Caribbean Premier League 27th Match: Bravo brothers guide Red Steel to easy win

Bravo hammered one boundary and five sixes during his entertaining knock of 40

Bravo hammered one boundary and five sixes during his entertaining knock of 40

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Darren Bravo hammered a quickfire 40 and his brother Dwayne took three wickets as they helped the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel ease past the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 18 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method.

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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd ODI: Kusal’s whirlwind fifty helps Sri Lanka level series

Perera equalled Sanath Jayasuriya's record for the fastest ODI half-century by a Sri Lankan batsman

Perera equalled Sanath Jayasuriya’s record for the fastest ODI half-century by a Sri Lankan batsman

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Sri Lanka opener Kusal Perera hit the second-fastest half-century in ODI history and the joint-fastest fifty by a Sri Lankan batsman to lead his side to a two-wicket win over Pakistan in Pallekele.

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Caribbean Premier League 16th Match: Walton and Gayle destroy Zouks

Walton was named Man of the Match for his knock of 76

Walton was named Man of the Match for his knock of 76

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Jamaica Tallawahs openers Chadwick Walton and Chris Gayle scored 76 and 64 not out respectively to lead their side to a convincing nine-wicket win over the St Lucia Zouks.

Gayle would have been pleased with his decision to bowl first as all the Zouks batsmen, with the exception of Kevin Pietersen, failed to have an impact.

It was thanks to Pietersen’s unbeaten knock of 83, which came off 57 balls and included six boundaries and four sixes, that the Zouks were able to finish on 158/4 off their 20 overs.

Pietersen made a gutsy 83

Pietersen made a gutsy 83

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Krishmar Santokie was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets, while Jerome Taylor and Andre Russell chipped in with one wicket apiece.

Chasing 159 to win, the Tallawahs got off to a superb start as Walton and Gayle amassed a 119-run partnership, during which Walton brought up his half-century, before he was caught by Kemar Roach at mid-on off the bowling of Fidel Edwards.

Walton’s excellent innings of 76 came off 48 balls and included nine boundaries and three sixes.

Gayle and Chris Lynn finished things off with an unbeaten 40-run partnership, during which Gayle registered his half-century.

Gayle ended up making 64 off 42 deliveries, which included three boundaries and five sixes, while Lynn remained undefeated on eight off eight balls, which included a six.

Gayle walloped three boundaries and five sixes during his unbeaten knock of 64

Gayle walloped three boundaries and five sixes during his unbeaten knock of 64

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Edwards was the only bowler to take a wicket.

Walton was named Man of the Match.

Bangladesh vs South Africa 2nd T20: Leie stars on debut as South Africa complete whitewash

Leie finished with figures of 3-16 off three overs

Leie finished with figures of 3-16 off three overs

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South Africa leg-spinner Eddie Leie had a debut to remember as he took three wickets to not only lead the Proteas to a 31-run win over Bangladesh in the second Twenty20 International, but also help them complete a 2-0 series whitewash.

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