The Zouk’s showed their strength with an all-round performance when they took to the field after the toss. With openers getting a quick 17 runs, it was Imran Tahir who go the ball rolling for the Warriors when he strikes twice in his first over.
Royston Chase took the middle after 2 for 19 and played a fine knock of 66 runs from 51 to help the Zouk’s steady the ship, with Mohammad Nabi and Glen steering the back innings with 27 and 19 runs respectively. As St Lucia got to 144 for 7. Of their allotted 20 overs. Tahir was the star with the ball with his figures of 3 wickets for 22 runs with smith picking up two and Nedd and Green with one apiece.
Warriors who were looking for their third straight win fell short by 10 runs after a messy start as Brandon King and Leading run-scorer Hetmyer who were sent back into the Pavilion by Kuggeleijn in the same over and soon the Warriors were looking at defeat as they lay 3 for 7 runs, Chanderpaul Hemraj batted for while with Nicholas Pooran to amass 15 runs. Pooran then stood tall a fired his 6th CPL half-century to carry the warriors closer to their target but he fell short of glory to took his team home when he chopped one to his stumps in the 19th over, while Paul contributes 20 and Rutherford with 15 it was still not enough to take the Warriors as Chemar Holder final over showed class to stun the Warriors.
The Zouk’s now is second on the leader-board being TKR with 6 points as well with warriors in third on 4 points.Warriors will be in action on Tuesday when they face the Tallawahs once more at Queens park start time 5:30 pm local time.
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