St Lucia Kings and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots advanced to the final of the Caribbean Premier League with thrilling wins in their semi-final matches. Patriots beat Guyana Amazon Warriors by seven wickets while Kings beat defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders by 21 runs. David Weiss’s all-round performance was overwhelming for Bollywood’s King Shahrukh Khan’s team TKR.
Batting first, St Lucia Kings scored 204 for four with the help of 78 from Mark Dayal. Knight Riders started well but their batsmen could not stand in front of the brilliant bowling of David Weiss. He was adjudged man of the match.
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Match Thrill
Talking about the second semi-final, Patriots won the toss and decided to bowl. Apart from Shimron Hetmyer (45 not out) for the Warriors, no batsman could last long. The team scored 178 runs for nine wickets. Spinners Jose Roos Jagesar and Fawad Ahmed took two wickets each.
Hetmyer scored 45 runs in 20 balls, of which 25 came in the last over of the innings. In reply, Chris Gayle scored 42 off 27 balls for the Patriots while Evin Lewis scored an unbeaten 77 off 39 balls. Patriots won the match with 13 balls to spare.