CPL 2020 highlights: Trinbago beats Zouks by six wickets, Tridents thumps Tallawahs

Catch the commentary, scores, updates and highlights from the Caribbean Premier League match between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks.

Trinbago Knight Riders leads the points table in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020.   -  CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE (CPL) 2020

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

 

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DWAYNE BRAVO IS THE PLAYER OF THE MATCH FOR HIS SPELL OF THREE OVERS, SEVEN RUNS AND TWO WICKETS.

MEANWHILE, SLZ HAS THREE VICTORIES FROM FIVE GAMES.

TKR HAS FOUR WINS FROM FOUR MATCHES NOW. IT HAS CONSOLIDATED ITS POSITION AT THE TOP OF THE 2020 CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE (CPL) POINTS TABLE.

TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS BEAT ST. LUCIA ZOUKS BY SIX WICKETS!!!!

HIGHLIGHTS:

TKR - 75/4 from 8 overs. NO BALL! The batsmen run two more runs as well. So that's three of zero balls. BOUNDARY! Tim Seifert finishes it off in style.

TKR - 67/4 from 7.3 overs. Holder to bowl the eighth over. Bravo and Seifert unbeaten on 14 and 13 respectively. SIX MORE!!!! Bravo smokes one over long on. Another ball in the slot. The SLZ bowlers are bringing Darren Bravo back to form. The ball is lost and a new ball is taken.

TKR - 60/4 from 7 overs. Kesrick Williams to bowl the seventh over. SIX! 100th maximum for Darren Bravo in CPL history. It was in the slot and Bravo heaved one past mid-wicket. Ten runs came from that over. TKR needs 12 runs to win from 12 balls against SLZ.

TKR - 50/4 from 6 overs. Scott Kuggeleijn will bowl his second over now. FOUR! A paddle sweep off the final ball from Tim Seifert finds the boundary. A double, two singles and two dot balls were also part of that over.

TKR - 42/4 from 5 overs. Tim Seifert is the new batsman. TKR needs 35 off 30 balls to beat SLZ today. Five singles and a dot ball from Mohammad Nabi's second over. The equation has changed for TKR now - 30 off 24 to beat SLZ.

TKR - 37/4 from 4 overs. TKR captain Kieron Pollard has walked into the field. Chemar Holder will bowl the next over. WIDE AND FOUR! That's seven wides in 20 balls. After the extra, Pollard flicks one towards wide long on for a boundary. WICKET! The keeper Andre Fletcher completes the catch. Holder with a brilliant ball after conceding the four. It was short, quick and produced the inside edge.

SCORECARD:

Simmons - 0

Webster - 5

Munro - 17

DM Bravo - 0*

Pollard - 0*

Extras - 6

TKR - 28/3 from 3 overs. Kesrick Williams is the new bowler. SIX AND OUT! Munro's cameo comes to and end. It was a full ball wide of the off stump. Munro tried to redirect it to the leg side. But Kuggeleijn completed the catch at long on. Darren Bravo is the new batsman in. ANOTHER WICKET! Webster is gone. Kuggeleijn takes another catch. This time at mid-wicket.

TKR - 21/1 from 2 overs. REMINDER: The first three overs will be the powerplay overs. Scott Kuggeleijn will share the new ball with Nabi. FIVE WIDES! Poor stuff the bowler. His team doesn't have much to defend. Webster scored a double and a triple in the over as well. Despite the seven dot balls so far, TKR has made 21.

TKR - 10/1 from 1 over. Lendl Simmons and Tion Webster opened the innings for the Trinbago Knight Riders. Mohammad Nabi with the new ball for St Lucia Zouks. WICKET! Simmons is out LBW. Colin Munro is the new man in. FOUR AND SIX! Munro with two amazing sweep shots there. The first four balls were dots.

- SECOND INNINGS -

ACCORDING TO DLS, TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS NEED 72 RUNS TO WIN FROM 54 BALLS AGAINST ST LUCIA ZOUKS.

GOOD NEWS!!! THE GAME IS STILL NOT OVER. THE PLAYERS ARE OUT ON THE FIELD AGAIN!

THE COVERS ARE OFF AND IT'S BRIGHT AGAIN. THE UMPIRES WILL INSPECT THE PITCH NOW.

THE SUN HAD COME OUT FOR A BRIEF PERIOD. BUT IT'S VERY CLOUDY NOW AND THE RAIN IS POURING DOWN ONCE AGAIN.

AND IT'S DRIZZLING. THE PLAYERS ARE HEADING BACK TO THE PAVILION!

SLZ - 111/6 from 17.1 overs. WICKET!!! Sammy is out LBW. Khary Pierre gets his first wicket.

SLZ - 111/5 from 17 overs. The record breaker Dwayne Bravo is back! Four dot balls and just two runs came from that over. Nabi is unbeaten on 30 from 22 balls and Sammy is batting on 2 off 6 balls. SLZ needs to shift gears. Only three overs remaining.

SLZ - 109/5 from 16 overs. Khary Pierre is back into the attack and SLZ captain Daren Sammy is the new man in. Three singles and three dot balls from the over.

