The fact that this year's Hero CPL will be played exclusively in T&T and because of the COVID-19 protocols, local cricketers continue to get chances at showcasing their talent.
PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers on Thursday confirmed that the entire contingent arriving here this week had all tested negative for COVID-19.
All local cricket players and officials will get to vote on Monday, day of the T&T General Elections before they enter into the bio-secure Bubble which is being based at the Hilton Hotel, Lady Young Road, for the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament. The players and officials were awaiting directions about when they would have to check-in and they got the information today from the CPL.
The three players removed from the Hero CPL T20 tournament because of COVID-19 issues did not leave Jamaica and as such was not in contact with the contingent that flew into Trinidad and Tobago on Monday night and was taken to their Bubble based at Hilton Trinidad under Police escort.
St. Kitts/Nevis Patriots as a replacement for Dennis Bulli who was struck down with the dreaded Coronavirus.
Three players will miss out on the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) because one of them has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the two others were in close contact with him.
Commissioner of Police (CoP) Gary Griffith chaired a security meeting of all stakeholders involved in the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament which bowls off on August 18 in T&T. The entire competition will be played here and it ends on September 10.
Cricketers coming into the country to take part in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament which bowls off on August 18, has been warned by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley that they must abide by the strict Covid-19 protocol that they have signed because they will not be able to leave the 'Bubble' and run away for a drink.
Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) will open this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign against the Guyana Amazon Warriors on August 18 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy (BLCA) in Tarouba, San Fernando.
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) officials have decided to stick with the COVID-19 protocols as outlined by Trinidad and Tobago's Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram and will be arriving in the country very soon to start putting things in place for the August 18 start.
South African players Tabraiz Shamsi and Rassie Van der Dussen will not feature in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament this year.
Less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley claimed that someone impersonated someone from the Chief Medical Officer’s office and communicated false information to the organisers of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and two days after his explanation on the decision for T&T to host the tournament, partly being an economic decision as detractors took issue with players being allowed to enter the country, comes another turn.
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