This window means that there will be no clash with international fixtures. All West Indies players will be available for the tournament in 2018 and will be able submit their names for this year’s draft. In 2018 the very best Caribbean cricketing talent will be on display at the Hero CPL.
Speaking about the agreement to host the tournament when there are no international commitments for the West Indies, Pete Russell, Chief Operating Officer of the Hero CPL said: “Here in the Caribbean we are blessed with some of the most exciting cricketers in the world and it is fantastic news that all West Indies players will be available in 2018. It will help make the Biggest Party in Sport even bigger.”
Johnny Grave, CEO of Cricket West Indies, said: “The Hero CPL is now the start of our domestic season and we are delighted that we have found a window when all of the best cricketers from the Caribbean will be available to take part. We are sure that 2018 will be the biggest season yet.”