CPL 2017: Lewis Made History with the Fastest Half-Century, Pollard was Notorious in the Record win of Patriots
In a match of the Caribbean Premier League Barbados captains and all-rounder Kieron Pollard have done such a shameful thing after which they are being criticized all over. During the match at that time an incident not like playing spirit has noticed when West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard did not agree to the opposition batsman to complete the century deliberately. The team needed just one run to win the opposition team’s batting player Evin Lewis has playing 97 runs. Lewis could not make the hundred. For this deliberately Pollard threw no ball. The opposition team won, but Lewis could not complete his century.
Actually St. Kitts‘ batsman Lewis played an impressive 97 off 32 balls. On Sunday, SNP won by ten wickets in the match between St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Barbados Trident. The Barbados team scored 128 runs in 20 overs before playing. The SNP won the match by scoring 129 runs in just 7 overs. Lewis scored 11 sixes and 6boundaries during the batting.
CPL 2017 Fastest Fifties
In the 30th match of the Caribbean Premier League, there has a fun match between Barbados Tridents and Saint Kitts and Nevis Patriots. By the way Chris Gayle is called the King of T20 cricket but after the performance of Evin Lewis in this match it seems difficult to say. Against the Barbados on Sunday, Evin Lewis blasted the bowling by playing a blistering innings of 97 runs in 32 balls. During this Lewis made 6 fours and 11 sixes. Lewis completed his fifties on just 19 balls. This is the second in CPL history and the fastest fifties of this season. Lewis had a strike rate of 303.12. St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots scored a brilliant win by achieving the target of 129 in just seven overs on the stormy innings of Lewis.
Barbados batted first scoring 128 runs from nine wickets in 20 overs in the set 20 overs. The most runs scored by the team were Tion Webster (32 runs). Carlos Brathwaite of Saint Kitts and Nevis Patriots took 4 wickets while bowling fatal.
Pollard Descended on Cheating
During the match against St. Kitts, he deliberately threw the no ball to prevent Opener Evin Lewis from making a century due to which he missed the century. At the time when Lewis was playing on 97, the Patriots team needed only one run to win. At the same time Lewis needed a boundary to make a century and in the way he has playing, it seemed as if he would complete his century with the boundary. But captain of the opposition team Pollard caught the ball and threw no ball. Even if he was not a no ball, he would still be called Wide In this way, Pollard deliberately put a stop to Lewis’s record before being formed. Pollard is being criticized after this incident. It is being said that a senior player does not behave like this.
Gayle Has Been Left Behind
At the time when Evin Lewis has batting smack, no one else at the other end was Chris Gayle, who is called the most dangerous batsman of T-20 cricket. Chris Gayle has also surprised to see how Evin Lewis has raining sixes and boundaries. Chris Gayle made just 22 runs from 14 balls. While Evin Lewis scored 97 runs in 32 balls to give the team a one-sided victory. Explain that Kits and Nevis Patriots have scored 105 runs without any loss in just over 6 overs. This is the record of the highest run made in the power play of CPL history. Making a junior player run like this in front of his own senior player is really one of the amazing scenes. It seemed as if Evin Lewis has teaching Chris Gayle to play tricks.
T20 Against India was a Stormy Innings
West Indian opener Evin Lewis could hardly forget the Indian fans. In the only T20 match against Team India that went on the tour of West Indies. This batsman played a shaky 125-minute 125-runs 62 ball blows and bowled India’s bowlers in T20 cricket and his second against India in T-20 cricket Century was cast. Lewis made the West Indies victorious by playing a 100-run innings against India in the 2016 United States in Florida.