CPL: Barbados Royals ride on stunning show by Glenn Phillips and Kyle Mayers to beat Saint Lucia Kings | Cricket News
The Royals won the draw on Sunday and the captain Jason holder he chose to field, as he did in his game on Saturday.
Rahkeem Cornwall returned to the Kings lineup and made an instant impact, scoring 40 runs on just 26 balls before Roston chase he continued his fine form to score 56 and lead him to a grand total of 190/6.
But despite facing a setback by losing two wickets in the sixth more, Kyle mayers and Glenn phillips combined for a remarkable 154-run partnership to lead him to a comfortable eight-wicket victory with seven balls to spare.
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– CPL T20 (@CPL) 1631468384000
Previously, the Saint Lucia Kings missed captain Faf du Plessis in the eleven after he was ruled out with injury, but substitute captain Andre Fletcher and a returning Cornwall set their team off to an outstanding start, bringing the score to 54 / 0 for the final of the Powerplay.
Once Cornwall was fired and Fletcher ran off after an outstanding fielding by Mayers, it was up to Chase to lead with the bat.
Chase’s rich streak of form in this year’s CPL continued with a quick half-century that catapulted his team to an impressive 190/6 total.
The Royals ran into trouble on the sixth change, when Roston Chase threw a double wicket maiden, first catching Johnson Charles, then Shai Hope dropping the next ball to a run-out.
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– Barbados Royals (@BarbadosRoyals) 1631474090000
However, Mayers and Phillips went to the limit and formed a memorable partnership to give the Barbados Royals a famous victory, scoring 22 limits between them.
It was the CPL’s most successful chase run this year. Other than Chase, none of the Saint Lucia Kings bowlers were able to take a wicket.
Brief scores: Kings of Saint Lucia 190/6 (Chase 56, Cornwall 40; Mayers 3/39) lost to Barbados Royals 191/2 (Mayers 81 not out, Phillips 80 not; Chase 1/35)