The Knight Riders put in themselves as agency favourites for the title after recording a sixth straight win to remain atop the desk.
Sent in to bat, Tridents misplaced Shai Hope (4) early however Johnson Charles (47) and Kyle Mayers (42) confirmed a variety of aggression to assist the staff submit 148 for 7.
In reply, the Knight Riders had been struggling at 62 for five however Pollard smashed 9 sixes and two fours in his 72 off 28 balls to take the staff residence.
Earlier, Charles scored 44 of the Tridents’ 59 for 1 in first 10 overs. He was out when he steered a full toss straight to Simmons at level. Mayers then launched a couple of fours earlier than Jason Holder was the third to go away as Tridents slipped to 95 for 3.
Mayers and Corey Anderson tried to drive the tempo however Sikandar Raza struck twice within the 17th over, dismissing each the batsmen to go away them at 107 for 5.
Ashley Nurse (19) and Rashid Khan (12) then performed some lusty photographs to take the Tridents to shut to the 150-mark.
Chasing the entire, Knight Riders misplaced two fast wickets of Tion Webster (5) and Colin Munro (0) to be decreased to 6 for 2.
Rashid Khan then trapped Bravo leg earlier than in a wicket-maiden. Tim Siefert (4) then edged Raymon Reifer to the keeper as Knight Riders had been 48 for 4.
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When Pollard got here to the crease the staff wanted 87 off 39 balls. He served discover smashing Hayden Walsh into the scoreboard first ball after which hammered Rashid for a six over long-off.
After Lendl Simmons left, the Knight Riders wanted 66 in 24 balls.
In the 17th over, Pollard smashed 4 sixes earlier than hitting Reifer for successive fours within the subsequent over to scale back the equation to 31 off final 12 balls.
With two brutal sixes off Holder, Pollard made it 15 off the ultimate over. He began with a six off Reifer however was run out the subsequent ball whereas going for a determined second run.
With eight wanted in 4 balls, Khary Pierre and Jayden Seales took them residence.
Trinbago Knight Riders will subsequent play Jamaica Tallawahs on Tuesday (September 1).
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