CPL to start from August 30!
CRICDOT DESK : The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have showed that this 12 months`s CPL occasion will characteristic a girls`s event with 3 franchise groups competing for the primary Women`s CPL (WCPL) title. The 3 groups will show off the pleasant girls`s cricketers from throughout the Caribbean with foreign places stars rounding out the groups.
The 3 groups who will compete with inside the inaugural WCPL may be Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors and Trinbago Knight Riders. The girls`s event will take vicinity at some point of the men`s occasion with inside the Hero CPL event window which this 12 months will run from 30 August and 30 September.
The 2022 event may be celebrating 10 years of the Biggest Party in Sport and enters its tenth season off the again of a noticeably a hit 2021, with over 1/2 of one thousand million visitors tuning in for the second one successive 12 months.
Ricky Skerritt, CWI President commented: “Increasing the possibilities for West Indian girls and women to get concerned in cricket is one in all CWI`s strategic priorities, and we’re thrilled that we had been capable of accomplice with CPL to similarly the growth plans that we had first unveiled in 2019 previous to the appearance of the Covid Pandemic. We are assured that every one CPL girls`s video games may be noticeably aggressive and could upload best amusement to our lovers withinside the location and round the sector.”
Hero CPL may be performed throughout greater international locations this 12 months, with 3 Caribbean international locations being decided on for the organization ranges and fourth venue being selected for the finals.
CPL anticipates that this four-venue shape ought to end up the norm for destiny seasons.
Pete Russell, Hero CPL`s CEO, said: “The addition of a girls`s occasion to the CPL is some thing that has been an ambition for a long term and we’re very thrilled that it has end up a reality. We would really like to thank CWI for operating with us to make this happen. The Women`s T10 Challenge which happened at some point of the 2019 CPL became a large fulfillment and we’re searching ahead to the subsequent step ahead.
“We are very thrilled to verify the dates for the 2022 event and with tour round the sector and location turning into less difficult CPL may be capable of go to a couple of united states of america this 12 months, so lovers can experience CPL in man or woman as soon as again.”
CWI has showed that a window has been created in an in any other case very busy worldwide time table so that every one decided on West Indies gamers may be to be had for this 12 months`s Men`s and Women`s CPL tournaments.