NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Reigning champions Trinidad and Tobago Red Force produced a limp performance as they slumped to a five-wicket defeat in their second game of the Regional Super50 here Sunday.
Sent in at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium, Red Force could only muster a 193 all out off 48.3 overs, with all-rounder Roshon Primus top-scoring with 60, opener Kyle Hope getting 43 and Nicholas Alexis, 28.
Seamer Ivan Thomas was the best bowler with four for 51 while left-arm spinner Imran Qayyum (2-33) and veteran pacer Darren Stevens (2-39) supported with two wickets apiece.
Kent were never threatened in reply as opener Sean Dickson struck a brisk 56 off 67 deliveries to inspire the English County side to victory in the 37th over.
RED FORCE 193 off 48.3 overs (Roshon Primus 60, Kyle Hope 43, Nicholas Alexis 28; Ivan Thomas 4-51)
SPITFIRES 194 for five off 36.1 overs (Sean Dickson 56, Darren Stevens 43, Daniel Bell-Drummond 35)