Driven by Kennar Lewis’ 24-ball 56, Jamaica Tallawahs enlisted an instructing 55-run prevail upon St Lucia Kings, to reinforce their capability trusts. The wicketkeeper-batsman stroked five limits and as a huge number to help Tallawahs post 211 preceding Kings were packaged out for 156.
Choosing for bat, Tallawahs got off to a flying beginning politeness Lewis’ initial barrage. The opener pillaged two limits and a six off Jeavor Royal in the initial four chunks of the innings. His initial accomplice, Kirk McKenzie, proceeded with the slaughter in the following over, trucking Alzarri Joseph for three limits, and Lewis went one up on that in the third – smacking Samit Patel for 21.
Indeed, even as McKenzie fell before long, Tallawahs figured out how to score 78 in the powerplay. Kadeem Alleyne and Royal picked three wickets each to trigger a late breakdown and bowl out Tallawahs yet not before the remainder of the center request too participated in the run fest. Shamarh Brooks (29-ball 34), Rovman Powell (20-ball 22), Andre Russell (15-ball 31) and Imad Wasim (10-ball 27) played their parts in guaranteeing Tallawahs went past 200.
To exacerbate the situation for Kings, Imad Wasim caught Faf du Plessis legbefore right off the bat in the pursuit. Nonetheless, Andre Fletcher and Mark Deyal stayed unperturbed with the early misfortune. Fletcher, who got off the imprint in the innings, crushing Miguel Pretorius briefly ball six over long on, proceeded with his assaulting ways, inviting Russell with a limit and a six preceding getting excused in the third over for a 13-ball 30 while top-edging a smack.
Deyal trucked Imad for 21 runs in the following over to guarantee Kings were up with the necessary rate through the powerplay, as they picked 79 runs from six overs. Roston Chase excessively added to Deyal’s firecrackers before long before the two of them were excused off progressive conveyances in the 10th over, bowled via Carlos Brathwaite.
From subsequently, Kings forgot about the pursuit. Runs were difficult to find, and endeavors to hit brought about a batting breakdown. Brathwaite, in explicit, was clean, returning figures of 2 for 13 from three overs. Imad took three scalps while Russell returned a support. A few run outs added to Kings’ misfortunes as their pursuit totally self-destructed, before in the end reaching a conclusion in the primary chunk of the penultimate over.
The enormous deficit has pushed Kings down to the fourth spot in the focuses table with just two games to proceed to near the fifth-put Guyana Amazon Warriors on Net Run Rate while permitting Tallawahs to jump both the groups.