GT20 - Lynn 'Insanity' and JP Duminy strike their way to a 7-wicket Winnipeg Hawks win
They call him Lynn 'Insanity' for a reason. Chris Lynn showed just why in his 142-run partnership with JP Duminy which came off just 56 balls.
Vancouver Knights 208-5
Winnipeg Hawks 210-3
Winnipeg Hawks won by 7 wickets
This was a high scoring game like no other you will see. Batting first, Vancouver Knights were given a smashing start as they reached 50 just couple of balls after the five-over mark.
It was a rare match in which no batsman had a failure and all of them found the fence on a consistent basis. Chris Gayle (45), Chadwick Walton (30), Rassie van der Dussen (39) and Shoaib Malik (28 ) were the main contributors in Vancouver Knights' 208-run score.
All Winnipeg Hawks' bowlers went for runs, with only Umar Ghani and JP Duminy managing an economy rate of under 10. Skipper Rayad Emrit, who picked up three wickets, also gave away 40 runs from his four overs.
Vancouver Knights then had a taste of their own medicine as Chris Lynn and JP Duminy joined hands for some unbelievable power-hitting. They call him Lynn 'Insanity' for a reason. Chris Lynn showed just why in his 142-run partnership with JP Duminy which came off just 56 balls.
Both Lynn and Duminy scored 70s at a strike rate of well over 200. After Lynn's dismissal, Dwayne Bravo struck four sixes to see the team home with around five overs remaining.
Vancouver Knights- Chris Gayle, Tobias Visee, Chadwick Walton, Rassie van der Dussen, JJ Smit, Shoaib Malik, Andile Phehlukwayo, Rizwan Cheema, Michael Rippon, Saad Bin Zafar, Ali Khan
Winnipeg Hawks- Chris Lynn, Umar Akmal, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwayne Bravo, Shaiman Anwar, Hamza Tariq, Sunny Sohal, Rayad Emrit, Paul van Meekeren, Kaleem Sana, Umair Ghani