Defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs made a optimistic transfer in the direction of securing a spot within the playoffs of the Republic Financial institution Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after dismantling the St Lucia Kings by 122 runs on Sunday.
The victors adopted up their 59-run victory over the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in Guyana on Saturday, and at the moment are nearly assured of constant within the competitors.
The Saint Lucia Kings gained the toss and fielded first and that backfired as they bumped into an Alex Hales storm. Englishman Hales produced his career-best 119 not out to propel the Tallawahs to 201-5, a complete that at all times regarded impenetrable.
The Kings have been by no means within the sport from that second and the Tallawahs wrapped up victory inside 15 overs, bowling the Kings out for 79.
The victors have been hampered by the enforced absence of captain Brandon King, nevertheless, Hales stepped as much as the plate to blaze his approach to his highest particular person T20 profession rating.
Hales, Wasim sew vital century partnership
Hales and Imad Wasim put collectively an impressive partnership of 116 from 52 balls to assist set a goal of 202 to win – an equation that at all times regarded prone to be sufficient to safe their spot within the Caribbean Premier League eliminator.
In reply the Kings have been struggling from the beginning of the PowerPlay, Mohammed Amir dismissed makeshift opener Roshon Primus and Leonardo Julien earlier than Chris Inexperienced obtained in on the act to lure Bhanuka Rajapaksa in entrance for 22 and Sean Williams for a duck.
The Kings have been bowled out for 79 with Chris Inexperienced the wicket-taker in chief, main the way in which with a devastating spell of 4-15.
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