Shakib took 2 wickets with 33 runs in 4 overs. Later in batting like the previous day, he dropped to number four and got out in the first ball.
The Test and T20 captain of Bangladesh took 1 wicket in bowling after getting a ‘golden duck’ in batting the previous day.
Guyana who could win only 1 of the first 6 matches, however after Shakib joined, won both the matches.
Saint Lucia won the toss and lost opener Mark Deyal in the first over at Guyana’s Providence Stadium. However, Plessy and Niroshan Dickwella made a century for the second wicket.
Shakib, who took the new ball in the previous match, was brought into the attack today in the fifth over. Du Plessy hit two consecutive four-sixes in that over. Shakib bowled the second over just after the end of the power play. Plessy hit two boundaries in that over.
18 runs came from Shakib’s first 2 overs.
Shakib did not get bowling during the duo of Plessy and Dickwella. The two made a great partnership of 132 runs off 78 balls for the second wicket.
However, Dickwella’s run was only 36 off 32 balls. Both Plessis do the main work. His contribution to the pair is 92 with 46 balls!
He hit a century off Imran Tahir off 56 balls. This is the fourth century of the 38-year-old South African batsman’s T20 career. He became the first foreign batsman to score multiple centuries in CPL.
Imran Tahir broke the pair by returning Dickwella in the fourth over. In the very next over, Shakib got his first wicket of the match. Adam Hoes tries to play out of the crease. Shakib pulls it a little short of the length. Hose was stumped for 1 run.
After taking two Plessy singles in the first ball of that over, Shakib did not give any more runs in the remaining 5 balls.
He came to bowl his last over in the seventeenth over of the innings. This time David Visa hit him for two consecutive sixes. On the third ball, however, Shakib got Visa lbw on an arm delivery.
He got 1 wicket from that over with 14 runs. 4-0-33-2 in all.
In the end, Roston Hayes scored 17 runs off 7 balls to take St. Lucia past 190.
Gurbaz and Chandrapal Hemraj gave Guyana a great start in the run chase. They started with four boundaries in the first over. Together, they scored 81 runs in 7 overs. Hemraj was out for 29 off 20 balls.
Gurbaz, who got out first ball like Shakib in the previous match, returned to his form in this match. He scored 52 off 26 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes.