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Jamaica Tallawahs Booked Mohammed In Upcoming CPL

Jason Nazimuddin Mohammed, the 34 -year-old Trinidadian aggressive right-handed middle-order batsman and part-time off-spinner, will be one of the new players in team Tallawahs’ squad this year. He will also be joined by South Africa’s rising star fast bowler Migael Pretorius. Mohammed has scored heavily in regional cricket, making 634 runs in the 2018-19 four-day competition for Trinidad and Tobago, […]

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Hero CPL Franchises 2021 Team Rosters Set

Hero CPL 2021 player draft is now set, and players are now raring to go as the games get underway on August 28 in St Kitts & Nevis, with the final set for September 19. “This year the tournament will take place in St Kitts & Nevis with all 33 matches being played at Warner Park. This follows on from […]

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Chris Gayle Set To Suit Up For CPL

The 2021 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is scheduled to take place in St Kitts & Nevis, beginning August 28. “We are delighted to be able to announce that we will be having the Hero CPL in St Kitts & Nevis in 2021 and we would like to thank those involved in welcoming the tournament to this wonderful […]

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A Look Back At The 2020 CPL Tournament

The Caribbean Premier League has been the first successful domestic T20 league in the post- COVID-19 era. Credit goes to the CPL management, government, ground staff, medical paramedics, and players for the tournament’s success – no one tested positive for the COVID-19 between the games. This year’s CPL was not as popular as the previous seasons due to the absence […]

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Nicholas Pooran Shows Class In GAWS’ CPL Win

Guyana Amazon Warriors 153/3 (Pooran 100*, Taylor 25*, King 14; Jaggesar 2/33, Joseph 1/24) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 150/5 (da Silva 59, Ramdin 37*, Dunk 19; Green 2/31, Sinclair 1/9, Shepherd 1/13) by seven wickets). Nicholas Pooran oozes class in a 45-ball century knock — the third fastest in the tournament’s history and the first of his T20 […]

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Savage Pollard Stuns Tridents To Keep TKR Unbeaten

Captain Kieron Pollard belted an astonishing half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) pulled off an exhilarating run chase to stun reigning champions Barbados Tridents by two wickets in a last-over thriller here yesterday. Entering the contest in the 13th over with unbeaten TKR floundering on 62 for five in pursuit of 149 for victory, Pollard smashed 72 off just 28 […]

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Phillips Surge Sets Up Tallawahs To Strangle Patriots

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) finally saw a team choose to bat first and win as Glenn Phillips accelerated after a sluggish start to bat through the innings and get the Jamaica Tallawahs a total that a faltering St Kitts & Nevis Patriots batting line-up never looked like achieving against a disciplined and skillful bowling attack. Promoted to open, […]

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Chris Gayle Gets Ready To Rumble In The Middle East

Chris ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle will travel to United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he will meet up with his Kings XI Punjab team-mates. Gayle reported two negative COVID-19 tests as he prepared to leave Jamaica. Gayle, the highest run-scorer in T20s, posted the news on Instagram stories, with videos of his swab testing. Upon arrival in the UAE, he will be […]

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Team TKR Not In The Bubble?

With 326 cases and eight deaths, the twin-island republic Trinidad and Tobago has much to pat themselves on the back for, given the low rate and sparse spread of the coronavirus disease. However, that’s a story the teams vying for the Championship Trophy in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) may wish to put on the back burner as […]

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Sarwan Walks Away From Tallawahs’ Position

The Tallawahs has once again found itself in a spot of bother for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Ramnaresh Sarwan, former Tallawahs’ batting coach, and this season’s assistant coach has withdrawn from the position, citing personal reasons. This latest move comes against the backdrop of Windies legend Chris Gayle’s criticism of Sarwan calling him “a snake,” “evil,” “wicked,” and […]