Warriors clobber Zouks with 9-wicket win

An unbeaten half-century from opener Martin Guptill reinforced by Krishmar Santokie’s four wickets steered the Guyana Amazon Warriors to a comfortable 9-wicket win over the St Lucia Zouks last evening in match seven of the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier Tournament (LCPL) T20 tournament.

Thrilling a hyped crowd at the Guyana National Stadium Providence, Guptill smoked a classy 50 from 47 deliveries featuring three sixes and two fours. He shared a vital opening stand of 76 with Lendl Simmons who struck a brisk 36. Mohammed Hafeez was unbeaten on 17, as the Warriors chased down their target of 117 with ease ending on 118 for 1 in 16 overs. The Warriors have now recorded their third consecutive win of the competition.

Santokie, the West Indies T20 specialist operated with precision and potency, snaring 4 for 11 from his four overs. He found support from Thursday’s hero Sunil Narine who ended with 2-21. Veerasammy Permaul, Ronsford Beaton and Jimmy Neesham  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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