Chris Gayle played a swashbuckling innings at the Sabina Park Grounds in Jamaica against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel in the Hero Caribbean Premier League 2015. Gayle, who is captain of the Jamaica Tallawahs slammed 9 sixes and 6 fours in his innings of 105 runs. He shared in a partnership of 68 runs with Jermaine Blackwood who scored 28 runs from 38 balls. Jamaica Tallawahs scored 180 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO SCORE 130 RUNS IN 20 OVERS FOR 9 WICKETS
Jacques Kallis scored 46 runs from 36 balls and Samuel Badree 29 from 16 as the Jamaica Tallawahs won by 50 runs. Left-arm medium pacer Krishmar Santokie picked up 3 wickets for 27 runs and he became the leading wicket taker so far the season in the CPL competition by taking 14 wickets. Daniel Vettori 2 for 22 and Jerome Taylor 2 for 21 were the other wicket takers.
Note: Chris Gayle up to July 12 has batted seven times scoring the highest runs in the CPL competition, 362 runs at an average of 90.5, the highest.
POINTS TABLE IN CPL 2015
Barbados Tridents. 10 points
St. Kitts Nevis Patriots 8 points
Jamaica Tallawahs 8 points
St Lucia Zouks 7 points
Guyana Amazon Warriors 4 points
NAME RUNS AVERAGE
Chris Gayle. 362 90.5
Andre Fletcher. 351 77
Marlon Samuels. 300. 42.85
Kieran Pollard. 279. 46.5
Martin Guptill. 65. 29.44
Kevin Pietersen. 260. 37.14
Note: Hero CPL 2015 First Semi-final on July 24 at the Queens Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Second Semi-final on July 26 at the Queens Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
HERO CPL FINAL 2015
The Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad will be the venue for the final on Monday, July 27 .