CPL 2020 highlights: Pollard heroics help Trinbago Knight Riders beat Barbados Tridents

Catch the commentary, scores, updates and highlights from the Caribbean Premier League match between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents.

Trinbago Knight Riders hasn't lost a game yet in the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and takes on Barbados Tridents on Saturday.   -  TWITTER (CPL)

Welcome to Sportstar's highlights of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL T20) match between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents.

 

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POLLARD WINS THE PLAYER OF THE MATCH AWARD FOR HIS MATCH-WINNING KNOCK OF 72 RUNS FROM JUST 28 BALLS!!!!!

JASON HOLDER AND HIS TEAM HAVE LET GO OFF A GLORIOUS OPPORTUNITY TO END KIERON POLLARD AND HIS SIDE'S UNBEATEN STREAK.

TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS DEFEAT BARBADOS TRIDENTS BY TWO WICKETS WITH ONE BALL REMAINING FROM OUT OF NOWHERE.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

SCORECARD:

Simmons - 32

Webster - 5

Munro - 0

DM Bravo - 6

Seifert - 4

Hosein - 12

Pollard - 72

Raza - 3

Pierre - 10*

Seales - 1*

Extras - 4

WICKETS: 2 for Holder and 1 each for Santner, Rashid Khan, Walsh and Reifer. There were two run-outs as well.

TKR BEATS BT BY TWO WICKETS!!!!!

TKR - 148/8 from 19.4 overs. SCORES LEVEL!!! Raymon Reifer bowls a horrendous full toss and Pierre scores a maximum on the off-side. TKR - 149/8 from 19.5 overs. Khary Pierre's cameo does the trick for TKR.

TKR - 134/7 from 19 overs. 15 runs needed off the last over. SIX AND OUT!!! Pollard found the maximum with a lofted on-drive off the first ball of the over. The next ball, in desperation to get back the srike, Pollard is run-out. TKR - 141/8 from 19.2 overs.

TKR - 118/7 from 18 overs. OUT! Pollard wanted the strike back. So Raza had to sacrifice his wicket. Khary Pierre is the new batsman in. BACK-TO-BACK FOURS! Pollard strikes two boundaries to close the over. 31 runs to win off 12 balls.

TKR - 108/6 from 17 overs. FOUR SIXES OFF THAT OVER!!!! Pollard has scored 42 runs from 18 balls so far. 25 runs came off that over. Sikandar Raza, the new batsman, took strike in the first ball. He handed the strike to his skipper for the next delivery. Pollard was greeted with a full toss which he slog swept for the maximum. The next ball was slammed into the top tier with another slog sweep. Then, there was a dot. The last two deliveries involved gorgeous shots too.

TKR - 83/6 from 16 overs. Rashid Khan to bowl out. Four runs from the over. TKR needs 66 runs off 24 balls to beat BT in this match.

TKR - 79/6 from 15 overs. OUT!!! Easy stumping for Shai Hope. The bowler Santner saw Simmons coming down the track and bowled it short. The ball beat the batsman and Hope did the rest. Just two runs from this over. 70 runs to win off 30 balls.

TKR - 77/5 from 14 overs. Rashid Khan to bowl his penultimate over. The first three deliveries are dots. MAXIMUM! Pollard clears long-off this time. It was a tossed-up full delivery on off-stump and Pollard effortlessly scored six runs. Two singles closed off the over.

TKR - 69/5 from 13 overs. WICKET AND SIX!!! Hosein hit one straight to BT skipper Holder, who stationed himself at long-off, of the bowling of Hayden Walsh. The new batsman TKR captain Pollard cleared mid-wicket the very next ball. Two singles and a double also came from that over.

TKR - 59/4 from 12 overs. Rashid Khan is the bowler. SIX!!! Lendl Simmons clears mid-wicket with the slog sweep. He rotates the strike following the maximum. Hosein fetches a double by placing the ball to long-on. 90 runs to win off 48 balls.

TKR - 50/4 from 11 overs. Santner comes to the crease to bowl his third over. Two singles came off the first two balls and Santner closes out the over with four dot balls.

TKR - 48/4 from 10 overs. Holder is back into the attack. FOUR! The new batsman Akeal Hosein finds the third man boundary with a wonderful late cut. A wide and two more singles came from that over.

TKR - 41/4 from 9 overs. Hayden Walsh concedes five singles and bowls a dot ball in his second over of the game. TKR need 108 runs to win off 66 balls with six wickets in hand.

TKR - 36/4 from 8 overs. OUT! Another BT bowler gets a wicket in his first over today. Raymon Reifer strikes with the slower ball. The ball was moving away from the off stump as Seifert swung at it. There was a bottom edge and keeper Shai Hope caught the ball. Five runs came off that over.

