With West Indian legend Brian Lara sitting in the dugout as the mentor and disciplined bowling concentrating on line and length by the bowlers Trinidad and Tabago doused the Brisbane Heat as it inflicted a 25 run defeat. Ravi Rampaul was the chief destroyer as he took 4 wickets just for 14 runs in just 3.44 overs. For his bowling he was adjudged the man of the match.
Sunil Naine 2 for 25 in his four overs and Rayad Emrit who finished his spell for 2/26 were other prominent contributors.
Brisbane Heat began on a cautious note as the Trinidad and Tabago side began with pace from one end and spin from another, however the first wicket stand was soon broken when Ravi Rampaul had Brisbane Captain James Hopes bowled with the score being 10.
Hopes tried to block one of Rampaul but the bowl bounced in front of his stumps and took his bails off. Hopes managed just 4 runs.
At the end of six overs of the mandatory powerplay Brisbane Heat the winners of Big Bash in Australia could just manage 22 runs for the loss of One wicket. Peter Forest and Joe Burns put on 21 runs for the second wicket patnership as
Badree had Forest caught at deep mid wicket while he tried to pull a short one but landed staright in the hands of Sherwin Ganga. Forest scored 16.
Badree finished his quota of four overs as he took one wicket by giving away just 16 runs. At the end of 10 overs Heat had just managed to score 47 runs for the lost of 2 wickets. The side needed 89 to score in the last 10 overs of their innings.