CPL releases 2019 fixtures; Guyana games yet to be confirmed
The Hero Caribbean Premier League fixtures for the 2019 season have been announced as the best cricketing talent from across the Caribbean and from around the world are set to be part of the Biggest Party in Sport.
The 34-match season starts later this year, with the opening match happening on September 4 and the final on October 12. Games are so far confirmed in Barbados, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago.
The first match will see last year’s winners, Trinbago Knight Riders, take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, while the Guyana Amazon Warriors will get underway against St Lucia Stars. Fans will have to wait until game 27 for a repeat of last year’s final with the Knight Riders taking on the Amazon Warriors.
To coincide with the release of the schedule, CPL have made selected tickets available for sale online for this year’s tournament. This includes group games in Trinidad and Jamaica. These are available at www.cplt20.com.
Damien O’Donohoe, the Hero CPL’s CEO, is excited about the upcoming season. “We are delighted with how Hero CPL continues to grow. Last season we saw more than 200 million viewers watch the tournament and Hero CPL also made a huge impact on the economies of the countries we visited. We are certain that this year we will see those numbers grow once again.”
Speaking about the announcement of the tournament fixtures Hero CPL’s COO, Pete Russell said: “It is very pleasing to get the fixture list agreed for this year. It is always a challenge and we would like to thank everyone involved in helping to pull this all together.” (CPL)