CPL 2020: Pakistan’s Asif Ali, enjoying for Jamaica Tallawahs, landed in trouble after having an angry swish of his bat aimed toward Guyana Amazon Warriors bowler Keemo Paul’s face.
Asif Ali missed Keemo Paul’s face by inches (Getty Images)
- Asif Ali faces disciplinary motion after Tuesday’s CPL 2020 match
- Asif Ali’s bat swish missed Keemo Paul’s face by inches
- Keemo Paul gave an animated send-off to the Pakistan batsman
Pakistan batsman Asif Ali faces disciplinary motion as he nearly hit Keemo Paul with his bat, lacking the West Indies all-rounder’s face by inches in a Carribean Premier League (CPL) 2020 match.
Asif Ali, who performs for the Jamaica Tallawahs in CPL 2020, was left livid after Guyana Amazon Warriors’ Keemo Paul gave him a verbal send-off. Ali, who has been spectacular in the match, didn’t get going for the Tallawahs on Tuesday as he received out for simply 3.
Asif Ali skied a brief ball from Keemo Paul which was expertly caught by Chris Green in the deep mid-wicket area. Tempers flared as Guyana had been defending a low complete of 108. Paul gave an animated ship off to Asif who turned again and had an angry swish of his bat pointed in the direction of the bowler. The bat missed Paul’s face however the West Indies bowler reacted to the incident by having one other go on the batsman.
The match referee was noticed on digital camera losing no time as he went for his notepad to make a remark of the incident.
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Despite Asif Ali falling for 3, Jamaica Tallawahs received the match comfortably, chasing 109 in simply 188 overs. From 62 for five, Andre Russell (23 from 20) and Nkrumah Bonner (30 from 32) made certain they crossed the end line with ease.
Earlier in the day, Fidel Edwards and Mujeeb Ur Rahman broke the again of Guyana’s batting unit by selecting up Three wickets every. A late 20 from tail-ender Naveen-ul-Haq helped Guayana get previous 100.
It was a a lot wanted win for Jamaica as they moved to the 4th spot of the 6-team desk with four factors from as many matches.