The third CPL match takes place at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba between Jamaica Tallawahs and St. Lucia Zouks. With Darren Sammy leading the St. Lucia Zouks and Rovman Powell heading the Jamaican Tallawahs, we look forward to their efforts this year. The two teams had finished at the lowest in CPL 2019. With both teams in need for a revival, we hope to see a tough show being put up by the two teams.
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS VS ST LUCIA ZOUKS
About The Match
Aug 19 2020
Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS TEAM
Retaining the previous core players in the team, the Jamaica Tallawahs squad 2020 has selected four Jamaicans as the Caribbean players. According to Jamaica coach Mark O’Donnell and captain ‘Andre Russell’, the gelling of the new players with experienced cricket-stars will be critical to the team’s success this season. On that note, here’s the updated Jamaica Tallawahs player list:
Retained: Andre Russell, Rovman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Oshane Thomas, and Glenn Philips (Overseas).
Signed: Tabraiz Shamsi (Overseas).
Drafted: Carlos Brathwaite, Fidel Edwards, Sandeep Lamicchane (Overseas), Asif Ali (Overseas), Nicholas Kirton, Jeavor Royal, Preston McSween, Andre McCarthy, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul, and Ryan Persaud (ICC Americas pick).
ST LUCIA ZOUKS TEAM
For the upcoming season of CPL 2020, the Zouks team has signed up the most decorated batsman in the history of T20 – Chris Gayle as their marquee player. Previously, Gayle has played for the Tallawahs in the first four CPL seasons before spending 2018 and 2019 with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots team. As per the latest notifications issued by the St Lucia Zouks team, Chris Gayle won’t be able to play the 2020 season due to few “personal reasons”. Nevertheless, the Zouks has made a great effort to retain its core players, while joining some cricket debutants in their team league. On that note, here’s the updated list of St Lucia Zouks team players:
Retained: Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kavem Hodge, and Colin Ingram (Overseas).
Signed: Kimani Melius, Rilee Rossouw (Overseas), Anrich Nortje (Overseas), and Noor Ahmad (Overseas).
Drafted: Chemar Holder, Mark Deyal, Leniko Bucher, Mohammad Nabi (Overseas), Javelle Glen, and Saad Bin Zafar (ICC Americas pick).