Skipper Shoaib Malik led an unimaginable fightback as Guyana Amazon Warriors recovered from 8-Four to maintain their good report intact with a 77-run success over Jamaica Tallawahs.
Warriors regarded down and out as they misplaced 4 wickets in 4 balls – Oshane Thomas and Derval Inexperienced inflicting mayhem on the prime of the order – earlier than Malik (73no off 45 balls) and Sherfane Rutherford (45) led the fightback with a stand of 82.
Their stand helped rally Jamaica to 156-6 off 20 overs and their resurgence continued as spinner Chris Inexperienced bowled opener Chris Gayle with the very first ball of the chase.
It did not get significantly better for the Tallawahs as wickets fell round Glenn Phillips (21) and Liton Das (21) – Imran Tahir accumulating 3-12 – and when Dwayne Smith was caught and bowled for simply two by Qais Ahmed, the innings was creaking at 67-5.
The ultimate 5 wickets fell for simply 12 extra runs as Tallawahs collapsed to 79 all out, with Shoaib fittingly taking the ultimate wicket.
Stay protection of the Caribbean Premier League continues on Sky Sports activities Cricket at 12.30am on Saturday when Guyana host Trinbago.