Republic Bank CPL 2023: Hetmyer among nine players retained by Guyana Amazon Warriors

– Rutherford, Lewis retained by Patriots

Paul, Shepherd, Hetmyer and Smith

Hard-hitting batsman Shimron Hetmyer and classy right-hander Shai Hope are among the nine players retained by the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the upcoming Republic Bank Caribbean Premier League season, set to get underway in August.

Along with Hetmyer and Hope, the Amazon Warriors have announced the retention of fast bowler Odean Smith, all-rounders Romario Shepherd and Keemo Paul, spinner Gudakesh Motie, as well as Chandrapaul Hemraj, Matthew Nandu and Junior Sinclair.

Keemo Paul

Meanwhile, the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have confirmed their Caribbean player retentions ahead of the 2023 Republic Bank CPL. The Caribbean players the Patriots have retained are as follows: Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Sherfane Rutherford, Dominic Drakes, Sheldon Cottrell and Joshua Da Silva. The Patriots have also brought in Oshane Thomas, who was transferred from the Barbados Royals.

Sherfane Rutherford is retained by Patriots

The overseas players and draft picks will be announced during the Republic Bank CPL Draft Show, which will be broadcast at the end of June.
The tournament gets underway on August 16, with the final taking place on September 24. There will be matches in Barbados, Guyana, St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago.