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
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.
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.