Caribbean Premier League - 26th match

Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Zouks

Guyana Amazon Warriors won by 8 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

Hello and a warm welcome to one and all. We are in for the last and foremost double header of the season. Today's games will eventually decide the finalists. Three out of four teams playing today will fancy their their chances to top the table. Guyanese will be taking on Zouks in the first game here at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts. Toss news coming in is that Guyana Amazon Warriors have won the toss and they will bowl first !.

Guyanese are unchanged and Zouks going in for one change - Tonito Willet comes in for injured Henry Davids

ashvini: "doesn't CPL lads need rest..??? i reckon the r playing back to back games..???"

0.1

Santokie to Charles, 1 run, strayed on the pads and worked to deep square leg for a single

0.2

Santokie to Fletcher, 1 run, swings in late onto his boots and drives to deep mid-wicket region

Ramdin has come up to the stumps

0.3

Santokie to Charles, no run, throws it wide on off stump and pushed towards cover-point

0.4

Santokie to Charles, no run, and again! Better line on off and drives to cover, no run there

0.5

Santokie to Charles, no run, rolled his finger on this and pitched on leg stump, nudged to on side

0.6

Santokie to Charles, 1 wide, fired it down the leg and called wide

0.6

Santokie to Charles, 3 runs, drifted on to leg stump and whipped towards long-leg, Barnwell sprints across from mid-wicket,slides and makes a valid stop

End of over 1 (6 runs) St Lucia Zouks 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
J Charles    4* (5b)      K Santokie    1-0-6-0
ADS Fletcher    1* (1b)     

1.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Charles, FOUR, no half-measures! Clears his left leg out of the way for a full length ball and clubbed to mid-wicket

1.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Charles, no run, spins in and neatly tucked to on side

1.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Charles, SIX, goes down-town! Tossed up on leg stump, clears his hip and gave it a crack over deep mid-wicket for a fab six

1.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Charles, 1 run, around the poles. straighter on the off stump and pushed to mid-wicket for a run

1.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Fletcher, 1 run, leg stumpish line again and he works to square leg for a single

1.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Charles, no run, drops it short on off stump, rocks back and punches back to the bowler. Productive over for Zouks!

End of over 2 (12 runs) St Lucia Zouks 18/0 (RR: 9.00)
J Charles    15* (10b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    1-0-12-0
ADS Fletcher    2* (2b)      K Santokie    1-0-6-0

2.1

Santokie to Fletcher, no run, slightly wide on off stump and dabs to point

2.2

Santokie to Fletcher, no run, slower delivery on stump and almost foxed him, plays back to the bowler

2.3

Santokie to Fletcher, no run, keeps it full on off stump, much slower and blocks it with ease

2.4

Santokie to Fletcher, no run, slower again and he pushes back to the bowler

2.5

Santokie to Fletcher, SIX, skips down the track, to the pitch of the ball and clutched it straight back over the bowlers head

2.6

Santokie to Fletcher, 1 run, length ball on middle and leg, fends to on side and sets off for a suicidal run. Santokie on his follow through picks up the ball and cracks at the stumps, but misses

End of over 3 (7 runs) St Lucia Zouks 25/0 (RR: 8.33)
ADS Fletcher    9* (8b 1x6)      K Santokie    2-0-13-0
J Charles    15* (10b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    1-0-12-0

3.1

Beaton to Fletcher, FOUR, touch short on off stump, sits on the back foot and pulls it towards mid wicket for four more

3.2

Beaton to Fletcher, no run, drops it full this time around, on off stump and blocks it

3.3

Beaton to Fletcher, 1 run, he hits the wrong end! Goodness! It was on leg stump and he nudges one to short fine leg, both the batsmen at the same end at the fielder hits the bulls eye at the same end as they scamper for a single after it deflects off the poles

3.4

Beaton to Charles, SIX, length outside off and hoicks it over mid wicket for a six, not convincing though

3.5

Beaton to Charles, 2 runs, fuller on off stump and he mistimes it over cover for a couple

3.6

Beaton to Charles, FOUR, erred in his line and dropped short on leg stump. Shprt fine leg in the ring and it was asked it be hit. Charles swivels and pulls it over the lone fielder

naveen: "why on earth they don't rotate strike. Sixes and fours are not only thing in t20. "

