Super50: King scores 97 as Scorpions post 258 against Red Forde


West Indies limited-over batsman Brandon King missed out on a maiden List A hundred, falling for 97 in Jamaica Scorpions’ 258-6 against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in Match Four of the CG Insurance Super50 Cup on Thursday in Antigua.

King’s knock, which spanned 114 balls and included six fours and three sixes, was his highest in List A cricket, surpassing his previous best of 48.

All-rounder Rovman Powell made 43, Andre McCarthy chipped in with 40 and Paul Palmer made 21. Bowling for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, Anderson Phillip picked up 3-66, while there was one wicket each for Ravi Rampaul, Akeal Hosein and Kieron Pollard.

The two teams are playing their first match of the six-team round-robin tournament, which is set to culminate on February 27.

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