Evin Lewis 62 points and Devon Thomas 55 points, not outset a persuading an eight-wicket. It is a win for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots over Guyana Amazon Warriors on Saturday. Set to chase 147, Evin Lewis and Devon Thomas place on a 133-run stand. Also, to reach the target with seven balls to spare. With two wins in two matches. St Kitts and Nevis presently sit at the top of the points table.
In St Kitts & Nevis Patriots started cautiously with just 29 runs. In the first five overs. Evin Lewis was more destructive of the two openers. Also, cracking back-to-back sixes off Imran Tahir to end the power-play at 42/0. From the other conclusion. Thomas remained strong in spite of being at 11 from 26 balls.
Evin Lewis continued his scoring ways. After the powerplay, hitting five sixes and four boundaries. Besides, it is overall of his knock in 62 runs off 39 balls. Tahir finally had the last laugh. As he got Lewis confused in his last over of the match. But the stage for St Kitts and Nevis to total the chase had been laid.
Devon Thomas carries his bat through in an undefeated batter. It is 55 in 54 balls and finished off. The match in style with a bounder off Ashmead Nedd. Prior, after choosing to bat first. Guyana Amazon Warriors was reduced to 34/3 in seven overs.
Chanderpaul Hemraj stitched a 33-run stand with Shimron Hetmyer. But the duo fell in fast succession, taking off Amazon Warriors in trouble at 75/5 in 12 overs.
It required a late prosper from Mohammad Hafeez (38 not out). Also, Nicholas Pooran (23) grant a late but vital push to the score. But the Patriots struck back again with wickets. As Amazon Warriors finished with 146 for 8 in 20 overs. Which wasn’t sufficient to avoid defeat.
Brief scores of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Guyana Amazon Warriors
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 147/2 in 18.5 overs
- Evin Lewis 62
- Devon Thomas 55 not out
- Naveen-ul-Haq 1/28
Guyana Amazon Warriors 146/8 in 20 overs
- Chanderpaul Hemraj 39
- Mohammad Hafeez 38 not out
- Dominic Drakes 3/26
- Fawad Ahmed 2/33 by 8 wickets.