End of over 4 (17 runs) St Lucia Zouks 42/0 (RR: 10.50)
J Charles    27* (13b 2x4 2x6)      RR Beaton    1-0-17-0
ADS Fletcher    14* (11b 1x4 1x6)      K Santokie    2-0-13-0

4.1

Santokie to Fletcher, FOUR, shuffled across for a length ball and heaves it towards mid-wicket

4.2

Santokie to Fletcher, 2 runs, strayed onto his pads and nudged to on side for a run

4.3

Santokie to Fletcher, 1 run, and again, started on leg stump and he punched to on side for a run

4.4

Santokie to Charles, 1 run, back of a length ball on off stump and checked his clip shot towards long-on

4.5

Santokie to Fletcher, FOUR, untidy from Santo! Length on leg stump and he plays it fine past the short fine-leg fielder

ashvini: "it ll be very interesting to watch how KP ll bat today in first inning....obviously provided that if he comes..."

4.6

Santokie to Fletcher, no run, altered his line and throws it wide on off stump, pushed to off side with ease

End of over 5 (12 runs) St Lucia Zouks 54/0 (RR: 10.80)
ADS Fletcher    25* (16b 3x4 1x6)      K Santokie    3-0-25-0
J Charles    28* (14b 2x4 2x6)      RR Beaton    1-0-17-0

Keshabraj: "@naveen; they rotate the strike on every over.. and when you are going with 10+ RR, why do you think they have to rotate the strike.. !! ;) "

5.1

Narine to Charles, no run, tossed up on off and gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

5.2

Narine to Charles, 1 run, makes room, a lot of room rather and slogs to on side for a mere single

5.3

Narine to Fletcher, SIX, fuller on off stump and a horrible mishit flies over long-off for a six

5.4

Narine to Fletcher, no run, picks up the leg-cutter and blocks to off side

5.5

Narine to Fletcher, 1 run, on stump and fends to on side for a quick run

5.6

Narine to Charles, 1 run, opens up again and slogs a length ball down to on side for a run

End of over 6 (9 runs) St Lucia Zouks 63/0 (RR: 10.50)
J Charles    30* (17b 2x4 2x6)      SP Narine    1-0-9-0
ADS Fletcher    32* (19b 3x4 2x6)      K Santokie    3-0-25-0

6.1

Permaul to Charles, 1 run, arm ball, came in with the angle and nudged to on side for a run

6.2

Permaul to Fletcher, 1 run, length ball and touch skidded on, turned towards mid-wicket for a single

6.3

Permaul to Charles, 1 run, shade short on off stump and punched past cover

6.4

Permaul to Fletcher, no run, rocks back for the cut and mistimes to point

6.5

Permaul to Fletcher, 1 leg bye, down the track and Veeru fires it in, thuds on the pads and they pinch a leg bye

6.6

Permaul to Charles, no run, length on off stump and he mistimes him cut again

Michael: "Rotating the strike means you're adding runs and building a partnership. It also makes the bowler change his rhythm and line and length...no two batsmen are alike in approach and strike to the ball.

End of over 7 (4 runs) St Lucia Zouks 67/0 (RR: 9.57)
J Charles    32* (20b 2x4 2x6)      V Permaul    1-0-3-0
ADS Fletcher    33* (22b 3x4 2x6)      SP Narine    1-0-9-0

7.1

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, fuller on off stump and swats to long-off, fielder cleans it up

7.2

Simmons to Charles, no run, tucks him up for room and bowls on his pad, nudged to square leg

7.3

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, should have come in for the catch but he stays back and collects it on the bounce, it was a full length ball on off, he makes room and slams it

7.4

Simmons to Fletcher, 2 runs, length on pads and turned to on side for a run

7.5

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, drops it short off stump and mistimes his pull down to long-on for a single

7.6

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, length ball outside off, pounced on it and clubs towards cover for a mere single

End of over 8 (6 runs) St Lucia Zouks 73/0 (RR: 9.12)
J Charles    34* (23b 2x4 2x6)      LMP Simmons    1-0-6-0
ADS Fletcher    37* (25b 3x4 2x6)      V Permaul    1-0-3-0

8.1

Permaul to Charles, FOUR, skips down the track, to the pitch of the ball and smothers it straight for four more

8.2

Permaul to Charles, 1 run, throws it wide outside off and he slices it over over for a couple more

