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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 Ramnaresh Sarwan, former Tallawahs’ batting coach, and this season’s assistant coach has withdrawn from the position, citing personal reasons.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 […]

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Trinidad And Tobago 5 Seek To Play In Windies Colors Again

Windies backsliding and Trinidad and Tobago players Dwayne and Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, and Lendl Simmons will seek to don the Windies maroon colors once again. The five former Windies players have made themselves available to play in the upcoming Cricket West Indies Super50 tournament according to a statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. The statement […]

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Lessons From The Caribbean Premier League

The 2018 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is on in earnest, and one must say some thrilling games have been played so far by several teams and individual players. A few of the performances that will be spoken about for a long time are Andre Russell’s superhuman effort of a century and a hat-trick in the same match. […]

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Tallawahs Loses Walton To Guyana Amazon Warriors In CPL

Jamaica Tallawahs in their bid for some of the premium cricketers in the Caribbean and other cricket playing nations have selected West Indies T-20 World Cup player Lendl Simmons of Trinidad and Tobago among five other international stars to do battle in the Caribbean Premier League competition (CPL). Simmons previously played for the Guyana Jaguars but has now been brought […]

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Pietersen Takes Leave From 2017 CPL

Kevin Peter Pietersen, the South African-born, former English professional cricketer, will not be in the mix this year when the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) gets off the ground August 1 and ends September 9. Pietersen, who played for the St. Lucia Zouks in the 2014 and 2015 CPL campaigns, will instead turn his attention and focus on Surrey in the […]