The defending title holder of Caribbean Premier League (CPL, Jamaica Tallawahs have set a fighting total on the board against Trinbago Knight Riders in the eliminator match of fifth edition of CPL. After batting first the visitors have set a total of 168 runs with losing 8 wickets.
Skipper Kumar Sangakkara’s 38-ball 57 runs alongside 34 runs from Lendle Simmons in the starter of the match led Jamaica to get the total.
After asking to bat first, Jamaica Tallawahs got a flying start but they failed to cope up the innings with the starter as Kennar Lewis, Simmons and Mahmudullah Riyad got out in a quick time within just 2.1 overs. Jamaica Turned 59 for in 6.5 overs from 40 for.
After the initial disaster, Trevon Griffith and McCarthy put a 39 runs stand and helped to make over the early loss. Later on, Sangakkara’s half century and Krismar Santokie’s 12 runs of 12 balls led Jamaica to st the decent total.
Afghan leggy Rashid Khan picked up 3 for 32, while Steve Jacobs grabbed 2 for 33. Apart them, Sohail Tanvir, Permus and Emrit picked up one wicket each.
Jamaica Tallawahs: 168/8 in 20 overs. (Sangakkara 57, Simmons 34; Rashid 32/3, Jacobs 33/2)
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