbago well before two hundred.
Barbados, lately, though lost wickets regularly, progressed well towards the target with all of their batsmen reached the double figure mark.
Wicket keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran gathered the highest – spent 32 balls in his highest 44 slamming 4 sixes and 2 fours on the way.
Khary Pierre was the most economical though Fawad Ahmed accounted three wickets for 28 and was adjudged man of the match.
Trinbago top the point table with 14 points while St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots have 11 points with them playing one more match than TKR.
Watch: Chris lynn quick fire 29 off 10 balls
Guyana Amazon Warriors are in the third spot.
Meanwhile the loss against Trinbago left Barbados Tridents languishing at the bottom of the point table.
Trinbago Knight Riders 180/5 (20 overs)
Denesh Ramdin 51, Chris Lynn 29, Colin Munro 28
Chemar Holder 2/42, Imran Khan 2/25, Mohammad Irfan 1/28
Barbados Tridents 171/5 (20 overs)
Nicholas Pooran 44, Shai Hope 26, Sunny Sohal 22
Fawad Ahmed 3/28, Ali Khan 1/39
Result: Trinbago Knight Riders won by 9 runs.
Toss: Barbados Tridents
Man of the Match: Fawad Ahmed