Saint Kitts and Nevis Patriots is the newest member of Caribbean Premier League who joined the league in 2015 in place of Antigua Hawksbills. The team represent ST Kitts and Nevis island. The team management has announced the SKN Patriots squad for the CPL 2016 which is starting from 29th June 2016. The team is owned by Uday Nayak, Mohammed Ansari & Nirvan Veerasamy.
The players auction for the upcoming season has been over now and all the teams are ready with their squad to jump into the tournament. Faf Du Plessis will be leading SKN Patriots where the World T20 2016 Hero of west Indies team, Carlos Brathwaite also joining the team this season. Lendl Simmons, Samuel Badree, Thisara Perera are some of the key players of the team.
Total 10 matches are to be played by each team in the league stage after which the 4 teams which will having more points in the points table will get entry to the play-offs. So they have to play sensible this year. Last year they have finished the tournament at the last position in the table by winning only 4 matches out of 10. Hope In CPL T20 2016 they will do better and entertain their fans.
Basseterre St Kitts will be the home ground of Patriots where they will play 5 matches and 5 remaining matches at other venues. Eric Simons will be the head coach of the team where Floyd Reifer is appointed as the assistant coach of the team. Team will be in action on 30th June 2016 against Guyana Amazon Warriors which will be the 2nd match of the tournament.
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ST Kitts and Nevis Patriots Squad for CPL 2016 :-
Here is the complete players list of the team which will be the part of team in Caribbean Premier League :-
- Faf du Plessis (Captain)
- Lendl Simmons
- Samuel Badree
- Brad Hodge
- Thisara Perera
- Kieran Powell
- Jon-Jon Smuts
- Devon Thomas
- Sharmarh Brooks
- Tino Best
- Jonathan Carter
- Carlos Brathwaite
- Alzarri Joseph
- Krishmar Santokie
- Evin Lewis
- Tabraiz Shamsi
- Jeremiah Louis
- Nikhil Dutta
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About the team :-
- Home Ground: Warner Park Stadium
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Coach: Eric Simons
- Best Season: One season played so far
- Total Players: 18 + 2 Coaches