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Keemo Paul disappointed even after match-winning bowling performance

By August 19, 2020

West Indies all-rounder Keem Paul, despite bagging 4-19 in his second match of the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League to help give his Guyana Amazon Warriors their first points of the season still feels he did not do as well as he should have.

Paul, with brilliant variations in pace and lengths proved the undoing of the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots earlier today, helping, in no uncertain terms, to restrict to them to 127-8.

Despite picking up the wickets of N Kelly and Denesh Ramdin early in the proceedings before proving the undoing of Riyad Emrit and Dominic Drakes and even after helping to run out Ben Dunk, one of the few batsmen to put up any resistance, Paul was not happy.

“I’m just disappointed at the way I got out. It was really disappointing,” said Paul in an interview with the CPL’s Alex Jordan after the game.

Paul failed to score in the game, going leg before wicket to Patriots captain Riyad Emrit, who would go on to finish with 3-31.  

“Every time I come to the field, I always want to contribute to the team whether it be bat, with the ball or in the field. So I always try to keep a standard for myself and work extra hard,” said Paul, who had looked visibly upset after getting out, even though at 120-6, chasing 127 in the 16th over, the game was over.

The Amazon warriors would end the game on 131-7 after 17 overs, a three-wicket win on the back of Shimron Hetmyer’s 71.

As far as his bowling goes, Paul understands that he did well.

“We already have our plans for the wicket so we know what we have to do so I am just happy that I executed,” he said.

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