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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 […]

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Lewis And Blackwood Get Tallawahs’ Call Up

According to reports, Ramaal Lewis and Jermaine Blackwood are set to replace Andre McCarthy and Jeavor Royal in the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the CPL’s 2020 season. McCarthy and Royal were excluded from the squad that left for Trinidad yesterday. Both players were said to be contacts of a positive COVID-19 case. Blackwood was a member of the Tallawahs squad, […]

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Bangladeshi Players Opt Out Of CPL

Three of Bangladeshi top players have opted out of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this season. The players Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, and Mustafizur Rahman have turned down the opportunity to play because of the fear of the COVID-19. The players opined that it was not prudent to travel to the West Indies in what they termed “this difficult situation of […]

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4 Young Regional Players Who Showed Class At CPL 2018

The recently concluded Caribbean Premier League showcased the superb talent that the region possesses in the T-20 format of the game. The experienced campaigners such as Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Chris Gayle, and Sunil Narine all performed creditably and showed that they still have something to offer to T-20 Cricket. However, the exciting thing about CPL 2018 was […]