BREAKING: Guyana to host CPL semi-finals and finals for next three years

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By Avenash Ramzan

avenash@newsroom.gy

Guyana has been confirmed as host of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) semi-finals and finals for the next three years.

President Dr. Irfaan Ali made the announcement during the official launch of the Cricket Carnival and Caribbean Premier League 2022 on Wednesday evening at the National Stadium, Providence.

The three-year agreement starts this year, and will run until 2024.

“For the next three years the Finals will be in Guyana,” the President said to rapturous applause.

President Ali said the Cricket Carnival is a fusion of cricket and culture under the  ‘One Guyana’ banner.

A young fan displaying the Golden Arrowhead at a CPL game in Guyana (Photo: Getty Images)

The Head of State promised an electric atmosphere at the games and a plethora of activities that will showcase Guyana’s entertainment prowess, its culture, food and local talents.

“We want to create a global product that will support our tourism,” the President told the gathering.

The two-week Cricket Carnival will form part of activities surrounding Guyana’s hosting of 11 games during the upcoming tournament. Guyana last hosted CPL games in 2019.

The window for Hero CPL 2022 is August 30 to September 30.

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