CPL 2020: Jason Holder Shines As Barbados Tridents Defeat Jamaica Tallawahs
Jason Holder's 69 helped Barbados Tridents register a consolation victory over Jamaica Tallawahs in CPL 2020.
Jason Holder's 69 helped Barbados Tridents tide over Jamaica Tallawahs
Barbados have already been knocked out of the tournament
Barbados 165/3 beat Jamaica 161/4 by 7 wickets
Skipper Jason Holder played a knock of 69 runs as Barbados Tridents defeated Jamaica Tallawahs by seven wickets on Saturday, September 5 at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium. This win can be considered as consolation for Tridents as the side was already knocked out from the semi-finals race in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020. Chasing 162, Tridents got off to a bad start as the side lost its opening two wickets of Johnson Charles (0) and Shamarh Brooks (5) with just 17 runs on the board.
Jonathan Carter and Jason Holder then got together at the crease and put on 90 runs for the third wicket, which saw Holder registering nine fours and three sixes.
Tallawahs finally got the breakthrough in the 13th over as Sandeep Lamichhane dismissed Holder (69), but in the end, Carter and Mitchell Santner took Tridents over the line by seven wickets and with eight balls to spare.
Carter and Santner remained unbeaten on 42 and 35 respectively.
Earlier, Jermaine Blackwood and Andre Russell''s knocks of 74 and 54 respectively guided Tallawahs to 161/4 in the allotted twenty overs.
Opting to bat first, Tallawahs got off to a good start as openers Jermaine Blackwood and Glenn Phillips put on 51 runs for the first wicket.
The spinners of Tridents then got among the action and they were able to maintain a stranglehold over the Tallahwahs.
In the end, Andre Rusell played a knock of 54 runs from just 28 balls with the help of four boundaries and five sixes to take Tallahwahs' score past the 160-run mark.
Brief Scores: Barbados Tridents 165/3 (Jason Holder 69, Jonathan Carter 42*, Sandeep Lamichhane 1-26) defeat Jamaica Tallawahs 161/4 (Jermaine Blackwood 74, Andre Russell 54, Joshua Bishop 1-30) by seven wickets.