TKR - 31/3 from 7 overs. Just four runs conceded by Hayden Walsh in his first over of the match. TKR needs 118 runs from 78 balls.

TKR - 27/3 from 6 overs. WICKET-MAIDEN! Rashid Khan strikes!!! The ball wasn't short enough for the pull but Darren Bravo went ahead with the shot. He completely missed the ball and it hit his back leg. Plumb in front! Tim Seifert makes his way to the middle.

TKR - 27/2 from 5 overs. BACK-TO-BACK SIXES!!! Lendl Simmons scores consecutive maxinum off Ashley Nurse's bowling. The first one was over long-off and the next one was over long-on. Thirteen runs came off that over.

TKR - 14/2 from 4 overs. Three more dot balls from Jason Holder. FOUR!!! The fourth ball of the over fetches four runs. Darren Bravo beats the mid-off fielder to find the boundary. The very next ball, he gets a leg bye.

TKR - 9/2 from 3 overs. Three runs - two singles and a wide - came off Santner's second over. Darren Bravo is the new man in.

TKR - 6/2 from 2 overs. DOUBLE-WICKET MAIDEN!!! The captain strikes twice. The first three balls were dots and Webster hit the next one to the super-sub Jonathan Carter at mid-on. Two balls later, the new man Colin Munro edged one to Ashley Nurse at slip.

TKR - 6/0 from 1 over. Six runs from Santner's first over. Webster scored a boundary and a single, while Simmons claimed a run. Skipper Jason Holder will bowl the next over.

LENDL SIMMONS AND TION WEBSTER OPEN THE INNINGS FOR TKR. MITCHELL SANTNER TAKES THE NEW BALL FOR BT.

- SECOND INNINGS -

SCORECARD:

Hope - 4

Charles - 47

Mayers - 42

Holder - 3

Anderson - 6

Nurse - 19

Rashid - 12

Santner - 8*

Reifer - 2*

Extras - 5

WICKETS: 2 each for Hosein, Raza & Seales and 1 for Fawad. TKR needs 149 runs off 20 overs to beat BT today.

BT - 148/7 from 20 overs. Pollard to bowl the last over. SIX! Mitchell Santner smokes one over mid-wicket. Raymon Reifer was the other new batsman. Four singles came off the final five deliveries as BT reach 148 against TKR.

BT - 138/7 from 19 overs. Jayden Seales will bowl his third over next. FOUR AND SIX!!! After a dot ball, Nurse found a top edge which made it way to the boundary. The next ball was hit over cover for the maximum. WICKET! After two more dot balls, Nurse hit the last ball of the over straight up and keeper Tim Seifert took a comfortable catch.

BT - 128/6 from 18 overs. Ashley Nurse and Rashid Khan came in after BT lost its fourth and fifth wickets respectively. The former smashed back-to-back boundaries to close last over. Fawad Ahmed will bowl the 18th over. FOUR, SIX AND OUT!!! Rashid Khan's cameo comes to an end. He hit a four past mid-wicket, a six over square leg and then found Sikandar Raza at extra cover.

BT - 116/5 from 17 overs. Sikandar Raza to bowl his first over of the game. AND GONE! The Zimbabwe star gets a wicket in just his second ball. Kyle Mayers hole one to Darren Bravo at long-off. ON A HATTRICK!!! Corey Anderson was on strike and Raza bowled a wide. The very next ball Anderson is stumped. He made no contact with the ball whatsoever.

BT - 105/3 from 16 overs. Pollard will bowl his third over. An eight-ball over from the TKR captain. It included two wides, four singles, a double and a dot ball. Corey Anderson is the new batsman in.

BT -  97/3 from 15 overs. Akeal Hosein is back into the attack. CLEAN BOWLED!!! Hosein gets his second wicket of the match. It was a tossed up delivery and Jason Holder went for the slog sweep. He completely missed the ball as his middle stump was uprooted.

BT - 92/2 from 14 overs. Fawad Ahmed to bowl the 14th over. FOUR! Mayers with another boundary. WIDE! Another run added to the extras count. A dot ball and two singles came off the second half of that over.

BT - 84/2 from 13 overs. Jason Holder is the new man in. Khary Pierre is the bowler. FOUR! Mayers has shifted gears as he scores a boundary off the first ball of the over. He hands back the strike to Holder. DROPPED! Tion Webster puts one down at long-off.

BT - 77/2 from 12 overs. SIX! Kyle Mayers is slowly getting into the act with Johnson Charles. Jayden Seales bowled a slow full toss below the waist-height. Can anyone get a better gift? Mayers samashed one over mid-wicket there. OUT! Charles gets back the strike and carves one to the point fielder Lendl Simmons. He departs for 47.

