CPL - Caribbean Premier League

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The Caribbean Premier League also known as CPL T20 is an annual T20 cricket tournament based out of the Caribbean.
It was founded in the year 2013. Cricket West Indies (CWI) is the organizer of this tournament.
The tournament consists of six teams currently. Antigua Hawksbills was part of the league for the first two years in 2013 and 2014. St Kitts & Nevis Patriots was introduced in place of Antigua Hawkbills in 2015.
Hero MotoCorp is the current sponsor of the tournament. The tournament is also called Hero CPL.
The 2021 season of the Caribbean Premier League will start on 28 August 2021. The tournament will take place in St Kitts and Nevis. The last tournament was played in a bio-secure bubble.
The CPL 2020 took place between 18 August 2020 to 10 September 2020. A total of 33 games were played in the tournament.
The first ten and the last ten games of the tournament along with the playoffs were played at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy and the rest of the tournament was played at the Queen's Park Oval. Both of these grounds are located in Trinidad and Tobago.
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CPL 2020 Teams

The Caribbean Premier League consists of a total of six teams. Following are the names of the CPL teams that took part in the tournament:

  • Barbados Tridents
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Jamaica Tallawahs
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
  • St Lucia Zouks
  • Tribango Knight Riders

St Lucia Zouks was previously known as St Lucia Stars. In 2020, Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia purchased a part in St Lucia Zouks.
On 1 May 2021, it was announced that Dwayne Bravo has left the Tribango Knight Riders and has been traded to St Kitts & Nevis Patriots.
Denesh Ramdin who was once a part of the Knight Riders setup is again back in the team to replace Bravo. Bravo was a part of the Knight Riders since 2013 and lead the team to the titles in 2015, 2017, and 2018. In 2019, Knight Riders acquired the services of Kieron Pollard. Pollard captained the team last year to the title and will again be the captain of the team this year.

CPL T20 2020 Schedule

CPL 2020 schedule started with the first game that was played on 18 August 2020. Guyana Amazon Warriors and Tribango Knight Riders played the first game of the league.
Knight Riders won the game by 4 wickets. Sunil Narine took two wickets in four overs and gave away just 19 runs. He also made 50 runs off 28 deliveries.
All six teams played two games against each team in the season. Knight Riders was the only team that won all the league games of the tournament.
Knight Riders went on to win the season as well. Knight Riders is the most successful team in the league. Knight Riders has won the tournament in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2020. CPL 2020 final was played between St Lucia Zouks and Tribango Knight Riders. Knight Riders won the game by eight wickets.
CPL 2019 was won by Barbados Tridents.

CPL 2020 squad

Following is a list of players of all the teams in CPL schedule 2020:

Tribango Knight Riders

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Tim Seifert, Sikandar Raza, Anderson Phillip, Pravin Tambe, Jayden Seales, Amir Jangoo, Tion Webster, Akeal Hosein, Muhammad Ali Khan

Jamaica Tallawahs

Andre Russell, Sandeep Lamichhane, Carlos Brathwaite, Rovman Powell, Glenn Phillips, Chadwick Walton, Oshane Thomas, Asif Ali, Fidel Edwards, Preston McSween, Jermaine Blackwood, Nicholas Kirton, Ramaal Lewis, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul, Ryan Persaud

St Lucia Zouks-

Roston Chase, Mohammad Nabi, Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Najibullah Zadran, Kesrick Williams, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chemar Holder, Obed McCoy, Rahkeem Cornwall, Mark Deyal, Zahir Khan, Kimani Melius, Leniko Boucher, Kavem Hodge, Javelle Glen, Saad Bin Zafar

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk, Evin Lewis, Nick Kelly, Sohail Tanvir, Ish Sodhi, Sheldon Cottrell, Denesh Ramdin, Rayad Emrit, Imran Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Joshua de Silva, Dominic Drakes, Colin Archibald, Jon Russ Jaggesar, Jahmar Hamilton

Barbados Tridents

Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Corey Anderson, Shamarh Brooks, Mitchell Santner, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh Jr, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Nyeem Young, Justin Greaves, Keon Harding, Shayan Jahangir

Guyana Amazon Warriors

Imran Tahir, Nicholas Pooran, Brandon King, Ross Taylor, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Green, Kissoondath Magram, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Naveen Ul Haq, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Kevin Sinclair, Ashmeade Nedd, Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble, Jasdeep Singh

CPL Points Table

Following is the CPL 2020 points table:

  • Teams
  • Matches
  • Won
  • Lost
  • NR
  • Points
  • Tribango Knight Riders
  • 10
  • 10
  • 0
  • 0
  • 20
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • 10
  • 6
  • 4
  • 0
  • 12
  • St Lucia Zouks
  • 10
  • 6
  • 4
  • 0
  • 12
  • Jamaica Tallawahs
  • 10
  • 3
  • 6
  • 1
  • 7
  • Barbados Tridents
  • 10
  • 3
  • 7
  • 0
  • 6
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
  • 10
  • 1
  • 8
  • 1
  • 3

CPL Telecast Channel in India

The CPL live telecast in India was available on the Star Sports Network. The CPL 2020 live streaming was available on the FanCode app.
Both the platforms shown the CPL live score.
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