The Caribbean Premier League or the CPL is the new premier league, which is going to be held in the Caribbeans. It will be replacing the Caribbean Twenty 20 Tournament as the major premier tournament in the Caribbeans. A total of 6 teams or franchises will be playing the CPL starting from July 30, 2013 until August 24, 2013.
There are 6 teams in total and each team will have to play 7 matches (3 at home grounds) in the group stage.
- Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Premier League team
The Trinidad and Tobago franchise has eminent players like Aaron Finch, Adrian Barath, Kevin O Brian, Samuel Badree and Fidel Edwards and others on their team along with Dwayne Bravo as their local franchise player and Ross Taylor as their international franchise player. Gordon Greenidge is their head coach.
- Saint Lucia Caribbean Premier League team
Some well-known players like Shivnarine Chaderpaul, Devon Smith, Albie Morkel, Tino Best, and Nelon Pascal are a part of this team. Andy Roberts is their head coach. Herschelle Gibbs is heir international franchise player and their local franchise player is Darren Sammy.
- Jamaica Caribbean Premier League team
With players like Shaun Marsh, and André Russell, Carlton Baugh, David Bernard and others, this team is going to be lead by head coach Paul Nixon and international franchise player Muttiah Muralitharan and local franchise player Chris Gayle.
- Guyana Caribbean Premier League team
This team is going to be spearheaded by head coach Roger Harper. Some of the eminent players in this team are Lendl Simmons, Ramnaresh Sarwan, James Franklin, Christopher Barnwell, William Perkins, Krishmar Santoki, amongst others. Their international franchise player is Mohammad Hafeez and local franchise player is Sunil Narine.
- Barbados Caribbean Premier League team
This team is going to be lead by head coach Desmond Haynes. They have Shoaib Malik as their international franchise player and Kieron Pollard as their local franchise player. Other players like Kirk Edwards, Dwayne Smith, Shakib al Hasan, Umar Akmal, Carlos Brathwaite, and Shannon Gabriel are also in the team along with others.
- Antigua Caribbean Premier League team
This team also has several eminent players like Powell, Steve Smith, Justin Kemp, Devon Thomas, Anthony Martin and Dave Mohammed and others. Their head coach is Viv Richards. Their international franchise player is Ricky Ponting and their local franchise player is Marlon Samuels.