The world most prolific T20 batsman Chris Gayle will take his talent to South Florida later this month when the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) makes its way to Central Broward Stadium July 28 -31.
The hard hitting left hander just copped his world best 18th T20 centuries 108 not out against defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in their CPL fixtures on Monday to propel Jamaica Tallawahs to an astounding victory.
Gayle will be one of several world top class cricketers from around the world to be here for the July fixtures which will feature six matches over four days. The world’s leading all-rounder Shane Watson, One Day International (ODI) batsman AB de Villiers’, ODI bowler Sunil Narine and T20 bowler Samuel Badree will also be in action for different franchises.
“We are delighted to announce fixture information of the ground-breaking Florida leg of CPL which represents an exciting new chapter for the tournament. Supporters will have the opportunity to see all six teams in action twice over four action-packed days which will showcase some of the best West Indies and international talent on display,” Damien O’Donohoe, the chief executive officer of CPL, said.
Other notables, the likes of Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Lendl Simmons Brendon McCullum, Sulieman Benn, West Indies’ T20 captain Darren Sammy, Andre Russell, Kumar Sangakkara’s and Kieron Pollard will also be in action.