1 of the very best all rounder’s of the game, Jacques Kallis will be a portion of the 3rd season of the CPL. The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel team manager Colin Borde confirmed that Kallis has signed to play for the team for the upcoming season of Caribbean Premier League.
Kallis, who was with the KKR franchise in the current IPL, acted as a mentor to the team. He also had a productive stint with the Sydney Thunder in the Massive Bash scoring at an average of nearly 40 and also choosing 5 wickets in the procedure. He is obtaining ready for his maiden season in the Caribbean Premier League.
The T&T team will go into the threerd season with players like Kallis, Kamran Akmal, Johan Botha and Delport. Borde mentioned that the composition of the team is very nicely balanced and that the squad will give ample assistance to the skipper.
Borde added that the team is extremely flexible and that the 4 spinners in the team will support them to shuffle about even in the bowling department. The likes of Badree, Benn, Botha and Davies are all knowledgeable players and will lend a lot to the group.
Borde also felt that the 3rd season will be a new test for all the teams. He felt that right after two seasons, all teams and their coaches would have come to grips with the conditions and playing style in the Caribbean and that the competitors will be more competitive than ever.
The initial match of this season of the CPL will be played in between the reigning champions Barbados Tridents and Guyana Amazon Warriors. The league will begin on the 20th of June and the final is scheduled to be played on the 26th of July.
T&T Red Steel Squad:
Samuel Badree, Suliemann Benn, Johan Botha, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Kevon Cooper, Miguel Cummins, Derone Davis, Cameron Delport, Jacques Kallis, Kamran Akmal, Jason Mohammed, William Perkins, Marlorn Richards and Javon Searles.
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