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Vincy Premier League T10 2020: Full list of marquee players, coaches, venue, time and start date of the tournament

  • VPL will be played between 22nd May and 31st May and will include West Indian players Kesrick Williams, Sunil Ambris and Obed McCoy.
  • The Vincy Premier League will also become the first competition to ban the use of saliva to shine the ball.
Aakash Arya
SENIOR ANALYST
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Modified 17 May 2020, 11:36 IST

Kesrick Williams (right) along with West Indies T20 captain Kieron Pollard (centre)
Kesrick Williams (right) along with West Indies T20 captain Kieron Pollard (centre)

A franchise-based tournament, Vincy Premier League (VPL) T10 2020 is all set to take centre-stage between 22nd May and 31st May. VPL T10 will the first franchise tournament that will be played amid the COVID-19 crisis that has halted all major cricketing activities across the world.

A total of 30 matches will be played between six franchises to determine the champion. Each day of the tournament shall see three games being played on an average, with all of them being streamed live.

With an unprecedented situation prevailing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, cricket fans haven't been able to watch any live action. However, thousands across the world will finally be able to watch some of the top performers play in the smallest format of the game come 22nd May.

West Indian players such as pacer Kesrick Williams (Botanic Gardens Rangers), opener Sunil Ambris (Salt Pond Breakers), and left-arm fast bowler Obed McCoy (Grenadines Divers) have confirmed their participation for the Vincy Premier League. All three will act as the marquee players for their respective franchises.

Keeping in mind the measures to keep the players safe from the spread of the deadly virus, the ICC recently introduced new rules about maintaining the quality of the ball. The apex cricketing body also issued a ruling on the ban of saliva to shine the ball. And, the Vincy Premier League T10 league will act as the first tournament that would disallow usage of saliva.


Team Names

Grenadines Divers, Salt Pond Breakers, La Soufriere Hikers, Dark View Explorers, Fort Charlotte Strikers, Botanic Gardens Rangers 


Vincy Premier League T10 2020 Marquee players


Botanic Gardens Rangers 

Kesrick Williams

Grenadines Divers 

Obed McCoy

Salt Pond Breakers 

Sunil Ambris

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La Soufriere Hikers

Desron Maloney

Dark View Explorers 

Lindon James

Fort Charlotte Strikers 

Keron Cottoy

Sunil Ambris
Sunil Ambris

Vincy Premier League T10 2020 Coaches

Botanic Gardens Rangers 

Nixon Mclean

Grenadines Divers 

Ian Allen

Salt Pond Breakers 

Olanzo Jackson

La Soufriere Hikers

Irvin Warrican 

Dark View Explorers 

Bertram Stapleton

Fort Charlotte Strikers 

Kenroy Martin


Match Details


Time

8:30 a.m. local time to 2:00 p.m [6 pm IST to 11:30 pm IST]

Venue

Arnos Vale Sporting Complex in St Vincent.


Published 16 May 2020, 14:23 IST
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