Basseterre, Wednesday, 14th July, 2021, (MyVue News.com)-The full schedule of the 2021 edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, CPL, has now been released internationally, with games starting on Thursday, 26th August at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium in Basseterre, St. Kitts.
Overall, there will be 33 games, played over 16 days, ending on Wednesday, 15th September, with the Finals.
The final dates were set following discussions between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI).
The fixtures for the 2021 tournament are as follows:
|Hero CPL 2021 Fixtures (all times Eastern Caribbean Time)|
|Thursday 26 August, 10am||Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Thursday 26 August, 7pm||Barbados Tridents v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Friday 27 August, 10am||Jamaica Tallawahs v St Lucia Zouks|
|Friday 27 August, 7pm||Trinbago Knight Riders v Barbados Tridents|
|Saturday 28 August, 10am||Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Saturday 28 August, 2:30pm||Jamaica Tallawahs v Barbados Tridents|
|Sunday 29 August, 10am||St Lucia Zouks v Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Sunday 29 August, 2:30pm||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors|
|Tuesday 31 August, 10am||Trinbago Knight Riders v St Lucia Zouks|
|Tuesday 31 August, 7pm||Barbados Tridents v Jamacia Tallawahs|
|Wednesday 1 September, 10am||Trinbago Knight Riders v Guyana Amazon Warriors|
|Wednesday 1 September, 7pm||Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Thursday 2 September, 10am||St Lucia Zouks v Guyana Amazon Warriors|
|Thursday 2 September, 7pm||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Barbados Tridents|
|Saturday 4 September, 10am||St Lucia Zouks v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Saturday 4 September, 2:30pm||Guyana Amazon Warriors v Barbados Tridents|
|Sunday 5 September, 10am||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v St Lucia Zouks|
|Sunday 5 September, 2:30pm||Trinbago Knight Riders v Jamaica Tallawahs|
|Tuesday 7 September, 10am||Jamaica Tallawahs v Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Tuesday 7 September, 7pm||Barbados Tridents v Guyana Amazon Warriors|
|Wednesday 8 September, 10am||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Jamaica Tallawahs|
|Wednesday 8 September, 7pm||Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Zouks|
|Thursday 9 September, 10am||Barbados Tridents v Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Thursday 9 September, 7pm||St Lucia Zouks v Jamaica Tallawahs|
|Saturday 11 September, 10am||St Lucia Zouks v Barbados Tridents|
|Saturday 11 September, 2:30pm||Jamaica Tallawahs v Guyana Amazon Warriors|
|Saturday 11 September, 7pm||Trinbago Knight Riders v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Sunday 12 September, 10am||Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks|
|Sunday 12 September, 2:30pm||Guyana Amazon Warriors v Jamaica Tallawahs|
|Sunday 12 September, 7pm||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Trinbago Knight Riders|
|Tuesday 14 September||Semi-final 1|
|Tuesday 14 September||Semi-final 2|
|Wednesday 15 September||Final|
First started in 2013, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere.
There was a combined broadcast and digital viewership of over 500 million during the 2020 season to make it one of the most-watched leagues in world cricket.
Trinbago Knight Riders are the current Hero CPL champions and the other competing teams are Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St. Lucia Zouks and Jamaica Tallawahs.
The 2021 tournament will take place in St Kitts & Nevis from 26 August to 15 September. For further information visit www.cplt20.com