Malik, Santokie top CPL batting and bowling
• PORT OF SPAIN
Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents and Krishmar Santokie of the Guyana Amazon Warriors are the top run-scorer and wicket-taker, respectively, of the inaugural Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which ended here over the weekend.
Malik tallied 272 runs in eight games to edge Guyana’s Lendl Simmons (266 runs) and St Lucia Zouks’ Andre Fletcher (238 runs) for the top spot.
Santokie, who was named man-of-the-series, finished with 16 wickets from his nine games, ahead of Shakib Al Hasan (11 wickets) of the Tridents.
Allrounder Andre Russell of the Jamaica Tallawahs hit the most sixes (16) and had the highest strike rate among batsmen, while Tridents skipper Kieron Pollard had the most catches—14.
Tallawahs, captained by Chris Gayle, defeated Amazon Warriors by seven wickets to win the tournament on Saturday. —CMC