Patriots Cruise To Victory Against Tallawahs | Hero CPL
The St Kitts and Nevis Patriots secured their second victory of the 2022 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season with a comprehensive win over Jamaica Tallawahs by eight wickets (DLS).
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 113/2 (Fletcher 45*, DM Bravo 39; Allen 1/19, Wasim 1/19) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 139/5 (Reifer 40*, Lewis 24; Khan 1/8, Rutherford 2/11) by 8 wickets (DLS)
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots won by 8 wickets
The St Kitts and Nevis Patriots won the toss and chose to field first, with Brandon King and Kennar Lewis getting the Tallawahs off to a fast start, scoring 43 runs in the first 4 overs. The spin of Akila Dananjaya and Rashid Khan got the Patriots back into the game by taking wickets and restricting runs, before a late show from all-rounder Raymon Reifer took the Tallawahs to 139/5 after their 20 overs.
In a chase reduced to 15 overs by rain, Andre Fletcher led the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to a comfortable victory with an innings of 45 not out that was supported by big hitting from Evin Lewis and Darren Bravo.
Jamaica Tallawahs got off to a sublime start in their innings, King and Lewis combining well before Khan struck to take the wicket of Lewis in the powerplay. Leading run-scorer and captain for the Tallawahs, Rovman Powell, was then run out after a brilliant piece of fielding from youngster Dewald Brevis to put the Tallawahs in trouble. However, a late partnership between Reifer and Fabian Allen managed to add 39 runs to the tally as the Tallawahs ended on 139/5.
With rain reducing the target to 113 runs in 15 overs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots raced to 49-0 after 5 overs, with Fletcher and Lewis proving destructive. Imad Wasim struck with the first ball of his spell, removing Lewis, however Darren Bravo came in and formed a 55 run partnership with Fletcher to help take the Patriots to an eight wicket win (DLS).
Jamaica Tallawahs:Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Kennar Lewis - 5.4 ov), 2-58 (Brandon King - 7.6 ov), 3-68 (Rovman Powell - 10.3 ov), 4-86 (Amir Jangoo - 12.6 ov), 5-125 (Fabian Allen - 19.2 ov)
Jamaica Tallawahs: Kennar Lewis, Amir Jangoo (WK), Rovman Powell (C), Raymon Reifer, Brandon King, Fabian Allen, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Chris Green, Migael Pretorius, Nicholson Gordon
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots: Andre Fletcher (WK), Evin Lewis, Sherfane Rutherford, Darren Bravo, Dewald Brevis, Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo (C), Rashid Khan, Akila Dananjaya, Jaden Carmichael, Duan Jansen
Date :14 14:00:00
Venue: Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Toss: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots won the toss & elected to field
Officials: Umpires Gregory Brathwaite (West Indies) Patrick Gustard (West Indies) Zahid Bassarath (West Indies TV)
Match Referee: Denavon Hayles (West Indies)
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