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Caribbean Premier League 2013 Foreign Players News

The first season of CPL (Caribbean Premier League) 2013 is just a few weeks away. Cricket fans from around the world can enjoy the CPL2013 from 30th July to 24th August. In the inaugural season of T20 cricket tournament, 90 cricketers will show their skills with both, bat and ball in 24 matches. There are six franchise teams, each team has 15 squad players: one West Indies franchise players, one international franchise players and remaining from Pool A (14 West Indian & 12 Overseas), B (6 international players and 100 local players) & C (players under 23 years). Here is a list of all the international players in Caribbean Premier League 2013.

Caribbean Premier League 2013 Foreign Players News

The six teams: named Antigua Hawksbills, Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia Zouk and Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel will play in the group stage and knockout stage. Each team is going to play 7 matches in the group stage. The knockout stage has 2 semi-finals and a final. Continue reading

No Place for Indian Players in CPL

All cricket fans will soon going to experience more cricketing action, more cricket history and more fun as the world’s next biggest cricket event – the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will start from July 30, 2013 in Barbados. CPL has now become a point of attraction as different players of different countries are part of this event. However the world’s largest crowd puller Indian Players are not part of this, it is currently sponsored by Limacol and now known as Limacol CPL.

No Place for Indian Players in CPL

The CPL organizers request for Indian players was rejected by the world wealthiest cricket Board BCCI. The absence of Indian players will feel as they are the biggest crowd pullers in the world cricket. One of the reasons of Indian players’ absence could be that BCCI may be really concerned about protecting their investors as well they may see it as a competition to the Indian Premier League (IPL) and don’t want to surpass the popularity of IPL. Continue reading

Mascot & Sponsor & title sponsorship are finalized for Caribbean Premier League

Cricket lovers now get set ready as Caribbean Premier League will going to start from July 30 and it will be played between six teams. Each T20 team is having 1 international as well as 1 local franchise player. Every one is trying to connect with CPL, keeping in mind its potential future and its popularity. All efforts are made by the organizers to make it really popular. Now CPL has got its official partner, sponsors as well as the name of CPL mascot. The inaugural Caribbean Premiere League will going to start from July 30 with 24 matches played across six Caribbean countries: Guyana, Barbados, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.

Mascot & Sponsor & title sponsorship are finalized for Caribbean Premier League

Now CPL will be known as Limacol CPL because Limacol, the flagship product of New GPC Inc., has become the title sponsor. Limacol is the flagship product of New GPC Inc. which is a well known brand worldwide keeping the people around the world fresh for decades. This sponsorship has a multi year agreement from branding and uniforms to advertising, marketing and promotions. GPC is also owner of the franchise player of Guyana Amazon Warriors. Limacol is a well known for its products and they are used by thousands of customers worldwide. Continue reading

Coaches for CPL Teams Selected

Role of coach is very important in any sports game. When it comes to cricket, coach gives the right direction to his team’s player about bowling, fielding, batting and direct his team to perform the best under all circumstances. The Caribbean Premier League or CPL T20 cricket tournament is conducted one time in a year in the Caribbean by the West Indies Cricket Board. With the announcement of CPL draft, head coach and assistant coach are announced for every team. Most of the coaching staff in the CPL T20 is from the West Indies only, and it is appreciated by the West Indies Cricket Board. All the coaches are fantastic cricket players from West Indies and overseas. Get information about all the coaches of 6 teams of CPL T20, who will guide their particular teams to give great performance in the CPL T20 cricket tournament.

Coaches for CPL Teams Selected

Antigua:

Head coach: Sir Vivian Richards
Assistant Coach: Phillip DeFreitas

Sir Vivian Richards will guide Antigua team. Sir Viv is a former West Indies batsman. He is a great international (ODI) batsman of all time. He is well-known for his destructive bating and also known as “Master blaster”, “Smokin Joe” and “King Viv”. Richards is one of the four non-English batsmen, who has played 100 first-class centuries. There is a stadium on his name in Antigua as “the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium” where 2007 Cricket World cup was held. Continue reading