CPL 2021: Complete Squads Of All 6 Teams Announced
CPL 2021: Complete Squads Of All 6 Teams Announced. (Photo: CPL)

The complete squads of all the teams for the upcoming season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021) have been announced. The star-studded line-ups feature the best cricketing talent from across the Caribbean as well as some of the biggest names in international cricket.

The CPL 2021 will see all the matches being played at Warner Park in St. Kitts & Nevis from August 28 to September 19. This is similar to when the CPL 2020 was entirely played in Trinidad and Tobago, with matches played at the Queen’s Park Oval and the Brian Lara Stadium, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Trinbago Knight Riders Wins CPL 2020
Trinbago Knight Riders Wins CPL 2020 (Image Credit: Twitter)

Not only this, but St. Kitts & Nevis government has allowed fans into the stadium for the CPL 2021 venue but only 50 percent of tickets will be sold and all patrons must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Key Transfers And Draft Picks For The CPL 2021

There were many squad changes for this year’s tournament which sees Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo teaming up for the hosts’ team St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and joining them will be Sherfane Rutherford. Keemo Paul has moved to the St Lucia Zouks and Oshane Thomas will now be representing the Barbados Tridents.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle (Image Credit: Twitter)

 

In the overseas players, Shakib Al Hasan returns to Jamaica Tallawahs, while Faf du Plessis will turn out for St. Lucia Zouks and Sandeep Lamichhane will play for Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL 2021. Apart from them some of the other overseas players featuring in this year’s CPL are- Chris Morris, Matthew Wade, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Azam Khan, Usman Qadir, and Samit Patel.

CPL 2021 Draft: Shakib Al Hasan To Play For Jamaica Tallawahs, Faf Du Plessis For St. Lucia Zouks
CPL 2021 Draft: Shakib Al Hasan To Play For Jamaica Tallawahs, Faf Du Plessis For St. Lucia Zouks. (Photo: CPL)

Also featuring in the CPL 2021 will be former India U19 player Smit Patel, who will play for the Barbados Tridents roster as an MLC (Major League Cricket) player. He was recently seen playing for Baroda, featuring in this year’s Syed Mushtaq Trophy. Being an MLC player means that he is a contracted player in the upcoming American cricket league.

Full Squads Of 6 Teams For CPL 2021

Jamaica Tallawahs: Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rovman Powell, Haider Ali, Chadwick Walton, Fidel Edwards, Qais Ahmed, Jason Mohammad, Migael Pretorius, Kennar Lewis, Ibrahim Zadran, Veerasammy Permaul, Abhijai Mansingh, Joshua James, Kirk McKenzie, Ryan Persaud.

St Lucia Zouks: Faf du Plessis, Keemo Paul, Wahab Riaz, Matthew Wade, Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Usman Qadir, Samit Patel, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Roston Chase, Javelle Glen, Keron Cottoy, Jeavor Royal, Kadeem Alleyne, Alzarri Joseph.

Trinbago Knight Riders: Kieron Pollard, Ravi Rampaul, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Sandeep Lamichhane, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Isuru Udana, Sikandar Raza, Anderson Phillip, Denesh Ramdin, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein, Jayden Seales, Leonardo Julian, Ali Khan.

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots: Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Sherfane Rutherford, Sheldon Cottrell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Devon Thomas, Rayad Emrit, Rahamanullah Gurbaz, Colin Archibald, Jon Russ Jaggesar, Dominic Drakes, Joshua da Silva.

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Barbados Tridends: Chris Morris, Jason Holder, Thissara Perera, Mohammad Amir, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Oshane Thomas, Kyle Mayers, Hayden Walsh Jr, Azam Khan, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Ashley Nurse, Shafiquallah Ghafari, Nyeem Young, Joshua Bishop.

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Nicholas Pooran, Shoaib Malik, Imran Tahir, Shimron Hetmyer, Mohammad Hafeez, Brandon King, Naveen ul Haq, Romario Shepherd, Waqar Salamkheil, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Odean Smith, Niall Smith, Gudakesh Motie, Anthony Bramble, Kevin Sinclair, Ashmead Nedd.

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