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Zouks Beat Tallawahs

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Half a century from Roston Chase was not enough as St Lucia Zouks was defeated by Jamaica Tallawahs in the third match of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament.

The game was played at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy on Wednesday morning.

Zouks were the first to bat with openers Rakheem Cornwall who fell for nine runs and Andre Fletcher, on 22.

 Andre Russell, right, of Jamaica Tallawahs falls after Kesrick Williams of St Lucia Zouks bowl during the Hero Caribbean Premier League match three between Jamaica Tallawahs and St Lucia Zouks at Brian Lara Cricket Academy on August 19, 2020 in Tarouba, Trinidad And Tobago. Photo by Randy Brooks /CPL /Getty Images

The top scorer was Chase who made 52 runs from 42 balls before he fell to Mujeeb Ur Rahman

The Zouks got to 158 for 7, a total they thought could well be defended by the bowlers.

Veerasammy Permaul and Mujeeb Ur Rahman were the pick of the Jamaica Tallawahs bowlers taking two wickets a piece.

Tallawahs’ opener Chadwick Walton was caught after scoring just two runs, off the bowling of Obed McCoy.
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Glenn Phillips kept the scoreboard ticking as he made a well-played 44 from 29 balls.

Also contributing with the bat was Rovman Powell with 26 runs and Asif Ali with the top score of 47.

The Tallawahs got to the target with two balls to spare, winning by five wickets.

Ali was named man of the match.
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