Caribbean Premier League 2019: Squads, Schedule and Format

The much-awaited Caribbean Premier League season seven is going to begin from 4th September 2019. The tournament will run for a period of over a month between 4th September 2019 and 12 October 2019. Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to be held on 21st August 2019 but was later rescheduled to 4th September in an attempt to avoid any clash with the India-West Indies series.

CPL 2019

FORMAT
The Caribbean Premier League 2019 tournament is divided into two formats, namely league stage matches, followed by knock out stages, comprising of playoff matches. The top two teams will face each other in qualifier 1. The winner of the match will move to the final, while the losing team will move to the Qualifier 2.  The third and fourth-placed teams will face off in the eliminator. The Winner in the eliminator match will play the qualifier 2, whereas the losing team will get eliminated.

The final of Caribbean Premier League 2019 will be held between the teams winning the Qualifier 1 and 2.

TEAMS

The Caribbean Premier League will feature eight teams namely:

Barbados Tridents Squad
Wahab Riaz, Alex Hales, Ashley Nurse, Johnson Charles, Jason Holder, Jonathan Carter, Justin Greaves, Raymon Reifer, Asif Ali, Shai Hope, Imad Wasim, Sandeep Lamichhane, Chemar Holder, Roshon Primus, Hayden Walsh, Leniko Boucher, Joshua Bishop.

Trinbago Knight Riders Squad
Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, Seekkuge Prasanna, Colin Munro, Akeal Hosein, James Neesham, Javon Searles, Mark Deyal, Anderson Phillip, Ali Khan, Amir Jangoo, Khary Pierre, Tion Webster, Mohammad Hasnain.

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Squad
Mohammad Hafeez, Rayad Emrit, Isuru Udana, Devon Thomas, Laurie Evans, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Evin Lewis, Sheldon Cottrell, Fabian Allen, Keron Cottoy, Usama Mir, Shamarh Brooks, Jeremiah Louis, Afif Hossain, Dominic Drakes, Akeem Jordan, Aaron Jones.

Guyana Amazon Warriors Squad
Shoaib Malik, Ben Laughlin, Veerasammy Permaul, Nicholas Pooran, Saurabh Netravalkar, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Chris Green, Shadab Khan, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble, Keagan Simmons, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sherfane Rutherford, Clinton Pestano.

St Lucia Zouks Squad
Lasith Malinga, Daren Sammy, Andre Fletcher, Thisara Perera, Nitish Kumar, Christopher Barnwell, Niroshan Dickwella, John Campbell, Fawad Ahmed, Rahkeem Cornwall, Beuran Hendricks, Keddy Lesporis, Obed McCoy, Andre McCarthy, Kesrick Williams, Jeavor Royal, Roland Cato.

Jamaica Tallawahs Squad
Chris Gayle, Xavier Marshall, Chadwick Walton, George Worker, Steven Jacobs, Andre Russell, Ramaal Lewis, Amad Butt, Kennar Lewis, Imran Khan, Glenn Phillips, Zahir Khan, Shamar Springer, Oshane Thomas, Rovman Powell, Christopher Lamont, Javelle Glen, Derval Green.

CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE: FIXTURES

Date CPL Fixtures Venue
Sept 5, Thursday Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Stars TBC
Sept 6, Friday Trinbago Knight Riders v Jamaica Tallawahs Trinidad
Sept 7, Saturday Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots TBC
Sept 8, Sunday Trinbago Knight Riders v St Lucia Stars Trinidad
Sept 8, Sunday Guyana Amazon Warriors v Barbados Tridents TBC
Sept 10, Tuesday St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Jamaica Tallawahs St. Kitts
Sept 11, Wednesday St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Barbados Tridents St. Kitts
Sept 12, Thursday Jamaica Tallawahs v St Lucia Stars Jamaica
Sept 13, Friday Jamaica Tallawahs v Trinbago Knight Riders Jamaica
Sept 14, Saturday St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors St. Kitts
Sept 15, Sunday Jamaica Tallawahs v Barbados Tridents Jamaica
Sept 15, Sunday St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v St Lucia Stars St Kitts
Sept 17, Tuesday St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Trinbago Knight Riders St. Kitts
Sept 18, Wednesday Jamaica Tallawahs v Guyana Amazon Warriors Jamaica
Sept 19, Thursday Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Jamaica
Sept 20, Friday St Lucia Stars v Barbados Tridents St Lucia
Sept 21, Saturday St. Lucia Stars v Trinbago Knight Riders St. Lucia
Sept 22, Sunday Barbados Tridents v Guyana Amazon Warriors Barbados
Sept 23, Monday Barbados Tridents v Jamaica Tallawahs Barbados
Sept 24, Tuesday St Lucia Stars v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots St Lucia
Sept 25, Wednesday St Lucia Stars v Guyana Amazon Warriors St Lucia
Sept 26, Thursday Barbados Tridents v Trinbago Knight Riders Barbados
Sept 27, Friday St Lucia Stars v Jamaica Tallawahs St Lucia
Sept 28, Saturday Barbados Tridents v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Barbados
Sept 29, Sunday Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Stars Barbados
Sept 30, Monday Trinbago Knight Riders v Guyana Amazon Warriors Trinidad
Oct 2, Wednesday Trinbago Knight Riders v Barbados Tridents Trinidad
Oct 3, Thursday Guyana Amazon Warriors v Jamaica Tallawahs TBC
Oct 4, Friday Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinbago Knight Riders TBC
PLAYOFFS
Oct 6, Sunday Eliminator – 3rd v 4th TBC
Oct 6, Sunday Qualifier 1 -1st v 2nd TBC
FINALS
Oct 8, Tuesday Semi-final (Qualifier 2) -Winner Eliminator v Loser Qualifier 1 Trinidad
Oct 12, Saturday Final – Winner Qualifier 1 v Winner Semi-final (Qualifier 2) Trinidad


2013 Caribbean Premier League:

Winners – Jamaica Tallawahs
Runners-up – Guyana Amazon Warriors

2013 Caribbean Premier League

The first season of the CPL took place in the year 2013, which ran from 30 July to 24th August. As many as six teams played the tournament. The tournament was played in two stages, namely group stage matches, followed by knockout stages, including semi-finals and a final.

Four teams namely, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinbago Knight Riders, Jamaica Tallawahs and Barbados Tridents qualified into the semi-finals, while the final match of the 2013 Caribbean Premier League was played between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs. Jamaica Tallawahs won the inaugural tournament, beating Guyana Amazon Warriors by 7 wickets in the final.

Team and Standings:

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
 Guyana Amazon Warriors 7 5 2 0 10 +0.628
 Jamaica Tallawahs 7 5 2 0 10 +0.162
 Barbados Tridents 7 4 3 0 8 +1.069
 Trinbago Knight Riders 7 3 4 0 6 −0.647
 Antigua Hawksbills 7 2 5 0 4 −0.151
 St Lucia Stars 7 2 5 0 4 −1.190


2014 Caribbean Premier League:

Winners – Barbados Tridents
Runners-up – Guyana Amazon Warriors

2014 Caribbean Premier League

The second season of the CPL began on 11 July and ended on 16th August 2014. Six teams namely Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinbago Knight Riders, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia Stars, and Antique Hawkbills participated in the tournament.

Guyana Amazon Warriors met Barbados Tridents in the final of the 2014 Caribbean Premier League. Barbados Trident clinches their first title beating Guyana by 8 runs in the final.

Lendl Simmons bagged the Player of the Series award for scoring the most number of runs in the tournament. He scored 446 runs, helping Guyana Amazon Warriors reach the final of the league.

West Indies pacer, Ravi Rampaul, playing for Barbados Tridents, picked the most number of wickets (18) in the league.

Team and Standings:

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR Qlf
 Barbados Tridents 9 6 3 0 12 +0.860 Qualified to final
 Guyana Amazon Warriors 9 6 3 0 12 +0.414 Qualified to playoff round 2
 Trinbago Knight Riders 9 6 3 0 12 +0.317 Qualified to playoff round 1
 Jamaica Tallawahs 9 6 3 0 12 −0.124 Qualified to playoff round 1
 St Lucia Stars 9 2 7 0 4 −0.790
 Antigua Hawksbills 9 1 8 0 2 −0.820


2015 Caribbean Premier League:

Winners – Trinbago Knight Riders
Runners-up – Barbados Tridents

2015 Caribbean Premier League

2015 Carribean Premier League was held between 20 June and 26 July 2015. A new team, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots were introduced in the league eves as Antigua Hawksbills was axed from the tournament.

