BREAKING: St. Lucia Stars out of CPL 2019
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Saturday afternoon announced that St. Lucia Stars will play no part in the 2019 tournament, as the participation agreement with Royal Sports Club, LLC, the entity that operated the franchise, has been terminated.
STATEMENT FROM CPL LIMITED WITH REGARD TO ST LUCIA STARS
“On 7 August 2019, CPL Limited terminated the participation agreement between it and Royal Sports Club, LLC, the entity that operated the St. Lucia Stars franchise.
As a result of that termination, Royal Sports Club, LLC no longer has the right to operate a team to compete in the Caribbean Premier League tournament, and the St. Lucia Stars will not be participating in the 2019 Caribbean Premier League, which begins on 4 September 2019.
CPL Limited is in the process of establishing and operating a new franchise to be based in St. Lucia that will participate in the 2019 Caribbean Premier League. More information about that new franchise will follow in due course.
CPL Limited will be making no further public comment at this time.”