Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders:
Guyana Amazon Warriors: 185/6
Trinbago Knight Riders: 166/5 (20 overs, target 186)
Guyana Amazon Warriors won the match by 19 runs.
Guyana Amazon Warriors scored 185 runs at the cost of 6 wickets while batting first, in the 27th match of the Caribbean Premier Leauge (CPL) 2019. Trinbago Knight Riders finished on 166 runs for 5 wickets after 20 overs. Guyana Amazon Warriors won the match against Trinbago Knight Riders by 19 runs.
Guyana Amazon Warriors’ innings against Trinbago Knight Riders:
At the start of the 27th match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2019, Trinbago Knight Riders won the toss and decided to field first against the Amazon Warriors.
Amazon Warriors sent Brandon King and Chandrapaul Hemraj to bat first against the Knight Riders. Amazon Warriors’ Brandon King lost his wicket in the 3rd over of the match for just 12 runs of 11 balls. After losing Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj and Shimron Hetmyer provided the Amazon Warriors with a solid foundation with their 98 runs partnership.
Chandrapaul Hemraj scored 66 runs off 42 balls for 6 fours and 4 sixes, while Shimron Hetmyer made 48 runs off 38 balls by hitting 4 fours and a six. Towards the end of their innings, Romario Shepherd of the Amazon Warriors pushed his team’s total to 185 runs with his quick-hitting. Romario Shepherd’s innings of 32 runs off just 13 balls at the last minute give Amazon Warriors the boost they needed, towards the end.
Amazon Warriors finished at a total of 185 runs for 6 wickets after 20 overs. Trinbago Knight Riders’ Javon Searles took 3 wickets for 39 runs off his 4 overs against the Amazon Warriors. Khary Pierre, Ali Khan, and Chris Jordan took 1 wicket each for the Amazon Warriors against Trinbago Knight Riders.
Trinbago Knight Riders’ innings against Guyana Amazon Warriors:
Trinbago Knight Riders required 186 runs off 120 balls to win the match against Guyana Amazon Warriors. Lendl Simons and Mark Deyal opened the game for the Knight Riders. The Knight Riders looked in trouble from the start as they lost their 4th wicket for just 53 runs in the 9th over of their innings.
Lendl Simons scored 16 off 13 balls while Mark Deyal scored 10 runs off 7 balls. Colin Munro and Knight Riders’ wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin scored 2 and 4 runs respectively.
It was Trinbago Knight Riders’ captain Kieron Pollard who brought life to the match with his innings of 71 runs off 38 balls for 8 fours and 3 sixes all around the ground. On the other end, Darren Bravo supported Kieron Pollard with his 58 for 46 as he struck 6 huge sixes over the boundary, resulting in a 112 runs partnership off 65 balls.
Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo made the chase of 186 runs look possible after the early collapse of wickets for the Knight Riders, but even their efforts were in vain as the Knight Riders fell 20 runs short from victory. The Trinbago Knight Riders finished on 166 runs for 5 wickets after 20 overs, resulting in a 19 runs victory for the Guyana Amazon Warriors.
Chris Green bowled brilliantly as he took 2 wickets by conceding only 18 runs in his 4 overs at the economy rate of 4.50. Imran Tahir also took 2 wickets, while the Amazon Warrior’s captain Shoaib Malik took 1 wicket against the Knight Riders.
Romario Shepherd was awarded “Player of the Match” for his undefeated 32 runs off 13 balls towards the end of the Amazon Warriors’ innings, pushing them to a total of 185 runs in their 20 overs.
Guyana Amazon Warriors win over Trinbago Knight Riders in the 27th match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2019 secured them the top spot in the tournament’s points table with 16 points. The Amazon Warriors have now won 8 out of 8 matches in this year’s Caribbean Premier League.