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CPL semifinal: Andre Russell loses his cool after umpiring shocker

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New Delhi: Hard-hitting batsman Andre Russell (2) proved really unlucky in the 14th over during Jamaica Tallwahs’ CPL 2020 semi-final match against Trinbago Knight Riders. as he was given a shocker by the on-field umpire on the bowling of Sunil Narine and as a result, he was sent back to the pavilion. He was given out caught at slip but the replays clearly showed that the ball came straight off the pad.

In the final overs, Trinbago Knight Riders were able to maintain tight line and length and as a result, Tallawahs were restricted to a total under the 110-run mark.

Batting first, Jamaica Tallawahs got off to a poor as the side was reduced to 25/4 inside the first five overs. Jermaine Blackwood (0), Glenn Phillips (2), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (0), and Asif Ali (4) all lost their wickets cheaply to put Tallawahs in a spot of bother.

Brief Scores: Trinbago Knight Riders 111/1 (Lendl Simmons 54*, Tion Webster 44*, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1-18) defeat Jamaica Tallawahs 107/7 (Nkrumah Bonner 41, Rovman Powell 33, Akeal Hosein 3-14) by nine wickets.

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