The draft list of the 2020 season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been announced where the squads of all six franchises were named.
The hot topic of discussion in this year’s CPL is the inclusion of Pravin Tambe in the Trinbago Knight Riders’ (TKR) side. Thereby, becoming the first Indian to feature in the West Indies based league.
“The draft was carried out remotely and the six teams have successfully filled out their rosters with both the Caribbean and overseas players with Rashid Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Ross Taylor, Tambe, and Carlos Brathwaite all being signed up,” CPL stated in its release.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Retained: Jason Holder, Harry Gurney (Overseas), Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves.
Signed: Rashid Khan (Overseas), Marcus Stoinis (Overseas), Johnson Charles, Nyeem Young.
Drafted: Alex Hales (Overseas), Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Overseas), Shayan Jahangir (ICC Americas pick).
Introducing our Tridents for the upcoming season 💪
— Barbados Tridents (@BIMTridents) July 6, 2020
Guyana Amazon Warriors
Retained: Imran Tahir (Overseas), Nicholas Pooran, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Green (Overseas), Qais Ahmad (Overseas), Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble.
Signed: Ross Taylor (Overseas), Kevin Sinclair.
Drafted: Naveen-ul-Haq (Overseas), Ashmead Nedd, Jasdeep Singh (ICC Americas pick).
— CPL T20 (@CPL) July 6, 2020
Retained: Andre Russell, Rovman Powell, Glenn Philipps (Overseas), Chadwick Walton, Oshane Thomas.
Signed: Tabraiz Shamsi (Overseas).
Drafted: Sandeep Lamicchane (Overseas), Carlos Brathwaite, Asif Ali (Overseas), Fidel Edwards, Preston McSween, Andre McCarthy, Nicholas Kirton, Jeavor Royal, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul, Ryan Persaud (ICC Americas pick).
— CPL T20 (@CPL) July 6, 2020
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Retained: Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Rayad Emrit, Alzarri Joseph, Dominic Drakes.
Signed: Chris Lynn (Overseas), Rassie van der Dussen (Overseas), Sohail Tanvir (Overseas), Ish Sodhi (Overseas), Denesh Ramdin.
Drafted: Ben Dunk (Overseas), Dennis Bulli, Joshua Da Silva, Colin Archibald, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Sunny Sohal (ICC Americas pick).
Announcing our Patriots team for 2020! Looking forward to a fabulous season.#CPL20 #CPLdraft #biggestpartyinsport #CricketPlayedLouder #t20 #Cricket #sknp #sknpatriots #Patriots pic.twitter.com/W6uwmzN1Pj
— SKNPatriots (@sknpatriots) July 6, 2020
St Lucia Zouks
Retained: Daren Sammy, Colin Ingram (Overseas), Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kavem Hodge.
Signed: Rilee Rossouw (Overseas), Anrich Nortje (Overseas), Noor Ahmad (Overseas), Kimani Melius.
Drafted: Mohammad Nabi (Overseas), Chemar Holder, Mark Deyal, Leniko Boucher, Javelle Glen, Saad Bin Zafar (ICC Americas pick).
Have a 👀 at our ⭐️-studded squad ⤴️
— St Lucia Zouks (@Zouksonfire) July 6, 2020
Trinbago Knight Riders
Retained: Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro (Overseas), Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Amir Jangoo, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein, M Ali Khan (ICC Americas pick).
Signed: Fawad Ahmed (Overseas), Tim Seifert (Overseas), Jayden Seales.
Drafted: Sikandar Raza (Overseas), Pravin Tambe (Overseas), Anderson Phillip