Sherfane Rutherford leads St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to win in 3 over 3 matches in Caribbean Premier League. Patriots kept up their unbeaten start. Also, to the season 2021 of Hero Caribbean Premier League. With an emotional six-wicket victory over the Guyana Amazon Warriors.
The Guyana Amazon Warriors won the toss. Also, selected to the first bat and posted a very challenging 166/3. It is supported by a sparkling partnership between Mohammed Hafeez and Shimron Hetmyer. The Patriots terminated only with the bat. Also, to chase down the target-driven by Sherfane Rutherford’s unbeaten 59 from 34 balls.
Guyana Amazon Warriors
The Guyana Amazon Warriors had paced their innings sublimely. They had Hafeez to thank, his 70 runs from 59 balls secured. Also, the innings allowing Shimron Hetmyer to play his natural game. The match put on a 101-run partnership from 67 deliveries. But both fell in progressive balls within the 18th over. Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King then mixed a few late runs. Also, to ensure the Guyana Amazon Warriors posted their highest score of the competition so far.
The target of 167 looked like a hard task. But the Patriots openers Evin Lewis and Devon Thomas laid the foundation. Also, for the chase with an opening stand of 69. The introduction of Imran Tahir demonstrated vital for the Amazon Warriors. As he expelled both openers to swing the game back in their support.
Dwayne Bravo and Sherfane Rutherford
However, the players from the Patriots opening game. Rutherford and Dwayne Bravo produced another match-winning partnership. Also, to bring St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to the edge of the success.
Lastly, Dwayne Bravo was dismissed with 18 runs still needed. But Rutherford made light work of the equation. Also, his second 50 of the tournament to seal a memorable win.