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T20 World Cup in Antigua and Barbuda This Summer

Attention cricket fans! Antigua and Barbuda, known for its 365 pristine beaches and rich cricketing heritage, is the place to be this summer. Home to cricket legends like Sir Vivian Richards, Sir Curtly Ambrose, Sir Richie Richardson, and Sir Andy Roberts, this Caribbean paradise is set to host T20 World Cup matches and Caribbean Premier League (CPL) matches from June through November 2024. In a bid to promote these exciting events, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority organized a celebratory tour in Canada this May, highlighting the nation’s cricketing legacy. The event, held at the Galaxy Grand Convention Centre, Brampton ON, was graced by cricket greats Sir Curtly Ambrose, Sir Richie Richardson, and Sir Andy Roberts. Group Editor and CEO of Y Media, Yudhvir Jaswal, a passionate cricket enthusiast, met with the legends and discussed the upcoming cricket season and Antigua and Barbuda’s unique appeal.
The promotional event was a grand success, attracting cricket fans and media alike. The evening featured entertainment by Spirited Band, where Sir Vivian Richards,Sir Curtly Ambrose and Sir Richie Richardson showcased their musical talents on bass and rhythm guitar respectively. The band, renowned for its versatile performances across genres like reggae, soca, calypso, and rock ‘n’ roll, also features talented vocalists Tamah Boston and Ebony Thomas. Their harmonious voices brought the crowd to life, making the event a memorable experience for all attendees.

Group Editor and CEO of Y Media, Yudhvir Jaswal with Cricket Legend Sir Vivian Richards

Dressed in smart casual attire, guests enjoyed a fun-filled evening with performances from Antigua and Barbuda acts. Spirited Band’s lineup, including members Dave Bridgewater on keyboards, Jason Jacobs on drums, and Murphy Charles on percussion, provided a lively soundtrack that perfectly complemented the celebration of cricket and culture.

Yudhvir Jaswal, reflecting on the event, expressed his excitement and pride in promoting the T20 World Cup and CPL matches in Antigua and Barbuda. His personal connection to cricket, stemming from a lifelong love for the sport, added a special significance to the event. Y Media Group’s extensive coverage of the evening, including exclusive interviews and performances, will be broadcasted on Channel Y, offering fans a comprehensive look at the celebrations.

As the summer approaches, cricket enthusiasts are encouraged to explore Antigua and Barbuda’s offerings. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and top-tier cricket matches, it promises to be an unforgettable destination. For more information, visit visitantiguabarbuda.com/sports.

Don’t miss the chance to experience the T20 World Cup and CPL matches in one of the world’s most beautiful settings, and stay tuned to Channel Y for full coverage of this spectacular event.

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