The Jamaica Tallahwahs are the defending champions, after they won their record second title in 2016    Getty Images
The Jamaica Tallahwahs are the defending champions, after they won their record second title in 2016 Getty Images

With Twenty20 (T20) cricket creating wonders worldwide, the T20 leagues have started taking over most of thew cricketing schedule in most of the countries. Apart from the Indian Premier League (IPL), which concluded earlier in 2017, and the ongoing Natwest T20 Blast in England, it is now time for West Indies to produce it’s own T20 glamour as the fifth edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017 is all set to get underway from August 4, 2017. It is set to be competed by six teams in the form of Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallahwahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders, while the Tallahwahs are the defending champions, after they won their record second title in 2016. CPL 2017 schedule: Dates, venues and timings

The complete squad along with player details of the teams participating in the tournament is given below:

Barbados Tridents
Kieron Pollard (c)
Akeal Hosein
Akeem Dodson USA rookie
Christopher Barnwell
Damian Jacobs
Dwayne Smith
Imran Khan
Kane Williamson New Zealand
Nicholas Pooran
Ravi Rampaul
Raymon Reifer
Ryan Wiggins
Shamar Springer
Shoaib Malik Pakistan
Tino Best
Wahab Riaz Pakistan
Wayne Parnell South Africa
Robin Singh Coach
Vasbert Drakes Assistant

Guyana Amazon Warriors
Martin Guptill (c) New Zealand
Ali Khan USA rookie
Assad Fudadin
Babar Azam Pakistan
Chadwick Walton
Gajanand Singh
Jason Mohammed
Keemo Paul
Keon Joseph
Rashid Khan Afghanistan
Rayad Emrit
Roshan Primus
Sohail Tanvir Pakistan
Stephen Katwaroo
Steven Jacobs
Steven Taylor
Veerasammy Permaul
Roger Harper Coach
Esuan Crandon Assistant

Jamaica Tallawahs
Kumar Sangakkara (c) Sri Lanka
Andre McCarthy
Garey Mathurin
Gidron Pope
Imad Wasim Pakistan
Jonathan Foo
Jon-Russ Jaggesar
Kenar Lewis
Kesrick Williams
Krishmar Santokie
Lendl Simmons
Mohammad Sami Pakistan
Odean Smith
Oshane Thomas
Rovman Powell
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh
Timroy Allen USA rookie
Paul Nixon Coach
Mark O’Donnell Assistant

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
Chris Gayle (c)
Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan
Evin Lewis
Samuel Badree
Jonathan Carter
Tabraiz Shamsi South Africa
Brandon King
Devon Thomas
Sheldon Cottrell
Fabian Allen
Sharmarh Brooks
Jeremiah Louis
Nikhil Dutta USA rookie
Carlos Brathwaite
Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan
Hasan Ali Pakistan
Tonito Willett
Phil Simmons Coach
Trevor Penney Assistant

St Lucia Stars
Darren Sammy (c)
Andre Fletcher
Eddie Leie
Jerome Taylor
Jesse Ryder New Zealand
Johnson Charles
Kamran Akmal Pakistan
Keddy Lesporis
Kyle Mayers
Marlon Samuels
Mitchell McClenaghan New Zealand
Obed McCoy
Rahkeem Cornwall
Shane Shillingford
Shane Watson Australia
Sunil Ambris
Timil Patel USA rookie
Stuart Williams Coach

Trinbago Knight Riders
Anderson Phillip
Brendon McCullum New Zealand
Colin Munro New Zealand
Darren Bravo
Denesh Ramdin
Dwayne Bravo (c)
Hamza Tariq
Hashim Amla South Africa
Javon Searles
Kevon Cooper
Khary Pierre
Mehedi Hasan Miraz Bangladesh
Nikita Miller
Ronsford Beaton
Shadab Khan Pakistan
Sunil Narine
William Perkins
Simon Katich Coach
Imran Jan Assistant