CPL 2021: 5 big players from IPL 2021 to watch out for in Caribbean Premier League: The cricket action for the ninth edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021) will get underway from August 26. The first match of the tournament will see a clash of the defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders and the Guyana Amazon Warriors.
Ahead of the start of the tournament, here we look at five big players from IPL 2021 to watch out for in CPL 2021.
Faf du Plessis
St Lucia Kings player in the upcoming CPL season, du Plessis plays for the Chennai Super Kings in the cash-rich league. He was the leading run-scorer for CSK in the recent seasons. Besides, he has a phenomenal average of 30.66 in T20s and got phenomenal power hitting skills. His ability to smash massive hits makes him an interesting watch in the CPL season. However, fingers are crossed over his availability in the tournament as he is recovering from the concussion he suffered during The Hundred tournament.
West Indies based Mumbai (RR) allrounder, Pollard has been a key player for MI. In CPL 2021, Pollard will don Trinbago Knight Riders’ jersey. Pollard can lend crucial services both with the bat and the ball. His stats- 297 wickets with an economy of 8.20 alongside the batting average of 31.68in the shortest format make an interesting watch in the upcoming season. Besides, he has got power-hitting skills under his bat.
The Caribbean player, Bravo plays for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. In CPL 2021, he will play for St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and can be a boon for the side. He is a phenomenal allrounder and is known for getting breakthroughs with his slower deliveries. He holds a decent number in T20s- 532 wickets, economy- 8.19 and holds an average of 23.72 in the T20 format.
The Universal Boss, Chris Gayle plays for Punjab Kings (PKBS) in the IPL. As for CPL 2021, he will play for St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. Often has the West Indian batsman been hailed for ‘Gayle Storm’ which speak volumes of his batting skills. He has a fine average of 37.38 in the T20 format and often lends his services with the ball as an off-spinner. His powerful hits make him a player to watch out for.
West Indies based Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL player, Sunil Narine is known as a bowling allrounder. Though he can smash the big hits with the bat, he is famous for his deceptive bowling. In the T20 format, he has claimed 400 wickets and holds an exceptional economy of 6.09. He can be a huge advantage to Trinbago Knight Riders in the upcoming season, especially with the ball.
CPL 2021: 5 big players from IPL 2021 to watch out for in Caribbean Premier League
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