SLK vs TKR Live Score: Trinbago Knight Riders began their CPL 2022 on a high note by registering a spectacular three wickets win over Saint Lucia Kings. Chasing a meager target of 144, Knight Riders ended the game with four balls to spare.
SLK vs TKR Live Score: Hossein’s three-wicket haul did the job for Knight Riders
The match unfolded with Trinbago Knight Riders winning the toss & opting to bat first. Batting first Saint Lucia Kings were restricted to a meager score of 143 runs in the allotted 20 overs. The Kings get off to a slow start as Knight Riders dismissed both of their openers Johnson Charles and Leroy Lugg right in the powerplay overs.
However, Mark Deyal (35) & Roshon Primus (38) then took the matters into their hands & resurrected Kings innings. But in the 13th over Hossein provided the Riders with a major breakthrough by scalping three crucial wickets including that of Deyal & Roston Chase.
Wickets kept falling for Trinbago Knight Riders like a pack of cards. However, a late flourish by Primus meant 40 crucial runs came in the last three overs. As a result, Saint Lucia Kings ended their innings at 143-9.
Webster, Seifert’s blistering knocks took Riders over the Line
In reply, Trinbago Knight Riders suffered huge blows in the chase of 144 runs. They lost the crucial wickets of Sunil Narine & Nicholas Pooran early in the chase, reducing Riders to 2-19 in powerplay overs. Opener Webster then led the recovery from Trinbago Knight Riders by amassing 58 runs off 45 balls.
He got valuable support at the other end from Tim Seifert who scored 34 runs of 39 balls. But it was Kings who had the last laugh by removing Webster(58) followed by Andre Russell (5), reducing Riders to 147-3 in 14 overs.
At the moment it seemed like Seifert (34 off 39) & Pollard (17 off 15) would easily take Riders home. But Alzarri Joseph proved a nightmare for them as he dismissed both the batters in the nineteenth over.
There was no stopping for Joseph who struck again in the 18th over to dismiss Seekkugge Prasanna for just 1 run. But the damage was already done for Kings as Anderson smashed a six in the 19th over to take the Knight Riders over the line with four balls to spare.
SLK vs TKR Live Score: Brief Scores
Trinbago Knight Riders 148/7 (Webster 58, Seifert 34 ; Joseph 4/17, Williams 1/23) beat Saint Lucia Kings 143/9 (Primus 38, Deyal 35; Hosein 4/13, Seales 2/38,) by 3 wickets.