Cricket West Indies (CWI) has verified the participation of all WIndies players for the forthcoming season, a day after the completion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 blockbuster auction. It should be mentioned that several WI players have received large contracts from various IPL franchises. Furthermore, there were considerable concerns about all players’ availability for the 2-month competition. Here Are About WI Players In IPL 2022.
In response, CWI stated that it has promised a specific timeframe for the prestigious tournament and that all WI players will be available. However, the 15th season of the mega event is set to begin in the final week of March and finish at the end of May.
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“The CWI has allocated a window for the tournament each year in their ICC FTP and also guaranteed this to the players in their retainer contracts, therefore West Indies players are fully available to participate in the IPL each year. The IPL 2022 is slated to be played in April and May,” mentioned in the statement released by the WI board.
Furthermore, 14 West Indian players, notably Nicholas Pooran & Jason Holder, were signed in this season’s bidding process. Simultaneously, 3 WIndies cricketers were retained by their previous teams, namely Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine. As a result, the West Indies has the most international players in the tournament of any province other than India.
“I want to congratulate all of the West Indies players who have secured contracts to the various franchises in the IPL, which is the biggest and most lucrative global T20 franchise tournament. But I especially want to applaud those younger players who received their first full IPL contracts,” said Ricky Skerritt, the CWI boss.
“This shows great faith in emerging West Indies talent. I continue to believe that our players can seek quality employment abroad, and still be positioned to operate constructively and successfully within the West Indies cricket system,” he added.