Apart from Shai Hope, Rahmatullah Gurbaj also scored a fifty.
Left arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took 2 wickets
Barbados. Guyana Amazon Warriors won a spectacular victory on the basis of Shai Hope’s aggressive half-century. In a match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022, Guyana defeated St. Lucia Kings by 6 wickets. On the basis of captain Faf du Plessis’ century, St Lucia scored a huge score of 194 runs for 5 wickets while playing first. In reply, Guyana achieved the target in 19.2 overs for 4 wickets. Hope remained unbeaten on 59 off 30 balls and gave the team a thrilling victory. He was also adjudged player of the match.
Faf du Plessis is the captain of Virat Kohli’s team Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. He got the command in the last season. Virat Kohli had stepped down from the captaincy. In the match, Du Plessis played an excellent innings of 103 runs in 59 balls. Hit 10 fours and 6 sixes. Strike rate was 175. Niroshan Dickwella also contributed 36 runs. No other player could perform well. Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took 2 wickets for 33 runs.
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2 fifties and wins
Guyana Amazon Warriors scored 2 half-centuries. Opener batsman Rahmatullah Gurbaj of Afghanistan scored 52 runs in 26 balls. Strike rate was 200. Hit 7 fours and 2 sixes. On the other hand, Shai Hope remained unbeaten on 59 off 30 balls. Hit 2 fours and 5 sixes. Captain Shimron Hetmyer also scored 36 runs off 28 balls. Roston Chase bowled well for St Lucia. He gave only 27 runs in 4 overs and also took a wicket.
This is the fourth century of 38-year-old Faf du Plessis in his overall T20 career. He has so far scored 8033 runs in 309 matches at an average of 31. 50 half-centuries have also been scored. He was also a part of Chennai Super Kings for a long time.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 09:35 IST