Actor Mark Wahlberg buys stake in Barbados Tridents franchise

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Wahlberg believes the CPL will be a big hit amongst all cricket lovers

Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg, who is a well-known ‘cricket nut’, has announced that he has bought a stake in the Caribbean Premier League’s (CPL) Barbados Tridents franchise.

According to the New York Post, Wahlberg noted that the CPL would appeal to a lot of people worldwide, especially since the Twenty20 revolution is in full force.

“Sports and entertainment are a powerful combination, the CPL will appeal to a huge audience worldwide,” he was quoted as saying by the New York Post. “I am a huge cricket fan now.”

Wahlberg is known for his roles in films such as The Italian Job, The Fighter, Boogie Nights and The Departed.

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