Get the Low-Down on 6IXTY Cricket – Need to Know

Aug 27, 2022

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6IXTY Cricket details, rules, schedule, teams and squads

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have unveiled The 6ixty, a new franchise tournament. The 6ixty 2022, the first iteration of the competition, started on August 24. The tournament will feature a total of 12 games. 

The format and rules of the event is rather different from those of typical cricket matches. Each innings in the The 6ixty 2022 competition will have ten overs. To add some originality and interest to the tournament, additional regulations have also been included.

CPL’s CEO Pete Russell, says “It is very exciting to be able to confirm the fixtures for this season with this announcement being all the more special with the WCPL taking place for the first time in 2022. We can’t wait to be back travelling around the Caribbean and we are looking forward to welcoming our wonderful fans back into the stadiums across the region.”

The games’ rules will change a little from those of typical cricket contests. Ten over will be played by each team during batting. From one end, 30 of these will be bowled. The final 30 balls will then be tossed from the opposite end. One bowler is only allowed to bowl a maximum of two overs throughout an innings, and these 30 balls will be bowled in 5 different overs. 

There will only be six wickets for each team. The team shall be regarded as out after the removal of the sixth wicket. There will be 2 powerplay overs for each batting team. By hitting two sixes in the first 12 balls, they can start the third power play over. The third to ninth overs are available for this additional powerplay over.

One player will be taken off the field for the final six balls if the sides do not finish their overs in the allotted time. The time of a “mystery free hit,” in which a batsman cannot be removed by the bowler, will be decided by the audience.

6IXTY Teams and Squads

The 6ixty 2022 features 6 teams. They are the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Lucia Kings, Jamaica Tallawahs, Trinbago Knight Riders, and Barbados Royals. For the competition, each club has assembled its roster. The rosters for each of The 6ixty 2022’s 6 teams are shown below.

Barbados Royals

Jason Holder, Ober McCoy, Kyle Mayers, Azam Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr., Oshane Thomas, Rahkeem Cornwall, Harry Tector, Devon Thomas, Joshua Bishop, Justin Greaves, Corbin Bosch, Nyeem Young, Teddy Bishop, Ramon Simmonds

Jamaica Tallawahs

 Jamaica Tallawahs, St. Lucia Kings, Trinbago Knight Riders, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Guyana Amazon Warriors

St. Lucia Kings

 Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Kesrick Williams, McKenney Clarke, Alzarri Joseph, Scott Kuggeleijn, Mark Deyal, Jeavor Royal, Matthew Forde, Leroy Lugg, Preston McSween, Larry Edwards, Ackeem Auguste, Rivaldo Clarke, Roshon Primus, Ravendra Persaud, Jesse Bootan

Trinbago Knight Riders

Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nicholas Pooran, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Tim Seifert, Seekkuge Prasanna, Jayden Seales, Tion Webster, Khary Pierre, Anderson Phillip, Terrence Hinds, Leonardo Julien, Shaaron Lewis

St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots

Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Qasim Akram, Sherfane Rutherford, Dwaine Pretorius, Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes, Dewald Brevis, Izharulhaq Naveed, Joshua da Silva, Jon-Riss Jaggesar, Keacy Carty, Kelvin Pittman, Jaden Carmichael.

Guyana Amazon Warriors

Shimron Hetmyer, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Colin Ingram, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope, Paul Stirling, Heinrich Klaasen, Keemo Paul, Jermaine Blackwood, Gudakesh Motie, Veerasammy Permaul, John Campbell, Shermon Lewis, Ronsford Beaton, Matthew Nandu, Junior Sinclair.

Semi Finals Match Schedule

August 28, 2022 for both men’s and women’s – 1st and 2nd semi finals

Finals Match Schedule

August 29, 2022 for both men’s and women’s division

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