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Cricket Highlights, 10 September: CPL 2022 (Match 13) – Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors

Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors

Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (Match 13) – Highlights

Guyana Amazon Warriors have cruised to a resounding 6-wicket victory over Saint Lucia Kings with 10 balls to spare courtesy of Heinrich Klaasen’s devastating innings in the 13th match of the CPL 2022 at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet. Guyana Amazon Warriors’ player Heinrich Klaasen was selected as the player of the match after playing an unbeaten match-winning innings of 61 runs off 46 balls.

At the start of the match, Guyana Amazon Warriors captain Shimron Hetmyer won the toss, he elected to field first and sent St Lucia Kings to bat. St. Lucia Kings collected a fighting score of 161 runs after losing 7 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs.

St. Lucia Kings’ two openers Johnson Charles and Faf du Plessis got off to a great start with the bat. The two put on an opening partnership of 93 runs off 48 balls. Courtesy of both of them, St. Lucia Kings picked up 77 runs in 6 overs of power play. But then St. Lucia Kings were knocked out of the match by an amazing bowling performance of the Guyana Amazon Warriors’ bowlers.

Captain du Plessis returned to the dressing room after scoring 31 runs off 20 balls with 4 sixes. Niroshan Dickwella and Mark Deyal got out for just one run. From 93 runs for the loss of none, the scoreboard of St. Lucia Kings became 99/3. Charles continued to try to move forward the team from one end of wickets.

Charles, who had earlier brought up his half-century off 27 balls, eventually returned to the pavilion with 87 runs. His innings of 59 balls had 6 fours and 5 sixes. After his departure, St. Lucia Kings’ run rate slowed down further. Because after that no other batsman except Tim David could touch the double-digit score.

In the end, St. Lucia Kings could score 161 runs courtesy of Tim David’s 17-ball 23 runs. Tabraiz Shamsi and Keemo Paul took the maximum number of 2 wickets each for Guyana Amazon Warriors. Besides, Imran Tahir, Gudakesh Moti, and Odean Smith took 1 wicket each.

Chasing a challenging target of 162 runs, Guyana Amazon Warriors did not get off to a good start. They lost two openers for the team’s 37 runs. Chandrapaul Hemraj scored 23 runs off 15 balls. On the other hand, after two balls, Shai Hope scored 11 runs off 12 balls and took the way to the dressing room. As a result, Guyana Amazon Warriors were able to score 45 runs by losing two wickets in 6 overs of power play.

After the power play, Colin Ingram got out with only 6 runs. Guyana Amazon Warriors, who lost 3 wickets for 46 runs, were then guided by wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen and captain Hetmyer. These two put on a 45-ball 66-run partnership to bring the team back into the match. Hetmyer returned to the dressing room after scoring 32 runs off 21 balls, but Klaasen left the field after winning the game for his team.

Klaasen scored an unbeaten 61 off 46 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes. On the other hand, Keemo Paul played an unbeaten stormy innings of 21 runs off 10 balls. For St. Lucia Kings, Jeavor Royal took the highest number of 2 wickets and Kesrick Williams and Roston Chase took one wicket each.

By winning this match, Guyana Amazon Warriors have got up to 4th place in the points table. On the other hand, Saint Lucia Kings are now at the bottom of the points table after losing this match.

Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Scoreboard

Saint Lucia Kings 161/7 (20.0)

Guyana Amazon Warriors162/4 (18.2)

Result – Guyana Amazon Warriors won by 6 wickets

Player of the match – Heinrich Klaasen

Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors

Saint Lucia Kings vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Playing XIs

Saint Lucia Kings Faf du Plessis (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Mark Deyal, David Wiese, Tim David, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Matthew Forde, and Jeavor Royal.
Guyana Amazon Warriors Shimron Hetmyer (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Chandrapaul Hemraj, Colin Ingram, Romario Shepherd, Shai Hope, Odean Smith, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Imran Tahir, and Tabraiz Shamsi.

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