CPL 2021 full squads announced: Smit Patel to play for Barbados Tridents

The whole squads for the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have been confirmed following the participant draft on Friday. Former Indian U-19 nationwide staff wicketkeeper Smit Patel was named within the Barbados Tridents squad.

Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo are teaming up on the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots this yr. The abroad signings embrace Shakib al Hasan, Chris Morris, Faf du Plessis, Matthew Wade, Sandeep Lamichhane, Shoaib Malik and Haider Ali. Englishman Samit Patel will probably be enjoying at his first Hero CPL.

Additionally among the many gamers introduced within the draft was Smit Patel, former India U-19 wicketkeeper. The 28-year-old until just lately for Baroda within the home circuit, having performed the Syed Mushtaq Trophy earlier this yr. He has been listed within the Barbados Tridents roster as an MLC (Main League Cricket) participant, which suggests he’s a contracted participant within the upcoming American cricket league.

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Smit Patel had been a part of the 2012 U19 World Cup and performed a key position in India’s victory in opposition to Australia within the closing. Alongside together with his skipper Unmukt Chand, the duo placed on an unbeaten partnership of 130 runs, serving to India chase down 226.

Smit Patel will play with the likes of Chris Morris, Thisara Perera and Mohammad Amir for the Barbados Tridents. He would be the second Indian to play within the CPL. Praveen Tambe had turned out for the Trinbago Knight Riders final yr.

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All 33 matches within the 2021 CPL will probably be performed at Warner Park in St Kitts. The event will get underway on 28 August and finish on 19 September.

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