Barbados Tridents 185 for 4 (Hope 88, Pooran 45*, Steven Smith 41) beat Guyana Amazon Warriors 155 for 8 (Rutherford 48, Malik 38, Reifer 5-20) by 30 runs
After missing the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, Barbados Tridents got their CPL 2018 campaign off to a winning start by easily defending the highest-ever CPL total made in Guyana, in a 30-run win over the Amazon Warriors. At a ground where the average first-innings score in the CPL has been 126, Tridents overcame a shaky start of 11 for 2 to post 185 for 4, following a brilliant 88 off 45 balls by Shai Hope, before Raymon Reifer‘s five-wicket haul derailed the Amazon Warriors chase.
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