SKN Patriots wins CPL for first time defeating St Lucia Kings

SKN Patriots wins CPL for first time defeating St Lucia Kings
SKN Patriots wins CPL for first time defeating St Lucia Kings

Chris Gayle again won the title of CPL T20 under his belt. His new team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots has won the first Caribbean Premier League Title. This match was won in an exciting situation while the Patriots were on batting with the need of 1 run on 1 ball on September 15, Wednesday.

Young Dominic Drakes was not out till the end with 48 scores in 24 balls. He took the last run between the wickets on the final ball with Dwayne Bravo.  

Now the players will be flying to UAE for playing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 from Sunday, September 19. Chris Gayle, Imran Tahir, Bravo, Evin Lewis, Faf du Plessis, Sherfane Rutherford, and Tim David

St Lucia Kings chose to bat first and gave the target of 159/7. Roston Chase and Rahkeem Cornwall score 43 runs each. Keemo Paul gave the ignition to the team’s scores at the end of the ending while scoring 39 in 21 balls with five sixes.

Saint Lucia Kings 159/7 in 20 overs (Cornwall 43, Chase 43; Shah 2-26) lost to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 160/7 in 20 overs (Drakes 48*; Riaz 2-36) by 3 wickets.

The Patriots, while chasing the target of 160 runs, was worst, starting as Gayle was dismissed. Wicketkeeper Joshua da Silva (37) and Rutherford (25) steadied the innings with a 45-run stand for the third wicket.

Players of the winning team of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots were Rayad Emrit as (captain), Fabian Allen, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Dominic Drakes, Devon Thomas, Colin Archibald, Mikyle Louis, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Asif Ali, Ravi Bopara, Fawad Ahmed, Paul van Meekeren, Joshua Da Silva, Sherfane Rutherford, Naseem Shah.

Saint Lucia Kings comprised players like Faf du Plessis(c), Andre Fletcher (w), Wahab Riaz, Jeavor Royal, Keron Cottoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Obed McCoy, Mark Deyal, Roston Chase, Javelle Glen, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Kadeem Alleyne, Samit Patel, Tim David, Keemo Paul, Usman Qadir,