CPL 2020, TKR vs SLZ: Trinbago Knight Riders led by Kieron Pollard, have won the toss and opted to field.© Twitter
Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) have won the toss and opted to field against St Lucia Zouks in the final of the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The former will be missing out on the services of all-rounder Sunil Narine, who is ruled out due to injury. The former are three-time champions having never missed the playoffs since the tournament started. Zouks in comparison have reached their first-ever final in the CPL, having made it to the playoffs for just the second time in eight seasons this year. TKR opener Lendl Simmons is the second-highest run-scorer in this edition, having scored 272 runs in 10 matches at an average of 30.22. Zouks all-rounder Scott Kuggeleijn is the joint highest wicket-taker in CPL 2020, having accounted for 16 wickets in 10 matches.(LIVE SCORECARD)
LIVE Updates of Caribbean Premier League final between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks played at Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad
Andre Fletcher is the man at No 3!
Right-handed batsman Andre Fletcher is the man at No.3 for the St Lucia Zouks, following the dismissal of Rahkeem Cornwall for 8.
WICKET! Cornwall lbw Ali Khan 8 (7)
Cornwall departs for 8 runs off 7 deliveries, having scored two boundaries in his innings, as Khan dismisses him with a full delivery which the batsman unsuccesfully attempted to loft over mid-on.
Ali Khan into the attack!
Right arm fast-bowler Ali Khan has been brought into the attack from the other end, resulting in the first introduction of pace.
Cornwall follows it up with a second boundary in the over, rocking back and edging the ball, over the head of Dwayne Bravo at first slip.
Cornwall hits the first boundary of the innings, shuffling across and hitting the ball through backward square leg, off the middle of the bat.
Ready for live action
St Lucia Zouks openers Rahkeem Cornwall and Mark Deyal are ready to start the innings. Akeal Hosein will open the bowling for Trinbago Knight Riders.
Trinbago Knight Riders: Lendl Simmons, Tion Webster, Tim Seifert (wk), Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard (capt), Dwayne Bravo, Sikandar Raza, Akeal Hosein, Khary Pierre, Fawad Ahmed, Ali Khan.
St Lucia Zouks: Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Andre Fletcher (wk), Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Javelle Glen, Daren Sammy (capt), Scott Kuggeleijn, Kesrick Williams, Zahir Khan.
Sunil Narine misses out for Trinbago Knight Riders
Sunil Narine is not fit, resulting in the decision to include Sikandar Raza in his place.
Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) skipper Kieron Pollard has won the toss and opted to field.
Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the final of the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) between Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) and St Lucia Zouks.
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