bouncer on the stumps, top edged pull clears the keeper and goes to the rope for a six-wicket victory with four balls to spare for Patriots!
Patriots won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
6.18 pm So the final verdict is delivered and indeed Hafeez scored too slowly in his first innings half-century to give Warriors enough runs to defend. Assured knock by Rutherford gets Patriots over the line with breathing room to spare.
That's all from us today. Tomorrow is a day off at the CPL. Come back on Tuesday for yet another doubleheader. Thanks for tuning in. Take care!
short on the hips, misses a pull and goes off the hips to fine leg.
Odean to bowl the final over coming over the wicket. Rutherford on strike.
Just four to win now off the final six balls.
yorker on fourth stump, guided out to cover sweeper.
One strike will do it now for Patriots.
full on fifth stump, creams this drive flat over mid-off who was up in the ring and a catch is taken on the Patriots bench beyond the rope.
slower bouncer on middle, hooks this high over backward square leg, Hetmyer is on the rope but it just barely clears him and he kicks the ad boards in frustration. 50 (51) up off 31 balls.
yorker down leg and this time umpire Brathwaite does signal it as wide.
Fabian Allen enters off strike.
length ball on sixth stump, swats this to long-off where Pooran takes an easy catch five yards in from the rope at chest height with his palms facing into his body.
full on off, mishits a heave to leg and it dribbles just wide of the stumps for one.
yorker down leg. Umpire Brathwaite doesn't signal wide and Rutherford is fuming. Did not appear to clip the pad flap at all so Rutherford's frustration is understandable.
Naveen to bowl the 19th.
Required run rate continues coming down. From 11.25 a few overs a go to 9.5 now. 19 off 12 balls to win. Patriots would have to do something spectacularly awful to stuff this up.
back of a length on middle, goes to uppercut this over backward point and misses.
full on the legs, whips this to Nial Smith at short fine leg for one.
full length follows Bravo again backing away, pushes this into cover for one.
shot of the day! length ball follows Bravo backing away but still finds enough room to wristily carve this inside out over backward point.
good length ball outside off, swats this to long-on.
Odean switches around the stumps after one ball.
Hammer blow struck by Rutherford. That could be the game.
length ball on sixth stump, Rutherford flays this on the up high over the extra cover rope.
Odean Smith to bowl his third over now.
Despite a pair of dots off the last two legs balls, the required run rate has come down in that over.
slower ball lands on a fullish length on fifth stump, Bravo way out in front with a slog.
slower wide yorker too wide outside the guidelines, free run to Patriots.
good length ball on sixth stump, tries to heave this over midwicket and misses.
length ball, another charge and slogs an inside edge through to fine leg.
dropped! slower ball lands on a good length on off stump, slaps this high over extra cover to the sub fielder Kevin Sinclair who spills this while leaping and the ball bursts through his hands to the rope.
|Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts|
|Toss||Guyana Amazon Warriors, elected to bat first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Match days||29 August 2021 - day (20-over match)|
|Points||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 2, Guyana Amazon Warriors 0|