CPL 2021- GAW vs SLK LIVE: A lone hand from Brandon King set up Guyana Amazon Warriors win over the St Lucia Kings as they clinched a 17-run victory on Thursday. batting first on a slow two-paced track, King scored a vital 77 to guide the Warriors to a challenging 151/6 in their 20 overs. In response, while Roston Chase and Tim David resurrected the innings and came close to overhauling the target, the conditions caught up to them and the Kings saw their winning run end
CPL 2021- GAW vs SLK LIVE: Brandon King’s 77 sets up Warriors 17-run win over St Lucia, solidify playoff hopes
St Lucia Kings 134/8 (20 ov)
|Andre Fletcher (WK)||b Imran Tahir||8||10||1||0||80.00|
|Faf du Plessis (C)||c & b G Moti-Kanhai||19||17||1||1||111.76|
|Samit Patel||b G Moti-Kanhai||9||11||2||0||81.82|
|Roston Chase||c S Malik b Naveen-ul-Haq||40||33||1||2||121.21|
|Tim David||Not out||47||42||1||2||111.90|
|Keemo Paul||b Odean Smith||1||3||0||0||33.33|
|Jeavor Royal||c Nicholas Pooran b Odean Smith||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|Wahab Riaz||Not out||2||3||0||0||66.67|
|Extra||8 (b 0, w 6, nb 0, lb 2)|
|Yet To Bat||KJ Cottoy, OC McCoy, Kesrick Williams|
|Fall Of Wickets||FOW||Over|
|F du Plessis||1-29||4.1|
Over 20: Tim David finds the rope after seven overs, but it comes a little too late for the side as they slip to a 17-run defeat.
Over 19: Smith’s double blow has Keemo Paul and Jeavor Royal, Kings need 27 from the final over.
Over 18: Naveen-ul-Haq gets Roston Chase, concedes just five as Kings sli[p up big time.
Over 17: Only 17 runs have come in the last three overs Chase and David feel the heat, with 35 needed off the last 3 overs.
Over 14: Kings dig in, as Warriors cut down on the flow of runs with only 11 coming off the last two overs. 100/3
Over 12: David and Chase are nicely motoring along, as Kings ease into the run-chase.
Over 10: Tim David gets in on the act as he mashes Shoaib Malik over the fence to pick his first maximum. Kings need 80 from last 10 overs.
Over 9: Chase tries to build momentum, picks up a couple of boundaries off Shepherd.
Over 7: Motie caps off his spell with yet another wicket, Kings in all sorts of trouble as Samit Patel departs. 43/3
Over 6: Tahir returns and castles Fletcher with a googly, to put Warriors right back into the game.
Over 5: Motie strikes, Du Plessis makes the long walk back in a maiden wicket over. 29/1
Over 4: Firstsings of pace and Du Plessis and Fletcher both fetch boundaries, as Kings make a steady start to their chase.
Over 2: Faf du Plessis makes his intentions clear, hits a huge six off Tahir to keep the scoreboard ticking. 13/0
Over 1: Gudakesh Motie opens the bowling keeps things tight with just three runs coming off it.
Guyana Amazon Warriors 151/6 (20 ov)
Over 20: Wahab Riaz bowls a brilliant last over to finish his spell with excellent figures of 2/16. Smith’s cameo takes them to 151, a competitive total on a slowish pitch.
Over 19: Odean Smith shows his power, nails, Kesrick Williams, for 16 off 3 balls to hand a much-needed boost. Takes them past 140.
Over 18: Brandon King departs but not before he has done his part, having single-handedly steered the Warriors to a competitive total.
Over 17: The dropped catch is coming to haunt the Kings as Brandon moves into the 70s with delightful back to back boundaries of Wahab Riaz.
Over 16: Warriors’ hopes of a big finish suffered a huge blow after Pooran holds out in the deep off Roston Chase. Huge relief after Fletcher dropped King.
Over 15: Brandon Kings get to a half-century, his sixth in CPL as Nicholas Pooran looks to force the issue, plays a delightful lofted on-drive for six.
Over 13: King joins in o the attack, hits Patel for a glorious six before the veteran pulls his length back to restrict the damage to just nine in the over.
Over 12: Pooran forces the pace, picks up a six and a boundary off Roston Chase to make it 12 from the over. 71/4
Over 11: Pooran and Brandon King play out Samit Patel for just three in the over, as they look to rebuild.
|Brandon King||c Keemo Paul b OC McCoy||77||57||8||3||135.09|
|Chandrapaul Hemraj||c W Riaz b J Royal||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Shimron Hetmyer||b W Riaz||1||4||0||0||25.00|
|Shoaib Malik||c ADS Fletcher b W Riaz||1||4||0||0||25.00|
|Mohammad Hafeez||c Kesrick Williams b J Royal||12||14||2||0||85.71|
|Nicholas Pooran (WK/C)||c J Royal b Roston Chase||25||21||1||2||119.05|
|Odean Smith||Not out||18||14||1||2||128.57|
|Romario Shepherd||Not out||2||4||0||0||50.00|
|Extra||15 (b 2, w 7, nb 0, lb 6)|
|Yet To Bat||G Moti-Kanhai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir|
|Fall Of Wickets||FOW||Over|
The Warriors are 56/4 at the halfway stage. Brandon King has looked comfortable and is the only batsman who has got turns. The onus will be on him and Pooran to take the Warriors to a competitive total.
Earlier in the tournament, Saint Lucia Kings piped Guyana Amazon Warriors by a massive margin of 51 runs. Roston Chase was adjudged as the player of the match for his blazing 85 run knock which included seven sixes and six fours.
Also read: CPL 2021 Live: Easy way to watch Caribbean Premier League Live Streaming on your Mobile, LaptopNicholas Pooran led side sit at number four position. With six matches played, they have won three contests and as likely losses.In their upcoming contest, Faf du Plessis side would be aiming to accelerate on their winning spree to rest at the top of the points table. Currently, with four wins in the six contests, they are at the second spot in the table.
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Probable Playing XI
Saint Lucia Kings: Andre Fletcher (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Roston Chase, Tim David, Samit Patel, Jeavor Royal, Keron Cottoy, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Wahab Riaz, Keemo Paul
Guyana Amazon Warriors: Chandrapaul Hemraj, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Kevin Sinclair, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir
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