Jamaica Tallawahs

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Jamaica Tallawahs
Captain Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara
Coach England Paul Nixon
Team information
Colours      Green      Black      Gold
Founded 2013
Home ground Sabina Park
Capacity 15,600
CPL wins 2 (2013 and 2016)
Official website: http://www.tallawahs.com

The Jamaica Tallawahs are the representative team of Jamaica in the Caribbean Premier League. It was one of the six teams created in 2013 for the inaugural season of the tournament. The Jamaica Tallawahs play their home games at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica.

The Tallawahs won inaugural tournament by defeating the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final at Queen's Park Oval, they also won the 2016 CPL season.They are known for their formidable home record, winning 5 out of their 6 home games in CPL History since the end of the 2014 season. They are also the only team in CPL History to play all 11 local players in match which they did in 2013 at home against the TT Red Steel where all 11 Tallawah players were Jamaican.

Hollywood actor Gerard Butler has an equity interest in the franchise.


The squad for the 2017 edition of the Caribbean Premier League.

Name Nationality Age Batting style Bowling style T20I T20 Notes
Captain & Wicket-keeper
Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka 39 Left-handed 56 235 Overseas
Lendl Simmons  Trinidad and Tobago 32 Right-handed Right-arm medium 39 181
Kennar Lewis  Jamaica 25 Right-handed Right-arm off spin - 5
Jonathan Foo  Guyana 26 Right-handed Right-arm leg spin - 17
Shakib Al Hasan  Bangladesh 30 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 57 231 Overseas
Oshane Thomas  Jamaica 20 Left-handed Right medium-fast - 2
Andre McCarthy  Jamaica 30 Right-handed Right-arm off spin - 8
Timroy Allen  United States 30 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium - 16
Imad Wasim  Pakistan 28 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 16 87 Overseas
Rovman Powell  Jamaica 23 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 1 14
Garey Mathurin Saint Lucia St Lucia 33 Left-handed Left-arm spin 3 50
Gidron Pope  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 20 Left-handed Right-arm off break 0 3
Hendrik Steyn  South Africa 28 Right-handed Right-arm off break - 99
Fast Bowlers
Krishmar Santokie  Jamaica 32 Left-handed left-arm medium-fast 12 89
Mohammad Sami Pakistan Pakistan 36 Right-handed Right-arm fast 13 125 Overseas
Kesrick Williams  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27 Right-handed Right Fast 2 23
Odean Smith Jamaica Jamaica 20 Right-handed Right medium - -

Administration and support staff[edit]


CPL Record (2013-2014)

Wins:15 Losses:6 N/R:0



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