Highest Wicket Taker for St Lucia Zouks
The world had taken a rest for a whopping 5 months, and cricket was no exception. With everything coming on halt, cricket was shut too due to the pandemic situation. However, with things and conditions easing a bit it gave us a ray of hope of things restarting. The first international country to start off with Cricket was England.
Who had a series with the West Indies in early July followed by Ireland and Pakistan. With all said and done, franchise-based cricket too has taken a step forward and is all set, to begin with, the world’s second most followed league- The Caribbean Premier League.
The league begins from the 18th of August, and here’s our list of the top 5 bowlers who are the highest wicket-takers of all time for St. Lucia Zouks.
1) Shane Shillingford- 25 wickets
Shane Shillingford is a West Indian cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for the Windward Islands and Test cricket for the West Indies cricket team. Shane Shillingford has taken 25 wickets for St Lucia Zouks in 34 matches in the span of 2013 to 2017, he has bowled 103.0 over giving just 734 runs in those 103 overs.
He has bowled just one maiden in his St Lucia Zouks career. Taking four wickets and giving just 22 runs in a single match is his best balling spell. His bowling average is 29.43 and an economy of 7.13, and has only one four-wicket haul. This ranks him first for most wickets taken for St Lucia Zouks.
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2) Darren Sammy- 23 wickets
Daren Sammy is a Saint Lucian cricketer who played international cricket for the West Indies. Darren Sammy was born on December 20, 1983, in Micoud, St Lucia to Wilson Sammy and Clara Sammy. Daren Sammy has names summoning pictures of incredible captaincy, and in October 2010 he turned into the first cricketer from St Lucia to be named West Indian captain. At the launch of the Caribbean premier league, Sammy was reported as a franchise player for the 2013 competition.
Daren Sammy has taken 23 wickets in 62 matches, during 2013 to 2019 season. Darren Sammy has given 770 runs in 91.5 overs and bowled zero maidens over in those 91 overs. Sammy has the best bowling figure of three wickets and 18 runs in a single match. Sammy has an average of 33.47 and an economy of 8.38, Sammy is currently second for highest wicket taken for St Lucia Zouks.
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3) Kesrick Williams- 21 wickets
Kesrick Omari Kenal Williams is a Vincentian cricketer who has played for a few groups in West Indian domestic cricket. He made his top of the line debut in 2011, for the Windward Islands, and later showed up for the combined campuses, yet rose to unmistakable quality just in 2016 when he was the main wicket-taker for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the 2016 Caribbean Head Association. Kesrick Williams has taken 21 wickets for St Lucia Zouks in 17 matches during the 2018 season.
He has not bowled a maiden over in his St Lucia Zouks career. Williams has bowled 55.0 overs in his St Lucia Zouks career and gave 467 runs in those 55 overs. 3 wickets and twenty-four runs in a single match is his best bowling figure for his St Lucia Zouks. He has an average of 22.23 and an economy of 8.49. This makes him rank at the third position in our top wicket-taker list for St Lucia Zouks.
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4) Jerome Taylor- 21 wickets
Jerome Taylor is a Jamaican cricketer who has played limited over internationals for the West Indies. Jerome Taylor has taken 21 wickets in 18 matches, during the span of 2016 – 2017 season. Taylor has bowled just one maiden over in his time at St Lucia Zouks and has given 527 runs in 62.0 overs.
Jerome Taylor’s best bowling figure is in which he took three wickets and gave 46 runs in a single match for St Lucia Zouks. His bowling average is 25.09 with an economy of 8.50, he is currently fourth in the list of most wickets taken for St Lucia Zouks.
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5) Obed Christopher McCoy- 19 wickets
Obed McCoy is a West Indian cricketer. He made his international debut for the West Indies cricket team in October 2018. He made his Twenty20 debut for St Lucia Stars in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League on 4 August 2017. He was named once again in the St Lucia Zouks squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League on July 2020.
Obed McCoy took 19 wickets in fifteen matches during the span of 2017 to 2019. He has not yet bowled a maiden over for St Lucia Zouks, he has given 419 runs in 51.3 overs. Taking four wickets and giving 41 runs in his best bowling spell for St Lucia Zouks. He has an economy of 22.05 with an average of 8.13, he has scalped a four-wicket haul in his St Lucia Zouks career. This makes him fifth in the list of most wickets taken for St Lucia Zouks.
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