CPL

Guyana Amazon Warriors sign Nicholas Pooran as marquee player

By May 13, 2019

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have signed Trinidadian batsman Nicholas Pooran as their Marquee Player for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League set for September 4 to October 12.

The talented wicket-keeper-batsman played for the Barbados Tridents last season but in a big move for him and the franchise, he will be playing for the Guyanese team in 2019.

“Nicholas is amongst the very best T20 batting talents in the world and we wanted to bring him into our team as we push to go one better than last year where we finished as runners-up,” said Omar Khan, the Team Operations Manager for the Amazon Warriors.

“He is explosive and exciting, and we are very pleased to be able to have such an impressive young talent representing the Guyana Amazon Warriors this year.“

Pooran has played 11 T20 Internationals for the West Indies and has become a fixture in T20 tournaments around the world.

He is also a member of the West Indies squad for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. This will be the third CPL team that Pooran has represented having started his career with the Trinbago Knight Riders before moving to the Tridents.

The remainder of the Amazon Warriors squad will be decided at the Hero CPL Player Draft which takes place on May 22, 2019.

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