The St Lucia Stars will be working closely with the local community over the coming week to encourage, energize, and inspire the future Stars of the island. The press are invited to attend the following events in which the Stars franchise will be focusing on further cementing already strong relationships with the St Lucian public.
August 11th (5pm-7pm) - Rising Stars Award Ceremony (Hospitality Suite at Daren Sammy Cricket Ground)
Six Stars players will be awarding the top 16 cricket players on island (14 male, 2 female) for their exemplary performance on the field during the past season. There will be an MC along with canapes and refreshments for all attendees. This will follow practice which takes place from 2pm-4pm on the 11th. More players may attend this function.
- Daren Sammy
- Johnson Charles
- Shane Watson
- Andre Fletcher
- Marlon Samuels
- Mitchell McClenaghan
August 14th (9am-11am) - Beach Olympics (Bay Gardens Beach Resort)
Six Stars players will compete in a series of games set on the beach with 30 local students. Each player will have five students on their team identified by different colored wristbands. This event will promote teamwork, sportsmanship, and will allow interaction with the Stars players. Refreshments will be provided for all participants.
- Daren Sammy
- Eddie Leie
- Kyle Mayers
- Shane Shillingford
- Keddy Lesporis
- Obed McCoy
ABOUT THE HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE:
First started in 2013, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. Combining broadcast and digital viewership over 149 million fans watched the 2016 season to make it one of the fastest growing leagues in world cricket. Jamaica Tallawahs are the current Hero CPL champions and the other competing teams are Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St. Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders. The 2017 tournament will run from 4 August – 9 September 2017. For further information visit www.cplt20.com.
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