CPL 2021 set to be played from August 28 to September 19 in St Kitts & Nevis

CPL 2021 will see all 33 matches being played at Warner Park.

Trinbago Knight Riders won the CPL 2020 | Getty Images

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021 is all set to kick start on August 28th to September 19 as announced by the organizers in a press release on Thursday (May 20).

The tournament takes place in St Kitts & Nevis with all 33 matches being played at Warner Park.

Expressing his gratitude to Cricket West Indies (CWI) and St. Kitts and Nevis government, CPL COO Pete Russell said it is exciting to have the tournament confirmed. 

“It is really exciting to have the tournament window for 2021 confirmed and I would like to thank St Kitts & Nevis government for agreeing to host this year's event,"

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"We would also like to extend our thanks to Cricket West Indies for helping us create this window in a busy summer of cricket for them. We are looking forward to once again successfully staging the CPL in 2021," Pete Russell in an official statement.

With CPL 2021 just a few months away, the franchises have kicked off their planning process for the upcoming draft. 

Barbados Tridents retained nine players including skipper Jason Holder along with fellow Barbadians Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Nyeem Young, and Joshua Bishop, Johnson Charles, and leg spinner Hayden Walsh Jr. 

While defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) have traded Dwayne Bravo to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. 

(ANI inputs) 


By Ankitjit Singh - 21 May, 2021

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