HERO CPL T20 starts in Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain, August 18, 2020: The first ball for the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was bowled on Tuesday 18th August, 2020. The Tournament, which runs until Thursday 10th September, will host six (6) teams comprising regional and international players. A total of 33 matches will be played at two venues: the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba and the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.  

In early July, the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago confirmed that it would host the CPL T20 for 2020 The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs (MSYA) has worked closely with the CPL organisers to ensure that all activities take place in strict accordance with the COVID-19 protocols.  Matches would be played with no live audience Local station CNC3 has the telecast rights to air all CPL 2020 matches. 

“We have worked hard to ensure that the Ministry of Health Guidelines are followed to ensure no risk is posed to players, technical staff or the wider public of Trinidad and Tobago,” said Mrs. Claire Davidson-Williams, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sport and Youth AffairsMrs. Davidson Williams represents the Ministry on the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for CPL, alongside Mr. Douglas Camacho, Chair of the LOC. 

“I would like to wish the teams a successful tournament. I encourage cricket fans to enjoy the return of live matches to their screens,” Davidson-Williams added.  

All those involved in the Hero Caribbean Premier League have tested negative for COVID-19. Those who travelled into the Trinidad & Tobago have now had two tests since arrival, all of which have been negative. Those who are resident of Trinidad and joining the tournament bubble have also returned negative tests. 

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs continues to work towards establishing the sporting industry as a viable sector for economic diversification.  

The HERO CPL T20 schedule is attached. 




HERO CPL T20 Schedule 

Tuesday 18th August     Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors at 10:00 AM  

                                  -     Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at 5:30 PM  


Wednesday 19th August     Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Zouks at 10:00 AM  

  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at 5:30 PM  


Thursday 20th August     St Lucia Zouks vs Barbados Tridents at 10:00 AM  

  • Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs at 5:30 PM  


Saturday 22nd August     St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Zouks at 10:00 AM  

  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs at 5:30 PM  


Sunday 23rd August     Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents at 10:00 AM  

  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Zouks at5:30 PM  


Tuesday 25th August     St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents at 5:30 PM  

  • Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors at 5:30 PM  


Wednesday 26th August     St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders at 10:00 AM 

  • Barbados Tridents vs Jamaica Tallawahsat 5:30 PM  


Thursday 27th August     St Lucia Zouks vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at 10:00 AM EST 

  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders at 5:30 pm EST 


Saturday 29th August     Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders at 10:00 AM  

  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs at 5:30 PM  


Sunday 30th August      Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Zouks at 10:00 AM  

  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors at 5:30 PM  


Tuesday 1st September     Jamaica Tallawahs vs Trinbago Knight Riders at 10:00 AM  

  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents at 5:30 PM  


Wednesday 2nd September     Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriotsat 10:00 AM  

  • St Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors at5:30 PM  


Thursday 3rd September     Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at 10:00 AM 

  • Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors5:30 PM  


Saturday 5th September     Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Zouks at 10:00 AM  

  • Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents at 5:30 PM 


Sunday 6th September     St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders at 10:00 AM  

  • St Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs at5:30 PM  


Tuesday 8th September     Semi-Final 1 – TBC 

  • Semi-Final 2 - TBC 


Thursday 10th September –     Finals - TBC 

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