The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will bowl of this year’s edition from Aug. 21 to Sept. 27, with the opening round of matches taking place in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.
West Indies will return to these two countries for the playoffs and finals once again.
“For the second successive year the very best of the cricketing talent in the Caribbean will be taking part in the CPL, with Windies’ centrally-contracted players available for the majority of the tournament,” CPL said in a statement.
As well as the very best Caribbean cricketers, fans can look forward to the top international players the sport has to offer descending on the region for 34 matches of high-intensity cricket.
“The Biggest Party in Sport” is coming back and the plan is for it to be even bigger,” CPL said.
Speaking about the tournament, Pete Russell, CEO of Hero CPL said: “We are very pleased to be playing the tournament in August and September for the third successive year. We have now agreed that this will be the time of the year CPL takes place for the next five seasons. Fans now associate this time of the year with Hero CPL and we have started already to work on bringing the party to life in 2019. Having the best cricketers and the world’s best Caribbean cricketers and the world’s best overseas players is what the tournament is all about.”