5 Players from Carribean Premier League 2018 who can bag an IPL contract in 2019
Caribbean Premier League:
The Caribbean Premier League is a domestic Twenty20 cricket league in West Indies, matches are played between Six different Island of West Indies – Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, St Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia & Guyana.The Caribbean Premier League was introduced in 2013. First Edition was won by Jamaica Tallawahs. Trinidad and Tobago have won the title for 3 times. The Caribbean Premier League 2018:The Sixth Edition of the has ended after five weeks of breathtaking action. Trinidad and Tobago successfully defended their title this season to emerge as the third time.
The Sixth Edition has ended after five weeks of breathtaking action. Trinidad and Tobago successfully defended their title this season to emerge as the third time champions. Just like any other T20 League many players from different cricket nations took part in this league. There were many match winning players.
5 Players from CPL who can bag an IPL contract in 2019:
1. Shimron Hetmyer
One of the best finds of the season. Shimron Hetmyer is an aggressive and destructive opener. Batting at number three, the 21 year old boy smashed 79 runs off just 45 balls in his second game of this seasons Caribbean Premier League. Although he was slightly inconsistent, but has immense talent to play in any platform. Shimron Hetmyer scored 440 runs in 12 innings with an average of 40 and strike rate of 150. In IPL he will be on target of Chennai super kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
2. Glenn Phillips
In Caribbean Premier League Glenn Phillips plays for Jamaica Tallawahs. Glenn was consistent throughout the tournament. The South Africa born New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman has played 8 T20s. Glenn Phillips might be thinking this year Caribbean Premier League performance helps him in earning a place in Kiwi XI. Glenn Phillips was the second most leading run scorer in this years Caribbean Premier League, with an average of 42 he scored 457 runs with a strike rate of 147. He can be picked by Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019, in absence of Jos Butler and Ben stokes due to the world 2019.
3. Fawad Ahmed
Pakistan born Australian leg spinner played an important role in earning the trophy for the third time to Trinidad and Tobago. He also got a few games, but 36 years old Fawad Ahmed didn’t get a chance to play at international platform after 2013 so he keeps himself busy in playing various T20 leagues in different countries. Earlier this year he was the part of winning team in Global T20 Canada. He carried his form from the Global T20 League to Caribbean Premier League. He has scalped 22 wickets from 13 matches Royal Challengers Bangalore can target him in next years IPL Auction.
4. Oshane Thomas
He represents Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League. He was treated to watch in the Caribbean Premier League 2018.he showed a great maturity and very effective at the death overs, he is just 21 years of age. With an average of 18 he scalped 18 wickets in 10 matches. Kolkata Knight Riders can bid for him in IPL 2019.
5. Rovman Powell
Rovman Powell represents Jamaica Tallawahs in Caribbean Premier League. He played some terrific knocks in this seasons Caribbean Premier League. He is an All-Rounder player plays elegant strokes, among the players who played 10 matches in the Caribbean Premier League this season Rovman Powell’s average is highest. Powell ended with scoring 329 runs with an immense average of 55 and strike rate of 162. He was a Part of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2017, but was unsold in 2018 IPL auction. Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad will be aiming at Powell for next years IPL.