THE CRICKET WEEKLY : An insight into a week of our most beloved sport (28th June 2016 to 4th July 2016)

There wasn’t much international cricket action happening around the world last week. However, it was full of drama, scrutiny and intense verbal fights.

29th June 2016 : Carribean Premier League (CPL) begins

The fourth season of CPL began in Trinidad with hosts, Trinbago and Trinidad, competing against St Lucia Zouks. The CPL effect on West Indian cricket has been profound with many key national players aggregating and replicating their performance on national stage which led to West Indian T20 boom at World Cup.

Hashim Amla in CPL 2016

The T20 format has been a successful change in bringing interest and generating revenue worldwide for cricket and its development. It started with Indian Premier League and slowly many more countries have adopted the formula.

The League in its starting phase is already receiving positive inputs among the cricket playing nations and their viewers.

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