Williamson playing for Tridents

Williamson playing for Tridents
10 Mar

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been acquired by the Barbados Tridents as their marquee player for the 2017 Caribbean premier league.

According ESPN CricIncfo other marquee players making the trip for the August 1st to September 9th showpiece will be Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga and South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris.

Morris will compete for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, while Malinga will be part of the St. Lucia Stars, formerly St. Lucia Zouks, having previously represented Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, and Kumar Sangakkara, meanwhile, have been retained by Guyana, Trinbago Knight Riders, and Jamaica Tallawahs respectively.

Chris Gayle, who led Tallawahs to the title in 2016, will now play for the Patriots, the side that finished bottom last season.

England t20 specialist Tymal Mills and several Afghanistan players - including IPL-bound Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi - are among the big names in the CPL draft. 

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