St Kitts and Nevis Patriots (SKN) defeated St Lucia Kings (SLK) in the 21st match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023 in Taruba on Saturday. St Kitts and Nevis Patriots chased down 150 in the final over of the match and won their first win of the season by four wickets. Batting first, St. Lucia Kings lost three wickets early. Johnson Charles and Shadrack Descartes joined hands to take the team to a good score of 149 runs for seven wickets. Ashmead Nedd and Benny Howell took two wickets each for the Patriots.
Chasing 150 to win, the Patriots lost wickets at regular intervals and Andre Fletcher remained the only warrior for the team. The opening batsman scored an unbeaten 93 runs, leading the team to victory. Have a look at how the international players performed in this match:
Colin Munro (SLK)
It was a forgettable day for Colin Munro as he could score only 10 runs. The opener hit two fours but could not progress further.
Johnson Charles (SLK)
In this game, Johnson Charles was one of the leading run-scorers for the St. Lucia Kings. He scored 42 runs in 38 balls with the help of seven fours.
Roston Chase (SLK)
Roston Chase was out for a duck on the very second ball of the innings. Also, the all-rounder took two wickets for 25 runs with the ball.
Sikandar Raza (SLK)
Sikandar Raza gave 22 runs in 17 balls and hit two sixes and a four. The all-rounder also took two wickets for 28 runs in his four overs.
Alzarri Joseph (SLK)
Alzarri Joseph did not get any wickets on Saturday. However, the fast bowler was economical and conceded just 24 runs in his four overs.
Oshane Thomas (SKN)
Oshane Thomas was one of the top performers for the Patriots with the ball. Thomas bowled three overs including a maiden and took one wicket for 14 runs.
George Linde (SKN)
George Linde was expensive in his four overs. He gave 36 runs and could not take any wickets from his full quota. With the bat, he scored nine runs by hitting one six.
Evin Lewis (SKN)
Evin Lewis could not make an impact in the match. Starting the innings, the Patriots captain was out after scoring just one run from his four balls.
Andre Fletcher (SKN)
Andre Fletcher was the player of the match on Friday for his match-winning half-century. He was the lone warrior for the Patriots, scoring an unbeaten 93. There were also six fours and five sixes in this inning.
Sherfane Rutherford (SKN)
Sherfane Rutherford hit one four and one six in 17 runs in 16 balls. He was the second-highest scorer for the Patriots in this competition.