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Posted: Thursday 9 August, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Facebook to broadcast Hero CPL to 54 countries

By: Hero CPL, Press Release

    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: 
     
    Argentina
    Austria
    Belgium
    Bermuda
    Bolivia
    Bosnia & Herzegovina
    Brazil
    Brunei
    Bulgaria
    Chile
    Costa Rica
    Croatia
    Cyprus
    Czech republic
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Falkland Islands
    Fiji
    Finland
    France
    Germany
    Gibraltar
    Greece
    Hong Kong
    Hungary
    Indonesia
    Italy
    Japan
    Luxembourg
    Malayasia
    Malta
    Mexico
    Netherlands
    Norway
    Pakistan
    Panama
    Paraguay
    Peru
    Philippines
    Portugal
    Romania
    Russia
    Samoa
    Serbia
    Singapore
    Slovenia
    South Korea
    Spain
    Sweden
    Thailand
    Tonga
    Turkey
    Uruguay
    Vanuatu
     
    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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