CPL 2023: Pakistan’s Veteran Mohammad Amir Bowls Brilliantly in St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs

CPL 2023

Pakistan veteran Mohammad Amir took three wickets to help Jamaica Tallawahs defeat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 8 wickets in the Caribbean Premier League 2023 (CPL) on Wednesday. Amir, who is playing in his first CPL season, bowled with great control and accuracy, taking his wickets at crucial junctures.

He dismissed Evin Lewis, Sheldon Cottrell, and Blessing Muzarabani to help restrict the Patriots to 156 for 9 in their 20 overs. In reply, Jamaica Tallawahs cruised to victory in just 16.3 overs. Captain Brandon King shined in the game as he went on to top-score with 67 off 33 balls, while Shamarh Brooks made 38.

The win moved Jamaica Tallawahs to the top of the CPL standings, while the Patriots remain winless in the league. Amir was pleased with his performance and said that he was enjoying his time in the CPL. “It’s been a good experience so far,” he said. “The wickets are a bit different from what I’m used to, but I’m getting used to it and I’m enjoying my bowling.”

Amir is one of the most experienced bowlers in the world and his performance on Wednesday showed that he still has a lot to offer. He will be a key player for Jamaica Tallawahs as they look to win the CPL title.

Here are some additional details from the match:

The Patriots were put in to bat first and got off to a good start, with openers Evin Lewis and Andre Fletcher putting on 24 for the first wicket. However, Amir broke the partnership when he dismissed Lewis for 9. The Patriots lost wickets at regular intervals after that, with Amir taking three wickets and Salman baggin crunching 4 wickets.

Salman Irashad was the hero of the match with his splendid bowling of 4/27. In reply, Jamaica Tallawahs made light work of the chase, with their captain Brandon King scoring a brilliant half-century. They reached their target with 21 balls to spare.