Guyana, CPL sign three-year finals deal

President of Guyana Dr. Irfaan Ali. Government of Guyana
President of Guyana Dr. Irfaan Ali.
Government of Guyana
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will host the finals from this year until 2024 at the Providence Stadium in Guyana.
A media release states: “This season, Guyana will host seven group games, three knockout matches and the Hero CPL final, which will take place on Friday, 30 September at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence.”
It noted that the Hero CPL final “will be the climax of festivities surrounding the games taking place in Guyana. The government of Guyana, in collaboration with the local private sector, will reportedly stage two weeks of events to form a “Cricket Carnival.”  The release indicated that this would “celebrate the best Guyana has to offer, showcasing the music, food and culture of this vibrant and fascinating country.”
Over the previous nine seasons of Hero CPL, it said, there had been “massive” support for the tournament from Guyanese fans.
The media release continued, ” Guyana’s economy is growing rapidly and the country has a fantastic reputation for tourists looking for unspoiled nature.”
Guyana President Dr. Irfaan Ali said, “Cricket is much more than a game for us in Guyana. It is a passion, part of our culture and unifying force, as we celebrate ‘One Guyana’ the hosting of the CPL will be an energizing force.”

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