Kieron Pollard took a four-wicket haul and Lendl Simmons performed an unbeaten knock of 84 runs, as Trinbago Knight Riders defeated St Lucia Zouks via on Thursday on the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium. With this, the Trinbago Knight Riders finished the primary best possible season within the historical past of CPL because the facet received all its group-stage suits after which the semifinals and ultimate. That is the fourth CPL identify win for the Knight Riders. Trinbago Knight Riders have possession the similar as IPL franchise , whilst the Zouks are owned via the similar promoters as .
Chasing 155, Trinbago Knight Riders were given off to a foul get started because the facet misplaced the wickets of Tion Webster (5) and Tim Seifert (4) via the fourth over and was once decreased to 19/2.
Lendl Simmons and Darren Bravo then were given in combination on the crease and the duo rebuilt the innings for the Knight Riders. Each batsmen combined warning with aggression and in consequence, Knight Riders was the company favourites to win the fit.
In spite of everything, Simmons and Bravo’s unbeaten stand of 138 runs took Trinbago over the road via 8 wickets. Simmons and Bravo remained no longer out on 84 and 58 respectively.
Previous, Kieron Pollard’s four-wicket haul helped Trinbago Knight Riders to package deal out St Lucia Zouks for 154. Installed to bat first, St Lucia Zouks misplaced the wicket of Rahkeem Cornwall (8) in the second one over as he was once blank bowled via Ali Khan. Then again, Mark Deyal joined Andre Fletcher within the heart, and the duo scored runs at a speedy tempo to take the Zouks rating to 60/1 after the realization of the primary six overs.
Fletcher and Deyal placed on a stand of 67 runs for the second one wicket, however their partnership was once in spite of everything damaged via Fawad Ahmed as he brushed aside Deyal (29) within the 9th over. Then Trinbago skipper Kieron Pollard were given a few of the act as he equipped Trinbago with the important thing step forward of Fletcher (39) within the twelfth over, lowering Zouks to 89/3.
Pollard endured to bowl in secure strains and in consequence, he was once rewarded another time within the 14th over as he had Roston Chase (19) stuck by the hands of Tion Webster. Mohammad Nabi (2) additionally failed to go away a mark with bat and in consequence, Zouks was once decreased to 117/5 within the fifteenth over.
In spite of everything, Zouks saved on shedding wickets at common periods within the ultimate overs, and in consequence, the facet was once bowled out for 154. Pollard was once the pick out of Trinbago’s bowlers as he scalped 4 wickets.
Temporary Ratings: Trinbago Knight Riders 157/2 (Lendl Simmons 84*, Darren Bravo 58*, Roston Chase 1-13) defeat St Lucia Zouks 154/10 (Andre Fletcher 39, Mark Deyal 29, Kieron Pollard 4-30) via 8 wickets.