The CPL 2020 is a franchise-based T20 format competition which was first started way back in the year 2013 and each passing year the tournament is gaining more popularity and the sponsors have been able to reach the break-even point in terms of investments which is a very big achievement by the CPL 2020 organizers. The Hero CPL 2020 draft date is expected to be 22nd of May 2020 and the draft ceremony will be held in the Caribbean region.
The management of the CPL 2020 draft has announced in a press release just recently that the CPL T20 2020 draft will take place in the month of May and so far the management has not made changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Is The CPL 2020 Draft
The cricket fans from all around the world are eager to find out the answer to the question which is when is the CPL 2020 draft but right now due to COVID-19 the management has not announced a finalized date as they are analyzing the situation back in the Caribbean. However, it’s expected that the CPL t20 2020 draft will take place in the month of May 2020 and the date is said to be 22nd of May. We will update the post as we get more information regarding the CPL 2020 Draft event.
CPL 2020 New Draft Rules
The CPL 2020 edition is coming with a unique twist as all the franchises are given the option to retain as many players as they would like from the CPL 2019 team squads. The CPL 2020 new draft rules provide franchisees an opportunity to retain all players in their team if they wish so to keep up the same winning combination. The hero CPL draft rules were announced by Pete Russell who is the Hero CPL Chief Operations Officer.
Hero CPL T20 2020 Draft Live Streaming
It’s announced by the management of CPL T20 2020 that like earlier seasons the Caribbean premier league 2020 draft will be telecasted live on official broadcast partners as well as on social media channels of Caribbean Premier League 2020. The cricket fans from all over the globe can watch CPL t20 2020 draft live streaming easily on all types of smart devices.
In the Caribbean premier league, 2020 draft live event fans will be able to see the actual retention made by the franchises. With CPL 2020 new draft rules the draft event is going to be very exciting for cricket fans all around the globe. Don’t forget to catch all the CPL t20 draft live streaming action on your favorite cricket blog.
CPL 2020 Emerging Players List
All the franchises were given time from the CPL 2020 management to analyze and choose the best available emerging player from the Caribbean region. Four franchises opted to pick cpl 2020 emerging players while two franchises decided that they want to retain the emerging players from last year’s squad. The CPL 2020 emerging players list is as follows.
While the franchises have announced the names for one emerging player there are still six slots left for more emerging players in the Hero CPL teams for the event which is scheduled to be played between August 19 to September 26. There are fourteen players named in the emerging category from which franchises will decide the best six players. The rest of CPL 2020 emerging players which are available to be picked are as follows.
Pete Russell gave an interview to the media team recently in which he emphasized the importance of these fantastic young cricketers from the West Indies who have the potential to be the next superstars in the Caribbean region. CPL T20 2020 is the greatest platform for all the young cricketers to mark their name in front of millions watching.
CPL 2020 Draft Players List
The CPL 2020 draft player list will be officially finalized in the month of May 2020 but we do know some details regarding the emerging players’ retention which has been finalized till now. As the CPL t20 2020 draft live event is coming close the franchises have made some important decisions for the emerging category which helps the young West Indies cricketers to improve their skills and selectors to make into the national playing eleven. All cricket fans can see the updated CPL 2020 draft player list by clicking below the name of the specific team you are supporting.
- Barbados Tridents
- Guyana Amazon Warriors
- St Lucia Zouks
- Trinbago Knight Riders
- St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
- Jamaica Tallawahs
All the franchises are given the option to select the best available local emerging player from their home territory before the major picks which include the big names from West Indies as well as some international players in the circuit from different nations.
CPL 2020 Draft Picks LIVE
It has now been confirmed that the West Indies Legend Chris Gayle will not be available for this year’s CPL 2020. However, it has been revealed that around 527 overseas players have registered for the draft event of CPL 2020. Kagiso Rabada, Rashid Khan, Chris Lynn, Shahid Afridi, Rassie van der Dussen & Rilee Rossouw are some of the well-known players who will be taking part in the much-awaited CPL 2020 event.
Some of the overseas picks which have been confirmed by the franchises of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 are as follows.
There are quite a few Pakistani players who were confirmed to be taking part in the CPL 2020 draft event but due to recent discoveries of the virus in 10 Pakistani players before the scheduled trip for England has forced CPL 2020 franchises to hold announcements of Pakistani players in the league like Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Wahab Riaz, Muhammad Hasnain and many more cricketers who were confirmed to be picked by the franchises.
Shahid Afridi is currently recovering from the virus but he is all set to be taking part in the CPL 2020 event and he is the only player who is going to get $160,000 this year.