Another important and popular team in the Caribbean Premier League is the Barbados Royals. Although the team was earlier known as the Barbados Tridents. However due to sponsorship, it is now known as Barbados Royals. Basically, this team is the franchise cricket team representing Barbados. Check Barbados Royals Players List of CPL 2023.
In 2013, this group was formed with the formation of CPL. Not only this, this team has importance in CPL like other teams. However, I am told that Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg has been interested in the team’s equity since 2013. Not only that, the chairman of this group, Ajmal Khan, is a very good friend of Mark.
Barbados Royal Schedule
|Match 1||August 28, 2023||Guyana Amazon Warriors||Kensington Oval, Barbados||18:00|
|Match 6||September 1, 2023||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots||Warner Park, St. Kitts||22:00|
|Match 11||September 6, 2023||Jamaica Tallawahs||Kensington Oval, Barbados||18:00|
|Match 14||September 8, 2023||Trinbago Knight Riders||Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad||22:00|
|Match 19||September 13, 2023||St Lucia Zouks||Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, St. Lucia||18:00|
|Match 22||September 15, 2023||Guyana Amazon Warriors||Providence Stadium, Guyana||22:00|
|Match 27||September 20, 2023||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots||Kensington Oval, Barbados||18:00|
|Match 29||September 22, 2023||Trinbago Knight Riders||Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad||22:00|
|Match 33||September 27, 2023||Jamaica Tallawahs||Sabina Park, Jamaica||18:00|
|Match 35||September 29, 2023||St Lucia Zouks||Kensington Oval, Barbados||22:00|
Barbados Royals Players List of CPL 2023
However, the Royals of Barbados have kept Royal as their name. They come like kings, fight like kings on the field, and return to the pavilion like kings sometimes crowned and sometimes uncrowned. Not only that, but they also qualified for the Champions League in the Caribbean Premier League in 2014. Moreover, they managed to win only one of their four matches in the group stage.
|Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka||All-rounder|
|Johnson Charles||Saint Lucia||Batsman|
|Hayden Walsh Jr.||United States/Barbados||Bowler|
|Glenn Phillips||New Zealand||Wicket-keeper/Batsman|
ALSO CHECK: Jamaica Tallawahs Players List of CPL 2023
Due to a very poor performance that year, they went straight out of the tournament. The local fans in Barbados had great faith in the Barbados team and the devotion that they could do anything. But the fans were disappointed and left the field with them. However, their situation was not so bad later as they were declared the winners of that year’s Caribbean Premier League.
Barbados Royals Team Details
|Team Name||Barbados Royals|
|Home Ground||Kensington Oval, Barbados|
|Overseas Players||Mohammad Amir (Pakistan), Colin Munro (New Zealand), Chris Jordan (England)|
|Local Players||Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Hayden Walsh Jr., Raymon Reifer, Nyeem Young, Ashley Nurse, and others|
|– 2014: Champions||The Barbados Tridents won|
|– 2015: Champions||Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel|
|– 2016: Champions||Barbados Royals|
|– 2017: Champions||Barbados Royals|
|– 2018: Champions||Jamaica Tallawahs|
|– 2019: Champions||Barbados Tridents|
|– 2020: Champions||Barbados Tridents|
|– 2021: Champions||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|– 2022: Champions||Jamaica Tallawahs|
|2023: Champions||Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers|
After performing so poorly the following year they improved so much that they won twice in 2014 and 2019. Also offers some impressive match moments. Also to inform you this team continues their journey in CPL in 2022. As a result, they were able to close some sponsorship deals like MCW sports. However, unlike other teams, their team members for 2023 are yet to be announced.