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Walton, Steyn take Tallawahs to final

Chadwick Walton slammed 97 as Jamaica Tallawahs beat Barbados Tridents by 36 runs in a rain-affected fixture in Kingston and qualified for the final of CPL 2016

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Pollard : It was [difficult]. We bowled up right his end today (Walton's). A lot of introspection needs to take place. Yes, we have lost a few players but we don't want to make excuses. Guys have to take chances. It's not the time to make excuses.

Gayle: I have to [smile]. I have to thank the crowd for the support, fantastic. The wins take the pressure off but we still have two more games to play. We are going to miss Steyn. Rampaul got me out and I got him out. It's one-all

Walton is the Man of the match: I am a bit disappointed at not getting the century, but the knock came in a win. The atmosphere here is brilliant.

Jamaica Tallawahs win the game by 36 runs and for a moment it seemed as if Pooran will give them a scare, but his run out snuffed out the fight out of Barbados Tridents.

Jamaica make it four out of four at home venue and continue with their position at the top of the table. Towards the latter half of the tournament, Jamaica seem like a well oiled machine and it would take some doing to defeat them. Part of that comes from their famed batting line-up.

They did not even have to bowl their left arm spinners today. It was all pace bowlers today, but for Gayle's over at the end. Barbados, on the other hand, have a challenge of dealing with life after AB de Villiers' departure. They need a batsman to provide the impetus. Probably sending Pooran up the order might just do that

17.4
W
Gayle to Rampaul, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Rampaul slogs it to deep midwicket where Shakib takes the catch. Gayle celebrates Rampaul's wicket with Rampaul. Now that takes some doing!

R Rampaul c Shakib Al Hasan b Gayle 14 (8b 0x4 2x6) SR: 175.00

17.3
6
Gayle to Rampaul, SIX runs, flighted outside the off stump. He slogs it to deep midwicket for a huge six
17.3
1w
Gayle to Rampaul, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump
17.2
0
Gayle to Rampaul, no run, outside the off stump. He looks to slog it and is beaten
17.1
1
Gayle to Reifer, 1 run, pulls it to long on for a single

Chris Gayle to bowl the final over

END OF OVER:
17 | 11 Runs | BT: 151/9 (45 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 8.88, RRR: 45.00)

  • Ravi Rampaul8 (5b)
  • Raymon Reifer8 (6b)
  • Kesrick Williams4-0-36-1
  • Dale Steyn4-0-27-4
16.6
6
Williams to Rampaul, SIX runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. He slogs it to deep midwicket for a huge six

Tridents 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st15Ahmed ShehzadKA Hope
2nd21Ahmed ShehzadAJ Hosein
3rd8Shoaib MalikAJ Hosein
4th11Shoaib MalikN Pooran
5th34KA PollardN Pooran
6th1D WieseN Pooran
7th41AR NurseN Pooran
8th4AR NurseRA Reifer
9th5ND StewartRA Reifer
10th19R RampaulRA Reifer