Chris Gayle’s bashing century helps Tallawahs’s winning chase

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Chris Gayle bashing the Queen’s Park Oval stadium in Trinidad on Monday, with his unbeaten 54-ball 108 to propel Jamaica Tallawahs to a comprehensive seven-wicket victory in their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2016 game against Trinbago Knight Riders.

with six fours and 11 sixes it was Chris Gayle made his 18th T20 century. The win propelled Tallawahs to the top of the table, while Knight Riders slumped to their third loss in four games, reports espncricinfo.

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Despite Sunil Narine snuffing out Kumar Sangakkara in the 10th over, Gayle (108 not out) kept Tallawahs in the hunt and stitched a match-winning 108-run stand with Andre Russell to ensure the visitors crossed the finish line scaling the target of 192 with 10 balls to spare.

Trinbago Knight Riders 191/4 in 20 overs (Hashim Amla 74, Colin Munro 55; Imad Wasim 1-18) lost to Jamaica Tallawahs 192/3 in 18.2 overs (Chris Gayle 108* Andre Russell 24; Sunil Narine 1-9) by seven wickets.

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