CPL to host Women’s T10 games

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the government of Trinidad and Tobago are partnering to host two women’s T10 matches ahead of the men’s T20 semi-final and final.

CPL said in a media release that the best woman cricketers from across the Caribbean will be playing in the NLCB Challenge on Oct. 10, bowling off at 3 pm and the Courts Invitational on Oct. 12, from 12.30 pm to be played at the Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad.

Pete Russell, CEO of CPL said: “Hero CPL is always looking for way to innovate and give more chances for fans and enjoy world class cricket. These T10 matches with the best women’s cricketers from across the Caribbean are just the latest example or our tournament pushing to be more inclusive and forward thinking.”

CWI CEO Johnny Grave said “improving the opportunities for women and girls to get involved in cricket is one of our top priorities.”