8.3

Permaul to Fletcher, 2 runs, length ball on middle and leg, slogs one to deep and Guptill does a fine job

8.4

Permaul to Fletcher, 1 run, shorter in length on off stump and cuts past diving point for a run

8.5

Permaul to Charles, no run, darted in and struck on his pad, no run there

8.6

Permaul to Charles, 2 runs, tosses it up outside off and slog sweeps it down to deep mid wicket for a couple more

End of over 9 (10 runs) St Lucia Zouks 83/0 (RR: 9.22)
J Charles    41* (27b 3x4 2x6)      V Permaul    2-0-13-0
ADS Fletcher    40* (27b 3x4 2x6)      LMP Simmons    1-0-6-0

Mohd Irshad: "Sohail Tanvir must be feeling a bit relieved today :)"

9.1

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, short on off stump and mistimes his cut towards cover for a run

9.2

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, low full toss on off stump, lunges forward and presses it past the bowler, in fact he lets it go through his legs

9.3

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, touch wide on off and gets a thick inside edge to short third man for a cheeky single

9.4

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, bowls it wide outside off and drives through cover

9.5

Simmons to Fletcher, no run, shade quick on off stump, waits on the back foot for the cut but misses by a fare margin

9.6

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs in front of point for a quick run

Drinks! and its time for us to wet our throats

End of over 10 (5 runs) St Lucia Zouks 88/0 (RR: 8.80)
ADS Fletcher    43* (31b 3x4 2x6)      LMP Simmons    2-0-11-0
J Charles    43* (29b 3x4 2x6)      V Permaul    2-0-13-0

10.1

Narine to Fletcher, 2 runs, onto his pads straight away and played to square leg for a couple

10.2

Narine to Fletcher, SIX, no respect whatsoever! Fuller on off stump, winds himself for the big one and he bludgeons it over cow-corner

10.3

Narine to Fletcher, no run, tossed up on off stump and foxed him with e leg cutter

10.4

Narine to Fletcher, 1 run, length ball on off stump, fends in front of cover for a single

10.5

Narine to Charles, no run, tossed up on off stump, big swing and a miss by Charles

walter: "Hafeez will have to make sure that Tavir knows he is not on holiday."

10.6

Narine to Charles, 1 run, length ball on off stump and cuts it towards deep point

End of over 11 (10 runs) St Lucia Zouks 98/0 (RR: 8.90)
J Charles    44* (31b 3x4 2x6)      SP Narine    2-0-19-0
ADS Fletcher    52* (35b 3x4 3x6)      LMP Simmons    2-0-11-0

11.1

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, back of a length ball on middle and leg, pulled to deep mid wicket. Charles fancied a second and comes half way down, Santokie in the deep casually tosses back to the bowler. There was a run out for taking for sure

11.2

Simmons to Fletcher, 1 run, fuller on off stump and slashed to off side for a run

11.3

Simmons to Charles, SIX, take that Simmons! Fuller on off stump, in his corridor and he exhibits a lethal heave over long-on

11.4

Simmons to Charles, 2 runs, fuller on off stump and sliced over point for a couple

11.5

Simmons to Charles, 1 run, full on off stump and steered to cover for a run

11.6

Simmons to Fletcher, SIX, call it a flat-bat swat! Full outside off, was there to be hit and he clobbers it over long-off, fielder in the deep leaps but it flies over his head

End of over 12 (17 runs) St Lucia Zouks 115/0 (RR: 9.58)
ADS Fletcher    59* (37b 3x4 4x6)      LMP Simmons    3-0-28-0
J Charles    54* (35b 3x4 3x6)      SP Narine    2-0-19-0

12.1

Beaton to Charles, 1 run, length on off stump and slapped to deep covers

12.2

Beaton to Fletcher, 1 run, full on off stump and played to long-off

12.3

Beaton to Charles, 1 run, low full toss outside off and milks a single down at deep mid-off

12.4

Beaton to Fletcher, 1 run, shuffles across for a fuller length ball and whacks to long-off

Dexter: "Is it me or has both the Hawksbills and Zouks saved their best for the last set of games, but as a proud Tallawahs fan.............GO ZOUKS!!!! :)"

