Shahid Afridi to miss upcoming CPL as remains unpicked

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Shahid Afridi to miss upcoming CPL as remains unpicked

ISLAMABAD-Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Khan Afridi will not be a part of this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as he went unsold in the draft.

The batting sensation, who had represented St Kitts and Nevis Patriots as well as Jamaica Tallawahs in the past, was not picked by any team for the upcoming edition.

Meanwhile, T20 specialists Sohail Tanvir and Asif Ali were selected by St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Jamaica Tallwahs respectively.

High-profile Pakistan players Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz, who were set to feature in the competition will also miss the event as they are part of Pakistan’s 29-man squad that will play three Tests and as many T20Is against England, commencing from August 5.

The CPL 2020 is scheduled to be staged at Trinidad and Tobago from August 18 to September 10.

Squads:

Trinbago Knight Riders: Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Tim Seifert, Sikandar Raza, Anderson Phillip, Pravin Tambe, Jayden Searles, Amir Jangoo, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein and Ali Khan.

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Imran Tahir, Nicholas Pooran, Brandon King, Ross Taylor, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Green, Qais Ahmad, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Naveen-ul-Haq, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Kevin Sinclair, Ashmead Nedd, Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble and Jessy Singh.

St Lucia Zouks: Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Colin Ingram, Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Anrich Nortje, Chemar Holder, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Noor Ahmad, Kimani Melius, Leniko Boucher, Kavem Hodge, Javelle Glen and Saad Bin Zafar.

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots: Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Rassie van der Dussen, Sohail Tanvir, Ish Sodhi, Sheldon Cottrell, Denesh Ramdin, Rayad Emrit, Dennis Bulli, Alzarri Joseph, Joshua Da Silva, Dominic Drakes, Colin Archilbald, Jon-Russ Jaggesar and Sunny Sohal.

Barbados Tridents: Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Marcus Stoinis, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Justin Greaves, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Shayan Jayangir.

Jamaica Tallawahs: Andre Russell, Sandeep Lamichhane, Carlos Brathwaite, Rovman Powell, Tabraiz Shamsi, Glenn Phillips, Chadwick Walton, Oshane Thomas, Asif Ali, Fidel Edwards, Preston McSween, Andre McCarthy, Nicholas Kirton, Jeavor Royal, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul and Ryan Persaud.