Kieron Pollard led from entrance, scoring 72 off simply 28 balls, to tug off an exciting two-wicket victory for Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in a Caribbean Premier League 2020 (CPL) match on Saturday. Chasing 149 to win in opposition to Barbados Tridents, TKR have been struggling after dropping 4 wickets inside the primary eight overs. Nonetheless, Pollard batted fantastically to provide his workforce an unbelievable win, maintaining their unbeaten run intact and additional strengthening their place on the prime of the factors desk. When Pollard got here in to bat within the 13th over, the scoreboard learn 62/5, which quickly turned 77/6. From there on, it was a Pollard present as he took nearly all of the strike and took the sport deep.
Pollard smashed 9 sixes in his blistering knock:
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Pollard’s confidence in his skill mirrored from the truth that after they wanted 70 runs off final 5 overs, he determined to defend Rashid Khan’s over, which yielded solely 4 runs.
Nonetheless, Pollard put the foot on the accelerator within the 17th over of the innings, smashing 4 sixes off younger leg-spinner Hayden Walsh to show the tide.
Pollard then struck two boundaries within the subsequent over to convey up a blistering half-century off simply 22 balls.
Sensing the hazard, Barbados skipper Jason Holder introduced himself into the assault to bowl the penultimate over however Pollard confirmed no mercy and picked up two extra sixes in his over, bringing down the equation to 15 wanted off six balls.
The Mumbai Indians all-rounder started the final over with a six however received run out on the very subsequent ball, attempting to get again on the strike.
Nonetheless, Khary Pierre smashed a six on the fourth ball over to tie the sport and took a single off the penultimate supply of the over to seal the win.
Kieron Pollard was adjudged Man of the Match for his unbelievable knock, that included two fours and 9 hits over the fence. They may subsequent tackle Jamaica Tallawahs on the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad on September 1.
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