CPL 2018: Tabraiz Shamsi back with St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
Tabraiz Shamsi claimed 11 wickets at 20.27 for Patriots in the 2017 CPL. @Getty

South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has been signed as the replacement for Tom Cooper in the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots  squad for the remainder of the 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Cooper has returned to Australia to prepare for the domestic season.

Shamsi is back with Patriots whom he played for across the last three seasons, having taken 11 wickets at 20.27 in the 2017 edition. Patriots currently sit at fourth place on the CPL points table, and are hoping to make the play-offs.

Shamsi, 28, has played 10 ODIs, six T20Is and two Test matches for South Africa. In overall T20s, he has taken 95 wickets in 92 matches with a best of 4/10.