The Trinidad and Tobago Pink Drive, remaining undefeated all through the match, claimed their 14th Super50 title in a commanding trend by defeating the Leeward Islands Hurricanes by seven wickets, using the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern methodology in a rain-affected last on the Brian Lara Stadium on Saturday.
In a match decreased to 43 overs per aspect on account of rain interruptions, the Pink Drive showcased their dominance by dismissing the Hurricanes for a mere 135 within the forty second over. Quick bowler Terrance Hinds and veteran off-spinner Sunil Narine spearheaded the Pink Drive’s assault, each claiming three wickets every.
Jahmar Hamilton was the top-scorer for the Hurricanes with a valiant 62 off 102 deliveries, whereas Hayden Walsh (20) was the one different batsman to supply any resistance.
Revised goal of 138 runs
Chasing a revised goal of 138 runs, Pink Drive’s captain Darren Bravo led the cost with a brisk 40 off 35 deliveries, ending because the match’s main run-scorer with 416 runs at a powerful common of 83. Left-handed Nicholas Pooran performed a sensational, unbeaten innings of 39 runs off simply 20 balls to seal victory for Pink Drive within the twenty fourth over.
Captain Darren Bravo praised the crew’s efficiency, emphasizing their management of the ability play and the effectiveness of their spinners through the latter a part of the innings. He celebrated his two hundredth Record A sport with the Super50 title win.
Hurricanes captain Alzarri Joseph acknowledged his crew’s subpar batting show, lamenting the lack to attain sufficient runs in a 50-over sport. Regardless of the defeat, he discovered positives within the total efficiency through the match and appeared forward to future enhancements.
The Hurricanes confronted early difficulties as Kieran Powell was bowled by Shannon Gabriel for eight runs within the fourth over. Their main scorer, Justin Greaves, retired damage on 11 firstly of the seventh over, additional denting their probabilities. Sunil Narine’s spin accounted for essential wickets, triggering a slide that noticed three wickets fall for simply three runs. Regardless of Hamilton’s valiant effort, the Hurricanes struggled to construct partnerships.
Narine completed because the joint main wicket-taker
Terrance Hinds claimed the very important wicket of Hayden Walsh, whereas Narine completed because the joint main wicket-taker within the match with 20 scalps.
In reply, Pink Drive’s opening pair of Joshua Da Silva and Kjorn Ottley supplied a strong basis with a 45-run partnership. Leg-spinner Hayden Walsh dismissed Ottley within the seventeenth over and later bowled Bravo for a run-a-ball 40. Nicholas Pooran’s aggressive batting introduced the victory house rapidly, supported by Jason Mohammed.
Narine, honored because the Man of the Match, expressed his satisfaction with the crew’s efficiency and domination within the last two video games, marking his last home 50-over match on a excessive observe.