SLZ - 106/5 from 15 overs. Mohammad Nabi with a four, six and a double. You can't keep bowling full to Nabi. The second ball of the over was full on leg and the Afghan star swept it for a boundary. The next one was full on off and was struck straight over the bowler's head for a six. WICKET! Nabi gave the strike back to Deyal and Fawad strikes. Deyal tried to pull a good length ball and found Darren Bravo at midwicket.

SLZ - 93/4 from 14 overs. A double and five singles from Pollard's last over. He ends with figures of four overs, 26 runs conceded and no wickets. Add a good number of dots to that. Fawad Ahmed will bowl his last over next.

SLZ - 86/4 from 13 overs. Kieron Pollard and Fawad Ahmed have both bowled three overs now. Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi replaced his countryman Najibullah Zadran in the middle. He is batting on 9 off 7 balls, while Mark Deyal is unbeaten on 14 from 20.

SLZ - 73/4 from 11 overs. WIDE AND WICKET! Tambe gets his first CPL wicket. It was another delivery on leg stump and Zadran tried to clip it towards the leg side. But he got a leading edge and skipper Pollard competed the catch at cover.

SLZ - 72/3 from 10.4 overs. Pravin Tambe will bowl the next over. SIX! And the Indian spinner is greeted with a huge one. It was a googly on leg stump and Zadran set himself up for the slog sweep and executed it with perfection. He follows that up with a double. After back-to-back singles, Zadran gets the strike back. AND FOUR! Another full ball and Zadran finds the gap between midwicket and long-on.

SCORECARD:

Fletcher - 10

Cornwall - 18

Deyal - 10*

Chase - 7

Zadran - 8*

Extras - 5

SLZ - 58/3 from 10 overs. A double and four singles from this over. Too many dot balls in the innings so far. TKR clearly has the advantage now.

SLZ - 52/3 from 9 overs. Leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed continued. Four singles were scored of the first four balls. The last two deliveries were dot balls. SLZ is at a spot of bother against TKR right now.

SLZ - 48/3 from 8 overs. TKR captain Kieron Pollard bowled the eighth over. Three singles and a wide came of that over.

SLZ 44/3 - from 7 overs. Fawad Ahmed comes into the attack now. It was almost a maiden. After five dot balls, Najibullah Zadran taps the ball to point for a single.

SLZ - 43/3 from 6 overs. WICKET! And Bravo takes one more wicket. Roston Chase is bowled. The ball was at yorker length and missed it completely going for a swing. Najibullah Zadran is the new man in. Four singles from the over.

SLZ - 39/2 from 5 overs. Pierre bowled his third over. A boundary and two singles from it. FOUR! Chase found the boundary rope with a pull over midwicket.

SLZ - 33/2 from 4 overs. BRAVO 500! Dwayne Bravo becomes the first player to claim 500 wickets in T20 history. After bowling three dot balls, Cornwall mistimed a drive in the search for runs and Colin Munro took a nice low catch. Roston Chase and Mark Deyal are the two SLZ batsmen in the crease now.

SLZ - 32/1 from 3 overs. SIX AND WICKET! Ali Khan strikes and Fletcher makes the long walk back to the pavilion. Fletcher smashed a slower ball straight over the bowler's head and then sent a leading edge to Pierre at point. Eight more runs, including a six by Cornwall, came from that over.

SLZ - 17/0 from 2 overs. Spinner Khary Pierre bowled the second over. After two singles and two dot balls, Cornwall took strike. BACK-TO-BACK FOURS! The fifth ball was a full one and Cornwall chipped it over cover. The final delivery was at good length and the SLZ opener punched it past mid-on where Pollard was fielding.

SLZ - 7/0 from 1 over. Fletcher took strike for the first ball. A double from a slash through covers is the first runs of the match. A single and Cornwall was on strike. WIDE! The extra is followed by another double. A leg bye closes out the over which involved a couple of dots.

SLZ openers Rahkeem Cornwall and Andre Fletcher make their way to the middle. Ali Khan with the new ball.

- FIRST INNINGS -

TKR skipper Kieron Pollard has said that Sunil Narine will be replaced by the 48-year-old Pravin Tambe in the playing XI today.

Playing XI

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR): LMP Simmons, C Munro, T Webster, DM Bravo, KA Pollard (C), TL Seifert (WK), DJ Bravo, K Pierre, Ali Khan, Fawad Ahmed, PV Tambe.

St Lucia Zouks (SLZ): ADS Fletcher (WK), RRS Cornwall, M Deyal, RL Chase, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, DJG Sammy (C), J Glenn, SC Kuggeleijn, KOK Williams, CK Holder


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

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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

St Lucia Zouks: Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Najibullah Zadran, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chemar Holder, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Zahir Khan, Kimani Melius, Leniko Boucher, Kavem Hodge, Javelle Glen, Saad Bin Zafar


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 Riders33060.728
St Lucia Zouks43160.302
Guyana Amazon Warriors52340.048
Jamaica Tallawahs42240.011
Barbados Tridents4132-0.449
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots4132-0.487


WHERE TO WATCH CPL T20 - TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS vs ST LUCIA ZOUKS?

The Caribbean Premier League match between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks 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