Imran Tahir

TAHIR STRIKES: Imran Tahir of the Guyana Amazon Warriors celebrates the dismissal of Chadwick Walton of Jamaica Tallawahs during their Hero Caribbean Premier League match at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday.

—Photo: Randy Brooks/CPL T20/Getty Images

Red-hot Guyana Amazon Warriors extended their unbeaten start to the Caribbean Premier League season while inflicting yet another blow to Jamaica Tallawahs’ playoff hopes, with a commanding 81-run victory Wednesday night.

Sent in at Sabina Park, Amazon Warriors marched to 218 for six off their 20 overs—their highest ever CPL total—with captain Shoaib Malik top-scoring with a classy unbeaten 67 off 37 deliveries and Brandon King slamming 59 off 37 deliveries in front of his home crowd.

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