The Caribbean Premier League began on August 26th. As the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) gets underway, we have already recorded our second greatest score in CPL history after four matches. The game featured the Jamaica Tallawahs against the Saint Lucia Kings. The top five highest total scores in CPL history are listed below.
267/2 – Trinbago Knight Riders Vs Jamaica Tallawahs
Sabina Park in Kingston has a long and illustrious history, and this match contributed to it. Trinbago Knight Riders registered the greatest total in CPL history, with the Jamaica Tallawhs winning the toss and putting TKR in to bat first. In the second innings, the Jamaica Tallawahs had no idea they had to chase a mountain of runs. After the daring, reckless batsman and mystery spinner Sunil Narine got dismissed early, destructive batsman Lendl Simmons and Colin Munro took over and stitched a 122-run partnership in 60 balls. The hard-hitter smashed 45 runs in just 17 balls, thanks to the finishing touch of one of the most experienced players, Kieron Pollard. With the finishing touch of one of the most experienced persons Keiron Pollard, the hard-hitter smashed 45 runs in just 17 balls. The Tallawahs with the Gayle storm pitching in couldn’t reach CPL’s Highest Total.
255/5 – Jamaica Tallawahs Vs Saint Lucia Kings
The Jamaica Tallawahs are noted for their powerful hitting as well as the greatest CPL scores ever. They broke their own record in this match. The Tallawahs’ openers, Chadwick Walton and Kennar Lewis, led the side to an 81-run powerplay start. With their significant contributions of 45 and 38, Pakistani batsman Haider Ali and captain Rovman Powell led the team to victory. They transferred the baton to Russell-Muscle, and Andre Russell struck the quickest 50 in CPL history during the death overs, creating a graveyard for the bowlers. He hit 50 runs in 14 balls, smashing the previous record of South African veteran JP Duminy, who had hit 50 runs in 15 balls. The firepower of Andre-Russell included 6 sixes and 3 fours which took the team’s score from 199 in 17.4 overs to 255 runs.
241/4 and 242/6 – St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots Vs Jamaica Tallawahs
This match is remembered for having one of the highest scores in both innings. The match is noteworthy because, contrary to popular belief, the Jamaica Tallawahs blew the bowlers away with Gayle Storm’s 116 runs in 62 balls and Chadwick Walton’s steady innings. The side managed to score 241 runs, which was the second best total in CPL history at the time. However, because it was a night-breaking record, the destructive west Indian batsman Evin Lewis was not far behind in setting his own. During that time, he had the fastest 50 in the CPL, and his name was included to the list of the top 5 fastest 50 players. The important contributions from opener Devon Smith who racked up a 71 and the thrilling allrounder Fabian Allen who smacked the bowlers all round the park and scored 37 runs in 15 balls led the team to beat the score of Jamaica Tallawahs and register their name in the 2nd highest score in CPL History.
226/6 – Saint Lucia Stars Vs Barbados Tridents
The team captained by Keiron Pollard was not far behind the Jamaica Tallawahs in registering their team’s name on the record list a week after the smack buckling performance by Jamaica Tallawhas. The inning was exceptional in and of itself. Andre Fletcher, the Stars’ hard-hitting opener, had the bowlers on remand from ball one, going for six, and continued his power-hitting until he joined Keiron Pollard, who got a century despite bowling at number five. They put on a 148-run partnership since, apart from a brief cameo of 30 runs from Rahkeem Cornwall, none of the major names like David Warner, Lendl Simmons, or the former West Indian captain could open their account. The partnership between both the West Indian batsmen took the team to register their name in top 5 highest scores in the CPL history.