The Jamaica Scorpions selected all rounders Alwyne Williams and Odean Smith at today’s player draft which was conducted via Zoom for next season’s Super 50 and First class four day professional leagues.

Williams played in the Regional four day competition for Jamaica in the 2018-19 season while Smith represented the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force last season

The will now join retained players Captain John Campbell, Jermaine Blackwood, Nkruma Bonner, Paul Palmer Junior, Derval Green, Marquino Mindley, Akim Fraser, Dennis Bulli, Andre McCarthy, Nicholson Gordon, Patrick Harty, Aldane Thomas and Jevoy Royal to completethe Scorpions 15

Guyana’s Assad Fudadin and Denis Smith of Grenada were released by the Scorpions.

Unlike in former years, Cricket West Indies has decided that this year the requirement to contract at least two players from outside the Franchise territory will not be mandatory.

The contract period will be for six months and not a year as in previous seasons and at a 50 percent reduced value.