St. Lucia Zouks

St Lucia Zouks (formerly known as St Lucia Stars from 2016–2018)[1] are the representative team of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) of cricket. It is one of the six teams created in 2013 for the inaugural season of the tournament. The Zouks won only 4 games out of 14 in the first two seasons finishing last and second last in the tournament respectively. The 2016 season showed their best record yet, winning 6 out of 10 games and finishing third in the league, the Zouks’ highest CPL T20 finish to date.

Team logo as the St Lucia Stars, 2016-2019 seasons.
For the 2017 season, the franchise chose to rebrand under a new name and logo as the St Lucia Stars.

In August 2019, the St Lucia Stars franchise team was axed from the tournament, with the CPL looking to replace the team.[2] They returned as St Lucia Zouks later that month.[3]

Cricket in ‘new normal’ has witnessed several never-seen-before regulations during the pandemic era. Cricketers are encouraged to have minimal contact, with fist-bumps replacing high-fives. The umpires do not carry the caps and belongings of players anymore. More significantly, the sport is played in front of empty stadiums. The game has also seen a reduced involvement
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The round-robin stage of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 has reached its exciting phase, with a few decisive matches lined up for the spectators. Barbados Tridents (BT) is coming off a heart-wrenching defeat at the hands of Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), after dominating the proceedings throughout the game. Meanwhile, St Lucia Zouks (SLZ) have
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The 13th game of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) treated the spectators with an enthralling contest between table-toppers, St Lucia Zouks (SLZ) and Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR). TKR captain Kieron Pollard won the toss and had no hesitation in chasing. SLZ went off to a dismal start after losing three wickets within the powerplay, going
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In their previous game, Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) defended the lowest total in the history of Caribbean Premier League (CPL). But, the team failed to reach an ordinary target of 145 in their fourth match of the tournament. Thanks to medium pace display from Chemar Holder (2/32) and Scott Kuggelejin (3/24) of St Lucia Zouks
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The rise of franchise-owned T20 leagues around the globe has given a platform for players from emerging cricketing nations to showcase their talents. It all started with Afghanistan sensation, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi, being bagged by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), back in 2016. The Afghan pair’s success at the
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After losing the opening encounter of the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), St Kitts and Nevis Patriots (SNP) would have been determined to win their next challenge against St Lucia Zouks on Saturday. SNP captain, Rayad Emrit, won the toss and elected to field first, looking at the conditions on offer at
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The fifth match of the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) witnessed the St Lucia Zouks (SLZ) facing off against Barbados Tridents (BT) on Thursday. Earlier, influential Tridents’ captain Jason Holder, won the toss and elected to bat first. Holder aimed to continue with the winning momentum from their opening game of the
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The eighth edition of Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is all set to be conducted behind closed doors and in a biosecure bubble from August 18 to September 10. Former West Indies all-rounder and St. Lucia Zouks skipper, Darren Sammy, has lashed out at the CPL governing council for allowing few key players to train outside
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