Rahkeem Cornwall slams 77-ball 205 in Atlanta Open 2022

Andre Fletcher and Rahkeem Cornwall of St Lucia Zouks. (Picture by Randy Brooks – CPL T20/Getty Photos)

West Indies Check specialist Rahkeem Cornwall made his presence felt with an excellent double century throughout an Atlanta Open 2022 encounter between the Atlanta Hearth and Sq. Drive on Wednesday, October 5. It was a whirlwind knock from the tall cricketer as he scored an unbeaten 205 off solely 77 deliveries.

Sq. Drive have been utterly blown away by Cornwall’s onslaught as his innings powered Atlanta Hearth to a mammoth whole of 326/1 from their 20 overs. The goal would ultimately show to be method past Sq. Drive’s attain as they went on to lose the competition by an outstanding margin of 172 runs.

Rahkeem Cornwall’s double century decimates Sq. Drive

Atlanta Hearth received the toss and elected to bat first and the choice was certainly spot on as Cornwall, who opened the innings together with Steven Taylor, did the majority scoring. The duo added 101 runs for the primary wicket earlier than the latter was dismissed within the seventh over. Taylor went again scoring a supeb 53 runs off 18 deliveries to his identify.

Nonetheless, the Sqaure Drive bowlers had nothing to rejoice at as Pakistan sensation Sami Aslam, who walked out to bat at No. 3, labored in tandem with a well-set Cornwall and took the opposition bowlers to the cleaners. The scoreboard saved ticking because the bowlers didn’t rediscover their rhythm. 

Cornwall’s harmful knock included 17 fours and 22 sixes at an excellent strike fee of 226.23. He was concerned in an unbeaten 225-run stand with Aslam for the second wicket. 

In reply, Sq. Drive have been restricted to 154/8, with an incredible four-wicket haul from Justin Dill who completed with figures of 4/14 from his quota of 4 overs at a powerful financial system of three.50.

Coming again to Cornwall, he has thus far performed 9 Check matches for the West Indies. Nonetheless, he additionally has report in home T20s along with his off-break and power-hitting. The Antigua cricketer has amassed 1146 runs at a strike fee of practically 150 and has additionally succeeded in registering 31 scalps to his identify.