Actor Wahlberg takes interest in Tridents
Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricket officials have announced that American actor Mark Wahlberg has taken an equity interest in the Barbados Tridents team.
“I’m excited to be a part of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) because I know cricket is huge in the Caribbean and a rich part of the region’s heritage,” said Wahlberg.
“Sports and entertainment are a powerful combination, and the CPL will appeal to a huge audience worldwide. Thanks to my dear friend Ajmal Khan, who introduced me to Barbados and the CPL, I am a huge cricket fan now. ”
Wahlberg said he was also attracted to the youth development aspect of the CPL which benefited the entire community as young men were encouraged to pursue their passions, stay focused and plan for their futures. (CPL)