Sherfane Rutherford and Shimron Hetmyer starred for the Guyana Amazon Warriors as they beat the Trinbago Knight Riders through 5 wickets in a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2018 fit on the Windfall Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Hetmyer (59 off 30 balls) and Rutherford (45* off 13 balls) noticed the Warriors surge previous the 155-run goal comfortably, as they scored the specified runs with 5.Five overs closing and thus pipped the Jamaica Tallahwahs on Web Run Fee (NRR) to say 2nd spot within the league standings.
Consequently, the Warriors will now face none rather then the Knight Riders in Qualifier 1 subsequent week.
The Warriors had to win the fit inside 15.three overs in an effort to get the coveted 2nd spot. Then again, the house group had been 63-2 after eight overs and whilst a win was once nonetheless inside their points of interest, getting there in 15 overs appeared not likely.
Then again, the 11th over noticed the sport grew to become utterly on its head as each Rutherford and Hetmyer determined to show at the fireworks.
Rutherford got here in to bat after Jason Mohammed was once disregarded through Nikita Miller. Appearing no concern, the southpaw smacked Miller for 3 consecutive sixes because the Warriors took 21 runs off the over.
Anderson Phillip was once additionally met with identical remedy as Hetmyer smacked him for a 4 and two sixes. Rutherford then persisted the onslaught within the subsequent over, smacking Dwayne Bravo for 3 sixes.
Hetmyer’s departure within the subsequent over got here when simplest 9 runs had been wanted and the Warriors finished the win with consummate ease.
Within the first innings, the Knight Riders’ height order of Colin Munro, Brendon McCullum and Colin Ingram all fell cost effectively prior to Dinesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo put in combination a 50-run partnership to salvage the innings.
Bravo, who top-scored with an unbeaten 42, additionally put in combination a 39-run stand with Kevon Cooper to take the away facet to a good general of 154-7.
Temporary rankings: Trinbago Knight Riders 154/7 in 20 overs (Darren Bravo 42*, Denesh Ramdin 32, Kevon Cooper 30; Rayad Emrit 2-25, Sohail Tanvir 2-36) misplaced to Guyana Amazon Warriors 158/four in 14.1 overs (Shimron Hetmyer 59, Sherfane Rutherford 45*; Fawad Ahmed 2-20) through six wickets.
First Revealed: September 10, 2018, 12:33 PM IST