Barbados Tridents is a participating team in the just started Caribbean Premier League T20 this year. The team represents the Barbados nation in the League. It was one of the honorary teams to play in the inaugural match of CPL T20
which took place on July 30. The Barbados team is supported by two batsmen, one wicket keeper and 5 bowlers. The great part is that Barbados Tridents has included as many as 7 all rounders assuring expert attack on both the batting & bowling front.
Barbados Tridents is lined up by many distinguished names from the world cricket zone such as Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Shakib Al Hasan, Dwayne Smith, Umar Akmal etc. Kieron Pollard, the famous Trinidad all-rounder, is the captain of the squad. Desmond Haynes has been entrusted with coaching responsibilities for the Barbados squad while Robin Singh is the assistant coach. Kensington Oval
, Bridgetown, is the home ground for the team.
Barbados Tridents started off with a winning streak since the inaugural CPL T20 match against St. Lucia Zouks and has been successful in keeping up the champion spirit till now. After the inaugural stint, Barbados went on to win on its second and third matches as well- one against Antigua Hawksbills and the other against Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel. Its next CPL match is against St. Lucia Zouks again on August 8, 2013. It would be hosted at Beausejour Cricket Ground. The match surely promises a great spectacle for the CPL fans as Barbados is in great form right now while St. Lucas too will be fighting hard to even their score with the Tridents.