CPL 2020 final highlights: Trinbago Knight Riders beats St Lucia Zouks to win title

CPL T20 2020 final score: Catch the commentary, updates, and highlights from the summit clash between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks.

The Trinbago Knight Riders will take on the St Lucia Zouks in the final of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (File Photo).   -  TWITTER (CPL)

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

 

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AND THE TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS LIFTS THE 2020 CPL TROPHY!!!

KIERON POLLARD IS THE MAN OF THE TOURNAMENT.

LENDL SIMMONS IS THE PLAYER OF THE FINAL.

MATCH REPORT | CPL 2020: Simmons, Bravo and Pollard hand Trinbago Knight Riders fourth title

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS DIDN'T LOSE A SINGLE GAME OUT OF THE 12 IT PLAYED THIS SEASON AND THIS IS THE FOURTH CPL TROPHY FOR THE TEAM.

TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS BEAT ST LUCIA ZOUKS BY EIGHT WICKETS TO WIN THE 2020 CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE (CPL) TITLE.

SCORECARD:

Simmons - 84*

Webster - 5

Seifert - 4

DM Bravo - 58*

Extras - 6

WICKETS: 1 each for Scott Kuggeleijn and Roston Chase.

TKR - 157/2 IN 18.1 OVERS: AND A FOUR TO SEAL THE DEAL.

TKR - 153/2 IN 18 OVERS: Kuggeleijn to continue. SIX AND FOUR! TKR is running away with it now. Simmons hits the first ball of the over past deep mid-wicket for the maximum. A dot ball follows. The third ball is smashed towards the extra cover fence for a boundary. ANOTHER FOUR! This one is a thick edge which goes past short third man. Two runs to win.

TKR - 137/2 IN 17 OVERS: Zahir Khan is back into the attack. FOUR AND SIX! Short ball and Simmons hits it towards the deep square leg fence. The very next ball, he blasts a good length ball over deep mid-wicket. Simmons gives the strike to Bravo now. TWO SIXES!!! And these are huge ones. A dot ball separated the two maximums. TKR needs 18 runs to win from 18 balls.

TKR - 114/2 IN 16 OVERS: Scott Kuggeleijn comes back into the attack. Just four singles come off that over. TKR needs 41 runs to win from 24 balls. Darren Bravo is batting on 41 off 42 balls and Lendl Simmons is unbeaten on 58 off 41 balls.

TKR - 110/2 IN 15 OVERS: Kesrick Williams will bowl the fifteenth over. Two wides and three singles come off the first four balls. AND FOUR! Poor ball from Williams and Darren Bravo finds the fence. It was short and fine leg was up. The last ball is a dot.

TKR - 101/2 IN 14 OVERS: Javelle Glen comes into the attack here. A single to begin the over. SIX! Too short and Darren Bravo hits it over deep square leg. Two singles follow. AND ANOTHER MAXIMUM!!! This was very short again and Bravo hammers it over the same spot. TKR needs 54 runs to win from 36 balls.

TKR - 86/2 IN 13 OVERS: Chase will finish his four overs now. Another brilliant from the West Indian spinner. He finishes his quota today with a whopping 17 dot balls. Just two came off that over.

TKR - 84/2 IN 12 OVERS: 16 runs from the over! SIX AND FOUR!!! After two singles and a double, Simmons launches a short ball over Nabi who was fielding at mid-wicket. The very next ball, he cuts another short ball to find the fence at point. A double to end the over. TKR needs 71 runs to win from 48 balls.

TKR - 68/2 IN 11 OVERS: SLZ skipper Daren Sammy will bowl his first over now. Three singles and two dot balls off the first five balls. AND MAXIMUM! This was in the slot. Darren Bravo smashes a six in the last ball of the eleventh over.

TKR - 59/2 IN 10 OVERS: Nabi to continue. Two dot balls to begin the over. AND SIX!!! Simmons has had enough. Full ball and Simmons slams it over mid-wicket. Three singles to end the over. TKR needs 96 runs to win from 60 balls.

TKR - 50/2 IN 9 OVERS: Zahir Khan to bowl his first over now. Five singles and a dot ball comes off that over. TKR needs 105 runs to win from 66 balls.

TKR - 45/2 IN 8 OVERS: Mohammad Nabi to bowl his second over. Another tidy over. Just two singles four dot balls coming off it.

TKR - 43/2 IN 7 OVERS: Chase to continue. Brilliant over! Just three runs came off that over. A single, a double and four dot balls.

