April 13, 2024

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Guayana Amazon Warriors CPL

Amazon Warriors earn first win of season

Guayana Amazon Warriors CPLGuyana Amazon Warriors secured their initially victory of the 2022 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) time with a gain over Saint Lucia Kings by six wickets in front of a lively home group.

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The Guyana Amazon Warriors won the toss and selected to discipline, but it was the Kings who obtained off to a blistering get started, racing to 77- in the powerplay just before currently being held back again by spinners Imran Tahir and Tabraiz Shamsi. The Kings finished on 161/7, with Johnson Charles batting all over the whole innings and scoring a superb 87 off just 59 balls.

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Irrespective of losing early wickets,Guyana Amazon Warriors navigated their chase via Shimron Hetmyer and Heinrich Klaasen, who crafted a 66-run partnership together. Klaasen would go on to rating a elegant 61 from 46 balls to take Amazon Warriors to their initial earn of the season with 10 balls to spare.

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Saint Lucia Kings obtained off to a dream start off, Charles combining with Faf du Plessis to access 77- after 6 overs, the greatest powerplay score of the time so much. Nonetheless Shamsi and Tahir highlighted their quality by restricting runs and buying up wickets that held up scoring for the Kings. Tim David launched a late counter-assault, but it was Keemo Paul who shone with the ball in the last more than, choosing up two wickets and supplying away just four runs, which saw the Kings conclusion on 161/7 soon after 20 overs.

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Guyana Amazon Warriors started their chase with intent, Chandrapaul Hemraj scoring 5 boundaries just before currently being dismissed in the 4th around, with fellow opener Shai Hope then remaining caught out two balls later on. Nevertheless Hetmyer and Klaasen labored together to score runs and hold the Warriors shut to their target. Even with Hetmyer losing his wicket, Klaasen would bat as a result of to the end, and supported by Keemo Paul, managed to get his side throughout the line with ten balls remaining.

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The gain implies Amazon Warriors have registered their initially victory of the period, though Saint Lucia Kings have suffered their 2nd successive reduction.

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Short Scores: Guyana Amazon Warriors 162/4 (Klaasen 61*, Hetmyer 32 Royal 2/15, Chase 1/25) beat Saint Lucia Kings 161/7 (Charles 87, du Plessis 31 Shamsi 2/14, Paul 2/27) by 6 wickets