The Carribean Premier League(CPL) gets a huge shake before the start of the new season. One of their franchisee St Lucia Stars will no longer be available for this season anymore. CPL Limited already terminated contact with them. It means the Royal Sports Club, who operates the franchise, won’t be the part of this edition.

St Lucia Stars can’t take part on CPL 2019

CPL Limited recently announced this news. Royal Sports Club has lost the legal authority to hold the rights to operate a team who can compete for the CPL 2019. But, CPL Limited still refused to comment what’s actually the reason behind this saga.

St Lucia Stars is now past.
St Lucia Stars is now past.

This incident was unexpected. CPL also announced that there will be a new team will form to participate in Caribbean Premier League.

We are announcing that CPL Limited is processing and paving the way for establishing a brand new franchise for ST Lucia to participate and compete in the Carribean Premier League 2019. We believe there will be any more problem and we’re trying to sort it out as soon as possible.

CPL Limited stated in a media release. They also said that there will be more information of new franchise will be in detail soon.

We’ll publish more news about the new franchise. Hopefully, we’ll publish it soon.

St Lucia Stars was one of the primitive team of the Carribean Premier League. They were one of the six teams who started the journey in this tournament since 2013. They were re-branded in 2017. The team was led by two-time ICC World T20 winning captain Darren Sammy but has never gone on to lift the CPL trophy.

The 2019 team consist of ex-West Windies captain Daren Sammy, WI players John Campbell, Obed McCoy, Kesrick Williams, Andre Fletcher, Andre McCarthy and Chris Barnwell, as well as Rakheem Cornwall, Sri Lanka‘s Lasith Malinga and Australia‘s Fawad Ahmed.