Wed, 02 Sep 2020 06:36:54 +0000
Top-of-the-table TKR look for eight in eight
TRINBAGO Knight Riders (TKR) are intent on maintaining their seamless run of form at this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament when they face bottom-of-the-table St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, in Tarouba, on Wednesday, from 10am.
Having won seven-in-seven, the highly motivated TKR unit continue to steamroll their opponents by producing consistent performances under the guidance of skipper Kieron Pollard.
The 33-year-old all-rounder has led from the front throughout and achieved, with the bat, a total of 105 runs from just 44 balls in his last two matches against Barbados Tridents (Saturday) and Jamaica Tallawahs (Tuesday).
TKR’s spin attack of Sunil Narine, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein and Fawad Ahmed has always woven webs around opposing batsmen partnered with the pace injections from the likes of Dwayne Bravo, Jayden Seales and the injured Ali Khan.
In the post-match interview, on Tuesday, Pollard indicated his recent brilliance with the bat is the result of several months of hard work.
“For the past 12 to 18 months, I’ve been working a couple things quietly and it has been reaping the rewards in the end for me. It’s trying to keep that stable pace and k