Devilliers – Malik clinch victory for Barbados- AB Devilliers and Shoaib Malik geared Barbados to dominate St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 7 wickets. 163 runs were required for Pollard led team which smashed the 166 runs in 19th over with 8 balls remaining.
While batting first, with help of Lewis and Carter partnership, initial inning cemented huge three digit target for the foes. Rest all men in the batting line up of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots just exhibited their presence on the ground.
Parnell and Weise picked up two wickets each and Rampaul, Malik and Imran Khan grabbed one wicket each. Though the credible spinners and pacers had succeeded in seizing wickets, they would have to chase the mighty run score.
Steven Taylor was sent back to the pavilion at the very beginning of second inning. Later arrived Shoeb Malik and AB Devilliers partnered a good two digit contribution which aided their team in overwhelming the immense target set by the rivals.
Saniya Mirza’s spouse played vital 54 runs and South African skipper stormed unbeaten 63 culminated the team score and finishing touch by captain Kieron Pollard confirmed the fabulous conquest over adversaries.
Thisara Parera managed to accroach two wickets, but the spell bowled by other bowlers weren’t much impressive. Other pacers and spinners were aggressed with brutal batting attack of the right hand batsmen.
This was the second most praised match which entertained the crowds sitting in the arena. In previous, 7th match, Chris Gayle’s monstrous ton with strike rate of 200 entailed the audiences to cheer up for him.