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Pollard guides Stars to victory over Tridents in CPL

by Sahir Usman Aug 18, 2018 • 12:15 PM

Aug.18 (CRICKETNMORE) - A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in 15 matches.

Captain Pollard led by example, blasting his way to a six-laden 53-ball century – remarkably his first in T20s in his 384th innings – and sharing a sparkling 148-run partnership with Andre Fletcher (80 from 52) in a CPL record score of 226/6.

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And, despite 58 off 45 from Tridents opener Dwayne Smith, there was to be no repeat of the previous night’s heartbreak as Barbados’ run-chase stalled in the middle overs and came up well short on 188/6.

Scorecard

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Brief Scores

St Lucia Stars 226/6 (Pollard 104, Fletcher 80, Cornwall 30, Wahab Riaz 3/35, Reifer 2/67)

Barbados Tridents 188/6 (D Smith 58, McCoy 3/28, Qais Ahmad 2/29) 


With inputs from Media Release