Trinbago Knight Riders announced that Dwayne Bravo injured his finger during practice and misses a significant portion of Hero CPL 2019. As a result, Kieron Pollard was appointed captain of TKR.
Pollard was selected as a Marquee Player by TKR in Player Draft 2019, and the Trinidadian will represent its home franchise for the first time in CPL.
TKR Director Venky Mysore said: “It is a very unfortunate injury and Dwayne Bravo is very much missed, but we are fortunate enough to have someone of the caliber Kieron Pollard, who will take over Bravo’s reins, and his leadership qualities will be proven like Bravo, bring a very aggressive style as a captain in the search for a third consecutive championship. “
When Pollard took the lead, he said, “I’m in the shoes of entertainer Dwayne Bravo, I’ve waited a long time to become part of this special team, and I’m glad to be here at last Some new people like me have the opportunity To be part of this great franchise, we look forward to doing our best in 2019 and getting the title back. “
The Trinbago Knight Riders will start their campaign with a home game against the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots on Wednesday, September 4th.