Jamaica Tallawahs defends score against Amazon Warriors

 . Last updated on August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM
Jamaica Tallawahs defends score against Amazon Warriors
Kesrick Williams handled last over with care to bring on the win for Tallawahs.


The Caribbean Premier League set out with strong campaigns for the teams. In the latest match between Jamaica Tallawahs and Guyana Amazon Warriors, the latter won by two runs after an intense tussle. The Tallawahs challenged Warriors with 128 for 7. The inning has the half century from Glenn Phillips, which was his maiden knock.

In the chase Amazon Warriors could run down to score 126 for 4 wickets. It was Kesrick Williams who came out as the ultimate defender in the last over of the match. The Warriors needed seven runs off the final over. This was reduced to three runs off the last ball. It was Williams bowling to Roshan Primus, who scored a single. With the victory, Jamaica Tallawahs registered their fourth consecutive win in the tournament. It is now second on the point chart, following Trinbago Knight Riders by two points.

Glenn Phillips is a new star in CPL. The batsman debuted in the match against St Lucia. He scored 32 in the match, as a crucial knock to nick the victory. In the fixture, Phillips scored 51 off 47 balls. He smashed four fours and two sixes. The player was all composed throughout the inning waiting for the right moments to smash the boundaries. While the batsman tried to conjure momentum to the inning, Rashid Khan was successful to slog Lendl Simmons. The latter welcomed Khan with a huge six over the mid-off, but he lost his wicket on the next google delivery.

Steven Jacobs knocked two wickets for 18 runs in the inning. He removed Andre McCarthy and Sangakkara slogging Amazon’s campaign in the beginning. By half the inning after the 12th over, the team plummeted to 62 runs for 3 wickets. It was Jonathan Foo who induced momentum into the inning. The batsman scored 20 off 12 balls that strengthened the chase.

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