The eighth edition of Caribbean Premier League will be played in the month of August and September. All the games will be staged in Trinidad and Tobago from 18th August till 10th September.
Afghanistan Leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been bought by Defending Champions Barbados Tridents for the coming season.
St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots have made their plans clear ahead of the season that they are determined to break their trophy drought this season. Explosive players like Ben Dunk, Chris Lynn have been signed to bolster the batting resources. Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi and Left-arm seamer Sohail Tanvir have been bought by the franchise to strengthen their bowling resources.
Three-time Champions Trinbago Knight Riders have signed players like India’s Pravin Tambe, New Zealand’s Tim Siefert, Australia’s Fawad Ahmed and Zimbabwe’s Sikander Raza to increase bench strength for the coming season.
Pakistan trio of Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez and Shadab Khan, South African duo of Rilee Rossouw and Colin Ingram will miss this year’s competition.
Here are some of the important stats related to 2020 Caribbean Premier League
3 titles for Trinbago Knight Riders since the inaugural Caribbean Premier League played in 2013. Kieron-Pollard led-unit will be looking to win their record fourth trophy this season.
18 wickets needed by Leg-spinner Imran Tahir to complete 50 wickets in the Caribbean Premier League. Tahir has so far claimed 32 wickets in 21 T20 games at an average of 15.03.
11 wickets needed by Barbados Tridents Skipper Jason Holder to complete 50 wickets in the Caribbean Premier League. He has taken 39 wickets in 51 matches at an average of 32.66 with an economy rate of 7.37.
158 runs required by Barbados Tridents Opener Johnson Charles to complete 2000 runs in the Caribbean Premier League. Charles has scored 1842 runs in 68 matches with 12 half-centuries to his name.
256 runs needed by Barbados Tridents middle-order batsman Jonathan Carter to complete 1000 runs in Caribbean Premier League. Carter has accumulated 744 runs in 55 matches at an average of 19.57.
237 runs needed by Guyana Amazon Warriors opener Brandon King to reach 1000 runs in Caribbean Premier League. Currently, Brandon King has scored 763 runs in 30 matches at an average of 36.33 with one century and four half-centuries to his name.