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Record 536 players from 20 overseas countries in CPL draft

The final list of players who have made themselves available for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League has been sent to teams ahead of the draft which will take place in London on 22 May 2019. 

The number of players that have put their names forward for the draft has increased yet again in 2019, as has the number of countries from which the overseas players are from.

T&T beat Turks and Caicos Islands 6-0 in Beach Soccer championship

Goalkeeper Zane Coker and pivot Kevon Woodley scored two goals each in Trinidad and Tobago’s 6-0 win over Turks and Caicos Islands at the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico Monday afternoon.

Ryan Augustine and Shane Hospedales also netted for team T&T, which up until late last week was in danger of not traveling to the tournament due to unavailability of funding.

T&T will play the USVI next from 1 pm on Tuesday May 14th.

Man City wins the Premier League title, Liverpool second

Manchester City is 2019 English Premier League (EPL) champions! It is the team's second successive title as they beat Brighton 4-1 away from home. While the hosts went ahead in the 27th minute through Glenn Murray, their lead lasted only a minute.

Sergio Aguero hit back in the 28th minute and Man City hardly looked back from there. Ten minutes later, Aymeric Laporte doubled City's lead while the champions would go on to score two more in the second half.

Pollard coming home to TKR in 2019

Defending Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), will welcome home swashbuckling T20 international all-rounder Kieron Pollard for the 2019 season.

The news was first reported by the T&T Guardian on Monday, and confirmed by TKR's Director of Cricket, Venky Mysore.

The Indian owner said, "We are delighted to welcome Pollard back home and its great to continue our efforts to bring as many Trini boys home as possible.

I can’t wait for the reaction of the fans when Pollard takes the field at our opening game on 4 September."

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