Barbados Royals met St Kitts and Nevis Patriots yesterday in the 24th match of CPL 2022 at Providence Stadium, Guyana. Batting first, Barbados Royals set a target of over 150 in the allotted 20 overs. But before the scheduled 20 overs were completed, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots wrapped up to achieve that goal. As a result, they have to leave the field with a loss. At the end of this match, Barbados Royals are at the top of the points table and St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots are at the 5th place of the points table after losing the match. Besides that, Azam Khan won the player of the match title by batting brilliantly for the Barbados Royals.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots won the toss and elected to bowl first and invited the Barbados Royals to bat. Batting first, Barbados Royals did not get off to a good start, the first wicket fell at the team’s 22 runs. Rahkeem Cornwall left the field with just 6 runs off 9 balls with the help of 1 four. He was caught out. Then Harry Tector and Kyle Myers were playing very well together. But Captain Kyle Myers could not last long on the field. After scoring 16 runs off 22 balls, he was caught out and returned to the dressing room. He also hit 3 fours. Then Azam Khan and Harry Tector started batting brilliantly. They made a pair of 100 runs in 72 balls for the 3rd wicket. Azam Khan scored the most runs for them. He played the excellent innings of 64 runs off 42 balls before getting out. His innings of 64 runs had 5 fours and 5 sixes. Besides, Harry Tector was unbeaten on 47 runs from 44 balls, along with 3 fours and 2 sixes and Jason Holder was unbeaten on 8 runs from 3 balls.
Duan Jansen, Dwayne Bravo, and Akila Dananjaya took 1 wicket each for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
The target was 157 runs. But in reply, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots lost all wickets for 120 runs with 3 balls remaining. Evin Lewis scored the most runs for them with an innings of 41 runs from 36 balls. His innings of 41 runs had 7 fours. Andre Fletcher scored 20 runs off 21 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six. Dewald Brevis scored 21 runs off 16 balls. He also hit 2 sixes. Besides, no one else can score double-digit runs. Sherfane Rutherford (9 runs from 15 balls), Darren Bravo (2 runs from 6 balls), Casey Curty (1 run from 2 balls), Dwayne Bravo (9 runs from 8 balls), Rashid Khan (5 runs from 3 balls), Duan Jansen (4 runs from 3 runs), Sheldon Cottrell (0 runs off 4 balls), Akila Dananjaya (1 run off 2 balls). In the end they scored 120 runs with 8 runs extra.
Nyeem Young took 3 wickets with 5 runs off 2.3 balls for Barbados Royals. Mujib ur Rahman took 3 wickets with 18 runs in 4 overs. Apart from this, Jason Holder took 2 wickets and Rahkeem Cornwall took 1 wicket.
Barbados Royals vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Scoreboard
Barbados Royals – 156/3 (20.0)
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots – 120/10 (19.3)
Result – Barbados Royals won by 36 runs
Player of the match – Azam Khan
Barbados Royals vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Playing XIs
|Barbados Royals||Kyle Mayers (c), Devon Thomas (wk), Corbin Bosch, Rahkeem Cornwall, Azam Khan, Harry Tector, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Jason Holder, Nyeem Young, Hayden Walsh, Joshua Bishop|
|St Kitts and Nevis Patriots||Dwayne Bravo (c), Andre Fletcher (wk), Dewald Brevis, Evin Lewis, Sherfane Rutherford, Darren Bravo, Rashid Khan, Keacy Carty, Akila Dananjaya, Duan Jansen, Sheldon Cottrell|