Andre Russell scored 222 runs for Jamaica Tallawahs in last year’s CPL.© Instagram
West Indies all-rounders Andre Russell and Carlos Brathwaite are among the seven players who were on Saturday retained by Jamaica Tallawahs for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021. The Jamaica Tallawahs announced their retentions for the 2021 CPL. The side has retained also Rovman Powell and Chadwick Walton and Fidel Edwards who returned to the CPL in 2020 has also been held on to for the 2021 season after impressing with his pace last year. The Tallawahs also welcomed back left-arm spinner Verasammy Permaul and their ICC Americas player from last season, Ryan Persaud.
“The Tallawahs have 10 spots to fill to complete their squad and these will be announced in the coming weeks,” read a statement on the CPL website.
The 2021 CPL will get underway on August 28 and will run till September 19, the organisers confirmed on Thursday.
This year the tournament will take place in St Kitts & Nevis with all 33 matches being played at Warner Park. This follows on from the successful staging of CPL in Trinidad and Tobago in 2020.
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