CPL 2020: Nicholas Pooran's 45-Ball Century Fires Guyana Amazon Warriors To Victory
CPL 2020: Nicholas Pooran scored 100 not out off just 45 balls as Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by seven wickets.
- Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 7 wickets
- Nicholas Pooran smashed an unbeaten 100 off just 45 balls
- Guyana Amazon Warriors are now placed third in the league standings
Nicholas Pooran played an unbeaten knock of 100 runs off just 45 balls as Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by seven wickets on Sunday (local time) in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at the Queen's Park Oval. Guyana Amazon Warriors are now placed third in the league standings with six points from seven matches. On the other hand, Patriots are bottom with just two points from seven matches. Chasing 151, Guyana Amazon Warriors got off to a poor start as the side was reduced to 25 for three in the sixth over after losing Brandon King (14), Kevin Sinclair (5), and Shimron Hetmyer (1).
At that stage, Nicholas Pooran and Ross Taylor got together for the Warriors and the duo put on an unbeaten stand of 128 runs for the fourth wicket to guide Warriors to a victory.
Pooran played a knock of 100 runs off just 45 balls with the help of four boundaries and 10 sixes to take Guyana to victory by seven wickets with 15 balls to spare.
Taylor also remained unbeaten on 25.
Earlier, Joshua Da Silva's knock of 59 runs helped St Kitts and Nevis Patriots post a total of 150 for five in the allotted 20 overs.
Patriots were down and out at 51/3 in the 10th over, but from there Da Silva and Denesh Ramdin retrieved the innings for the side to give some respectability to the score.
For Warriors, Chris Green scalped two wickets.
Brief Scores: Guyana Amazon Warriors 153/3 (Nicholas Pooran 100*, Ross Taylor 27*, Jon-Russ Jaggesar 2-33) defeat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 150/5 (Joshua Da Silva 59, Denesh Ramdin 37, Chris Green 2-31) by seven wickets.