CPL draft boost
ORGANISERS of the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are reporting that a record number of local and international stars have registered for the player draft scheduled for next Thursday in Barbados.
Players from 14 nations have entered the draft for the fourth instalment of the CPL which takes place from the end of June until the beginning of August.
Amongst the assembled overseas stars is a 34-strong South African contingent headed by prolific top order batsman Hashim Amla, leg-spinner Imran Tahir and fast bowler Morne Morkel.
Sri Lanka will have 20 representatives in the frame including legends Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lasith Malinga who will be looking to join their compatriot Kumar Sangakkara.
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