Amazon Warriors pick quality team at CPL draft

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Lasith Malinga

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Amazon Warriors selected a strong team on Thursday in Jamaica when the CPL draft was held.

The warriors retained mystery spinner Sunil Narine with their top pick while drafting Sri Lanka’s fast bowling slinger Lasith Malinga with their second pick in the draft.

All rounder and Sri LankanTillakaratne Dilshan was selected with the third pick while Trinidad’s Lendl Simmons and Denesh Ramdin followed as the next two picks.

Brad Hodge

Hard hitting Sri Lankan Thisara Perera was then selected by the Amazon Warriors just before retaining Christopher Barnwell with their next pick.

One of the leading run scorers in T20 history in Australian Brad Hodge was then nabbed by Guyana followed by the inform Veerasammy Permaul.

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Both Ronsford Beaton and veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul were selected along with Trevon Griffith, Assad Faudadin and Paul Wintz.

The CPL is the biggest and most prestigious in the region and the Warriors will be aiming to win it all this time around after losing in the final in the previous two editions of the tournament.

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