Barbados Royals set a target of 162 runs to Jamaica Tallawahs, which Jamaica achieved easily at the loss of 2 wickets.
Jamaica Tallawahs have won the Caribbean Premier League title. In the final, Jamaica defeated Barbados Tallawahs by 8 wickets. Batting first, Barbados had given a target of 162 runs, which Jamaica easily achieved at the loss of 2 wickets. Brendan King and Shamrah Brooks were the stars of this win. First the bowlers did wonders, then the batsmen contributed. King played an unbeaten innings of 84 runs off 50 balls. While Brooks scored 47 runs off 33 balls.
Moin Khan’s son took over the innings
Earlier, after winning the toss, Barbados scored 161 for 7 in the allotted over and batted first. Azam Khan, son of Pakistani legend Moin Khan, scored the highest 51 runs. Azam hit 4 fours and 3 sixes. At the same time, Rahkim Cornwall scored 36 runs in 21 balls. Cornwall gave a great start to Barbados with captain Kyle Meyers. There was a 63-run partnership between the two.
Team faltering after a great start
Meyers was also dismissed shortly after Rahkim Cornwall returned to the pavilion. After this Azam took the responsibility and together with Jason Holder took the innings beyond 100 runs. Barbados got the third blow in the form of holders on 117 runs. West Indies star player Holder could only score 17 runs. After this, Barbados’s innings faltered. Azam did not get any strong support. Najibuljah Zardan 6, Corbin 7 and Devon Thomas could only make 7 runs.
Handled off after a bad start
Unlike Barbados, Jamaica’s team recovered after a poor start. In the very first over, in the form of Kenar, Jamaica got the first blow for 1 run. After this, King and Brooks took the innings and took 1 run to 87 runs straight. Brooks returned to the pavilion on the second ball of the 11th over, but King remained on the crease till the last and after Brooks, Captain Powell supported him till the end and also returned after giving the team the title.