CPL 2022: Saint Lucia Kings beat Trinbago Knight Riders in last-over thriller

Saint Lucia Kings Vs Trinbago Knight Riders match highlights
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Saint Lucia Kings registered their fourth win of the CPL 2022 season by defeating Trinbago Knight Riders by a single run in the last-over thriller on Monday. Here in this article, we look at Saint Lucia Kings Vs Trinbago Knight Riders match highlights in detail.

The match was a little anxious for both teams, and even after 36 overs of total play, the outcome was still unclear who would win. However, veteran players Andre Russell and Sunil Narine made a valiant effort to push the Knight Riders over the finish line, but they missed it by one run.

Earlier, Johnson Charles recorded yet another half-century to help his side post a decent total on board.

Saint Lucia Kings Vs Trinbago Knight Riders match highlights

Invited to bat, Saint Lucia Kings lost their skipper Faf du Plessis during the second over of the innings that put the side in little pressure. But a sound partnership between Johnson Charles and Dickwella brought the team into the game by adding 59 for the second wicket.

Charles scored the highest runs for his team (54), while the late power-hitting by David Wiese of Namibia finally landed Lucia Kings to a defending total of 147 for 6 in 20 overs.

Wiese played a knock of 14-ball 33 with the help of two fours and three maximums.

Chasing a target of 148, Trinbago also faced a dreary start as they lost their 3 main batters when the score on board was just 16.

The veteran Kieron Pollard and Tim Seifert tried to settle the things for their side and took the game forward.

They lost their wickets in the process after contributing some runs.

And left the game all depended on the experienced Andre Russell and Sunil Narine, both started their partnership when team required more 45 in 22 balls.

After adding 23 off 16, the game came to the last over, where Andre Russell (23* off 11) showed his muscle class by smashing one four and two maximums to collecting 16 off the final three balls of the last-over, but felt a single run short to hand his side a victory.

With the win, Saint Lucia Kings moved to second place on the points table with eight points in 8 games. While Trinbago Knight Riders standing at fourth spot with seven points eight matches.

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