Know your team: Montreal Tigers
Montreal Tigers Squad: Nicholas Kirton, Dillon Heyliger, Najibullah Zadran, Rayyan Pathan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lasith Malinga, George Worker, Isuru Udana, Dasun Shanaka, Sikandar Raza, Mohammad Hafeez, Cecil Pervez, Thisara Perera, Sunil Narine, Ibrahim Khaleel, Denesh Ramdin, Moises Henriques, Kevon Cooper, Dwayne Smith, Peter Siddle
Strength: Montreal Tigers will be led by veteran Lasith Malinga and will be assisted by his Sri Lankan team mate Thisara Perera. Besides this the likes of Mohammed Hafeez, Dwayne Smith and Moises Henriques will grace the squad with their presence . With such a great bowling line-up, restricting the opposition flow of runs won’t be a problem.
X-factor: Sunil Narine is the X Factor the team will be banking upon. With 357 runs and 17 wickets in 16 matches, the recent IPL season was surely one of his best.
Weakness:Inexperienced batting line-up can be worrisome for the Tigers. Players like Peter Siddle and Kevon Cooper are not regular in T20s . Siddle has played only 2 T20Is whereas Kevon Cooper was last scene in IPL 2014.
The player to watch: The 17 year old leggie Sandeep Lamichhane impressed everyone by by bagging 5 wickets in 3 IPL games. He was also included in the World XI squad in the recently held charity game at the Lords.