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CPL 2023: Saim Ayub’s Supremacy for Guyana Amazon Warriors

Saim Ayub's Supremacy for Guyana Amazon Warriors
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The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023 has been nothing short of electrifying, and one name that has shone brightly in the tournament is that of Saim Ayub. The Guyana Amazon Warriors‘ fifth-ranked batsman has left an indelible mark with his remarkable performances, showcasing his prowess as a rising T20 star. With a batting average of 40.60 and a blistering strike rate of 154.96, Ayub has become a linchpin in the Warriors’ batting lineup.

In the six matches he has played so far in CPL 2023, Saim Ayub has amassed a total of 203 runs, averaging an impressive 40.60 runs per innings. What’s even more striking is his strike rate, which stands at a phenomenal 154.96, demonstrating his ability to score quickly and shift the momentum in his team’s favor.

Two standout innings that have defined Ayub’s CPL 2023 campaign are his thrilling 58 against the Barbados Royals and a commanding 62 against the Trinbago Knight Riders. These innings not only helped secure victories for the Warriors but also showcased his ability to handle pressure and anchor the innings when needed.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Ayub’s performances is his consistency. In a format where consistency can often be elusive, Ayub has managed to deliver consistently impactful performances for his team. His ability to find the boundary with 14 fours and 15 sixes in just six matches is a demonstration of his aggressive style of play.

Guyana Amazon Warriors, with Saim Ayub playing a pivotal role, have been a force to reckon with in CPL 2023. Out of the six matches they have played, they have emerged victorious in five, with one match being washed away due to rain. As of September 12th, they find themselves comfortably positioned in second place in the CPL 2023 points table, and they have already secured their place in the playoffs.


Saim Ayub’s T20 career

While Ayub’s CPL 2023 performances have been exemplary, it’s important to note his overall T20 career statistics. In T20 internationals, he has played eight matches, amassing 123 runs with a highest score of 49. His strike rate in T20Is is a staggering 123.00, showcasing his ability to adapt to the international stage.

In the broader T20 format, Saim Ayub’s career stats are equally impressive. With 47 matches under his belt, he has scored a total of 1225 runs at an average of 27.22, with a remarkable strike rate of 146.35. Nine half-centuries and an impressive tally of 130 fours and 59 sixes demonstrate his ability to thrive in the shortest format of the game.


As the CPL 2023 season unfolds, Saim Ayub remains a key figure in the Guyana Amazon Warriors’ quest for glory. With his consistency, aggressive stroke play, and ability to rise to the occasion, Ayub is not just making waves in the CPL but also emerging as a promising talent in the world of T20 cricket. Cricket enthusiasts around the world will be eagerly watching as he continues to dazzle with his performances in this exciting tournament.

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