Founded in 2013, the Jamaica Tallawahs Team is one of the most successful franchise teams in the CPL tournament history. The Jamaica Tallawahs cricket team owner is Kris Persaud, Worldwide Sports Management Group, while the team is coached by the famous New-Zealand cricketer- ‘Mark O’Donnell. Under the guidance of Jamaica Tallawahs captain, Russell, the team kicked off its first season like a boss and won the inaugural edition of the CPL. In 2013 and 2016, The Tallawahs defeated the ‘Guyana Amazon Warriors team’ in the finals and emerged as the CPL champion twice. With an exceptional home record and team performance, it’s no wonder why the Hollywood actor Gerard Butler is showing an equity interest in the Tallawahs franchise.
As the CPL 2020 is all set to bowl off in a week’s time, the Jamaica Tallawahs squad is ready to make this tournament more entertaining and exhilarating. Having finished in the last place in the 2019 tournament, the Jamaica Tallawahs players will be looking to rebuild their loss and mark some record-breaking boundaries and spectacular performance.
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS TEAM
Retaining the previous core players in the team, the Jamaica Tallawahs squad 2020 has selected four Jamaicans as the Caribbean players. According to Jamaica coach Mark O’Donnell and captain ‘Andre Russell’, the gelling of the new players with experienced cricket-stars will be critical to the team’s success this season. On that note, here’s the updated Jamaica Tallawahs player list:
Retained: Andre Russell, Rovman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Oshane Thomas, and Glenn Philips (Overseas).
Signed: Tabraiz Shamsi (Overseas).
Drafted: Carlos Brathwaite, Fidel Edwards, Sandeep Lamicchane (Overseas), Asif Ali (Overseas), Nicholas Kirton, Jeavor Royal, Preston McSween, Andre McCarthy, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul, and Ryan Persaud (ICC Americas pick).
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS FIXTURES
With international stars like Andre Russell joining the West Indian Players, the Jamaica Tallawahs are capable of winning all the franchise matches this season. Russell and his West Indies counterparts – Rovman Powell (right-handed batsman), Oshane Thomas (fast bowler), and Chadwick Walton (right-arm fast-medium bowler) are considered as the core pillars of Jamaica Tallawahs in the upcoming T20 tournament. With the ability to change the momentum of the game and brilliant captaincy, Russell is the only player in CPL history to score a century and take a hat trick.sss
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS SCHEDULE
Considering the current Covid-19 scenario and up-surging audience rates, the Jamaica Tallawahs 2020 has decided to stream matches on OTT platforms so that the tournament is accessible to the fans. Likewise, the CPL has updated the tournament details like schedules, match lists, scorecards, and other details applicable for audience purposes on the website.
With a unique carnival atmosphere of the Caribbean combined with the stellar performances of cricket mega-stars, the upcoming season of CPL is sure to be a hit. To know more about the scores, rankings, schedules, match lists, and other highlights of the tourney, stay tuned to Cricdaddy.com!