Caribbean Premier League: Russell ton, Shakib strikes take Tallawahs to final


Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan chipped in with three wickets after Andre Russell’s whirlwind ton to take Jamaica Tallawahs to the CPL 2016 final at the expense of Trinbago Knight Riders. 

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Andre Russell showed yet again why he is one of the best all-rounders in T20 cricket. The explosive right-hander smoked a ton off just 42 balls to power the Jamaica Tallawahs to 195.

The 28-year-old hit an 3 boundaries and an astonishing 11 sixes during. In response, the Trinbago Knight Riders could manage only 110 runs.  After a stunning display with the bat, Russell picked up two wickets as well. Highlights of Andre Russell's 42-ball century.

The final will be held on August 8, 2016 at Basseterre where Shakib’s Jamaica Tallawahs will lock horns with Guyana Amazon Warriors. The match is scheduled to begin at 5:00am Bangladesh time.

Jamaica Tallawahs 195 for 7 (Russell 100, Cooper 3-45, Narine 1-22) beat Trinbago Knight Riders 110 for 7 [12 overs] (Munro 38, Shakib 3-23, Russell 2-27) by 19 runs (D/L method)

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