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CPL 2020 fixtures introduced; Trinbago Knight Riders to face Guyana Amazon Warriors within the event opener

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Ever since England began their Take a look at sequence towards West Indies, it opened the doorways of resumption of cricket. After the Windies, England will play a sequence towards Eire, Pakistan and Australia. Not solely the worldwide enviornment, however even the home circuit can be on the point of re-start the fascinating sport.

Just lately, Cricket Australia (CA) have introduced the schedules of their premier home T20 event, Large Bash League (BBL) for each women and men version. Now, Cricket West Indies (CWI) have revealed the fixtures of Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020.

The thrilling Twenty20 event will run from August 18 to September 10. A complete of 33 matches will probably be performed in Trinidad & Tobago, as all occasions will happen throughout two stadiums within the island. The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba will host 23 video games, together with the semi-finals and closing. Equally, the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain may have 10 matches.

Final yr’s runners-up, Guyana Amazon Warriors, will tackle Trinbago Knight Riders within the opening sport of the event. Whereas Barbados Tridents, who had been the final yr’s champion, will play the second match towards St Kitts & Nevis Patriots.

Followers, nonetheless, wouldn’t have the ability to see the matches from stadiums, because the competitors will happen behind closed doorways in a bio-secure setting amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

“This yr will probably be a unique CPL, however the usual will probably be larger than ever. Now we have seen the urge for food for stay sport because it has returned after a chronic absence, and the curiosity in CPL will probably be larger than ever with it being the primary franchise T20 event to return,” mentioned Damien O’Donohoe, the Hero CPL’s CEO as quoted by CPL’s official web site.

Talking concerning the announcement of the event fixtures, Hero CPL’s COO, Pete Russell, gave credit score to the federal government of Trinidad and Tobago. He mentioned: “We want to specific our gratitude to the federal government of Trinidad & Tobago for serving to us to placed on this event in such troublesome circumstances. We’re delighted that we’re capable of ship a event that’s making certain the protection of the general public and the gamers, and that will probably be of such a excessive commonplace.”

Listed below are Hero CPL 2020 Fixtures:

All instances native (GMT-4)

  • Tuesday, August 18: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (10 am), Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (5.30 pm)
  • Wednesday, August 19: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Zouks (10 am), Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (5.30 pm)
  • Thursday, August 20: St Lucia Zouks vs Barbados Tridents (10 am), Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs (5.30 pm)
  • Saturday, August 22: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Zouks (10 am), Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs (5.30 pm)
  • Sunday, August 23: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents (10 am), Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Zouks (5.30 pm)
  • Tuesday, August 25: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents (10 am), Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (5.30 pm)
  • Wednesday, August 26: St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders (10 am), Barbados Tridents vs Jamaica Tallawahs (5.30 pm)
  • Thursday, August 27: St Lucia Zouks vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (10 am), Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders
  • Saturday, August 29: Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders (10 am), St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs (5.30 pm)
  • Sunday, August 30: Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Zouks (10 am), St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (5.30 pm)
  • Tuesday, September 1: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Trinbago Knight Riders (10 am), Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents (5.30 pm)
  • Wednesday, September 2: Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (10 am), St Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (5.30 pm)
  • Thursday, September 3: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (10 am), Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors (5.30 pm)
  • Saturday, September 5: Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Zouks (10 am), Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents (5.30 pm)
  • Sunday, September 6: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders (10 am), St Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs (5.30 pm)
  • Tuesday, September 8: Semi-finals (time TBC)
  • Thursday, September 10: Remaining (time TBC)

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