SPORTS

Guyana Wins Bid To Host CPL Semis And Final

According to a media report, Guyana is set to host this year’s semi-finals and final of the Caribbean Premier League, CPL.

cricket ball & batGuyana has reportedly got the nod ahead of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago to stage the important games.

The Guyana government reportedly spent in excess of $3.5 million during the bidding process. The final is set for August 7.

The annual Twenty20 cricket tournament which is held in the Caribbean was created in 2013 and replaced the Caribbean Twenty20 as the premier Twenty20 competition in the region.

The inaugural tournament was won by the Jamaica Tallawahs who defeated the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final

In this year’s competition, the Jamaica Tallawahs franchise has signed up Proteas pace spearhead Dale Steyn as the replacement for Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, who has been ruled out of the tournament due to knee injury.

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Edited by Jesus Chan

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