Trinbago Knight Riders slumped to their second defeat in three outings after their batting suffered one more meltdown in pursuit of a gettable goal towards Jamaica Tallawahs right here Saturday.
Requested to chase solely 154 on the Daren Sammy Cricket Floor, TKR limped to 119 for eight from their 20 overs to go down by 34 runs, with solely New Zealander Colin Munro passing 20 with a prime rating of 29 from 30 balls.
Their new big-hitting acquisition, all-rounder Andre Russell managed solely 17 whereas feared captain Kieron Pollard was dismissed cheaply for six.
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The defeat left the multiple-time champions fourth within the desk on three factors, above final yr’s dropping finalists on two factors and Guyana Amazon Warriors on a single level.
West Indies star Rovman Powell’s 67 from 49 deliveries had earlier lifted Tallawahs to 153 for seven from their 20 overs after they had been despatched in.
The correct-hander lashed half-dozen fours and 4 sixes, placing on a valuable 95 for the fourth wicket with all-rounder Raymon Reifer (28) after Tallawahs discovered themselves in a gap at 31 for 3 at the beginning of the seventh over.
Reifer performed the supporting position, counting 4 fours in a 26-ball knock earlier than falling within the seventeenth over and Powell adopted at the beginning of the following over, after finishing a 42-ball fifty.
Veteran seamer Ravi Rampaul was TKR’s greatest bowler with three for 40 whereas off-spinner Sunil Narine in 4 overs which value 11 runs and yielded two wickets.
TKR then misplaced left-hander Narine with out scoring to the third ball of the innings, bowled by pacer Mohammad Amir (2-15) with one run on the board.
Munro tried to restore the innings in a 25-run second wicket stand with Tion Webster (5) earlier than holing out within the deep within the tenth over after hitting one 4 and two sixes and his countryman Tim Seifert (15) placed on 21 for the fourth with left-handed Nicholas Pooran (13) earlier than following on the finish of the twelfth over.
There was a clatter of wickets thereafter as left-arm spinner Imad Wasim (2-20) struck telling blows on the again finish.