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Tridents chasing 179 for victory


Tridents chasing 179 for victory

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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.

Summarised scores:

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)