Guyana Amazon Warriors (165-6) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (164-9) by four wickets.
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Batting first and Simmons and Lewis came to crease but Pakistani pacer Sohail Tanvir was on fire last night. He got out Simmons in his first over on the fifth ball of the over at slip to DR smith.
The Faf came to crease and try to build up partnership with lewis but lewis also got bowled by Emril. Carter also got run out cheaply and it seems like wickets follwen down in quick time.
After Most Experinced T20 Batsmen, Brad Hodge came to crease and make partnetship with Faf and in the end Thomas and Parera played their cameos and help his team to fighting total of 164.
From Warriors side Tanvir and Zampa was pick off the bowler, Tanvir took 3 wickets and Zampa also took 3 wickets and Tanvir prooved that why Warriors picked him first in the Auction.
Chase target of 165, DR Smith are on fire and it looks like he wants to finish match early he scored quick fire 62 runs in just 36 balls by hittng 5 sixes and 3 fours and Guptil also played 22 runs inning.
But it was the medium pace of Krishmar Santokie that did for Smith who tried to drive him over the covers only to hit it straight to a fielder. It was Santokie’s 50th Hero CPL wicket, the most by any bowler.
After that, Chris Lynn was run out for six by du Plessis. At this point, the squeeze was on and it took a long time for Anthony Bramble and Mohammad to get themselves set, but eventually they began to score freely and they reached the victory target but the Amazon Warriors were made to work for it.
Mohammad was there at the end and he was well supported by Tanvir.
|St Kitts and Nevis Patriots innings (20 overs maximum)||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|LMP Simmons||c Smith b Sohail Tanvir||0||5||0||0||0.00|
|E Lewis||b Emrit||8||10||1||0||80.00|
|F du Plessis*||c Guptill b Zampa||30||28||2||1||107.14|
|JL Carter||run out (Barnwell)||1||1||0||0||100.00|
|BJ Hodge||c Mohammed b Zampa||38||32||4||1||118.75|
|DC Thomas†||b Sohail Tanvir||38||17||1||4||223.52|
|NLTC Perera||c Lynn b Sohail Tanvir||20||12||0||2||166.66|
|CR Brathwaite||c Mohammed b Sohail Tanvir||5||3||1||0||166.66|
|K Santokie||lbw b Zampa||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|S Badree||not out||7||6||0||0||116.66|
|T Shamsi||not out||5||5||0||0||100.00|
|Extras||(lb 4, w 8)||12|
|Total||(9 wickets; 20 overs)||164||(8.20 runs per over)|
Fall of wickets : 1-0 (Simmons, 0.5 ov), 2-34 (Lewis, 5.1 ov), 3-35 (Carter, 5.2 ov), 4-54 (du Plessis, 9.3 ov), 5-114 (Hodge, 14.5 ov), 6-130 (Thomas, 16.2 ov), 7-136 (Brathwaite, 16.6 ov), 8-143 (Santokie, 17.3 ov), 9-153 (Perera, 18.3 ov)
|Guyana Amazon Warriors innings (target: 165 runs from 20 overs)||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|DR Smith||c du Plessis b Santokie||62||36||3||5||172.22|
|MJ Guptill*||c Hodge b Brathwaite||22||16||2||1||137.50|
|CA Lynn||run out (du Plessis)||6||9||0||0||66.66|
|JN Mohammed||not out||42||29||6||0||144.82|
|CD Barnwell||c †Thomas b Brathwaite||5||11||0||0||45.45|
|A Bramble†||c †Thomas b Shamsi||14||10||2||0||140.00|
|Sohail Tanvir||run out (Santokie)||8||8||1||0||100.00|
|V Permaul||not out||0||0||0||0||–|
|Extras||(lb 1, w 5)||6|
|Total||(6 wickets; 19.5 overs)||165||(8.31 runs per over)|
Did not bat : RR Emrit, A Zampa, D Bishoo
Fall of wickets : 1-62 (Guptill, 5.6 ov), 2-91 (Smith, 10.1 ov), 3-91 (Lynn, 10.3 ov), 4-100 (Barnwell, 13.4 ov), 5-134 (Bramble, 16.4 ov), 6-159 (Sohail Tanvir, 19.3 ov)