Chris Lynn, Duminy Powered Hawks To Victory Against Vancouver Knights

Match no. 5 for Round 1 of Global T20 Canada 2019 edition played between Vancouver Knights and Winnipeg Hawks. Hawks totally reversed the game in the second half as Knights have scored a huge total of 208 runs. It was all on the Batsmen of Hawks to take the match away from the Vancouver spectrum. Chris Lynn, Duminy Powered Hawks To Victory coverage is here.

Chris Lynn, Duminy Powered Hawks To Victory Against Vancouver Knights

Chris Lynn, Duminy Powered Hawks To Victory Against Vancouver Knights summary

DJ Bravo takes out his signature dance step after ending the game. And before that, we witnessed some of his signature strokes too. Knights were favorites when the chase started and they picked up two early wickets of Shaiman Anwar and Umar Akmal which further strengthened the position. But after that two Lynn and Duminy got together and we witnessed an exhibition of power-hitting.

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Those two added 142 runs in just 9.2 overs and made this contest one-sided. DJ Bravo replaced Lynn at the crease and he too hit some lusty blows in the end. Hawks eventually chased down the target with 28 balls remaining. The victory margin will significantly boost their net run-rate which can be handy in the tournament.

It is a strong message for all the other teams that how hard it will be to have an opponent like Winnipeg Hawks. Chris Lynn and Duminy showed their strength.

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JP Duminy in the post-match presentation: I enjoyed the knock. The partnership with Lynn was important. It was a good day out. T20 cricket is all about understanding the situation. It is amazing to be here in Canada.

Gayle in the post-match presentation: I thought it was a good game for the crowd. Unfortunately, we end up on the losing side. Score 200 and lose the game is disappointing but wicket did get better in the second innings. Lynn and Duminy took the match away from us.

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Emrit in the post-match presentation: We knew 208 is going to be a challenge but the wicket was very good and the ground is very small. We had Lynn and Duminy in the middle who are our best batsmen. They had a good powerplay and then they continued.

 

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