IPL team Rajasthan Royals has got great news before the start of the tournament. Team player Evin Lewis scored a brilliant century in a match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). This is his 5th century of T20. He has also taken the team to the semi-finals by scoring a century.
Playing first, Trinbago Knight Riders scored 159 runs for 7 wickets in the match. Colin Munro played the highest innings of 47 runs. He faced 34 balls. Hit 3 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Sunil Narine also scored 33 not out. He played 18 balls. Hit four and 4 sixes. Dominic Drakes and John Jagisar took 3-3 wickets for St Kitts.
St Kitts achieved the target of 160 runs for 2 wickets in 14.4 overs. That means there were only 32 balls left. Evin Lewis scored an unbeaten 102 off 52 balls. Hit 5 fours and 11 sixes. That is, he scored 86 runs from the boundary itself. This is his 5th century of T20 career. Apart from this, the team's opener batsman Chris Gayle also showed good hands. He scored 35 runs in 18 balls. Hit 6 fours and 1 six.
Talking about T20 left-handed batsman Evin Lewis, his performance has been very good. He has scored 1318 runs in 45 T20 Internationals at an average of 32. The strike rate is 158. Has scored 2 centuries and 9 half-centuries. Talking about his overall T20 career, he has scored 5179 runs in 180 matches at an average of 31. Has scored 5 centuries and 35 half-centuries. The strike rate is 145.
29-year-old Evin Lewis has also played 57 ODIs for the West Indies. Has scored 1847 runs at an average of 37.Has scored 4 centuries and 10 half-centuries. His innings of 176 not out has been his biggest innings. Talking about his List A career, he has scored 3243 runs in 100 matches. Has scored 7 centuries and 19 half-centuries.
Rajasthan Royals have added Evin Lewis and Oshane Thomas to the team after Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler withdrew from the second leg of the current season. Talking about the IPL career of Evin Lewis, he has played 16 matches. Then he was part of Mumbai Indians. In 2018, he scored 382 runs in 13 matches, while in 2019 he scored 48 runs in 3 matches. He has scored a total of 430 runs. Has scored 2 fifties. The strike rate is 131.