TKR - 40/2 IN 6 OVERS: Kesrick Williams comes into the attack. BOUNDARY! It's a four off the first ball. Simmons hammers a full ball past mid-on. Two singles and a dot ball follow. BACK-TO-BACK BOUNDARIES!!! Simmons ends the over on a high. Two slower balls and one boundary on either side.

TKR - 26/2 IN 5 OVERS: Chase continues. SIX! After a single and two dot balls, the new batsman Darren Bravo gets into the act. This was a massive hit. Full and straight on off stump, Bravo just smashes it over long-on. Two more dot balls to close the over.

TKR - 19/2 IN 4 OVERS: Scott Kuggeleijn to bowl his second over. FOUR! Seifert founds the boundary with a delightful cover drive. OUT! Kuggelijn gets his man. What a delivery. Outside off and back of a length. Tim Seifert departs.

TKR - 14/1 IN 3 OVERS: Roston Chase will bowl his first over now. OUT! Three dot balls and the pressure pays off. Another slog sweep from Webster and he finds Kesrick Williams at short mid-wicket. Tim Seifert is the new batsman. Simmons takes a single in the last ball.

TKR - 13/0 IN 2 OVERS: Mohammad Nabi will bowl the second over. FOUR! Tion Webster slog sweeps the ball towards towards cow corner and finds the boundary. A single and a bye and three dot balls also came off that over.

TKR - 7/0 IN 1 OVER: FOUR! Boundary off the very first ball. Short ball on legs and Simmons flicks it towards the leg side fence. Two singles, two dot balls and a leg bye also came off that over.

Scott Kuggeleijn will take the new ball for St Lucia Zouks, while Lendl Simmons and Tion Webster will open the innings for Trinbago Knight Riders.

SECOND INNINGS

SCORECARD:

Cornwall - 8

Deyal - 29

Fletcher - 39

Chase - 22

Zadran - 24

Nabi - 2

Sammy - 8

Glen - 9

Kuggeleijn - 2*

Williams - 3

Zahir Khan - 0

Extras - 8

WICKETS: 4 for Kieron Pollard, 2 each for Ali Khan and Fawad Ahmed, 1 for Akeal Hosein and 1 run out.

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SLZ - 154/10 IN 19.1 OVERS: Six runs and three wickets came from that nineteenth over. Scott Kuggeleijn and Zahir Khan are the batsmen in the middle. Ali Khan is the bowler. AND BOWLED! Zahir Khan is out for a golden duck. This was a perfect yorker on leg stump.

SLZ - 154/9 IN 19 OVERS: Pollard to bowl his final over. OUT! Pollard picks a wicket off the very first ball of the penultimate over. This was an off-cutter and full on the stumps. Glen went for a shot over mid-wicket but ended up getting a thick edge which was caught at point by Lendl Simmons. AND GONE! Zadran departs for 24 off 18 balls. Raza at deep square-leg takes the catch this time. RUN-OUT! After a single and a triple, Kesrick Williams is out due to a mix-up.

SLZ - 148/6 IN 18 OVERS: Sikandar Raza to bowl his second over now. FOUR! Wonderful connection from Glen and he beats the wide long-on fielder. A double, three singles and a wide also came off that over. 

SLZ - 137/6 IN 17 OVERS: Akeal Hosein will bowl his final over. SIX! It was a short ball and wide outside off. Zadran just smashed it over extra cover. OUT! LBW! That was plumb in front and Sammy departs for eight runs from eight balls. Javelle Glen is the new man in.

SLZ - 129/5 IN 16 OVERS: Ali Khan to bowl his third over. FOUR! After two runs from the first three balls, Zadran swung at a wide yorker and got a thick outside edge which found the boundary. Two dot balls to end the over. 

SLZ - 123/5 IN 15 OVERS: Fawad Ahmed is the bowler. Mohammad Nabi is the new batsman in. AND GONE! Nabi departs for 2 off 3 balls. This was a flighted length ball on off stump and Nabi finds Darren Bravo at long-off. SIX! After facing a dot ball, the new man Daren Sammy launches once past mid-wicket.

SLZ - 115/4 IN 14 OVERS: Kieron Pollard to continue. FOUR! What a straight shot! Zadran hits it clean over Pollard's head. The previous ball which was short and hit towards gully fetched three runs for the Zouks. OUT! A catch at long-on by Tion Webster this time. Roston Chase is out for 22 off 14 balls.

SLZ - 105/3 IN 13 OVERS: Khary Pierre will bowl his third over now. A single, a double and three dot balls come from the first five balls. AND SIX! This was a quicker delivery and Roston Chase just flicked it for a six. Glorious shot! Nine from that over.

