BR vs TKR CPL 2022: The 8th match of the Caribbean Premier League 2022 will have Trinbago Knight Riders take on Barbados Royals at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Barbados Royals have made a sensational start to the tournament. 2 wins in 2 matches have helped them take the second spot on the points table. The Royals are coming off an 11-run win over Saint Lucia Kings.
The top order made vital contributions and helped the team reach 162 runs in the first innings. Cornwall (32 off 17) and K Mayers (36 off 23) made crucial runs at the top but they didn’t finish as good as they would have liked.
Kyle Mayers then ran through the opposition as he picked four wickets for just 4 runs in 2 overs. Thanks to that spell, Barbados Royals won the match by 9 runs via DLS Method.
On the other hand, Trinbago Knight Riders won their first match against Saint Lucia Kings by 3 wickets, while their second match against the defending champions got whitewashed due to rain.
In their first match against Saint Lucia, Akeal Hosein exhibited an outstanding performance with the ball. He picked 4 wickets for just 13 runs in 4 overs and helped the team reach 143 runs in the first innings.
Knight Riders won their last game
In reply, Sunil Narine got out early for just 6 runs on the board, while Pooran went for 4. Webster then joined hands with Tim Seifert and the duo added 81 runs for the third wicket. It changed the game completely in the favour of Knight Riders. Webster played a match-winning knock of 58 runs in 45 balls, while Seifert amassed 34 off 39.
Wickets fell in quick succession thereafter but Knight Riders still managed to chase down the score in 19.2 overs. Heading into the next game, Knight Riders would look to register their second win of the season.