Tallawahs move to second spot with big win
In the 29th match of the Caribbean Premier League 2018, Jamaica Tallawahs comfortably defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors by 8 wickets.
On Saturday (September 8), visiting Jamaica Tallawahs moved to the second place in the point table with an eight wicket win over Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Providence Stadium.
Recording the highest run chase on the ground, Jamaica, with less than one ball to spare from two overs, registered their sixth win of the season in contrast to four loses.
On winning the toss and opting to field first, Oshane Thomas removed Luke Ronchi early. The catastrophe was followed by good contributing half century second wicket partnership between Cameron Delport and Shimron Hetmyer.
Later Jason Mohammad’s 54 guided Guyana to a considerable total at the end as they ended scoring 173 in 20 overs.
The Jamaica Tallawah’s innings was only disrupted by Imran Tahir; the Tallawah’s South African recruit who took both the wickets of Glenn Phillips and Johnson Charles though Phillips leg before wicket decision turned out to be a wrong one.
Ross Taylor and Rovman Powell shared an unbeaten century stand to end the contest comfortably for. Taylor remained not out scoring 41 ball 60 while Powell shoved off with a 34 ball 55.
Watch: Rovman Powell’s Unbelievable Catch here-
Guyana Amazon Warriors 173/6 in 20 overs
Shimron Hetmyer 48, Jason Mohammed 54, Cameron Delport 34
Rovman Powell 2/21, Ish Sodhi 1/36, Samuel Badree 1/24
Jamaica Tallawahs 177/2 in 18.1 overs
Ross Taylor 60*, Rovman Powell 55*, Johnson Charles 25
Imran Tahir 2/30
Jamaica Tallawahs won by eight wickets
Toss: Guyana Amazon Warriors
Man of the Match: Rovman Powell.