IPL 2020 wait getting longer, two IPL franchise owners ready to roll in CPL 2020

The clarity on the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) season is still sometime away – but action in another cricket league for two of the IPL franchise owners is ready to begin. The Caribben Premier League’s 2020 (CPL 2020) edition will start on August 18th and for the first time ever two IPL franchise owners will be seen in action in CPL. 
 
Kolkata Knight Riders owner Sharukh Khan owns CPL team Trinbago Knight Riders since 2015. Now he will be joined by the owners of IPL KingsXI Punjab team who for the first time will play in CPL with their team St. Lucia Zouks. The entire CPL 2020 this time will take place only be played in Trinidad & Tobago. 
 

IPL franchise owners will be in action in CPL 2020

Spearheaded by Mohit Burman, the Kings XI Punjab owners KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited have bought the CPL team St Lucia Zouks in 2019. The CPL organizers sold St Lucia Zouks to KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited. Zouks will have players like two time world cup winning captain for the West Indies Darren Sammy, Colin Ingram and Afghan spinning allrounder Mohammad Nabi in its rank.   

Kolkata Knight Riders owners, a joint venture of the companies owned by Shah Rukh Khan and his fellow actress Juhi Chawla’s husband Jay Mehta is the owner of Trinbago Knight Riders. SRK’S team for CPL 2020 is extremely formidable unit with players like CSK’S Dwayne Bravo, Mumbai Indians Kieron Pollard, KKR’S Sunil Narine in its rank. 

Speaking about the St Lucia Zouks debut season in CPL 2020, Mohit Burman of K.P.H. Dream Cricket Private Limited said: “We are excited at the opportunity to invest in one of the most exciting sporting tournaments in the world, and we have been impressed by the vibrancy of CPL over the last seven years. We visualise taking the franchise to the next level and showcasing St Lucia in the best possible light over the coming years.”

Pete Russell, Chief Operating Officer of the Hero CPL, said: “We are really excited to bring high class cricket to the Caribbean and to the rest of the world. The standard of players, team owners involved in this year’s tournament will be higher than ever and we can’t wait to get the tournament under way.” 

CPL 2020 : When will CPL 2020 be played ?

The Hero Caribbean Premier League and the government of Trinidad & Tobago have come to an agreement for the whole of the 2020 season to be played in that country. The tournament will run from Tuesday 18 August to Thursday 10 September

Last year’s CPL had a combined broadcast and digital viewership of 312million and with the tournament being the first franchise T20 event to take place in several months there will be more interest than ever. 

CPL 2020 : All you want to know about the Caribbean Premier League 2020 season, squads, teams and players.

 
JAMAICA TALLAWAHS 
ST LUCIA ZOUKS 
TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS
ANDRE RUSSELL (R)
RILEE ROSSOUW (S)
DWAYNE BRAVO (R)
S LAMICHHANE (D)
MOHAMMAD NABI (D)
KIERON POLLARD (R)
CARLOS BRATHWAITE (D)
DAREN SAMMY (R)
SUNIL NARINE (R)
ROVMAN POWELL (R 
COLIN INGRAM (R)
COLIN MUNRO (R)
TABRAIZ SHAMSI (S)
ANDRE FLETCHER (R)
FAWAD AHMED (S)
GLENN PHILLIPS (R)
KESRICK WILLIAMS (R)
DARREN BRAVO (R)
CHADWICK WALTON (R)
ANRICH NORTJE (S)
LENDL SIMMONS (R)
OSHANE THOMAS (R)
CHEMAR HOLDER (D)
KHARY PIERRE (R)
ASIF ALI (D)
OBED McCOY (R)
TIM SEIFERT (S)
FIDEL EDWARDS (D)
RAHKEEM CORNWALL (R)
SIKANDAR RAZA (D)
PRESTON MCSWEEN (D)
MARK DEYAL (D)
ANDERSON PHILLIP (D)
ANDRE MCCARTHY (D)
NOOR AHMAD (S)
PRAVIN TAMBE (D)
NICHOLAS KIRTON (D)
KIMANI MELIUS (S)
JAYDEN SEALES (S)
JEAVOR ROYAL (D)
LENIKO BOUCHER (D)
AMIR JANGOO (R)
NKRUMAH BONNER (D)
KAVEM HODGE (R)
TION WEBSTER (R)
V PERMAUL (D)
JAVELLE GLEN (D)
AKEAL HOSEIN (R)
RYAN PERSAUD (D)
SAAD BIN ZAFAR (D)
MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN (R)
 
ST KITTS & NEVIS PATRIOTS 
BARBADOS TRIDENTS
GUYANA AMAZON WARRIORS 
CHRIS LYNN (S)
RASHID KHAN (S)
IMRAN TAHIR (R)
BEN DUNK (D)
JASON HOLDER (R)
NICHOLAS POORAN (R)
EVIN LEWIS (R)
MARCUS STONIS (S)
BRANDON KING (R) 
FABIAN ALLEN (R)
HARRY GURNEY (R)
ROSS TAYLOR (S)
R van der DUSSEN (S)
ALEX HALES (D)
SHIMRON HETMYER (R) 
SOHAIL TANVIR (S)
JOHNSON CHARLES (R)
CHRIS GREEN (R) 
ISH SODHI (S)
SHAI HOPE (R)
QAIS AHMAD (S)
SHELDON COTTERELL (R)
HAYDEN WALSH, JR (R)
KEEMO PAUL (R)
DENESH RAMDIN (TFR)
ASHLEY NURSE (R)
S RUTHERFORD (R)
RAYAD EMRIT (R)
JONATHAN CARTER (R)
ROMARIO SHEPHERD (R)
DENNIS BULLI (D)
RAYMON REIFER (R)
NAVEEN UL HAQ (D)
ALZARRI JOSEPH (R)
KYLE MAYERS (D)
CHANDRAPUL HEMRAJ (R)
JOSHUA DE SILVA (D)
JOSHUA BISHOP (D)
KEVIN SINCLAIR (S)
DOMINIC DRAKES (R)
NYEEM YOUNG (S)
ASHMEADE NEDD (D)
COLIN ARCHIBALD (D)
JUSTIN GREAVES (R)
ODEAN SMITH (R)
JON RUSS JAGGESAR (D)
R GURBAZ (D)
ANTHONY BRAMBLE (R)
SUNNY SOHAL (D)
SHAYAN JAHANGIR (D)
JASDEEP SINGH (D)
CPL 2020 LIVE : Players RETAINED (R) SIGNED (S) TRANSFERRED (TFR) DRAFTED (D)