The Barbados Royals made it two for two when they defeated the Saint Lucia Kings in game six of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at Warner Park in St Kitts and Nevis.
The Royals were sent in to bat first after losing the toss to the Kings.
Kyle Mayers and Rahkeem Cornwall gave the Royals a great start in the Power Play.
They raced to 49 runs before Cornwall was dismissed for 32 off 17 balls.
When Mayers departed for 36 with the scorecard reading 76/2, the Royals looked set for a huge total. However, between the 13th and 17th over, no boundaries were scored and regular wickets fell to seemingly hand the Kings the advantage.
Late order hitting from David Miller and Joshua Bishop helped the Royals reach 162/7 in their 20 overs.
In response, the Kings chase was almost over before it began with Mayers removing the top order with a two-over spell of four wickets for four runs.
Rain threatened to end the match with a no result but the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern Method reset the victory total to 103 from nine overs.
Faf Du Plessis and Alzarri Joseph took the game down to the last over but ultimately fell short with the asking rate proving to be too much.
In the end, they scored 91 runs.
The victory placed the Royal second on the table behind the Jamaica Tallawahs, who are also on a perfect streak.
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