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Cover Drive (Video): Brian Lara talks CPL, Test v T20 and West Indies’ missing ingredient

West Indies cricket legend and multiple world record holder Brian Lara discusses the potential talking points for the 2018 CPL season, Test vs T20 cricket, the strengths of reigning champs, the Trinbago Knight Riders, and the missing ingredient for the current crop of West Indies players, in the maiden episode …

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Dixee joins CPL marquee sponsors; Wired868 prepares for 2018 T/20 season

Crackers about the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricket competition? Dixee Crackers were unveiled today as the official biscuit sponsor of the 2018 Hero CPL tournament, as the region gets ready for the sixth edition of the annual six week tournament. The 2018 CPL season bowls off at the Queen’s Park …

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Pollard, Smith abandon Barbados Tridents for IPL teams

The Barbados Tridents, who last weekend won US$250,000 for beating the Guyana Amazons to clinch the Limacol Caribbean Premier League 2014 title, will soon be US$300,000 richer. Or will they? Whatever the answer, one suspects that team management would somehow be happier without the money and with their two major …

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Polly puts the CPL mantle on as WI welcomes Bangladesh

Earl Best looks back at the 2014 Limacol CPL and forward to Bangladesh’s Caribbean tour: Congratulations are in order for Keiron Pollard and his victorious Barbados Tridents. The heavens had to intervene to hand them the 2014 Caribbean Premier League title but it wasn’t quite the miracle I had said …

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Ramdin’s ready for full West Indies responsibility

Earl Best watches the Limacol CPL and draws conclusions about the West Indian captaincy: I am obsessed with the idea of Denesh “Shotta” Ramdin as West Indies captain. No. Go back and read that again. Not West Indies Test captain but West Indies captain. Period. This ailment is so serious …

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Anil left red-faced over Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel

It turns out that it might be a good idea after all to attach the brand “Trinidad and Tobago” to a competition which attracted, according to the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL), over 250,000 spectators and a global television audience of 36 million last year. So, the Trinidad and Tobago …

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