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WICB franchise schedule announced

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

WICB franchise schedule announced

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the schedule for the inaugural Professional Cricket League’s (PCL), Regional 4-Day Tournament.

The Four-Day Tournament will be played on a home and away basis over ten rounds from November 14, 2014 to March 23, 2015.

The league format tournament will commence with three matches in the opening round from November 14 to 17 in Jamaica, Trinidad and Guyana. Each round will consist of three matches and each team will play ten matches, five at home and five away.

The Windward Island team will be known as the Volcanoes and Trinidad and Tobago have taken the Red Force name.

The PCL inaugural Draft Ceremony will be held on Monday in Barbados. Each franchise has retained ten players and will be required to draft five additional players to make up a squad of 15 players.

The Draft Ceremony will be video streamed live on

The WICB Professional Cricket League comprises the Regional 4-Day Tournament and the NAGICO Super50 Tournament which will be played in January 2015.

WICB Professional Cricket League R4D Schedule

Round 1 – November 14-17

Jamaica Franchise v Volcanoes – Sabina Park

Red Force v Barbados Franchise – Queen’s Park Oval

Guyana Franchise v Leewards Franchise – Guyana National Stadium

Round 2 – November 21-24

Guyana Franchise v Volcanoes – Providence Stadium

Leewards Franchise v Red Force – Leewards venue TBC

Barbados Franchise v Jamaica Franchise – Kensington Oval

Round 3 – November 28 – December 1

Volcanoes v Leewards Franchise – Grenada National Stadium

Guyana Franchise v Barbados Franchise – Guyana National Stadium

Red Force v Jamaica Franchise – Queen’s Park Oval

Round 4 – December 5 – 8

Volcanoes v Barbados Franchise – Arnos Vale

Jamaica Franchise v Leewards Franchise – Sabina Park

Red Force v Guyana Franchise – Queen’s Park Oval


Round 5 – February 6-9

Jamaica Franchise v Guyana Franchise – Sabina Park

Volcanoes v Red Force – Beausejour Cricket Ground

Barbados Franchise v Leewards Franchise – Kensington Oval

Round 6 – February 13-16

Volcanoes v Jamaica Franchise – Arnos Vale

Barbados Franchise v Red Force – Kensington Oval

Leewards Franchise v Guyana Franchise – Leewards venue TBC

Round 7 – February 20-23

Leewards Franchise v Volcanoes – Leewards venue TBC

Barbados Franchise v Guyana Franchise – Kensington Oval

Jamaica Franchise v Red Force – Sabina Park


Round 8 – March 6-9

Red Force v Volcanoes – Queen’s Park Oval

Guyana Franchise v Jamaica Franchise – Guyana National Stadium

Leewards Franchise v Barbados Franchise – Leewards venue TBC

Round 9 – March 13-16

Barbados Franchise v Volcanoes – Kensington Oval

Leewards Franchise v Jamaica Franchise – Leewards venue TBC

Guyana Franchise v Red Force – Guyana National Stadium

Round 10 – March 20-23

Volcanoes v Guyana Franchise – Windsor Park Stadium

Red Force v Leewards Franchise – Queen’s Park Oval

Jamaica Franchise v Barbados Franchise – Sabina Park