Barbados Tridents retain 9 Caribbean players from 2019 CPL season
Barbados Tridents players celebrate during last year's Caribbean Premier League.
Reigning champions Barbados Tridents have retained their nine Caribbean players for the upcoming season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date.
This year, teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also transfer players to other teams and sign emerging players.
Among the nine Caribbean players retained is the exciting all-rounder Nyeem Young, who is their emerging player.
Speaking about the Caribbean player retentions, Tridents captain Jason Holder said: “We are really excited to build on last year's championship win and it is great that we have been able to retain the core of our squad for this season. Combined with the international players that we are planning to add to the squad we are looking forward to defending our championship.”
The CPL is scheduled to take place between August 19 and September 26, but the tournament organisers are currently watching the current situation with COVID-19 closely and are liaising with medical advisors and governments.
A decision on whether the tournament can proceed as planned, or at a different time, will be made as soon as possible.
Barbados Tridents retained players: Jason Holder (Barbados, captain), Johnson Charles (Windward Islands), Shai Hope (Barbados), Hayden Walsh Jr (Leeward Islands), Ashley Nurse (Barbados), Jonathan Carter (Barbados), Raymon Reifer (Barbados), Nyeem Young (Barbados) and Justin Greaves (Barbados)