CPL

Hero CPL franchises reveal their 2021 team rosters

By Sports Desk May 28, 2021

Following the 2021 player draft of the Hero CPL, the franchises announced their full rosters earlier today.

Included in the squads are a number of overseas signings that include Shakib al Hasan, Chris Morris, Faf du Plessis, Matthew Wade, Sandeep Lamichhane and Shoaib Malik. There are also spots for talented Pakistani players Haider Ali, Azam Khan and Usman Qadir and Englishman Samit Patel, who will be playing at his first Hero CPL.

The full squads are listed below:

The Jamaica Tallawahs – Andre Russell, Shakib al Hasan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rovman Powell, Haider Ali, Chadwick Walton, Fidel Edwards, Qais Ahmad, Jason Mohammed, Migael Pretorius, Kennar Lewis, 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 Glenn, 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, Winindu Hasaranga, Devon Thomas, Rayad Emrit, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Colin Archibald, Jon-Russ Jagesar, Dominic Drakes, Joshua Da Silva, Mikyle Louis.

Barbados Tridents – Chris Morris, Jason Holder, Thisara Perera, Mohammad Amir, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Oshane Thomas, Kyle Mayers, Hayden Walsh Jr, Azam Khan, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Ashley Nurse, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Nyeem Young, Joshua Bishop, Samit Patel.

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

The 2021 Hero CPL bowls off at Warner Park on August 28 with the final set for September 19.

 

 

Related items

  • Permaul takes maiden Test five-for as Windies spinners dominate rain-hit second day against Sri Lanka Permaul takes maiden Test five-for as Windies spinners dominate rain-hit second day against Sri Lanka

    A five-wicket haul from spinner Veerasammy Permaul hobbled Sri Lanka to give the West Indies a slender advantage at the close of a rain-affected second day, in Galle, on Tuesday.

    Resuming the score with a comfortable overnight total of 113 for 1, the Sri Lankans were 204 all-out just before lunch.  The decision to use left-arm spinners Permaul and Jomel Warrican proved to be a masterstroke that paid rich dividends for the visitors.

    Permaul, ended with overall figures of 5 for 35, while Warrican took 4 for 50.  With the other wicket going to Roston Chase on the first day, it was only the fourth time the typically pace-dependent Windies saw their spinners claim 10 wickets in an innings.

    In response, the West Indies came up with an all-around solid batting display and put 69 for 1 on the board, leaving the visitor trailing by 135 runs. Jermaine Blackwood, who put 44 on the board from 91 balls was the lone casualty before the rains came.  Blackwood was dismissed lbw after misjudging a Praveen Jayawickrama arm ball. Kraig Brathwaite was unbeaten on 22 off 77 deliveries, and alongside him was Nkrumah Bonner on 1 at the close of play.

     

  • Hard work pays off for Permaul - spinner says consistency key after five-wicket haul Hard work pays off for Permaul - spinner says consistency key after five-wicket haul

    West Indies left-arm spinner, Veerasammy Permaul, was delighted after taking a maiden five-wicket haul in his 7th match in Test cricket.

    Permaul took 5-35 from his 13 overs to help restrict Sri Lanka to 204 all out on day two of the second Test in Galle.

    The Guyanese bowler, who is playing in his first Test match since 2015, reacted joyously to his achievement.

    “First of all, I’d like to thank God for giving me strength. I’m very overwhelmed. Over the years I’ve been working really hard to get back into the team and now it is paying off,” he said.

    Permaul said trying to spin the ball as much as possible served him well in the Sri Lankan conditions.

    “I tried to adjust to the conditions and see what pace is good for the wicket. I also tried to spin the ball as much as possible and I think that is what brought me success,” he said.

    He also referred to the bowling partnership between himself and fellow left-arm spinner, Barbadian Jomel Warrican, who took 4-50 from his 18.3 overs.

    “I think Warrican bowled really well. He was the one that was controlling the scoring rate. He was bowling tight at one end and I was attacking at the other end and that is the key to a good bowling partnership,” he said.

    When asked how the Windies bowling performance can carry over into future encounters, Permaul said consistency is key.

    “Moving forward, it’s very important that we stay consistent as a bowling unit. Be patient and don’t look for wickets. Try to create opportunities rather than experimenting,” he said.

    The West Indies ended day two on 69-1 in their first innings reply to Sri Lanka’s 204 all out with captain, Kraigg Brathwaite, at the crease on 22 and Nkrumah Bonner on one.

    Jermaine Blackwood is the only batsman out so far for 44.

     

  • Northern Warriors loses to bottom-placed Chennai Braves by 10 wickets despite Powell's 13-ball 31 Northern Warriors loses to bottom-placed Chennai Braves by 10 wickets despite Powell's 13-ball 31

    You know things aren’t going well when your team suffers a massive defeat to the worst team in your league.

    Rovman Powell is sure to feel that things are definitely not going his way this season when the Northern Warriors lost by 10 wickets to Chennai Braves on Monday in the Abu Dhabi T10 league.

    On a personal level, Powell is having a great season. His 294 runs lead the league and his 26 sixes are second only to Liam Livingstone’s 28, but for all his success, Northern Warriors seem incapable of capitalizing.

    The Jamaican all-rounder scored 31 runs on Monday from just 13 balls from which he smashed four sixes in his side’s 108 all out in 9.5 overs. He got support from Upul Tharanga, who scored 32 from 14 and Moeen Ali, who got 25 from 15 but Warriors were never able to get on top of Chennai’s bowling led by Ravi Bopara who took 2-6.

    Curtis Campher (2-16) and Dasun Shanaka (2-25) did their part to contain Warriors' batsmen.

    Chennai’s batsmen took full advantage of the opportunity racing to 114-0 in just 8.3 overs to record their first win of the season.

    Mohammad Shahzad raced to 54 from just 29 balls smashing nine fours and two sixes along the way. His opening partner Bhanuka Rajapaksa needed six fewer balls to score 55 that included six fours and four sixes.

    Oshane Thomas’ two overs went for 27 while Rayad Emrit’s nine balls cost the Warriors 20 runs as their team lost their seventh match of the season.