The CPL 2022 is all set to begin on August 31st with defending Champions St Kitts & Nevis Patriots locking horns with Jamaica Tallawahs in the opening match of the men’s CPL. The match will start immediately after the conclusion of the inaugural game of the women’s tournament between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Royals.
The tournament will run in a traveling caravan format with the first leg of games scheduled to be played at St Kitts before the tournament heads to Saint Lucia, Trinidad & later culminating in Guyana which will host the Playoffs as well as the Finals on September 30.
The inaugural season of Women’s CPL to feature four matches
The Women’s CPL will feature three teams- Trinbago Knight Riders, Barbados Royals, and Guyana Amazon Warriors who will lock horns with each other once before the final on September 4. The inaugural edition of the Women’s CPL will feature four matches while the inaugural season of the 6IXTY tournament which will commence before Women’s CPL will host seven matches. This brings the count of total Women’s Games to 11.
Three teams for the Women’s CPL have already been selected from a pool of local players put forward by CWI. 33 players have been divided equally into three teams while the teams have the liberty to add three overseas players to the squad which will complete their count of 14 players per team. The overseas signings will be announced shortly.
“It is very exciting to be able to confirm the fixtures for this season with this announcement being all the more special with the WCPL taking place for the first time in 2022,” CPL CEO Pete Russell said. “We can’t wait to be back traveling around the Caribbean and we are looking forward to welcoming our wonderful fans back into the stadiums across the region.”
The inauguration of the Womne’s CPL is truly a big step towards the advancement of Womne’s Cricket in the West Indies region.
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