Guyana Amazon Warriors grabbed their first victory of Caribbean Premier League 2022. They defeated Saint Lucia Kings by six wickets. Guyana Amazon Warriors had earlier won the toss and opted to field. The Kings got off to a dream start, smashing 77-0 in the powerplay. They were eventually restricted to 161 for seven with Johnson Charles superb 87 off just 59 balls.
Guyana Amazon Warriors lost early wickets but Shimron Hetmyer and Heinrich Klaasen built a 66-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Klaasen scored an exciting 61 from 46 balls as the Amazon Warriors reached their target with ten balls to spare and register their first win of the season.
SLK: 161/7 (20)
GAW: 162/4 (18.2)
Guyana Amazon Warriors won by 6 wkts
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Heinrich Klaasen
Saint Lucia Kings Squad playing XI:
Johnson Charles, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Roston Chase, Mark Deyal, Tim David, David Wiese, Alzarri Joseph, Matthew Forde, Kesrick Williams, Jeavor Royal
Guyana Amazon Warriors playing XI:
Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope, Colin Ingram, Shimron Hetmyer (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Keemo Paul, Gudakesh Motie, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi