The T20 season does not ends as Indian Premier league ends. Just after one month of IPL, Caribbean Premier League also known as CPL T20 is going to start in june 2016. The CPL 2016 schedule has been announced by the official committee of WICB. The first match will be played on 29th June 2016 between Trinabago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks at Port of Spain, Trinidad. The tournament is played between 6 domestic teams of Caribbean in which many overseas players from all around the world participates and enhance the entertainment by mixing their flavor of cricket in the league. Ab de Villiers, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Brendon McCullum are some of the big overseas names which will be the part of the tournament.
The fixtures of the league are out now. This year some of the league matches will be played in Florida, USA. About 6 matches to be played there. The moto is to promote cricket in USA that’s why this year we will have 6 matches in USA and rest of the matches will be played at different stadiums of Caribbean islands.
Six teams Guyana Amazon Warriors, Barbodas Tridents, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Zouks, Trinbago Knight Riders will battle for the glory as per the given schedule. This will be the 4th season of the tournament and 2013 was the inaugural season of the tournament. No team has won the title twice so far. In the 3 different season we have 3 different champions. Trinbago Knight Riders are the current champions of the Caribbean Premier League. The inaugural season was won by Jamaica Tallawahs where they have defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors . Barbodas Tridents won in 2014.
Full Fixtures and Schedule of CPL T20 2016 :-
|29 June 2016||Trinbago Knight Riders vs St. Lucia Zouks||Port of Spain||21:00|
|30 June 2016||St. Kitts Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors||Basseterre, St Kitts||20:00|
|1 July 2016||Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents||Port of Spain||21:00|
|2 July 2016||St. Kitts Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs||Basseterre, St Kitts||12:00|
|2 July 2016||Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors||Port of Spain||21:00|
|3 July 2016||St. Kitts Nevis Patriots vs St. Lucia Zouks||Basseterre, St Kitts||16:00|
|4 July 2016||Trinbago Knight Riders vs JamaicaTallawahs||Port of Spain||19:00|
|5 July 2016||St. Kitts Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents||Basseterre, St Kitts||19:00|
|7 July 2016||Guyana Amazon Warriors vs JamaicaTallawahs||Providence, Guyana||19:00|
|9 July 2016||Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St. Kitts Nevis Patriots||Providence, Guyana||12:00|
|10 July 2016||Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders||Providence, Guyana||19:00|
|11 July 2016||Barbados Tridents vs JamaicaTallawahs||Barbados||20:00|
|12 July 2016||Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St. Lucia Zouks||Providence, Guyana||19:00|
|13 July 2016||Barbados Tridents vs St. Kitts Nevis Patriots||Barbados||20:00|
|15 July 2016||Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors||Jamaica||19:00|
|16 July 2016||Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders||Barbados||12:00|
|16 July 2016||Jamaica Tallawahs vs St. Kitts Nevis Patriots||Jamaica||18:00|
|17 July 2016||Barbados Tridents vs St. Lucia Zouks||Barbados||19:00|
|18 July 2016||Jamaica Tallawahs vs Trinbago Knight Riders||Jamaica||20:00|
|20 July 2016||Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents||Jamaica||20:00|
|21 July 2016||St. Lucia Zouks vs St. Kitts Nevis Patriots||St Lucia||18:00|
|23 July 2016||St. Lucia Zouks vs Barbados Tridents||St Lucia||12:00|
|24 July 2016||St. Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors||St Lucia||17:00|
|26 July 2016||St. Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders||St Lucia||18:00|
|28 July 2016||Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents||Florida||19:00|
|29 July 2016||St. Kitts Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders||Florida||19:00|
|30 July 2016||St. Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs||Florida||12:00|
|30 July 2016||Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors||Florida||16:00|
|31 July 2016||Trinbago Knight Riders vs St. Kitts Nevis Patriots||Florida||12:00|
|31 July 2016||Jamaica Tallawahs vs St. Lucia Zouks||Florida||16:00|
|03 August 2016||Playoff-1||Basseterre,|
|04 August 2016||Playoff-2||Basseterre,|
|05 August 2016||Playoff-3||Basseterre,|
|07 August 2016||CPL T20 2016 Final||Basseterre,|
Update: Warner Park of Basseterre, St Kitts is finalized as the venue for the play-off matches and the final of Caribbean Premier League.
So are you ready to get drenched in the entertainment of Caribbean Premier League T20.