Thursday 19 September, 2019

Simmons, Ramdin star as TKR take down Zouks

Lendl Simmons hit his first half century for the Trinbago Knight Riders in their seven-wicket win over the St Lucia Zouks.

Lendl Simmons hit his first half century for the Trinbago Knight Riders in their seven-wicket win over the St Lucia Zouks.

Lendl Simmons and Denesh Ramdin scored half centuries as the Trinbago Knight Riders whipped the St Lucia Zouks by seven wickets on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Oval.

Simmons struck five sixes in his 64, while Denesh Ramdin hit 50 not out as the Knight Riders chased down 168 for victory with 13 balls to spare.

Earlier, the Zouks posted 167-5, with John Campbell top-scoring with 43, and Rakheem Cornwall smashing 33 off only 12 balls.

Jimmy Neesham was again among the wickets, with 2-33, while Sunil Narine bowled 16 dot balls in taking 1-23.

The Knight Riders are on the road for their next game on Friday at Sabina Park against the Jamaica Tallawahs, while the Zouks play the Tallawahs at the same venue a day later.

Summarised scores: St Lucia Zouks 167-5 off 20.0 overs (Campbell 43, Cornwall 33; Neesham 2-33) vs Trinbago Knight Riders 168-3 off 17.5 overs (Simmons 64, Ramdin 50*; Hodge 1-30). TKR won by seven wickets.

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