Trinbago Knight Riders have defeated the St Lucia Zouks and reach to semi-final

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Trinbago Knight Riders won the toss and elect to bowl first and St Lucia Zouks openers starts well as they scored 62 runs in 7.2 overs as Charles gone first and partnership broken by Beaton.

After Charles, Watson and Mr Cricket fall cheaply and good start looks to go in wain but Sammy played a captain knowk and scored 40 runs in just 22 balls and in the end Shillingford played quick fire 16 runs inning to helped his team total to cross 160 mark.

St Lucia Zouks scored 164 runs by loss of 8 wickets, it was mixed inning by Zokus batsmen and now their bowlers had to do well.

But as we see last matches of Zokus their bowlers look like they not able to defend this total but they took amla’s wickets early and match was opened.

Another opening combination for Riders fails but After Amla, Akmal and Munro put up a 47 runs quick fire partnership and make use of Power Play.

Akmal played 30 runs inning in 15 balls while Munro played just 18 runs inning in 10 balls but this partnership cover the runs and balls diffrence.

After that both got out but, Bazz saved his best for the last and important match. He played a sensible 49 runs innning in 41 balls.

This inning was oppose of his style but he did for his team and helped his team to reach to semi final and they played against Gayle’s Jamaicans team.

Bazz and Ramdin’s 51 runs partnership confirmed the place of Riders in the Semi final and in the end Narine also played few shots he scored 22 runs in just 14 balls.

But star of the Riders inning was Bazz who silently helped his team to reach to Semi Fianl.

Trinbago Knight Riders are the defending champions so now they are 2 match away to make a history in CPL as no any team win the title twice.

Brief Scores

Trinbago Knight Riders 165-5 (B McCullum 49*, J Taylor 2 for 31) beat St Lucia Zouks 164-8 (A Fletcher 41, R Beaton 3 for 23) by 5 wickets with 9 balls remaining.

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