After Ponting, Gilchrist to play in Caribbean T20 post IPL

Besides Gilchrist and Ponting, the West Indies franchise players for the tournament are: Darren Sammy, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard and Marlon Samuels.

updated: March 22, 2013 11:59 IST
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Bridgetown, Barbados: Former Australia wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist has been named the second international franchise player to compete in the Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) starting July 29.

Gilchrist , who has toured the Caribbean three times as a player, joins his former Australia team-mate and captain Ricky Ponting as the latest international high-profile star to link up with the CPL.

For the Australian legend, the Caribbean is the scene of one of his greatest cricketing triumphs where he smashed 149 from only 104 balls in the final of the 2007 World Cup in Barbados.

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