The Caribbean sporting carnival has witnessed a plethora of interesting incidents during the passage of play. Batters tried to be innovative in terms of playing shots whereas bowlers stuck to their line and lengths to take wickets.
Fielders have also raised their bar on the field where they not only saved runs but also took some terrific catches. Meanwhile, the second semi-final match between Guyana Amazon Warriors and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots saw a sensational dismissal at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.
Odean Smith and Dwayne Bravo faced each other in a duel. SNP captain DJ Bravo was in a hurry to score runs. On the other hand, Odean Smith was on the receiving end. The right-arm pacer was smashed by the opposition batsmen with ease.
Odean Smith bamboozles DJ Bravo’s stumps with a peach of a delivery
Before Odean Smith dismissed Dwayne Bravo, he leaked too many runs before. He bowled a no-ball in the very first ball of the 16th over. To which, Bravo sent the ball for a boundary towards the fine leg. After that, Bravo took a double followed by a mesmerizing six.
Odean Smith somehow figured out a way to dismiss Dwayne Bravo with a superb delivery in the third ball. Odean Smith took Dwayne Bravo by surprise as he targeted the stumps with a full delivery. As it happened, Bravo’s bat slipped out of his hands, even as the stumps got pummeled.
Bravo departed after scoring 34 off 31 balls including 3 fours and a six. Earlier, Guyana Amazon Warriors posted 178/9 in 20 overs. Shimron Hetmyer top-scored with 45 off 20 balls including 2 fours and 4 sixes.
In reply, SNP aced the run-chase in 17.5 overs and won the game by 7 wickets. Evin Lewis top-scored with an unbeaten 77 off just 39 balls. The southpaw struck 3 fours and 8 maximums at an incredible strike rate of 197.44.
Chris Gayle also played well as he scored 42 off 27 balls with the help of 5 fours and 3 sixes. Evin Lewis was named the Player of the Match for his batting masterclass.