The 2nd edition of the Women’s version of the Caribbean Premier League is all set to commence from 31st July 2023 in a double round-robin format. The top two teams after the end of the league stages will face each other in the title clash on the 10th of August 2023.
The three teams involved are as follows, Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors, and Trinbago Knight Riders. In this article, we will be talking about the players to watch out for in the upcoming edition of the Women’s Premier League.
Let us start with the Barbados Royals led by the West Indian skipper Hayley Matthews.
The 27-year-old can be a dependable batter for the Barbados Royals in the middle order for her side. Her ability to contribute a few overs with the ball could turn out to be an X-Factor for the Royals in the upcoming edition of W-CPL 2023.
Skipper Hayley Matthews could again turn out to be a show-stopper for the Barbados Royals alongside the likes of Marizanne Kapp. Her ability to contribute significantly in various ways on the field including her role as a captain could play a vital role in the journey of Barbados Royals in the upcoming edition of the W-CPL.
Now, let’s have a look at the Guyana Amazon Warriors led by the former West Indian skipper.
The 20-year-old rising star from India is one of the players to watch out for in this tournament. She played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League in India. She showed glimpses of her talent and was also picked for India A squad for the Inaugural edition of the Women’s Emerging Asia Cup. She had an outstanding tournament and was awarded the player of the tournament for her exceptional performances with the ball, spinning a web against Hong Kong (5/2) and Bangladesh (4/13) in the finals.
The 28-year-old off-spinner could play a crucial role with the ball alongside Shreyanka Patil. Her uncanny ability to pick up wickets at crucial stages of the game could be a game-changer for The Guyana Amazon Warriors in the upcoming edition.
And last, but not least we will have a look at the Trinbago Knight Riders side led by Deandra Dottin.
The destructive 31-year-old wicketkeeper batter could be the one to watch out for her ability to score quickly and at a higher strike rate can take the game away from the opposition. She could potentially be the game-changer with the bat for Trinbago Knight Riders.
The 21-year-old young sensation from Ireland, much like Kycia has the potential to be the game changer for her side. Her ability to chip in a few overs with the ball, topping up with her tendency to score runs at a brisk pace could turn out to be a match-winner for the Knight Riders.