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Jamaica Tallawahs announce two replacements

Saturday, August 12, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Tallawahs have announced two changes to their squad for the remainder of the 2017 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

According to a CPL release today, Shakib al Hasan is being replaced byGlenn Phillips of New Zealand, who was already with the Tallawahs team as a non-playing member of the squad.

Hasan is returning to Bangladesh to play for his country in the upcoming Test series against Australia.

Phillips, 20, has played one T20 international for New Zealand. The wicket-keeper batsman already has a T20 hundred for Auckland and has also scored first-class and List A tons.

Meanwhile, left-handed Guyanese batsman, Trevon Griffith, who has played in the Hero CPL before for the Guyana Amazon Warriors, has replaced Gidron Pope.

Pope has a hand injury, which has meant he has had to withdraw from the tournament, CPL advised.

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