In the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Kieron Pollard achieved the milestone with a dominant 41 in Trinbago Knight Riders’ win against the Saint Lucia Kings.
NEW DELHI — of the West Indies became only the second batsman to reach 11,000 T20 runs on Tuesday.
In the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), he surpassed the milestone with a dominating 41 in Trinbago Knight Riders’ triumph against the Saint Lucia Kings.
Knight Riders moved up to second position in the CPL table with this victory.
Kieron Pollard only second to Chris Gayle among most run-getters
In terms of most runs scored, Kieron Pollard is second only to fellow West Indian Chris Gayle. In T20s, Gayle has a total of 14,108 runs.
In men’s T20s, Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik is third, while Australia’s David Warner is fourth.
Best T20 all-rounder ever
In addition to his 11,000+ runs, Pollard has 297 wickets in the shortest format, making him probably one of the best T20 all-rounders ever.
Trinbago Knight Riders’ defeat Saint Lucia Kings
Returning to the game, Knight Riders defeated Kings by 27 runs. The Kings won the toss and chose to field first, and they had complete control of the game throughout the first half of the TKR innings. The Knight Riders were able to achieve a challenging total thanks to a late salvo from Kierard and Tim Seifert.
In response, Andre Fletcher bowled a superb lone hand for the Kings, but the team never got going as a disciplined Trinbago bowling attack kept a tight grip on the game throughout.
Kennar Lewis’ sublime batting powers Tallawahs to victory
In another match, the Jamaica Tallawahs won their second game of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, defeating the Barbados Royals by six wickets.
The Royals won the toss and chose to bat, scoring 151/8 thanks to Azam Khan’s fluent 50 off just 30 balls.
The Jamaica Tallawahs, on the other hand, were able to knock down the mark in 17.4 overs thanks to Kennar Lewis’ superb batting, with his 89 being the highest score of the competition thus far, and Sharmarh Brooks’ elegant play, who struck 47 not out off 26 balls.