CPL 2021: Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders to take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in the opening fixture of season

CPL 2021: Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders to take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in the opening fixture of season
CPL 2021: Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders to take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in the opening fixture of season

CPL 2021: Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders to take on Guyana Amazon Warriors in the opening fixture of season – Following discussions between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI), the dates of this year’s tournament have been amended. The CPL will now start on 26 August and finish on 15 September. The opening fixtures will be played between defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors. 

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CPL 2021: “This year’s tournament will be played in St Kitts and Nevis with all 33 matches taking place at Warner Park,” stated an official release.

CPL 2021: The CPL was originally scheduled to commence on August 28. Earlier, President of Cricket West Indies, Ricky Skerritt, had confirmed that CWI, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) were engaged in talks for a tweaked CPL schedule to accommodate the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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CPL 2021: “Both IPL and CPL are important to CWI, to our cricketers, and to fans. CWI’s role was to facilitate arrangements for a non-overlapping and smooth transition from one tournament to the next. Cricket administrators must collaborate if cricket is to survive the risks and costs of Covid-19,” Skerritt noted in an official release by CWI.

CPL 2021: All 33 matches of the 2021 CPL will be played at Warner Park with a cap of 50 per cent capacity for vaccinated spectators.

Also Read: IPL 2021 Phase 2: BCCI again weaves their magic, Caribbean Premier League agrees to advance dates for IPL 2021

Hero CPL 2021 Fixtures (all times Eastern Caribbean Time) 

Thursday 26 August, 10am

Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinbago Knight Riders

Thursday 26 August, 7pm

Barbados Tridents v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Friday 27 August, 10am

Jamaica Tallawahs v St Lucia Zouks

Friday 27 August, 7pm

Trinbago Knight Riders v Barbados Tridents

Saturday 28 August, 10am

Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Saturday 28 August, 2:30pm

Jamaica Tallawahs v Barbados Tridents

Sunday 29 August, 10am

St Lucia Zouks v Trinbago Knight Riders

Sunday 29 August, 2:30pm

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors

Tuesday 31 August, 10am

Trinbago Knight Riders v St Lucia Zouks

Tuesday 31 August, 7pm

Barbados Tridents v Jamacia Tallawahs 

Wednesday 1 September, 10am

Trinbago Knight Riders v Guyana Amazon Warriors

Wednesday 1 September, 7pm

Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Thursday 2 September, 10am

St Lucia Zouks v Guyana Amazon Warriors

Thursday 2 September, 7pm 

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Barbados Tridents

Saturday 4 September, 10am

St Lucia Zouks v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Saturday 4 September, 2:30pm

Guyana Amazon Warriors v Barbados Tridents

Sunday 5 September, 10am

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v St Lucia Zouks

Sunday 5 September, 2:30pm

Trinbago Knight Riders v Jamaica Tallawahs

Tuesday 7 September, 10am

Jamaica Tallawahs v Trinbago Knight Riders

Tuesday 7 September, 7pm

Barbados Tridents v Guyana Amazon Warriors

Wednesday 8 September, 10am

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Jamaica Tallawahs

Wednesday 8 September, 7pm

Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Zouks

Thursday 9 September, 10am

Barbados Tridents v Trinbago Knight Riders

Thursday 9 September, 7pm

St Lucia Zouks v Jamaica Tallawahs

Saturday 11 September, 10am

St Lucia Zouks v Barbados Tridents

Saturday 11 September, 2:30pm

Jamaica Tallawahs v Guyana Amazon Warriors

Saturday 11 September, 7pm

Trinbago Knight Riders v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Sunday 12 September, 10am

Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks

Sunday 12 September, 2:30pm

Guyana Amazon Warriors v Jamaica Tallawahs

Sunday 12 September, 7pm

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Trinbago Knight Riders

Tuesday 14 September

Semi-final 1 

Tuesday 14 September

Semi-final 2 

Wednesday 15 September

Final 

 

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