Winnipeg Hawks(WH) defeated the defending champion Vancouver Knights(VK) in their second match of Global T20 Canada 2019 series. Though VK played good, it was not enough to entrap the mighty Hawks. They had to lose to WH eventually.

Winnipeg Hawks defeated the defending champion: WH vs VK, GT20 Canada 2019

Though Winnipeg Hawks didn’t have a great outing in their opening game versus the Montreal Tigers, they covered it up in yesterdays match. Luck might have been with them from the beginning of the day. The won the toss and chose to bowl first. Their Skipper Rayad Emrit delivered some of the hardest balls of the day and picked up 3 wickets within his given 4 overs. He played a vital role yesterday to break the backbone of the batting line of their opponent. Dwayne Bravo also helped the hawks to guard some runs. After the completion of 20 overs, they got a target of 209 runs. This high score was possible because all the players of Vancouver scored double-digit runs in the match.

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Jean-Paul Duminy’s unbeaten 77 runs brought the Hawks an early victory.

However, when Winnipeg came to bat, the opener Shaiman Anwar was dismissed in the second ball for putting his leg before wicket. It was a sudden shock for the Hawks for sure. Nonetheless, they did not seem to have shaken from the loss and turned back strongly. The partnership between Chris Lynn and Jean-Paul Duminy was the main reason that Winnipeg Hawks achieved the target n just 15.2 overs. The mesmerizing batting innings of this two players made the stadium came alive and fulfilled their dream of going forward in the tournament with a jolly mind.

Toronto Nationals are going to face the confident Hawks today. Stay with Stakebd to get all the up to date news about this tournament.