12.5

Beaton to Charles, no run, shade full on off stump, almighty heave and a miss

12.6

Beaton to Charles, 1 run, scoop goes horribly wrong! Full on off stump, gets down on one knee for the scoop but hits on the toe end of the blade as it rolls down to square leg

End of over 13 (5 runs) St Lucia Zouks 120/0 (RR: 9.23)
J Charles    57* (39b 3x4 3x6)      RR Beaton    2-0-22-0
ADS Fletcher    61* (39b 3x4 4x6)      LMP Simmons    3-0-28-0

13.1

Narine to Charles, 1 run, width offered outside off and slapped to long-on

13.2

Narine to Fletcher, no run, picks up the wrong one and neatly negotiated to on side

13.3

Narine to Fletcher, 1 run, drops it short on off stump and crunched to deep cover for a single

13.4

Narine to Charles, 1 run, saw him coming and he throws it wide, mistimes his drive to long-off

13.5

Narine to Fletcher, 1 run, another short pitch ball on off stump and pulled to deep for a run

13.6

Narine to Charles, no run, what's happened there? It was a length ball, spun away from Charles to fox his hoick, misses and Ramdin collects it and a stifled appeal for caught behind. That was six inches away from bat!

End of over 14 (4 runs) St Lucia Zouks 124/0 (RR: 8.85)
J Charles    59* (42b 3x4 3x6)      SP Narine    3-0-23-0
ADS Fletcher    63* (42b 3x4 4x6)      RR Beaton    2-0-22-0

14.1

Beaton to Fletcher, no run, full and wide outside off, play and a miss

14.2

Beaton to Fletcher, 1 wide, back of a length ball but down the wrong line outside off,called wide

14.2

Beaton to Fletcher, no run, shimmies towards off side and he bowls full and wide

14.3

Beaton to Fletcher, FOUR, that that Beaten! Fuller on off stump and slammed it through cover for four more

14.4

Beaton to Fletcher, 1 run, that's a record opening stand in CPL! Full on leg stump and nudged to on side for a run

14.5

Beaton to Charles, 1 run, gentle low full toss outside off and slapped to long-on for a run, on the bounce to the fielder

14.6

Beaton to Fletcher, SIX, Fletcher is playing blinder here... Was full outside off, gets underneath the ball and smothers it straight into the press box window!

End of over 15 (13 runs) St Lucia Zouks 137/0 (RR: 9.13)
ADS Fletcher    74* (47b 4x4 5x6)      RR Beaton    3-0-35-0
J Charles    60* (43b 3x4 3x6)      SP Narine    3-0-23-0

15.1

Stewart to Charles, 2 runs, shade slow on off stump and slogged to mid wicket, Andre calls for the second and Charles dives for his life

15.2

Stewart to Charles, no run, length ball on off stump and smacked back, hits the pole at the other end

15.3

Stewart to Charles, OUT, gone! It was a length ball on off stump, goes for the glory-kill towards deep mid-wicket but mistimes his slog straight to Guptill

J Charles c Guptill b Stewart 62 (46b 3x4 3x6) SR: 134.78

Surprise ! Tanvir is in and KP watches him go!

15.4

Stewart to Fletcher, FOUR, Fuller on off stump, slashed hard and gets a thick outside flies past the keeper

15.5

Stewart to Fletcher, OUT, gone! It was a slow length ball on off stump, he goes down on one knee and slogs it towards deep backward square leg, Simmons in the deep takes a fine catch

ADS Fletcher c Simmons b Stewart 78 (49b 5x4 5x6) SR: 159.18

15.6

Stewart to Pietersen, 1 wide, down the track and bowled it on leg stump, called wide

15.6

Stewart to Pietersen, 1 run, sliced to deep for a single

End of over 16 (8 runs) St Lucia Zouks 145/2 (RR: 9.06)
KP Pietersen    1* (1b)      ND Stewart    1-0-8-2
Sohail Tanvir    0* (0b)      RR Beaton    3-0-35-0

16.1

Narine to Pietersen, 1 bye, tired for the scoop and gets one on his pad

16.2

Narine to Sohail Tanvir, SIX, he has creamed it! Fuller outside off and smacks it back over his head for a fab looking six

16.3

Narine to Sohail Tanvir, OUT, sweet revenge! Tossed up outside off, goes for an almighty heave and edged to Permaul at short third man. They are looking whether it bumped before he pouched it. I reckon its clean. Fingers underneath the ball, sliding across the grass and he has to go

