The 2021 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will get underway on August 28 and can run until September 19, the organisers confirmed on Thursday. This yr the event will happen in St Kitts & Nevis with all 33 matches being performed at Warner Park. This follows on from the profitable staging of CPL in Trinidad & Tobago in 2020. “It’s actually thrilling to have the event window for 2021 confirmed and I want to thank the St Kitts & Nevis authorities for agreeing to host this yr’s occasion,” mentioned Pete Russell, CPL’s COO in an official assertion.
“We might additionally like to increase our because of Cricket West Indies for serving to us create this window in a busy summer season of cricket for them. We’re wanting ahead to as soon as once more efficiently staging the CPL in 2021,” he added.
Final week, Barbados Tridents retained 9 gamers for the showpiece occasion. The Tridents retained their skipper Jason Holder, together with fellow Barbadians Hope, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Nyeem Younger, and Joshua Bishop.
Along with the native taking part in contingent, the Tridents have retained opening batsman Johnson Charles and leg spinner Hayden Walsh Jr who was the participant of the event when the Tridents claimed the CPL title in 2019.
Additionally, Dwayne Bravo will play for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots within the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021 as Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) have traded the West Indies all-rounder.
Whereas making the announcement, Venky Mysore, Director of TKR mentioned, “DJ Bravo has been instrumental in not solely constructing TKR right into a champion crew but in addition captained the crew which earned three championships in 2015, 2017 & 2018.”
“We’re unhappy to see him depart however we respect his needs & his need to assist Caribbean cricket,” Venky added.
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