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CPL 2022: An all-round effort helps Jamaica Tallawahs get back to winning ways

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Jamaica Tallawahs get back to winning track: Jamaica Tallawahs locked horns against Trinbago Knight Riders in the 12th match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2022. Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet in St Lucia hosted this contest where the Tallawahs beat the Knight Riders comprehensively.

After being asked to bat first, the Tallawahs got off to shaky start, losing both their openers early in the innings. They were struggling at 29/2 at the end of the powerplay. They lost another in the next over before skipper Rovman Powell and Raymon Reifer steadied things for the Tallawahs. Both put a 90-run stand which helped them lay a platform for a solid finish.

Powell brought up his fifty and looked brilliant before Sunil Narine cleaned him up on 67 in the 18th over. His knock comprised 6 fours and 4 maximums. Imad Wasim played a cameo of 21 off 12 balls to help his side score 153 at the end of the powerplay. Ravi Rampaul for the Knight Riders picked up three wickets. Narine bowled a brilliant spell of 2/11 in his four overs.

The Knight Riders have a fantastic batting lineup but their batters faltered in the chase. They had a steady start to the chase, scoring 30 at the end of the powerplay for the loss of two wickets. Colin Munro led the fightback for the Knight Riders but departed on 29.

None of the Knight Riders batters got going as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. As a result, they managed to score only 119 at the end of their 20 overs, losing the game by 34 runs. The Tallawahs picked up eight wickets in total, with Mohammad Amir and Imad Wasim finishing with two each.

Jamaica Tallawahs get back to winning

Jamaica Tallawahs Retain Their Second Spot In The Points Table Of The CPL 2022.

Jamaica Tallawahs are placed second in the points table, having won three games out of four. They lost their last fixture against the Saint Lucia Kings but an all-round performance saw them beat the Knight Riders to get back to winning ways. They will be hoping to keep performing in a similar fashion in their upcoming games of the CPL 2022.

Trinbago Knight Riders, meanwhile, are struggling in this year’s competition. They won their first game and their next game was abandoned due to rain. They have now lost two games on the trot and searching for some momentum going ahead in the competition. The Knight Riders have a solid squad and need to fire in unison to stand any chance of qualifying for the playoffs of the CPL 2022.

Player of the Match

Imad Wasim grabbed the Player of the Match award for his knock of 21 off 12 balls before picking up two wickets with the ball.

It was a good wicket to bowl. We did well to get 154. They had a star studded batting line-up but we had a plan on how to bowl to them. Our target was to score 140+.

– Imad Wasim

There was talk of us not beating TKR in a long time. So we wanted to do that and we came out strong, especially after the powerplay. It is a bit difficult in the morning to bat with the ball nipping around.

– Rovman Powell, Jamaica Tallawahs Skipper

Score Summary

Jamaica Tallawahs: 153/7 (20)

(Rovman Powell 67, Raymon Reifer 28, Ravi Rampaul 3/40)

Trinbago Knight Riders: 119/8 (20)

(Colin Munro 29, Andre Russell 17, Mohammad Amir 2/15)

Jamaica Tallawahs beat Trinbago Knight Riders by 34 runs to get back to winning ways Retain Their Second Spot In The Points Table Of The CPL 2022.

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