BT - 68/1 from 11 overs. Tion Webster comes into the attack. FOUR! Five singles and a boundary came off that over. Mayers scored his first four. A slower short-ball was smashed past the mid-wicket boundary. Mayers scores a single off the last ball to retain strike.

BT - 59/1 from 10 overs. Another tidy over from the skipper. Five runs came off that. Johnson Charles is batting on 44 from 33 balls and Kyle Mayers is unbeaten on 10 off 17.

BT - 54/1 from 9 overs. Fawad Ahmed continues. FOUR AND SIX!!! Charles has crossed forty now. He found the fine leg boundary with a perfectly-executed sweep shot first and then repeated the same shot to score a square leg six.

BT - 43/1 from 8 overs. Captain Kieron Pollard has taken the ball in the hand as he gets ready to bowl the eighth over. This was a four-run over. Charles and Mayers with two singles each.

BT - 39/1 from 7 overs. Leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed will bowl the next over. Brilliant bowling by the Australian. Just two runs came off that over.

BT - 37/1 from 6 overs. Hosein will continue. FOUR! Charles in the act once again. This ball was fired on his leg and he swung at it to find the mid-wicket boundary. Charles ran a couple of doubles in the over as well and he's batting on 30.

BT - 28/1 from 5 overs. Jayden Seales will bowl this over. Just two runs came off that over. A single each for Charles and Mayers.

PLAY RESUMES!

RAIN HALTS PLAY!

BT - 26/1 from 4 overs. Hosein bowls his second over. SIX!!! Charles middled that one perfectly. What a slog sweep! Hopes gets the strike back. AND OUT! The batsman was trying to cut the ball away but the ball hit the good length and came quicker. Hope departs for 4. Kyle Mayers is the new man in.

BT - 17/0 from 3 overs. Pierre continues. AND BOUNDARY! Off the first ball. The one that came last over was hit towards backward point. This time it launched towards backward square leg. Charles is keeping the score board ticking. Three more runs came from that over.

BT - 10/0 from 2 overs. Captain Pollard has decided to open with two similar spinners here. FOUR! Charles scores the first boundary of the match. A double and a single came off Johnson Charles' bat in that over as well.

BT - 3/0 from 1 over. Left-arm orthodox bowler Khary Piere took the new ball. Hope took strike and got off the mark straightaway with a single. There was another single and a wide from the over. Akeal Hosein will bowl the next over.

- FIRST INNINGS -

JOHNSON CHARLES AND SHAI HOPE WILL OPEN THE INNINGS FOR BT AGAINST TKR.

BARBADOS TRIDENTS IS UNCHANGED. TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS SKIPPER KIERON POLLARD CONFIRMS THAT SIKANDAR RAZA, JAYDEN SEALES AND AKEAL HOSEIN WILL REPLACE DWAYNE BRAVO, SUNIL NARINE AND PRAVIN TAMBE.

Playing XI

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR): Lendl Simmons, Tion Webster, Colin Munro, Darren Bravo, Tim Seifert (WK), Kieron Pollard (C), Sikandar Raza, Khary Pierre, Fawad Ahmed, Jayden Seales, Akeal Hosein.

Barbados Tridents (BT): Johnson Charles, Shai Hope (WK), Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder (C), Corey Anderson, Rashid Khan, Ashely Nurse, Mitchell Santner, Raymond Reifer, Nyeem Young, Hayden Walsh.


TOSS UPDATE: Trinbago Knight Riders wins the toss and elects to bowl.

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SQUADS

Trinbago Knight Riders:
Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Tim Seifert, Sikandar Raza, Anderson Phillip, Pravin Tambe, Jayden Seales, Amir Jangoo, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein, Muhammad Ali Khan.

Barbados Tridents: Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Corey Anderson, Shamarh Brooks, Mitchell Santner, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Justin Greaves, Keon Harding, Shayan Jahangir.


CPL is the world's first major T20 league to be held since the COVID-19 pandemic brought international and domestic cricket to a standstill.

CPL T20 Points Table

TEAMSPWLPointsNRR
Trinbago Knight Riders550100.767
St Lucia Zouks64280.590
Barbados Tridents 52340.091
Guyana Amazon Warriors 6244-0.085
Jamaica Tallawahs5234-0.361
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots5142-0.818


WHERE TO WATCH CPL T20 - TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS vs BARBADOS TRIDENTS?

The Caribbean Premier League match between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. Live streaming will also be available on the FanCode app or website. The live commentary of the game will be available on sportstar.thehindu.com