The 10th game of the Caribbean Premier League season saw Barbados Royals taking on Saint Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The game was a high-scoring encounter as Barbados Royals won the game. Rovman Powell led his side to their 1st win of the season as the Patriots stayed winless after 5 games.
Barbados captain, Rovman Powell won the toss and opted to field first and despite seemingly having the Patriots innings under their control, the home side rallied with late order batting to set a mammoth total of 197-7.
In Reply, Before the captain Rovman Powell saw his side home with the fastest 50 in the Republic Bank CPL this season Barbados Royals opened with their dynamic duo of Rahkeem Cornwall and Kyle Mayers. The pair added 58 runs for the first wicket in just four overs before Cornwall was dismissed by Dominic Drakes.
Cornwall scored 38 runs from 15 deliveries with the help of three fours and 4 massive sixes. The burly right-handed batter began the assault with a six against Ashmead Nedd. Cornwall then hit Colin Bosch for two more sixes. The final six was the highlight of the night against the quick Oshane Thomas.
Watch here Cornwall creams four sixes to give Barbados a flying start –
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After the electric start to the innings and the dismissal of Cornwall, the assault continued thanks to Mayers. The left-handed batter was soon out for 31 off 17 with 4 fours and a six. Jason Holder (24) and Athanaze (30) continued the momentum.
Captain Rovman Powell then took over as he scored an unbeaten 67 off a mere 29 balls with 5 fours and 5 sixes. This brutal knock saw Barbados win the game with 9 balls and 6 wickets to spare.