The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots defeated the Trinbago Knight Riders in Game 26 of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2022) to stay alive in the playoff race. Providence Stadium in Guyana hosted this exciting competition on Thursday 22nd September.
The Patriots posted 163 points on the board after Sherfane Rutherford scored fifty. Dewald Brevis also played a sensational 30* cameo on just six balls, hitting five sixes. Daryn Dupavillon took three wickets for the Knight Riders.
In response, Tim Seifert scored a bout fifty to keep the Trinbago Knight Riders in the hunt. Andre Russel played a fantastic 29-for-17 cameo in the end, but it wasn’t enough as they ended their innings on 156/7, losing the match by seven runs. Sheldon Cottrell picked up three wickets for the Patriots to help them successfully defend the total.
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There isn’t much of a change in the 2022 CPL most points list. Johnson Charles of the Saint Lucia Kings continues to dominate the rankings, having scored 342 points in eight matches. He has a 48.86 batting average and will be eager to contribute in their final two games.
Jamaica Tallawahs first batter Brandon King is below Charles in the list of the most numerous races. He has scored 326 points in nine matches and has given his side a strong start in the competition so far. He hit a sensational century against Guyana Amazon Warriors in his last game and will be looking to keep the momentum going.
Kyle Mayers sits in third place, having scored 311 carries at an average of 34.56. He’s hit three fifty in this edition of the CPL and will be looking forward to ramping up in the 2022 CPL playoffs. He’s been a vital cog in the Royals’ batting lineup and will be a key part of them go to the end of the competition.
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Alzarri Joseph continues to impress everyone. Playing for the Saint Lucia Kings, Joseph has already won 15 wickets in eight matches and is top of the bowler standings. He averages 14.60 with the ball and will be looking to step up in their next clash against Guyana Amazon Warriors.
The experienced all-rounder Jason Holder has once again proven himself in the shortest format. He contributed both batting and ball for the Barbados Royals and helped them reach the playoffs. He picked 14 wickets in nine matches and sits below Joseph in the list of most wickets in the competition.
Pakistani ex-stimulator Mohammad Amir is also having a brilliant season. He picked up 13 wickets in nine games for the Jamaica Tallawahs, averaging 15.38. Obed McCoy also has 13 wickets to his name and follows Amir in the list.