first_imgHero CPL 2018…The St Kitts & Nevis Patriots bowled off their training session on Tuesday afternoon ahead of Thursday evening’s opener versus the Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Providence National Stadium, Guyana.The visitors arrived on Monday as they looked to get their campaign underway against the Warriors. The home team commenced their training last weekend as they too will have their sights set on winning all of their opening gamAnton Devcich (front) and Tom Cooper going through their paces during Tuesday’s sessiones at home.Patriots Captain Chris Gayle and his men utilised the nets at Providence during Tuesday afternoon’s session. The Warriors meanwhile had a successful practice game on Monday and were gearing up for their final practice game under lights versus a Guyana XI which starts at 18:00h tonight.The Patriots engaged in a number of exercises, including sprints andcardiovascular regimes, along with the usual football warm-up among teammates. Coaches Donovan Miller and Trevor Penney were a part of the training. Some of the franchise’s top stars such as Windies T20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite, overseas players Kiwi Anton Devcich, Australian Ben Cutting and Nepalese spinner Sandeep Lamichhane and others Caribbean stars like Windies left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell and Devon Thomas were present at the session.Both sides will want to register a win up front with Guyana being a bit moreCoaches Donovan Miller and Trevor Penneydesperate than their opponents as they will play three opening games at home. With the home team commencing their camp days ahead, the Patriots will have to catch up on their acclimatisation and gel quickly ahead of the first game.Meanwhile, both teams will have just one day left to get themselves further fine-tuned until official match day of the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which bowls off at 18:00h on Thursday evening at Providence.last_img

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