SLZ - 96/3 IN 12 OVERS: Pollard will bowl the twelfth over. OUT!!! Fletcher is gone! He just went for the wild swing on a ball which was full and pitched outside off. And Darren Bravo at long-off completed the catch. FOUR! The new man Najibullah Zadran finds the boundary straightaway with a thick edge past short third man.

SLZ - 89/2 IN 11 OVERS: Fawad Ahmed to continue. FOUR! After back-to-back singles off the first two balls, Roston Chase got on the front foot and placed the ball towards the mid-wicket boundary. A double and two more singles came from that over.

SLZ - 79/2 IN 10 OVERS: Akeal Hosein will bowl his third over now. A single and five dot balls come off that over. Brilliant over! Time for the drinks break.

SLZ - 78/2 IN 9 OVERS: Fawad Ahmed comes into the attack. GONE!!! The leggie strikes. Mark Deyal went for the drive but got a thick outside edge and Dwayne Bravo at slip caught the ball. Four more singles came off that over. Roston Chase is the new batsman in.

SLZ - 74/1 IN 8 OVERS: TKR skipper Kieron Pollard has taken the ball and he will bowl the eighth over. In the first five balls, there were two singles and three dot balls. SIX! And that was huge! It was a length ball outside off and Deyal clobbered it past cow corner.

SLZ - 66/1 IN 7 OVERS: Khary Pierre will continue. Fletcher takes a single off the first ball. FOUR! Full ball on leg stump and Mark Deyal pummels it to extra over. Another single and three dot balls came from that over.

SLZ - 60/1 IN 6 OVERS: BOUNDARY!!! Deyal passed on the strike to Fletcher and the wicket-keeper batsman found the boundary with a brilliant cover drive. ANOTHER FOUR! After back-to-back singles, Fletcher was back on strike and he found the fence at covers once again.

SLZ - 48/1 IN 5 OVERS: Khary Pierre comes into the attack now. A double, two singles and a wide came off that over. Ali Khan will bowl the next over and Mark Deyal will be on strike.

SLZ - 43/1 IN 4 OVERS: 18 runs from that over! Andre Fletcher is now on 22 off seven deliveries. He scored two sixes and one four in that over bowled by Sikandar Raza. Two more singles came from that over. Mark Deyal is batting on 11 off 10 balls.

SLZ - 25/1 IN 3 OVERS: Akeal Hosein continues. BACK-TO-BACK BOUNDARIES!!! Deyal gets into the act now. The first four was a slog sweep over mid-on and the very next ball, Deyal goes for another sweep and finds the fine leg fence. A single to end the over, nine off it.

SLZ - 16/1 IN 2 OVERS: Ali Khan will share the new ball with Hosein and Mark Deyal will face his first delivery of the match. WICKET! After a wide and leg bye, Ali Khan strikes and Cornwall is bowled. The ball hit the middle stump. FOUR! After two singles, the new batsman Andre Fletcher finds the fine leg boundary.

SLZ - 8/0 IN 1 OVER: Cornwall has scored two boundaries and played four dot balls this over. FOUR! The first one was full outside off and the batsman moved and swept it to find the fence. The second was a late cut which found the boundary.

Rahkeem Cornwall and Mark Deyal will open the innings for St. Lucia Zouks. Akeal Hosein has taken the new ball for Trinbago Knight Riders.

FIRST INNINGS

BREAKING NEWS: SUNIL NARINE IS UNFIT AND SIKANDAR RAZA HAS REPLACED HIM FOR TKR. MEANWHILE, SLZ IS UNCHANGED.

PLAYING XIs:

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

St Lucia Zouks (SLZ): Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Andre Fletcher (WK), Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Javelle Glen, Daren Sammy (C), Scott Kuggeleijn, Kesrick Williams, Zahir Khan.

 

TOSS UPDATE: TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS HAVE WON THE TOSS AND ELECTED TO FIELD FIRST AGAINST ST LUCIA ZOUKS.

SQUADS

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR):
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 (SLZ): Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Najibullah Zadran, Andre Fletcher, 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 Riders10100201.294
Guyana Amazon Warriors1064120.600
St Lucia Zouks106412-0.021
Jamaica Tallawahs10367-0.245
Barbados Tridents10376-0.253
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots10183-1.498


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

The Caribbean Premier League 2020 final match between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. Live streaming online will also be available on the FanCode app or website. The live commentary of the game is available on sportstar.thehindu.com