Jamaica Tallawahs have taken on St Lucia Stars at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica in the 23rd match of ongoing Caribben Premier Legue (CPL) 2017. The defending title holder have won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সিপিএলে অভিষেক হলো মাহমুদউল্লাহর]
Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad who have flown to Caribbean as the replacement of Imad Wasim, has made his CPL debut. He has become third Bangladeshi cricketer after Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal to feature in a match of CPL.
It can be mentioned, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, the youth all-rounder of Bangladesh cricket team also took part in this year’s CPL for Trinbago Knight Riders but he didn’t feature in any match. So, Mahmudullah eclipses him and become third Bangladeshi to make his CPL debut.
Both teams are looking for victory from their today’s clash. SlT Lucia are looking for their first victory, while the defending champion Jamaica Tallawahs also searching for all three points to make a strong movement to ensure their berth in the top four of points table.
Jamaica Tallawahs (playing XI): Glenn Phillips, Lendl Simmons, Kumar Sangakkara (c & wk), Jonathan Foo, Mahmudullah Riyad, Rovman Powell, Andre McCarthy, Garey Mathurin, Krishmar Santokie, Kesrick Williams, Mohammad Sami.
St Lucia Stars (Playing XI): Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher (wk), Shane Watson (c), Marlon Samuels, Sunil Ambris, Darren Sammy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Shane Shillingford, Jerome Taylor, Obed McCoy.
Watch the live action of the match between Jamaica and St Lucia here-