Brandon King’s 83* powers Jamaica Tallawahs to CPL glory

An whirlwind 83* from opener Brandon King helped Jamaica Tallawahs stage an improbable turnaround to clinch the 2022 Caribbean Premier League title. King and Shamarh Brooks set the tone in the run chase with a breezy 86-run stand as Barbados Royals finished second best in the competition. Prior to King’s heroics, it was the duo of Fabian Allen and Nicholson Gordon that led the charge with the ball to keep Royals to 161/7.

Brief Scores: Barbados Royals 161/7 in 20 overs (Azam Khan 51; Fabian Allen 3/24, Nicholson Gordon 3/33) lost to Jamaica Tallawahs 162/2 in 16.1 overs (Brandon King 83*, Shamarh Brooks 47; Kyle Mayers 1/14) by 8 wickets