Tridents pick Morris in CPL 2021 draft, Hasaranga goes to Patriots

Seam-bowling allrounder Thisara Perera, who recently retired from international cricket, found a place on the Tridents’ roster, while Knight Riders snapped up the Sri Lanka left-armer Isuru Udana, who also has an assortment of cutters in his repertoire.

South Africa allrounder Chris Morris is set for his CPL debut after being unveiled as a first-round pick by the Barbados Tridents in the draft that was held on Sunday, ahead of the 2021 season, which will run from August 28 to September 19.

The other first-round picks of the franchises – Andre Russell (Jamaica Tallawahs), Faf du Plessis (St Lucia Zouks), Kieron Pollard (Trinbago Knight Riders), Dwayne Bravo (St Kitts & Nevis Patriots) and Nicholas Pooran (Guyana Amazon Warriors) – were all made public before Friday’s draft.

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