Guyana Amazon Warriors outplayed Barbados Tridents in a Hero Caribbean Premier League 2020 encounter which they dominated right from the word go till the finish line.
Barbados Tridents electing to bat after winning the toss were never in the game after losing a wicket in each of the first four overs before the score had reached double digits against Guyana Amazon Warriors.
After bundling out Tridents for 92 in 20’ overs, Warriors did not break a sweat despite a slow pace and won by eight wickets and 3.2 overs to spare. It was the fourth win for Warriors in the Hero CPL.
Tridents woes began in the first over as Justin Greaves coming into the XI to open, lasted only one ball from Warriors captain Chris Green. Johnson Charles fell to a magnificent catch by Shimron Hetmyer who sprinted 25 yards. Jason Holder erred and ended run out while Shai Hope, pushed down the order, fell for another low score, chipping a return catch to Sinclair. It was nine for 4 in fourth over and 14 for four, the lowest Powerplay score in Hero CPL history.
Michael Santner (36 in 27), Rashid Khan (19 in 15) and Kyle Mayers (10) were the double-digit scorers, while Naveen ul Haq took four for 14 in four overs, which also made him the player of the match. Those were the best figures at the Brian Lara Academy ground.
Brandon King opened for Warriors with Kevin Sinclair. Though Sinclair (3) and Shimron Hetmeyer (9) left early with the total at 35, Warriors had no trouble. King with 51 not out in 49 balls and Nicolas Pooran, the only centurion of the CPL, had a 50-plus stand without getting separated and their team won by eight wickets with plenty to spare.S
Scores: Barbados Tridents 92 all out (Santner 38*, Rashid 19, Walsh 10*; Naveen 4/14, Sinclair 2/13, Green 1/3) lost to Guyana Amazon Warriors 93 for 2 (King 51*, Pooran 18*, Hetmyer 9; Walsh 1/9, Rashid 1/21) by 8 wickets.
Player of the match: Naveen ul Haq (GAW).
|Trinbago Knight Riders||7||7||0||14||0.70|
|St Lucia Zouks||7||5||2||10||0.49|
|Guyana Amazon Warriors||8||4||4||8||0.22|
|St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots||7||1||6||2||-1|
|As on after matches on Sep 1, 2020|