The tournament was divided into the two groups namely league stage match followed by knockouts, comprising of Semi-Finals and a final.

The final of the 2015 Caribbean Premier League was held between Trinbago Knight Riders and Barbados Tridents, with the former getting the better off Barbados.

Chris Gayle scored the most number of runs in the series with 430 runs in 10 matches, while Dwayne Bravo was the highest wicket-taker in the match with 28 wickets in 13 matches.

Team and Standings:

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
 Barbados Tridents (R) 10 6 4 0 12 +0.182
 Guyana Amazon Warriors (3) 10 5 4 1 11 +0.589
 Trinbago Knight Riders (C) 10 5 4 1 11 –0.077
 Jamaica Tallawahs (4) 10 4 5 1 9 –0.424


2016 Caribbean Premier League:

Winners – Jamaica Tallawahs
Runners-up – Guyana Amazon Warriors

2016 Caribbean Premier League

The fourth season of the Caribbean Premier League was held in 2016 between 29th June and 7th August 2016. This was the first time when the United States hosted the matches of the Caribbean Premier League. As many as six matches were played at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.

Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs square up against each other in the final 2016 Caribbean Premier League. Jamaica Tallawahs registered a thumping nine-wicket victory over Amazon Warriors, winning the tournament for the second time in four seasons.

Australian batsman, Chris Lynn proved out to be the highest run-scorer in the league with 454 runs in 12 matches, while Dwayne Bravo picked the most number of wickets, claiming 21 wickets in 12 matches.

Team and Standings:

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
 Guyana Amazon Warriors (R) 10 7 3 0 14 +0.120
 Jamaica Tallawahs (C) 10 6 3 1 13 +0.704
 St Lucia Stars (4) 10 6 4 0 12 +0.336
 Trinbago Knight Riders (3) 10 5 5 0 10 -0.065
 Barbados Tridents 10 3 6 1 7 -0.267
 St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 10 2 8 0 4 -0.772


2017 Caribbean Premier League:

Winners – Trinbago Knight Riders
Runners-up – St. Kitty and Nevis Patriots

2017 Caribbean Premier League

The fifth season of the Caribbean Premier League was held in 2017. The matches were played in as many as seven countries, namely, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Guyana, Barbados, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia, and Florida, United States.

Trinbago Knight Riders won their second Caribbean Premier League title, beating St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the final.

Guyana Amazon Warriors batsman Chadwick Walton won the player of the series award, scoring 458 runs in the tournament, while Pakistan bowler Sohail Tanvir bagged the most number of wickets (18) in the tournament.

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
 Guyana Amazon Warriors (R) 10 7 3 0 14 +0.120
 Jamaica Tallawahs (C) 10 6 3 1 13 +0.704
 St Lucia Stars (4) 10 6 4 0 12 +0.336
 Trinbago Knight Riders (3) 10 5 5 0 10 -0.065
 Barbados Tridents 10 3 6 1 7 -0.267
 St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 10 2 8 0 4 -0.772


2018 Caribbean Premier League

Winners – Trinbago Knight Riders
Runners-up – Guyana Amazon Warriors

2018 Caribbean Premier League

2018 was the sixth season of the Caribbean Premier League, held between 8th August 2018 and 16th September 2018. The tournament was divided into two formats namely league stage matches followed by knockouts, including semi-finals and a final.

2018 Caribbean Premier League saw a couple of changes being made for the betterment of the game. A penalty would be given impacting a team’s net run rate if they fail to complete the 20 overs in the given time. Also, in the case of a super-over, a coin would be tossed to decide which team will bat first. Furthermore, the Decision Review System was introduced in the last two matches of the tournament.

Trinbago Knight Riders became the most successful team in the tournament after winning their third title in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League. Colin Munro bagged the player of the series award, scoring as many as 567 runs for Trinbago Knight Riders, while Fawad Ahmed finished as the highest wicket-taker, with 22 wickets to his name.

Team Standings and Positions:

Teams Pld W L NR Pts NRR
Trinbago Knight Riders (C) 10 7 3 0 14 0.823
Guyana Amazon Warriors (R) 10 6 4 0 12 0.298
Jamaica Tallawahs (4th) 10 6 4 0 12 0.222
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots (3rd) 10 5 4 1 11 0.25
 St Lucia Stars 10 3 6 1 7 –1.098
Barbados Tridents 10 2 8 0 4 –0.71

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