Chris Gayle and Dussen clinched Patriots to Playoff spot

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots won the 25th match of Caribbean premier league 2018 against Jamaica Tallawahs by 7 wickets. It was a crucial match for both the teams. Jamaica Tallawahs batted first and made a big score of 200 runs. Chris Gayle and Dussen became the saviors of patriots in this match after the early powerful inning of Powell while batting first.patriots vs tallawahs

Rovman Powell’s 40-ball 84 had ensured Tallawahs would cross the 200-run mark. His innings included 11 fours and four sixes. Glenn Phillips also cracked a crucial 29-ball 40. For Patriots, Ben Cutting took two scalps, While Alzarri Joseph, Carlos Brathwaite, and Fabian Allen took one wicket each.

Patriots started the chase with an early wicket of Evin Lewis for no score, Chris Gayle (41) and van der Dussen played a flurry of shots to not just help the hosts recover but also keep them in the game. At 65 for 1 in the seventh over, heavens opened up to halt play. After a gap of 30 minutes, when play resumed, Patriots needed 53 off 27 balls as per the DLS Method.

At that crucial juncture, van der Dussen and Mahmudullah smacked Thomas to all corners of the ground to collect 27 runs in a single over. The highlight of the stunning assault was van der Dussen tonk Thomas into the nearby car park. He took his team towards victory with his powerful batting.

Caribbean premier league is one of the most entertaining tournaments in the world because of west indies factor. All the players of west indies are great hitters of the ball and their batting skills are beyond the limit of smashing. Either bowlers or batsmen all are totally talented in case of hitting the ball out of the ground.

 

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