After giving an all-round performance against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Barbados Tridents will hopefully try to continue their form in the second match as well. All-rounder Rashid Khan will again be the man of focus but Captain Darren Sammy will try to kick start the CPL with a bang.
ST LUCIA ZOUKS VS BARBADOS TRIDENTS
About The Match
Aug 20 2020
Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba
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).
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).