Medium-pacer Akeem Jordan made a dream debut while opener Evin Lewis struck his second half-century of the Hero Caribbean Premier League as the St Kitts Nevis Patriots beat the St Lucia Zouks by six wickets at Warner Park, St Kitts, on Sunday.
Jordan, a 24-year-old right-arm medium pacer, bagged four wickets for 33 runs, the second-best ever haul by a debutant player in the CPL, as the Zouks were restricted to 139 for nine in their 20 overs.
The Hero Caribbean Premier T20 tournament will bowl off in Trinidad when the defending champions the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) comes up against the St. Kitts/Nevis Patriots at 6pm on September 4.
The venue for this match is still to be decided as General Secretary of Queen's Park Cricket Club Colin Murray said that negotiations are still underway as far as hosting the matches at the Mecca of local cricket.
The Political Leader and National Executive of the Congress of the People (COP) is congratulating the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) captain Dwayne Bravo and his entire team for their convincing win over the Amazon Warriors, last night at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy.
"We are very pleased with the TKR as they continue to display great team spirit and professionalism and make us proud as a nation. This shows in their excellent results of two consecutive victories and the only team to win three of the six CPL T20 series since 2013," the COP said.