Caribbean Premier League is a T20 cricket tournament held every year in Caribbean and the third most popular domestic T20 cricket tournament after Indian Premier League and Big Bash League of Australia. Total of 6 teams participates in CPL T20 every year and only one becomes the champion of the season. If we look at the CPL 2017 Teams then this year too 6 teams are participating in the tournament. The only one change is done previous year that the Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel is renamed to Trinbago Knight Riders as Red Chillies Entertainment is the new owner of the team who also owns Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. The CPL 2017 Teams and their squads have been announced by each franchises. Each team have 17-18 players in their squad which will be part of the team this year.
The Auction for 2017 has been conducted in February in which franchises have done trade of some domestic as well as international cricketer. Dale Styen, Grant Elliott, Jason Holder, Darren Bravo and many more players have join the league this year. Each team is loaded with 17- 18 talented players which will enhance the entertainment by their flavor of cricket.
Each team will face other teams twice in the tournament and total of 10 matches are to be played by each and the team which will manage to secure their position in the top 4 team on the points table of Caribbean Premier league will get the invitation for the next round i.e. Play-offs. The League will be held between 04th August 2017 to 09th September 2017 on various venues of Caribbean. This year some of the matches to be played in the Florida, United states. Check Full Schedule of CPL 2017 here.
CPL T20 2017 Teams & Their Squad :-
| Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Dwayne John Bravo (Captain), Brendon McCullum, Sunil Philip Narine, Hashim Amla, Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan, Khary Pierre, Ronsford Beaton, Javon Searles, Nikita O’Brien Miller, William Keith Donald Perkins, Kevon Cooper, Anderson Phillip, Hamza Tariq, Mehidy Hasan Miraz,|
|18||Chris Gayle (Captain), Chris Morris, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nabi, Evin Lewis, Samuel Badree, Jonathan Lyndon Carter, Tabraiz Shamsi, Brandon King, Devon Cuthbert Thomas, Sheldon Shane Cottrell, Kieran Powell, Fabian Allen, Sharmarh Shaqad Joshua Brooks, Jeremiah Stevenson Louis, Alzarri Joseph, Nikhil Dutta, Carlos Ricardo Brathwaite,|
|Lendl Mark Platter Simmons, Kumar Sangakkara, Shakib Al Hasan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Sami, Rovman Powell, Gidron Pope, Kesrick Williams, Garey Earl Mathurin, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Krishmar Santokie, Jonathan Alexander Foo, Kenar Lewis, Andre McIntosh McCarthy, Odean Smith, Oshane Thomas, Timroy Allen|
|Sohail Tanvir, Martin Guptill, Chadwick Antonio Kirkpatrick Walton, Chris Lynn, Rayad Ryan Emrit, Rashid Khan, Jason Nazimuddin Mohammed, Steven Ryan Taylor, Veerasammy Permaul, Roshan Primus, Gajanand Singh, Assad Badyr Fudadin, Keon Joseph, Steven Anthony Jacobs, Stephen Katwaroo, Muhammad Ahsan Ali Khan, Shimron Hetmeyer|
|Kieron Adrian Pollard, Kane Williamson, Shoaib Malik, Dwayne Romel Smith, Nicholas Pooran, Wayne Dillon Parnell, Ravi Rampaul, Wahab Riaz,Raymon Anton Reifer, Christopher Dion Barnwell, Imran Khan, Damian Jacobs, Akeal Jerome Hosein, Ryan Wiggins, Tino la Bertram Best, Shamar Springer, Akeem Dodson|
|David Andrew Miller, Lasith Malinga, Shane Robert Watson, Darren Julius Garvey Sammy, Johnson Charles, Andre David Stephon Fletcher, Jerome Everton Taylor, Marlon Nathaniel Samuels, Kamran Akmal, Rahkeem Rashawn Shane Cornwall, Kyle R Mayers, Shane Shillingford, Eddie Leie, Keddy Lesporis, Sunil Walford Ambris, Obed McCoy, Timil Patel|
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