In India we have Indian Premier League similar to this West Indies based T20 cricket tournament Caribbean Premier league is held every year and so far we have enjoyed 4 seasons of the tournament. CPL 2017 will be the fifth season which is expected to start in the month of July of year 2017. The schedule and the fixtures of the league has not disclosed yet but like 2016 it will start in the end of June or in the 1st week of July 2017.
If we talk about the popularity, Caribbean Premier league listed just under Indian Premier League which is world’s most popular cricket event followed by Big Bash league of Australia. Last year Jamaica Tallawahs lifted the Trophy by defeating Guyana Amazon Warriors and becomes the first team who won the title twice in the history of the tournament.
About Caribbean Premier League :-
Every year tournament held at various islands of Caribbean. In 2013 the league took birth. Currently total 6 teams are participating in the tournament and they are :-
- Barbodas Tridents
- Guyana Amazon Warriors
- Jamaica Tallawahs
- St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
- St Lucia Zouks
- Trinbago Knight Riders
Tridents, Trinbago, and Tallawahs are the team who won the CPL title trophy so far. Jamaica is the only one who made this twice i.e. in 2013 and 2016. In CPL 2017, all the other teams will look forward to write their name on the beautiful Trophy.
Structure of CPL 2017 :-
Like previous years, this time also 6 team will participate. Each team will face each other twice in the league stage and each team will play 10 matches. Top 4 teams on the Points table of the league will play the next round which will be the play off. Then the top two teams from play-off will battle for the glory once again. Jamaica Tallawahs will be the defending champions of this season.
CPL 2017 Schedule, Matches & Fixture :-
We are still waiting for the update from the officials of Caribbean Premier league and as soon as we will get any update regarding schedule and the dates of the tournament we will update here.
- Expected Starting date : 1st week of July 2017
- Expected End Date : 1st Week of August 2017
- Total no. of matches : 35
- Defending champions : Jamaica Tallawahs
CPL 2017 Fixtures :-
About Official Betting Partner :-
In India, the online betting on cricket is not allowed but in the some countries betting is allowed like in England, West Indies. They have their official betting partner. Like in CPL 2016, Unibet was the official betting partner of the Caribbean Premier League where people can bet online. There are many other site available on the internet where you can support your favourite team and might as well check the live cricket matches like William Hill page.
Note: In many countries betting is not legal so before going for bet please check your countries rule and regulation related to betting. In India it is not allowed.
We will update the CPL 2017 schedule as soon as we get some update from the officials, till then Just stay tune with us.