CPL 2018: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Stars – Match Report
Jamaica Tallwahs won the seventh match against St Lucia Stars of the Carribean Premier League (CPL 2018) by six wickets. This was Jamaica Tallawahs second win of the season in their second match to take them to the top of the points table. Sportzwiki brings you the detailed Match Report.
St Lucia Stars captain Kieron Pollard won the toss and elected to bat first. The visitors managed 175 in their allotted 20 overs. David Warner could not get amongst the runs as the southpaw was dismissed for seven runs. St Lucia Stars wicketkeeper-batsman and opener Andre Fletcher was the leading run-scorer for the team with 43 runs.
Jamaica Tallawahs moves to the top of the points table, Here is the Match Report.
Former Windies skipper Darren Sammy also scored a quickfire 36 off just 24 balls. Meanwhile, Kavem Hodge provided the finishing touches as he scored a brisk 21 off mere eight balls.
Australia’s leg-spinner Adam Zampa bagged three wickets and gave away only 27 runs. Zampa was accurate with his bowling as he took crucial wickets of Andre Fletcher and Kieron Pollard. Thus, Adam Zampa was adjudged the Man of the Match. Meanwhile, Andre Russell was on the expensive side.
On the other hand, Jamaica Tallawahs had a perfect start to their batting innings as both the openers put together an alliance of 81 runs. New Zealand’s wicketkeeper Glenn Phillips scored fine 58 off just 40 balls and Johnson Charles made 31 off 20 balls.
Rovman Powell continued his good form going as he took Jamaica Tallawahs overs the line. The right-hander scored a quickfire 43 off just 23 balls to provide the finishing touches to the batting innings.
Therefore, St Lucia Stars have lost all the three matches in the CPL 2018. Subsequently, the Kieron Pollard led side finds themselves at the bottom of the points table.
Brief Scores: St Lucia Stars: 175-10, Andre Fletcher 43 (33),
Adam Zampa 3-27.
Jamaica Tallawahs: 176-4, Glenn Phillips 58 (40).
Kieron Pollard 1-22.
Jamaica Tallawahs won by six wickets.
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