David Miller named Barbados Royals captain for CPL 2022

South Africa batter David Miller has been named the captain of Barbados Royals for the 2022 CPL season, changing Jason Holder, who were on the helm for the ultimate 4 seasons.

Miller, who will go back to the CPL for the primary time in 3 seasons having ultimate represented Jamaica Tallawahs in 2018 and St Lucia Zouks in 2016, was once snapped up through Royals previous this month together with his South African team-mate Quinton de Kock. He has scored 332 runs in 15 innings at a strike price of 146.90 within the match.

Miller may be coming off a very good run within the IPL, the place he scored 481 runs in 16 suits at a strike price of 142.73 for champions Gujarat Titans. He will now renew ties with a Royals franchise, having performed for Rajasthan within the IPL in 2020 and 2021.

“During my time on the Royals within the IPL, I at all times felt very valued and feature been in a position to determine a deep reference to the group,” Miller stated. “It is a thrilling time for me to return to the Barbados Royals, and a privilege to were appointed because the captain. It is a group that has an abundance of younger and skilled ability from the Caribbean and I’m taking a look ahead to operating with all of the workforce to get all the way down to reaching our targets for the 2022 season”

Head trainer Trevor Penney added, “Having labored with David (Miller) ahead of on the Rajasthan Royals, we knew he has a cricketing mind which no longer best reads scenarios rather well at the box, however may be very passionately concerned off the sphere. He is any person who is helping in developing an ideal surroundings for his team-mates to excel in, and that’s what we expect out of him right here at Barbados, the place he’ll be main the franchise. He has proven super revel in and guile in the previous couple of months, and drove his group to IPL glory, sadly beating us within the ultimate. We are all extremely joyful to have signed him and sit up for operating with him right through the season.”

Holder performed a key position in taking Royals (then Tridents) to their 2d identify in 2019. However, they persisted back-to-back tricky seasons, completing 5th in 2020 and ultimate at the desk in 2021. Penney stated the allrounder will proceed to be a “pillar” for the aspect.

“I might additionally love to take this chance to thank Jason (Holder) for his contribution to the group because the captain, and for agreeing to our resolution of getting a brand new chief for the group. He is without doubt one of the pillars of this Barbados aspect and can proceed to stay so going ahead.”

The 2022 CPL can be performed from August 31 to September 30, with Royals kicking off their marketing campaign towards St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on September 1.

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