Tridents chasing 179 for victory
BARBADOS TRIDENTS will need 179 runs off their 20 overs to retain the Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket trophy.
Today at Queen’s Park Oval, homeside Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel won the toss and batted first, scoring 178 for five off their 20 overs.
A second-wicket stand of 102 runs between Kamran Akmal (60) and Cameron Delport (50) paced the Red Steel, before captain Dwayne Bravo came to the crease and scored a quick 29 off 15 balls.
Rayad Emrit and Kieron Pollard took two wickets each.
The team will give it a go, they tweeted.
WOW!! 178 A mammoth total for us to chase and get plus one. The ring rust really had us in the field. We are CHAMPIONS so we will prove so.
Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel 178-5 off 20 overs (Kamran Akmal 60, Cameron Delport 50, Dwayne Bravo 29; Rayad Emrit 2-25, Kieron Pollard 2-28) vs Barbados Tridents. (SAT)