Caribbean Airlines has once again been designated the Official Airline of the Hero’s Caribbean Premiere League’s (CPL) T20 cricket Tournament, carded to take place from August 31 to September 30, 2022.
An official statement from the airline says it is “delighted to come on-board once again as the designated air carrier keen to RE-connect the region through cricket.” The airline last partnered with the CPL in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As the official airline of the Hero's Caribbean Premier League 2022 (CPL T20), Caribbean Airlines is happy to RE-unite the fans and officials, for the region's biggest sports party,” said Caribbean Airlines’ CEO Garvin Medera, as he commented on the partnership.
“With the lifting of travel restrictions and the ability to move freely, the excitement around CPL 2022 is tremendous,” he noted. “Caribbean Airlines understands the value of sport in uniting the region and we look forward to sharing a real Caribbean experience with the talented players, enthusiastic fans and all travellers. "
He added: “Caribbean Airlines further congratulates the CPL franchise on celebrating their 10th anniversary and applauds their efforts in building a tremendous legacy around this great sport, which many fans across the region cherish and enjoy.”
Hero CPL’s Commercial Director, Jamie Stewart, expressed confidence in the renewed partnership.
"It’s great to be moving across the islands again in this, Hero CPL’s 10th year. Caribbean Airlines is our trusted long-term partner in ensuring that CPL players and crew arrive safely and on time, and we thank them once again for partnering with us,” Stewart said.
The Caribbean Premiere League is an annual T20 cricket tournament that simultaneously offers fans in the region a unique “Carnival-like”, festive experience.
This year there are four host countries for the 2022 League: St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Trinidad, and Guyana where the finals will be played.
The 2022 Hero CPL T20 tournament can be viewed on CNC3 Television, which has exclusive broadcast rights.
ABOUT THE HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE:
The 2022 men’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament will take place from 31 August to 30 September. The host countries for 2022 will be St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana.
In 2022 there will be the first running of the Massy Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL), which will feature Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors and Trinbago Knight Riders. The Massy WCPL will take place in St Kitts & Nevis from 31 August to 4 September. For further information visit www.cplt20.com
First started in 2013, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. The broadcast and digital viewership has passed 500 million in both 2020 and in 2021 to make it one of the most watched leagues in world cricket.
St Kitts & Nevis Patriots are the current Hero CPL champions, and the other competing teams are Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Saint Lucia Kings and Trinbago Knight Riders.