Wanindu & Bhanuka to play in CPL

CPL 2022

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As the tenth season of CPL is getting nearer, the teams have started to announce their local and overseas signings.

The defending champions St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots who will be looking forward to retaining their title this year have opted to sign Sri Lankan Superstar all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga.

HAsanaranga, who has been in killer form during the last 2 years also had a successful stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore earlier this year at the IPL, ending the season as the 2nd highest wicket taker. This will be his first CPL season and he will be joined by protea all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius and ‘Baby AB’ Dewald Brevis along with Izharulhaq Naveed who played for Afghanistan in the U19 World Cup earlier this year.

Middle-order powerhouse Bhanuka Rajapakse, who also played in the IPL, representing Punjab Kings, has been bought by Saint Lucia Kings formerly known as Saint Lucia Zouks. The CPL franchise now also belongs to the Punjab Kings management as they were announced as the new owners.  Along with Rajapakse they have also signed a formidable overseas lineup which includes former South African skipper Faf Du Plessis, renowned franchise league big hitter Tim David and Kiwi international Scott Kuggeleijn.