The reigning champions will look forward to playing St Lucia Zouks in their 7th match of this year’s Caribean premier league on August 30th at 10 pm at the Queen’s park oval. With one of the strongest batting lineups, BT will face an equally strong Zouks who signed the most decorated player of the CPL’s history Chris Gayle this year. But due to personal reasons, Gayle has denied playing this year’s CPL, therefore leaving the Zouks in a dangerous position.
BARBADOS TRIDENTS VS ST LUCIA ZOUKS
About The Match
Aug 30 2020
Queen’s Park Oval
BARBADOS TRIDENTS TEAM
With the announcement of the Barbados Tridents squad 2020, it is quite evident why the tridents are the reigning champions and 2-times CPL title holder. As the Barbados Tridents Players are extremely powerful in the batting order, it is inevitable for the opponent team to defeat them in the upcoming tournament. Here’s the list of the updated squad:
Retained: Jason Holder, Harry Gurney (Overseas), Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, and Justin Greaves.
Signed: Rashid Khan (Overseas), Marcus Stoinis (Overseas), Johnson Charles, and Nyeem Young.
Drafted: Alex Hales (Overseas), Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Overseas), and Shayan Jahangir (ICC Americas pick).
ST LUCIA ZOUKS TEAM
For the upcoming season of CPL 2020, the Zouks team has signed up the most decorated batsman in the history of T20 – Chris Gayle as their marquee player. Previously, Gayle has played for the Tallawahs in the first four CPL seasons before spending 2018 and 2019 with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots team. As per the latest notifications issued by the St Lucia Zouks team, Chris Gayle won’t be able to play the 2020 season due to few “personal reasons”. Nevertheless, the Zouks has made a great effort to retain its core players, while joining some cricket debutants in their team league. On that note, here’s the updated list of St Lucia Zouks team players:
Retained: Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kavem Hodge, and Colin Ingram (Overseas).
Signed: Kimani Melius, Rilee Rossouw (Overseas), Anrich Nortje (Overseas), and Noor Ahmad (Overseas).
Drafted: Chemar Holder, Mark Deyal, Leniko Bucher, Mohammad Nabi (Overseas), Javelle Glen, and Saad Bin Zafar (ICC Americas pick).