Chamari Athapaththu, Ayabonga Khaka and Sune Luus brought in for Women’s CPL and 6ixty

Chamari Athapaththu, Ayabonga Khaka and Sune Luus brought in for Women's CPL and 6ixty
Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu and the South African trio of Ayabonga Khaka, Sune Luus and Chloe Tryon are part of nine overseas players set to take part in the inaugural women’s CPL. These players have been split into three teams, which will also be involved in a T10 tournament called 6ixty. Matches start on August 24 and go on till September 4.
Most of the big names in women’s cricket are currently involved in the Hundred in England, which ends only on September 3. This includes the captains of Barbados Royals and Trinbago Knight Riders, however, Hayley Matthews and Deandra Dottin are expected to cut their stay short and return to the Caribbean soon.
The Royals’ contingent includes Tryon, the South Africa veteran who has played 174 times for her country and Fatima Sana, the 20-year old at the start of her career as a seam-bowling allrounder for Pakistan.

All three teams are made up of 14 players and include one each from the USA: the 15-year old Snigdha Paul (Royals), The 16-year old Isani Vaghela (Amazon Warriors) and the 18-year old Geetika Kodali.

Barbados Royals: Hayley Matthews (capt), Shakera Selman (vice-capt), Fatima Sana (Pakistan), Chloe Tryon (South Africa), Snigdha Paul (USA), Reneice Boyce, Mandy Rangru, Britney Cooper, Aaliyah Alleyne, Shanika Bruce, Afy Fletcher, Qiana Joseph, Japhina Joseph, Chinelle Henry

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Stafanie Taylor (capt), Shermaine Campbell (vice-capt), Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Ayabonga Khaka (South Africa), Isani Vaghela (USA), Rashada Williams, Rachel Vincent, Kaycia Schultz, Chedean Nationa, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Shamilla Connell, Karishma Ramharak, Shabika Gajnabi, Zaida James

Trinbago Knight Riders: Deandra Dottin (capt), Anisa Mohammed (vice-capt), Hayley Jensen (New Zealand), Sune Luus (South Africa), Geetika Kodali (USA), Lee Ann Kirby, Kyshona Knight, Kycia Knight, Natasha McLean, Sheneta Grimmond, Caneisha Isaac, Jannillea Glasgow, Steffie Soogrim, Shawnisha Hector

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