Knight Riders maul Stars

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Trinbago Knight Riders defeated St Lucia Stars by nine wickets in the opening game of the 2017 Caribbean Premier League at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground here Friday night.


STARS 132 for nine off 20 overs (Andre Fletcher 26, Kyle Mayers 23; Shadab Khan 2-15, Dwayne Bravo 2-23)

KNIGHT RIDERS 137 for one off 10.4 overs (Colin Munro 66 not out, Brendon McCullum 58 not out)



J Charles c DM Bravo b Pierre 2

A Fletcher lbw b Shadab Khan 26

+Kamran Akmal run out 5

M Samuels c DM Bravo b Cooper 13

J Ryder c Munro b Shadab Khan 18

R Cornwall b DJ Bravo 10

*D Sammy c Scantlebury-Searles b Beaton 6

K Mayers run out 23

J Taylor c DM Bravo b DJ Bravo 11

M McClenaghan not out 0

Extras (b1, lb1, w14, nb2) 18

TOTAL (9 wkts, 20 overs) 132

Did not bat: O McCoy.

Fall of wickets: 1-18, 2-27, 3-55, 4-72, 5-81, 6-95, 7-101, 8-125, 9-132.

Bowling: Beaton 4-0-29-1, Pierre 2-0-24-1, Cooper 2-0-15-1, Narine 4-0-24-0, Shadab Khan 4-0-15-2, DJ Bravo 4-0-23-2.


B McCullum not out 58

S Narine b Taylor 0

C Munro not out 66

Extras (lb7, nb3, w3) 13

TOTAL (1 wkt, 10.4 overs) 137

Did not bat: DM Bravo, +D Ramdin, *DJ Bravo, K Cooper, J Scantlebury-Searles, Shadab Khan, R Beaton, K Pierre.

Fall of wicket: 1-5.

Bowling: Taylor 3-0-22-1, McClenaghan 2.4-0-32-0, McCoy 2-0-28-0, Cornwall 2-0-27-0, Sammy 1-0-21-1.

Result: Knight Riders won by nine wickets.

Man-of-the-Match: Shadab Khan.

Toss: Knight Riders.

Umpires: G Brathwaite, L Rusere; TV – N Duguid.


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