Dates confirmed for 2019 Caribbean Premier League
Cape Town - The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have agreed a window for the 2019 edition of the tournament.
This year’s event will take place between August 21 and September 27. The opening round of matches will take place in Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana before returning to these two countries for the playoffs and finals once again.
For the second successive year the very best of the cricketing talent in the Caribbean will be taking part in the tournament with the West Indies national players available for the majority of the tournament.
As well as the very best Caribbean cricketers, fans can look forward to the top international players the sport has to offer descending on the region for 34 matches of high intensity cricket. The Biggest Party in Sport is coming back, and the plan is for it to be even bigger.
Speaking about the window for the tournament, Pete Russell, COO of CPL, said: "We are very pleased to be playing our tournament in August and September for the third successive year and we have now agreed that this will be the time of year that CPL takes place for the next five seasons. Fans now associate this time of year with CPL and we have already started work on bringing the party to life in 2019. Having the best Caribbean cricketers and the world’s best overseas players is what our tournament is all about, and this window gives us that."