THE Government of St. Lucia has confirmed its support to the St. Lucia Stars cricket team.
Dominic Fedee, Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, expressed his excitement once again to support The Caribbean Premiere League in hosting the first scheduled matches for the season at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground. Fedee said all contracts and commitments would be signed in the upcoming weeks.
Barry Cocorun, Director at CPL, also expressed his gratitude for the support and looks forward to welcoming the rebranded Zouks (now St. Lucia Stars) to St. Lucia.
Franchise owner Jay Pandya of Royal Sports Club, based in Philadelphia, looks forward to five days of exciting cricket led by St. Lucia-born cricketers captain Daren Sammy, Johnson Charles and Keddy Lesporis.
The team will comprise some of the most talented cricketers throughout the world, namely Shane Watson, Andre Fletcher and Lasith Malinga, to name a few.
Pandya expects this year’s matches to be held in St. Lucia to be filled with fun, excitement and superb cricket.
St. Lucia Stars are expected to come alive on the best pitch in the world on August 4, 10, 13, 12 and 15.