Trinbago Knight Riders hand Guyana Amazon Warriors 26-run defeat


Trinbago Knight Riders continued their impressive form, securing their third win in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2022, beating Guyana Amazon Warriors by 26 runs.

Earlier, Guyana Amazon Warriors won the toss and chose to field first. Opener Tion Webster was out first ball of the match, caught leg before, but Nicholas Pooran (20) and Colin Munro (42) came together to stabilise the innings.

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However, Munro, followed by Andre Russell, left in quick succession as wickets began to fall at regular intervals. Cameo knocks by Tim Seifert (27), Sunil Narine (26) and Kieron Pollard (16) eventually took Trinbago to 150/8 in 20 overs.

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Needing a little over 7.5 runs per over to win, Guyana lost opener Paul Stirling in the very first over to Daryn Dupavillion. Guyana laboured to 81/3, but wickets began to fall and they were finally dismissed for 124 in under 18 overs. Andre Russell (3/16) and Akeal Hossain (3/36) and Narine (2/9) did an excellent job with the ball to ensure their side snatched a somewhat narrow 26-run victory.

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