Published On: Sun, Aug 13th, 2017

Narine's 45-ball 79 keeps Knight Riders on top

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Trinbago Knight Riders 155 for 8 (Narine 79, Springer 3-32, Parnell 2-26) beat Barbados Tridents 152 for 9 (Malik 51, Williamson 30, Beaton 2-24, Dwayne Bravo 2-27) by two wickets
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File photo – Sunil Narine ran up a 27-ball half-century to raze Barbados Tridents © Getty Images

Sunil Narine‘s career-best 79 off 45 balls, made partly possible by some horrendous fielding from Barbados Tridents, helped Trinbago Knight Riders retain their top position in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League with a two-wicket win. In a highly entertaining contest, though not necessarily for its quality, Knight Riders squeaked past the Tridents total of 152 for 9 with five balls to spare for their fourth win in five games, while Tridents suffered their second defeat.

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Peter Della Penna is ESPNcricinfo’s USA correspondent. @PeterDellaPenna

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