BR vs SLK Live Score: Mayers seals a thrilling rain-hit win for Royals

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BR vs SLK Live Score: Mayers seals a thrilling rain-hit win for Royals

BR vs SLK Live Score: West Indies powerhouse Kyle Mayers put up an extravagant show to take Barbados Royals through another victory at the CPL 2022. The Royals sealed an 11-run victory against St. Lucia Kings in a rain-hit pool stage fixture.

Winning the toss at the Warner Park, St. Lucia Kings skipper Faf du Plessis made a clumsy decision to bowl first. Batting first, Barbados Royals recorded a convincing total of 162/7 in their 20 overs of the first innings.

BR vs SLK Live Score: Barbados Royals batters stepped up to post a decent total on board

Barbados openers Rahkeem Cornwall (32) and Kyle Mayers (36) provided a thumping start to their side by registering a 49-run partnership for the first wicket in just 4.5 overs. However, their expedited start was hampered by de Kock (24) and Azam Khan (10) who played a ball-a-run knock.

Barbados Royals middle-order collapsed until veteran Proteas batsman David Miller came to the crease and scored a vital knock of 24 runs. He got the tailend support of Holder (15) and Bishop (10). As a result, the Royals were able to end their innings at 162-7 in the allotted 20 overs.

For St. Lucia Kings, Alzarri Joseph (2/31), Scott Kuggelejin (2/37), and Mark Deyal (2/15) scalped a couple of wickets each whereas David Wiese (1/22) settled for a wicket apiece.

Kings succumbed in front of Royals lethal bowling attack

The start of the second innings was interrupted due to rain and St. Lucka Kings had been confined to chase a revised total of 103 runs in 9 overs.

In what came to be a nightmare for the Kings, the frontline batting order collapsed as skipper Faf du Plessis (47) and Alzarri Joseph (29) were the only players to play the pivotal knocks. However, their efforts went in vain as the side lost by 11 runs and managed to put only 91/4 runs on the board.

BR vs SLK Live Score: For Barbados Royals, Kyle Mayers was absolutely stunning and ruthless as he grabbed all four wickets for his side by giving only 4 runs in his 2 overs. His opulent all-round performance helped him to earn the Player of the Match Award.

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