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Everything You Need To Know About 2018 Caribbean Premier League

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The sixth edition of Hero Caribbean Premier League is all set to kick off on 8th August 2018. Caribbean Premier League T20 is considered as one of the premier twenty20 leagues around the world. The final of CPL 2018 is scheduled to play on September 16.

Top cricket players like Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill, David Warner and Lendl Simmons will be featuring the six-team tournament.

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Andre Russell is making comeback to the tournament as he missed last season due to doping violations. Eventually, he’ll be leading Jamaica Tallawahs.

 

Teams

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Six teams to contest for 2018 Caribbean Premier League trophy. Barbados Tridents, Jamaica Tallawahs, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Lucia Stars, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Trinbago Knight Riders. Trinbago Knight Riders are the title defenders in CPLT20 this year.

Jamaica Tallawahs and Trinbago Knight Riders are the two-time Caribbean Premier League winners and will be favorites this season as well.

 

Fixtures of 2018 CPL

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8 August: Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Stars, Trinidad

9 August: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, venue TBC

10 August: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs, Trinidad

11 August: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Stars, venue TBC

11 August: Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Trinidad

12 August: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents, venue TBC

14 August: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Stars, Jamaica

15 August: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Jamaica

16 August: St Lucia Stars vs Trinbago Knight Riders, St Lucia

17 August: St Lucia Stars vs Barbados Tridents, St Lucia

18 August: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, Lauderhill, Florida

19 August: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Lauderhill, Florida

21 August: St Lucia Stars vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St Lucia

22 August: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents, Lauderhill, Florida

24 August: St Lucia Stars vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Lucia

25 August: Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Barbados

25 August: St Lucia Stars vs Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia

26 August: Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Barbados

28 August: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Kitts

29 August: Barbados Tridents vs Jamaica Tallawahs, Barbados

30 August: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Stars, St Kitts

31 August: Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, Barbados

1 September: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders, St Kitts

2 September: Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Stars, Barbados

2 September: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts

4 September: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents, St Kitts

5 September: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinidad

6 September: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents, Trinidad

8 September: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, venue TBC

9 September: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders, venue TBC

11 September: Playoff 1 (1st v 2nd), venue TBC

12 September: Playoff 2 (3rd v 4th), venue TBC

14 September: semi-final (Playoff 2 winner v Playoff 1 loser), Trinidad

16 September: final, Trinidad

 

Broadcasters

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Sony Pictures Network has acquired the broadcasting rights of Hero Caribbean Premier League. Sony Six and Sony Six HD will be telecasting live cricket matches in Indian sub-continent.

It’s a global twenty20 cricket event and you can bet on it as well from your respective country. The online cricket betting in India is to be legalized in near future and you can get more info about the same on Google more.

What do you think which two teams will be making cut to the final of 2018 CPL? Share your thoughts with us.

Praneet Samaiya
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