Sohail Tanvir c Permaul b Narine 6 (2b 0x4 1x6) SR: 300.00

16.4

Narine to Sammy, no run, leg-cutter and gets beaten outside off, comprehensively

16.5

Narine to Sammy, no run, tossed up on off and blocks to on side

16.6

Narine to Sammy, 1 run, spins in from off and turned to on side for a run

End of over 17 (8 runs) St Lucia Zouks 153/3 (RR: 9.00)
DJG Sammy    1* (3b)      SP Narine    4-0-30-1
KP Pietersen    1* (2b)      ND Stewart    1-0-8-2

17.1

Stewart to Sammy, SIX, he goes and goes big! Fuller on off stump, lunges forward and smashes it back over long-off

17.2

Stewart to Sammy, no run, pace off it and on a length outside off, miscued to off side

17.3

Stewart to Sammy, 1 run, back of a length ball, slower one too and pulled to mid wicket for a single

17.4

Stewart to Pietersen, SIX, KP... KP.... Full on off stump, gets a big stride forward and bludgeons it over long-off

17.5

Stewart to Pietersen, OUT, brilliant! Rocks back for a length ball on off stump, pulls towards wide long-on. Guptill in the deep leaps up like a Leopard and plucks out a one-handed screamer

KP Pietersen c Guptill b Stewart 7 (4b 0x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

17.6

Stewart to Mathew, 1 run, back of a length on off and swats to long-off for a run

End of over 18 (14 runs) St Lucia Zouks 167/4 (RR: 9.27)
M Mathew    1* (1b)      ND Stewart    2-0-22-3
DJG Sammy    8* (6b 1x6)      SP Narine    4-0-30-1

18.1

Beaton to Mathew, FOUR, fuller on off stump and sliced it over over for four more, no timing on this though

18.2

Beaton to Mathew, 1 wide, throws it wide outside off and called wide... Ramdin isn't happy with the call

18.2

Beaton to Mathew, 1 run, full and wide outside off, squeezed past point for a run

18.3

Beaton to Sammy, 1 wide, and again, full and wide outside off

18.3

Beaton to Sammy, no run, perfect yorker and Sammy digs it out

18.4

Beaton to Sammy, 1 run, in the block-hole again and played to long-on for a run

18.5

Beaton to Mathew, no run, low full toss outside off and tapped towards point, no run there

18.6

Beaton to Mathew, no run, fuller on off stump, reaches out and mistimes it back to the bowler

End of over 19 (8 runs) St Lucia Zouks 175/4 (RR: 9.21)
M Mathew    6* (5b 1x4)      RR Beaton    4-0-43-0
DJG Sammy    9* (8b 1x6)      ND Stewart    2-0-22-3

19.1

Santokie to Sammy, no run, fuller outside off, play and a miss

19.2

Santokie to Sammy, SIX, full on off stump, shimmies across and sliced it over cover for a fab six

19.3

Santokie to Sammy, 1 run, OUT, missed his yorker by a margin and bowled a full toss, miscued to long-on and they scamper for the second and Mathew is out by a long way

M Mathew run out 6 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

19.4

Santokie to Sammy, SIX, SIXXXXX! Full on leg stump and whipped it ferociously over deep mid wicket for six more, this guy has some power

19.5

Santokie to Sammy, 1 wide, banged in short on leg stump and called wide

19.5

Santokie to Sammy, OUT, boom! Perfect toe crushing yorker as he swings his bat across the line, you miss and I hit.. Middle pole pegged back

DJG Sammy b Santokie 22 (13b 0x4 3x6) SR: 169.23

19.6

Santokie to Willett, OUT, slow ball on off stump, mistimes it altogether and gifts a dolly to Hafeez at cover

TA Willett c Mohammad Hafeez b Santokie 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Join us for the chase

End of over 20 (14 runs) St Lucia Zouks 189/7
     K Santokie    4-0-39-2
SW Ambris    0* (0b)      RR Beaton    4-0-43-0
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Aug 10, 2014

Martin Guptill goes on the attack, Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Zouks, CPL 2014, St Kitts, August 10, 2014

Martin Guptill goes on the attack

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Lendl Simmons thumped five fours and eight sixes

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