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Calypso Cricket: the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) – by Dave Martins + video

CALYPSO CRICKET KEEPS ROLLING in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL)

July 3, 2016 – by Dave Martins – Credits Stabroek News

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

In early June 2016, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was back with us as the matches begun at Warner Park in St. Kitts, and the second one, with Guyana’s Amazon Warriors meeting the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, was a thriller. Guyana put the Patriots in to bat and ended up needing 30 runs from the last three overs for the win. In the end, Jason Mohammed hit the two runs needed for the win on the second-to-last ball off a very difficult dropped catch by duPlessis.

The CPL, which is reportedly drawing considerable attention worldwide, seems to be picking up where it left off last year, with an array of international names sprinkled among the teams in the tournament and that mix, adroitly combined by the organisers with the attractive ingredients of Caribbean culture, has created an event that is attracting a range of patrons, including tourists, as well as various prominent sponsors.   Continue reading

The CPL’s commercial reality check – By Tony Cozier

The CPL’s commercial reality check –  by TONY COZIER

Photo: The Trinidad and Tobago government has pledged its support for the tournament © Caribbean Premier League

Given the Caribbean passion for cricket and its penchant for revelry, there is no more appropriate location for a T20 tournament than the region.

It was a combination that influenced Digicel, the Irish mobile-phone company long established in the region and in its cricket, to sign a 50-year agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board, originally through Barbados-based merchant bank Verus International, for the ownership of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).    Continue reading

Cricket: Amazon Warriors contesting outcome of CPL final – Updated

August 24, 2014: CPL committee rubberstamps result of disputed final – Demerara Waves http://caribnewsdesk.com/news/8512-cpl-committee-rubberstamps-result-of-disputed-final via @demwaves


Amazon Warriors contesting outcome of CPL final

Sunday, 17 August 2014 21:01 – by  Demerara Waves


The Management of the Guyana Amazon Warriors Team has decided to contest the outcome of the second Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final played between the Amazon Warriors and the Barbados Tridents on August 16 at Warner Park, St Kitts and Nevis, according to a release issued through Guyana Times.

This decision was taken following a review of the sequence of events that took place during the game, which started at 16:03h (4:03 p.m.) under overcast conditions.  Continue reading

Cricket: Bobby Ramroop takes control of CPL

Bobby Ramroop takes control of CPL

JUNE 26, 2013 | BY  |    …sponsors Overall Tournament

Georgetown, Guyana – Just days after signing on as the first Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise owner, Dr. Ranjisingh ’Bobby’ Ramroop’s New GPC Inc, specifically its Limacol brand, has assumed the title sponsorship of the CPL.

Dr. Ranjisingh ’Bobby’ Ramroop

This means that Ramroop’s CPL is the over-all sponsor of the competition. Ramroop, who has long been known as former President Bharrat Jagdeo’s best friend, will now pay all the match fees, all the Man of the Match awards and more than anything he will control the broadcast rights throughout the region and further afield.

CPL will now be known as the Limacol CPL, said the announcers of the expanded role Ramroop is playing in the competition.   Continue reading

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