Tuesday, 30 July 2013

CPL T20 2013 Match 1: Barbados Tridents beat St Lucia Zouks

Caribbean Premier League 2013: Barbados Tridents won by 17 runs in the 1st T20 match of the CPL T20 cricket tournament against St Lucia Zouks Played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on 30th July 2013. Click here for the Full Scorecard Update. Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard smashed half-centuries as Barbados Trident defeated St Lucia Zouks by 18 runs.

Barbados kick off the tournament with a win. Their skipper Kieron Pollard led the side from the front. He made a fine fifty under pressure and picked up 3 wickets with the ball. He was also very good with his captaincy and in the end his side have won by a comfortable margin. St. Lucia will be wondering how they wasted a brilliant start given by the openers. At one stage, it looked like they will win with a few balls to spare, but Barbados bowled really well in the middle overs and put them under pressure. Sammy played a quickfire cameo but didn't get any support from his partners and eventually his side fell short by 17 runs.

Barbados Tridents won the toss, and elected to bat first
Barbados Tridents: 169/5 (20.0 Ovs)
St Lucia Zouks: 152-all out (19.4 Ovs)
Barbados Tridents won by 17 runs
Man of the Match Shoaib Malik


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