St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have announced the retention of local players for the eighth season of Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2020).
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have retained seven Caribbean players, including signing Denesh Ramdin from the Trinbago Knight Riders and Dominic Drakes as one of their emerging players.
The local players retained by St Kitts & Nevis Patriots are:
- Evin Lewis (Trinidad & Tobago)
- Fabian Allen (Jamaica)
- Sheldon Cottrell (Jamaica)
- Denesh Ramdin (Trinidad & Tobago)+
- Rayad Emrit (Trinidad & Tobago)
- Alzarri Joseph (Leeward Islands)
- Dominic Drakes (Barbados)*
+Transfer from Trinbago Knight Riders
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots also announced that in CPL 2020 Rayad Emrit will lead the team and Australian Simon Helmot will be the Head Coach for the 2020 season.
Speaking on his appointment as captain, Rayad Emrit said, “I am very excited to be part of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots for a second season. I think that the team that is selected this year is going to be a very exciting one. I am very excited to be named as captain. It’s always an honour and a privilege to lead a franchise. Our new coach, Simon Helmot, knows the CPL, and he knows how to win titles. He and I are going to work very hard to get the team to the finals.”