CPL 2017 is the fifth edition of Caribbean Premier League which is scheduled to take place between 1 August and 9 September 2017. Total six teams, Jamaica Tallawahs, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Barbados Tridents, St Lucia Stars, Trinbago Knight Riders and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will battle it out for the title. Hero is the official sponsor of the league and known as Hero CPL. Here are a confirmed CPL 2017 squads of all the six teams after the CPL T20 2017 players draft.
The Caribbean Premier League or popularly known as CPL T20 is an annual domestic Twenty20 cricket league in the West Indies. Many big players have registered their names for the CPL 2017 including Australian stars like Brad Haddin, Ben Hilfenhaus, Brad Hogg, Adam Zampa, New Zealand star batsmen Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott and Jimmy Neesham, Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, England’s Tymal Mills and more.
It is confirmed that Chris Gayle will play for St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots instead of Jamaica Tallawahs while Dwayne Smith is transferred from Guyana Amazon Warriors to Barbados Tridents. The players who have been retained by their franchises, as well as overseas marquee players, will be revealed on 10 March 2017.
The 6 franchises who will battle for the 2017 CPL title are Barbados Tridents, Jamaica Tallawahs, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinbago Knight Riders, St. Lucia Zouks and St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots. Let’s see all the CPL 2017 Squads listed below. Players with * mark are marquee players of this CPL T20 season.
CPL 2017 Squads
Barbados Tridents Squad:
Kieron Pollard, Kane Williamson*, Shoaib Malik, Dwayne Smith, Nicholas Pooran, Wayne Parnell, Ravi Rampaul, Wahab Riaz, Raymond Reifer, Christopher Barnwell, Imran Khan, Damian Jacobs, Akeal Hosein, Ryan Wiggins, Tino Best, Shamar Springer (Young W.I.), Akeem Dolton (ICC Americas)
Guyana Amazon Warriors Squad:
Sohail Tanvir, Martin Guptill*, Chadwick Walton, Chris Lynn, Rayad Emrit, Rashid Khan, Jason Mohammed, Steven Taylor, Veerasammy Permaul, Roshan Primus, Gajanand Singh, Assad Fudadin, Keon Joseph, Steven Jacobs, Steven Ketwaroo, Shimron Hetmeyer (Young W.I.), Muhammad Ali Khan (ICC Americas)
Jamaica Tallawahs Squad:
Lendl Simmons, Kumar Sangakkara*, Shakib Al Hasan, Imad Wasim, Muhammad Sami, Rovman Powell, Gidron Pope, Kesrick Williams, Garey Mathurin, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Krishmar Santokie, Jonathan Foo, Kennar Lewis, Andre McCarthy, Odean Smith, O’Shane Thomas (Young W.I.), Timroy Allen (ICC Americas)
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Squad:
Chris Gayle, Chris Morris*, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nabi, Evin Lewis, Samuel Badree, Jonathan Carter, Tabraiz Shamsi, Brandon King, Devon Thomas, Sheldon Cotterell, Kieran Powell, Fabian Allen, Shamarh Brooks, Jeremiah Louis, Alzarri Joseph (Young W.I.), Nikhil Dutta (ICC Americas), Carlos Brathwaite (WICB ‘Free’)
St Lucia Stars Squad:
David Miller, Lasith Malinga*, Shane Watson, Daren Sammy, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Jerome Taylor, Marlon Samuels, Kamran Akmal, Rakheem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Shane Shillingford, Eddie Leie, Keddy Lesporis, Sunil Ambris, Obed McCoy (Young W.I.), Timal Patel (ICC Americas)
Trinbago Knight Riders Squad:
Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum*, Sunil Narine, Hashim Amla, Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan, Khary Pierre, Ronsford Beaton, Javon Searles, Nikita Miller, William Perkins, Kevon Cooper, Brad Hogg, Anderson Phillip (Young W.I.), Hamza Tariq (ICC Americas)