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Lewis hopes first win leads to momentum for Patriots

By Sports Desk August 25, 2020

St Kitts and Nevis heavy hitter, Evin Lewis, is hopeful the team’s 6 wicket win over Barbados Tridents will provide some necessary momentum, after a previously winless start to the campaign.

Lewis played a starring role when he slammed 89 from just 60 balls but fell just short leading the team home when he fell in the middle of the 18th over.  Nonetheless, Ben Dunk was able to take the team home with an expedient 22 from 11, including two big sixes off Nyeem Young when the team needed 13 runs off the last over to win.  In their turn at the crease the Tridents made 151 for 7.

“We needed this win and we went out there and backed our skills.  I got a good start for the team it’s bad luck I didn’t carry it down to the end but I’m still thankful for it and thankful for the victory,” Lewis said following the match.

“They were very important, we had a shaky start, we lost our first three games.  Hopefully this victory will give us some momentum for the rest of the competition,” he added.

Prior to the match, the Patriots found themselves on the losing end against the Tridents, St Lucia Zouks and Guyana Amazon Warriors.

 

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