Tamim Iqbal shines in the practice match, CPLT20

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Dashing Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal shined in the first practice match for St Lucia Zouks in the Caribbean Premier League yesterday. There was a first practice match of Tamim’s St Lucia Zouks  against St Lucia Colts held on Friday, 26 July 2013. [Get Photo Album: Tamim Iqbal and Ayesha Siddiqua wedding Ceremony]

Batting first St Lucia Zouks scored total 158 for 6 within their allocated 20 overs. Andre Feltcher and Tamim Iqbal opened for St Lucia Zouks and they together built a strong platform for St Lucia Zouks. Tamim retired after smacking a brilliant knock of 42 off just 29 balls. He hit eight boundaries. This was the highest score in the St Lucia Zouks’ innings. Andre Feltcher also retired after scoring 32 off just 30 balls. Another batsman of St Lucia Devon Smith scored 36 runs from 36 balls.

Chasing 159, St Lucia Colts didn’t start well in their innings as lost early four wickets in just 36 runs. Alex Antoine, Middle order batsman of St Lucia played brilliantly and helped his team to give a little fight back. His excellent innings of 65 off just 43 balls including five massive sixes was not enough to chase 159. At last St Lucia Colts finished their innings after score 134 runs in 20 overs and they lost the match by 24 runs.

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Brief Scorecard

St Lucia Zouks v St Lucia Colts – Friday 26 July 2013

St Lucia Zouks 158/6 (20.0 ov)

St Lucia Colts 138/4 (20.0 ov)

St Lucia Zouks

Batsman
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
Andre Feltcher Retired 32 30 3 0
Tamim Iqbal Retired 42 29 8 0
Herschelle Gibbs c Giddings b Alex Antoine 20 15 3 0
Devon Smith Bowled Naitram 36 36 3 0
Liam Sebastien c & b Gabriel 5 6 1 0
Albie Morkel run out Wells 0 1 0 0
Dalton Polius c Antoine b Naitram 1 2 0 0
Shane Shillingford run out Gasper 3 2 0 0
Garey Mathurin not out 5 3 1 0
Kenroy Peters not out 0 0 0 0

Fall of wickets: 116-1, 128-2, 128-3, 138-4, 153-5, 158-6

Total 158

Bowling
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wickets
Extras
Xavier Gabriel 4.0 0 42 1 (3w) (4nb)
Alvin Prospere 3.0 0 18 0 (2w) (0nb)
Alleyne Prospere 4.0 0 23 0 (1w) (0nb)
Alex Antoine 4.0 0 29 1 (0w) (0nb)
Loic Prospere 2.0 0 22 0 (0w) (0nb)
Stephen Natrium 3.0 0 22 2 (2w) (0nb)

St Lucia Colts

Batsman
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
Gasper Prosper lbw Mathurin 15 20 3
Kim Charlery c Gibbs b Shillingford 9 15 0 0
Mervin Wells lbw Garey 0 3 0 0
Kaveem Hodge c Fletcher b Pascall 1 4 0 0
Kurt Edward lbw Dalton 8 14 1 0
Alleyene Prosper lbw Sebastien 2 8 0
Alex Antoine not out 65 43 2 5
Wade Clovis c Gibbs b Shillingford 1 3 0 0
Bradly Giddings b Pascall 11 8 1 1
Xavier Gabriel not out 1 4 0 0

Total 134

Fall of wickets: 31-1, 31-2, 33-3, 36-4, 63-5, 68-6, 71-7, 97-8

Bowling
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wickets
Extras
Garey Mathurin 4 1 30 2 (2w) (1nb)
Albie Morkel 2 14 (5w) (0nb)
Shane Shillingford 4 23 2 (1w) (0nb)
Kenroy Peters 3 26 0 (2w) (0nb)
Nelon Pascal 3 12 2 (1w) (0nb)
Dalton Polius 2 14 1 (1w) (0nb)
Liam Sebastien 2 14 1 (1w) (0nb)

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