CPL 2021 will start in August this year. Last year CPL T20 was started on August 18. Trinbago Knight Riders won the CPL 2020 championship against St Lucia Zouks. In 2021 CPL total 6 teams will be participating. There will be no new CPL teams. This will be the ninth edition for CPL, i.e. CPL 9. CPL 2021 auction might start in July month. It will be a surprise if Chris Gayle participate in this CPL series.
Check CPL T20 Records here.
CPL T20 History
CPL 2013 (First Edition)
It was 2013 when this tournament came into inception. The first season of CPL was a huge success and a big hit for West Indian Cricket Board. In CPL 2013, the final was played against Jamaica Tallawahs and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad. Jamaica Tallawahs had won the game by 7 wickets and had won the first CPL title. Jamaica Tallwahs had become the first champions of the league. Chris Gayle had scored good runs in the inaugural season of the league.
CPL 2014 (Second Edition)
After the first CPL season, the league became much more popular, and more international players joined it in the 2nd edition. The final of CPL 2014 was played between Barbados Tridents and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Warner Park, St Kitts and Nevis. It was the 2nd CPL final for Guyana Amazon Warriors, but they could not win the game. Barbados Tridents had won the game by 8 runs (D/L) and also won their 1st BBL title.
CPL 2015 (Third Edition)
The CPL 2015 was a year for Trinbago Knight Riders. They played impressive cricket throughout the tournament and had won their first CPL title. Trinbago Knight Riders had defeated the defending champions Barbados Tridents of CPL 2015 in the night of final. Trinbago Knight Riders had won the game by 20 runs and became the 3rd team to win CPL title.
CPL 2016 (Fourth Edition)
The champions of season 1 CPL, Jamaica Tallawahs, had bounced back in the CPL 2016 and won their 2nd CPL title. Again the Jamaican team had defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final. It was the 3rd final for Guyana Warriors, but they could not make it once again. Jamaica Tallawahs had easily won the game by 9 wickets and became the 1st team to win the title twice.
CPL 2017 (Fifth Edition)
Trinbago Knight Riders won the 2017 CPL title by defeating St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. It was the 1st CPL final for St Kitts, and the team could not handle the pressure of the final game and had collapsed in the final match. Trinbago Knight Riders had won the match by 3 wickets and won their 2nd CPL title.
CPL 2018 (Sixth Edition)
The defending champions of CPL 2018 had also become the champions of CPL 2018. Trinbago Knight Riders had won their 3rd title in CPL 2018. They played the final match at home against Guyana Amazon Warriors and won the title by 8 wickets.
CPL 2019 (Seventh Edition)
Barbados Tridents had won the CPL 2019 title by defeating Guyana Amazon Warriors. Barbados Tridents had won the game by 27 runs. It was the 2nd title for Barbados Tridents, but it was for the 5th time that Guyana Amazon Warriors could not win the final.
CPL 2020 (8th Edition)
Trinbago Knight Riders won the last year CPL T20 by defeating St Lucia Zouks by 8 wickets. Check CPL 2020 Stats.