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Jamaica Tallawahs seek near perfect cricket in pursuit of top-four spot

By September 17, 2019
Jamaica Tallawahs seek near perfect cricket in pursuit of top-four spot CPL

Now that they have won their first game of the 2019 Hero CPL season, Jamaica Tallawahs skipper Chadwick Walton says the team has a single objective – get to the final four.

The two-time champions have got off to their worst ever start, losing their first four games before eking out a win against the Barbados Tridents at Sabina Park on Sunday. Walton, who assumed the captaincy after Rovman Powell tore an abdominal muscle last Friday against the Trinbago Knight Riders, says the team will have to approach perfection to achieve their goals.

“I don’t think we are looking to change our approach as it relates to the cricket,” he said while addressing the media at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston on Tuesday, the eve of their match against the Guyana Amazon Warriors.

“We are just going out there and try to execute as perfect, or as close to a perfect game as possible and just to qualify for the top-four, that is the first aim at the moment.”

Meanwhile, assistant coach Ronnie Sarwan believes the team is now confident once again following Sunday’s win against the Tridents.

“We are very confident. We got the monkey off our back. For us now it’s to ensure that we continue with the momentum. I think once we can grab the momentum and run with it, I think the good thing about our team is that we have quite a few match-winners,” he said.

“With the two overseas bowlers we have brought in, they have been able to help us. Hopefully, we will be able to get everything right going forward.”

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