The St Lucia Zouks missed out on making it four wins out of four at the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) against the Trinbago Knight Riders having looked all but assured of victory.

A brilliant half century from Umar Akmal saw his team home against an in form Zouks team to keep TKR in the hunt for a knockout spot.

Daren Sammy top scored for the Zouks as he continued to dominate the matches played in a stadium named after him, but it wasn’t enough for him to keep a perfect record at the ground as Akmal won this game on his own.

Brendon McCullum and William Perkins got the chase of 168 for victory underway for the Knight Riders, but both fell inside the PowerPlay. McCullum miscuing a drive off Jerome Taylor and Perkins failing to spot a Kyle Mayers slower ball and offering an easy catch.

Trinbago Knight Riders 168-7 beat St Lucia Zouks 167-6 by three wickets with six balls to spare.

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