Hero CPL - Lendl Simmons to replace Colin Munro for the first three games of TKR season

Lendl Simmons
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The Trinbago Knight Riders have announced that Lendl Simmons will replace Colin Munro for the first three games of their season. Munro is unavailable due to international commitments with New Zealand.

Lendl Simmons will stand in for him for the matches at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain against St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on 4 September, Jamaica Tallawahs on 6 September and St Lucia Zouks on 8 September. 

 Simmons will now have played for five CPL franchises having appeared for Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Lucia Zouks, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Jamaica Tallawahs. This will be the first time that Trinidadian Simmons has appeared for his home franchise. 

 Simmons has played 59 CPL matches having scored 1650 runs, the third most by any batsman in the tournament’s history. Simmons has played eight Tests, 68 ODIs and 45 T20 International matches for the West Indies and has appeared in 219 T20 matches in total.