WATCH: Junior Sinclair displays unbelievable athleticism to dismiss Martin Guptill in CPL 2023 match

By Daniel S

September 17, 2023

The young uncapped Caribbean bowler Junior Sinclair is currently in action with Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL 2023. He attracted the eyeballs for his brilliant athleticism against Trinbago Knight Riders in the 28th match of the ongoing edition of the tournament. Amazon Warriors won the toss and asked Knight Riders to bat first.

The star Knight Riders’ opener Martin Guptill played down the ground towards mid on ran for a single, but Sinclair had some other plans and he showed a quick effort to run him out, he jumped and managed to hit a direct hit on the stumps at the non-striker’s end. The video of Sinclair’s amazing athleticism is also making rounds on social media as soon as it was shared at the official X handle of the Caribbean Premier League.

Here’s the video:

Speaking of the action of the match, Kieron Pollard’s Trinbago Knight Riders posted a total of 176 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Keacy Carty played a brilliant knock of 83 runs off just 49 balls with 7 fours and 4 sixes, alongside Mark Deyal who contributed with 37 runs off just 20 balls, hitting 8 fours.

Guyana’s skipper and veteran spinner Imran Tahir scalped 3 wickets, alongside one wicket each picked by Dwaine Pretorius, Romario Shepherd, and Keemo Paul.

While chasing the target, the top order’s batting heroics helped Amazon Warriors to chase down the target comfortably in 18.2 overs, scoring 177 runs for the loss of just 4 wickets. Young Pakistan batter Shai Hope scored a crucial and unbeaten half-century, scoring 54 runs off 37 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes. Other than him, opener Saim Ayub also scored 37 runs off 24 balls with 5 fours and 2 sixes, alongside Odean Smith who scored 44 runs off 32 balls, including 4 fours and 3 sixes.

Guyana skipper Imran Tahir won the ‘Player of the Match award for his brilliant match-defining performance in favour of his side.