Chanderpaul out of Caribbean Premier League, Luke Pomersbach in

Head coach Andy Roberts said it is unfortunate that Chanderpaul is unable to represent the St. Lucia Zouks. “His experience would have added some stability to the team, and of course he is loved and respected by fans around the world,” said the former West Indies fast bowler.

updated: June 18, 2013 23:22 IST
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Bridgetown, Barbados: West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been forced to withdraw from the first ever Caribbean Premier League (CPL) because of his contractual obligations with English county team Derbyshire.

Organisers say Chanderpaul signed a contract with CPL, offering himself for selection but later realised that his commitment to Derbyshire provided for release only if it pertained to West Indies duty, reports CMC.

“I am extremely sorry that I will not be able to participate in the CPL because of contractual obligations,” said Chanderpaul.

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