Warriors can now go to bed asleep a little lighter tonight all thanks to Nicholas Pooran and Ross Taylor. The pair put on 128 runs for a fourth-wicket partnership for the warriors against the Patriots in match 20th. The day started with the spin attack for the warriors seeing them using Skipper Chris Green and debutant Kevin Sinclair to their fullest in first 10 overs.
Sinclair for his first go into the world of T20 produced figures of 1 for 9 off his four overs to end with an economy rate of 2.25 while the skipper Green picked up two wickets in the first half the Patriots innings and leaving them at 3 for 51.
The Patriots in the other half managed 99 runs from their remaining 10 overs. Thank Joshua Da Silva and Dinesh Ramdin who thrill with their batting display for a fourth-wicket stand of 68 runs.
DaSilva Finish on 59 after Shepard ripped out his stumps and Ramdin stood to the end with 37 not out to take Patriots to 150 for 5.
Warriors started with a flash but lost opening pair, Brandon King, for 14 and Kevin Sinclair 5 within 6 deliveries, Hetmyer fell shortly after for 1 to leave the warriors clutching at straws for 3 for 25 within the powerplay.
At the halfway stage of the warrior’s innings warriors were 59 for three and with a climbing run rate, it was Pooran and Ross who took matters into their own hands. Playing their natural Game Pooran being the more aggressive one with 10 sixes and 4 fours, while Taylor just plays the leading role to help guide the Warriors home Pooran finish the match off in style with three consecutive sixes to secure his maiden CPL Century and the win for the Warriors.
Warriors now are back in the third position on 6 points with three games with their next matchup being on September 1st against the Barbados tridents. While the Zouk’s is on 10 points and the Trinbago nightriders are still unbeaten with 4 games left.
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