Twitter Reactions: Knight Riders register an easy win against Warriors
Last night Trinbago Knight Riders registered a comfortable win vs Guyana Amazon Warriors and reached the top of the standings.
Published - Aug 12, 2017 12:28 pm | Updated - Aug 12, 2017 12:28 pm
Last night Trinbago Knight Riders registered a comfortable win vs Guyana Amazon Warriors and reached the top of the standings. There are still a lot of games to play but Trinbago is in a good position to qualify for the semifinals. The home team was in control of the game for the most part.
Trinbago Knight Riders won the toss
Trinbago Knight Riders captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to field first. Guyana got off to a fast start as both openers Martin Guptill and Chadwick Walton dominated the bowlers. They scored 40 in first 3 overs before Shadab Khan got the wicket of Martin Guptill. In the very next Sunil Narine got the wicket of
In the very next Sunil Narine got the wicket of Babar Azam, but Chadwick Walton continued dominating Trinbago bowlers. Guyana needed their wicketkeeper-batsman to get a big score but Chadwick got out for 36. From there on Trinbago’s bowlers applied pressure and didn’t allow Guyana to build any momentum. Guyana ended their innings at 156/7, which was under par.
Trinbago Knight Riders got off to worst possible start
Guyana needed early wickets if they wanted to defend 157 against the star-studded batting line up of Trinbago. They got the early break in the Brendon McCullum who was caught on the first ball of the innings. Colin Munro joined Sunil Narine at the crease and made full use of the field restrictions. At the end of the powerplay, Trinbago had already scored 72 runs.
There was a glimmer of hope for Guyana when Darren Bravo got out and Trinbago still needed close to 50 to win. But Denesh Ramdin and Colin Munro ensured that the home team crossed the finishing line without any hiccups.
This is how Twitter reacted to the Trinbago Knight Riders win
— TrinbagoKnightRiders (@TKRiders) August 12, 2017
— CPL T20 (@CPL) August 12, 2017
Shhhhhhh ouch @manuz05 is on fire again… ???
— Mitchell McClenaghan (@Mitch_Savage) August 12, 2017
Colin Munro got a bottle of rum for winning player of the match, the CPL rules pic.twitter.com/BxOf3wyzBK
— Calum (@Warney) August 12, 2017
— Aditya Warty (@adityawarty) August 12, 2017
Trinibago Knight Riders' Shadab Khan is the leading wicket-taker and Colin Munro is the leading run-scorer in #CPL2017 so far.
— Fazal Aslam (@Fazal_Cricket) August 12, 2017
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) August 12, 2017
Once again well done boyz. TKR team and the fans at the park…absolutely stunning.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 12, 2017