Caribbean premier league marks the first franchise-based t20 league to begin after COVID-19 pandemic. As you are all aware of the fact that Covid-19 Pandemic has made all cricketing activities on halt. Cash-rich Indian premier league was postponed to October-November this year and the tournament will be held at UAE which marks the event to be held out of India for the third time. Board authorities of CPL have indicated that the tournament will be played as per the schedule with all safety precautions in place. This time the tournament will be held in closed doors and the event will be held only in two grounds of Trinidad and Trinbago one is Brian Lara cricket academy and queen’s park oval. The tournament will kickstart in august 10 and finals will be played on September 10. The entire league will be played in 33 matches and the officials of CPL are quite excited about the progress.
For the first time the tournament will be held in closed doors with no spectators and also it will be played in two grounds for safety precautions. CPL president ensures that all the safety precautions will be done effectively and players will be monitored closely to ensure there is no outbreak involved in it. All the matches will be held in a round-robin format and all the six franchise will play against each other once. Top four teams will be qualified for semi-finals which are scheduled to hold on September 8th. If CPL becomes a success then every cricketing board will plan to revive the international cricketing ties and their franchise-based leagues. Already England has resumed their ties are currently hosting WI for three-match test series. After this, they are scheduled to host Ireland for three Odi’s and full-fledged tour against Pakistan comprising all three formats.
ICC has also postponed its showpiece event t20 world cup due to the pandemic. The tournament was originally slated to play in august this year but was postponed to September-October this year. So world cricket is slowly resuming and it’s the right time for online cricket betters to horn their skills with best Cricket Betting Tips that will help them to earn well and have fun when cricketing ties resumed on full-fledged manner. So now CPL is approaching and it’s time to read all cricketing news related to CPL like tournament fixtures and players which will help you to forge best CPL Betting Tips to stay ahead of your competitors.
Coming back to CPL this year will mark two Indian players participating in the tournament. Pravin Tambe who made headlines by becoming the oldest player to participate in IPL and Asad Pathan who played for RCB is all set to play in CPL this year. West Indian legend Chris Gayle has opted out of the tournament due to personal reasons and he has already communicated the news to his franchise. Shahid Afridi is the highest-drafted player for this year’s edition. Star coach Andy Flower has been roped by st Lucia Zouks to coach their side in the upcoming edition of the Caribbean premier league. Exciting young prospects from Afghanistan are part of this year’s CPL so the tournament is expected to have a high-profile entertainment. Hopefully, the tournament brings much-needed joy to island nations as they were in severe cricket drought for the last four months.