St Kitts and Nevis Patriots (SKP) received the 2021 Caribbean Leading League (CPL) title by defeating Saint Lucia Kings (SLK) in the summit clash at Warner Park in Basseterre on Wednesday.
Batting 1st, the Andre Fletcher-led facet posted a aggressive 159/seven on the board in their stipulated twenty overs. Chasing one hundred sixty for victory, St Kitts misplaced the wicket of swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle for a 4-ball duck in the extremely 1st in excess of.
Evin Lewis way too departed early, but younger Joshua da Silva steadied the ship with all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford, introducing forty five operates for the 3rd wicket stand. Soon after their dismissal in successive overs, Dominic Drakes stepped up for the Patriots.
Drakes’ one-handedly took his facet for the end line by smashing a quickfire forty eight off 24 balls. With the earn, Patriots also clinched their maiden CPL trophy.
Naseem Shah misplaced his awesome on Keemo Paul
SKP pacer Naseem Shah gave the Kings all-rounder Keemo Paul a fiery deliver-off soon after dismissing him for a brisk 21-ball 39. It all occurred on the penultimate ball of the 1st innings. The eighteen-yr-aged Shah bowled a slower supply on the center stump, and the appropriate-handed batsman tried using to deliver the ball out of the park.
But Paul could not time the ball very well and was caught easily by substitute fielder Jonathan Carter. Though the batsman commenced going for walks again to the dugout, Shah stared at him with a great deal of aggression and pointed a finger in direction of the pavilion. Even Paul appeared again at the youngster, and both equally the gamers exchanged a number of terms.
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