Port of Spain, Trinidad. 9 August 2018 -- The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has reaffirmed its partnership with Facebook with an agreement to broadcast the 34 matches this year to 54 countries. The tournament starts on 8 August 2018 and will run until 16 September.
The best cricketing talent from across the Caribbean and from around the world will be taking part. Fans will be able to see the likes of Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Steve Smith, Evin Lewis, David Warner and many other global superstars compete for the Hero CPL title.
As well as broadcasting live matches, Hero CPL will be sharing unique and engaging content with fans, both during games and from behind the scenes, on Facebook throughout the tournament. All content will be available on the CPL T20 Facebook Page.
Speaking about the deal Head of Digital for Hero CPL, Vishnu Kumar, said: “Facebook has been such an important part of the growth of Hero CPL over the years and we are delighted to be continuing to work closely with their excellent team to bring our fans as close to the Biggest Party in Sport as possible.”
The countries where the games will be streaming live on Facebook are the following:
Bosnia & Herzegovina
ABOUT THE HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE:
First started in 2013, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. Combining broadcast and digital viewership over 197 million fans watched the 2017 season to make it one of the fastest growing leagues in world cricket. Trinbago Knight Riders are the current Hero CPL champions and the other competing teams are Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St. Lucia Stars and Jamaica Tallawahs. This year’s tournament takes place 8 August to 16 September 2018. For further information visit www.cplt20.com.
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