Evin Lewis scored a scintillating century against Trinbago Knight Riders captained by Kieron Pollard. He played an innings of 102 runs in 52 balls with the help of five fours and 11 sixes.
Left-handed batsman Evin Lewis will play for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
In the Caribbean Premier League on September 11, left-handed batsman Evin Lewis did wonders. He scored a century while playing for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Lewis did this feat against the Trinbago Knight Riders captained by Kieron Pollard. He scored an unbeaten 102 off 52 balls with the help of five fours and 11 sixes. With the help of this innings, his team achieved the target of 160 runs in 14.4 overs by losing just two wickets. Batting first, the team of Knight Riders reached 159 runs for seven wickets. Evin Lewis scoring a century was a four-year-old pay-off. This account was rest from Kieran Pollard. In 2017, Pollard cleverly bowled a no ball, leaving Lewis’s chance to score a century. But this time it didn’t happen.
Evin Lewis was part of the St Kitts and Nevis team during the Caribbean Premier League in 2017, while Pollard was in the Barbados Tridents. St Kitts were on the doorstep of victory and needed one run. While Lewis was unbeaten on 97 off 32 balls. But Pollard bowled a no ball. With this, the team of St Kitts won while Lewis could not score a century. St Kitts and Nevis won this match by 10 wickets after scoring 129 runs within seven overs. Lewis was happy to win but he could not forget about the no-ball and not getting his century. Now after four years, he has ended that pain by scoring a century against Pollard’s team. During the match on September 11, Lewis also hit two sixes off Kieran Pollard’s balls. Lewis will be seen playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
Lewis spoke his heart after winning the match
Lewis also talked about this after the team won the match. He expressed happiness on scoring a century against Trinbago Knight Riders. Also said, after a lot of hard work, many sacrifices, I finally did it. I still had that thing in my mind (not allowing Pollard to score a century) and wanted to do well against Trinbago Knight Riders. We lost the last three matches and we wanted to show that we have not gone anywhere. After this victory, the team of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots cut the ticket for the last four of CPL 2021.
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