Trinbago Knight Riders Vs Jamaica Tallawahs - A Match You Wouldn't Want to Miss
History of Trinbago Knight Riders and Jamaica Tallawahs rivalry
The Trinbago Knight Riders Vs Jamaica Tallawahs matches have always been one of the most anticipated, hyped, and fan-favourite matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Both teams had faced each other a total of 20 times from 2013 to 2021. The matches between the two CPL teams are quite exhilarating to watch, as they have been built on a long-standing rivalry. The Trinbago Knight Riders had won 11 of the 20 games played, and the remaining nine matches were won by the Jamaica Tallawahs.
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Some memorable fights between the giants
7th August, 2013:
This was the first clash between the two CPL teams. It was a nail-biting match as the Jamaica Tallawahs won by just five runs. The 'Man of the Match' was awarded to Danza Hyatt from Jamaica Tallawahs, who played an explosive inning of 42 runs in just 26 balls. He helped his team reach a defendable target.
13th August, 2014:
On this day, the CPL giants clashed in the Caribbean Premier League's semifinals for the first time. It was a close match as Trinbago Knight Riders gave a target of 156, where Ross Taylor anchored the team's batting innings by gaining 70 runs in 44 balls. Although Trinbago Knight Riders gave Jamaica Tallawahs a few brutal blows by taking early fall of wickets, Andre Russell played his best to turn the innings in favor of Jamaica Tallawahs. He earned 62 runs (not out) in just 27 balls and won the match for his team.
23rd July, 2015:
The rivals faced each other in the semifinals next year again when the Trinbago Knight Riders were hungry for revenge. And they won the match in style, with the Bravo Brothers playing exceptionally well. The elder brother, Darren Bravo, took charge with the bat and played a sensational inning of 86 runs (not out) in 63 balls. Whereas, the younger brother, Dwayne Bravo, took charge of the ball by taking five wickets. Jamaica Tallawahs were all out in just 125 runs, and Trinbago won the match by 27 runs.
4th July 2016:
According to the score report, this match was known for exceptional performances from both teams as Trinbago gave a massive target of 192 runs to chase. Hashim Amla played an amazing inning of 74 runs in 52 balls, and Colin Munro played an innings of 55 runs in just 39 balls. Together they made a partnership of over 130 runs for their team, Trinbago Knight Riders. However, the chase was made to look easy by the Gayle storm himself, who played an explosive inning of 108 runs (not out) in just 54 balls. With Gayle's strike rate of 200, Jamaica Tallawahs won the match with seven wickets left in hand and 10 balls to spare.
Head-to-Head Count Records So Far
Since 2013, the Trinbago Knight Riders and the Jamaica Tallawahs have faced each other in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) fantasy cricket 20 times. Anyone who has seen their matches would know how nerve-wracking it is to be one of their fans. Although, as per records, the Trinbago Knight Riders have the upper hand. These two fan-favorite CPL teams of fantasy cricket clashing against each other is truly a delight to watch and cannot be missed.
This is a score report of their head-to-head count matches.
Key Players to watch for in 2022
Both teams are well matched-up in terms of the team sheet and players. The rival teams need to be careful as both have strong opponents.
Key players of Trinbago Knight Riders are as follows:
Darren Bravo (Batsman) -
Darren Bravo is a veteran player for the West Indies national cricket team and the Trinbago Knight Riders. He is consistent with his batting performances, and once settled on the crease, he can cause some serious trouble for the opposition bowlers. He is often compared with the legendary West Indian batsman Brian Lara for his batsmanship.
Kieron Pollard (All-rounder) -
The captain of Trinbago Knight Riders, Kieron Pollard, is said to be one of the best all-rounders in the history of cricket. He is known for his explosive hitting power, and his exceptional fielding has the capacity to change the tide in favor of Trinbago at any point in the match.
Sunil Narine (Bowler) -
Sunil Narine is one of the best spinners in the cricketing world right now. He coold easily give the opposition some serious trouble with his bowling and give them consecutive fall of wickets.
Key players of Jamaica Tallawahs are as follows:
Rovman Powell (Batsman) -
The captain of Jamaica Tallawahs, Rovman Powell is a batsman who has captained the West Indies national cricket team. He is known for his power-hitting, which can cause a lot of trouble for the opposition bowlers. He is one of the prominent players in the Jamaica Tallawahs.
Andre Russell (All-rounder) -
'Dre Russ', as the fans call him, is known to be a beast with both the bat and the ball. He is an outstanding big hitter of the ball, and when he is in form, he can make it rain sixes. He is a player who has been a game-changer for the team many times.
Shakib Al Hasan (Bowler) -
Shakib is the captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team and the former best all-rounder in test cricket. He is known for his mesmerizing wicket-taking spells with the balls as a left-arm orthodox spinner.
Likely predictions for Trinbago Knight Riders Vs Jamaica Tallawahs in upcoming games
As a cricket fan, it is always exciting and fun to watch these two Caribbean cricket giants clash with each other. However, when it comes down to predicting the winning team, it is really hard to comment, considering each team's strong players and their past performances. As of now, Trinbago Knight Riders seem to have the upper hand as they are on a winning streak of seven games against Jamaica Tallawahs (which means they have not lost a single match to Jamaica Tallawahs since 2018). Yet, Jamaica Tallawahs is a powerhouse that can finally break the winning streak of Trinbago Knight Riders in the upcoming games of the 2022 season. No matter who wins, their fans are bound to see a match of a lifetime!
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