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Hillview crowned Secondary Schools champions

Hillview College repeated as champions of the PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket Council league when they inflicted a massive 211-run victory over Barrackpore West Secondary at Barrackpore yesterday. Trailing second place Naparima College by three points going into this final game, Hillview batted first and scored 272 for five 35 overs, with centuries from West Indies under-19 players Kirstan Kallicharan and Keagan Simmons. Kallicharan who has been in very good form this season smacked a rapid 118, while Simmons, who scored a century for the Windies at the Under-19 World Cup…

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WINDIES WOMEN SUFFER HEAVY DEFEAT IN 2ND T20 INTERNATIONAL.

Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand- Poor fielding and bowling costed the WINDIES Women the 2nd T20 International against New Zealand White Ferns by 106 runs, a far-cry from the close contest of the first match. Captain Stafanie Taylor won the toss and elected to bowl first in cool conditions as it gets progressively colder during the night in Tauranga. Hayley Matthews dropped Sophie Devine the very first ball of the match. However, White Ferns Captain Suzie Bates was the first to go for 14 when Connell lit up her bails. New…

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WINDIES WOMEN SUFFER HEAVY DEFEAT IN 2ND T20 INTERNATIONAL.

Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand- Poor fielding and bowling costed the WINDIES Women the 2nd T20 International against New Zealand White Ferns by 106 runs, a far-cry from the close contest of the first match. Captain Stafanie Taylor won the toss and elected to bowl first in cool conditions as it gets progressively colder during the night in Tauranga. Hayley Matthews dropped Sophie Devine the very first ball of the match. However, White Ferns Captain Suzie Bates was the first to go for 14 when Connell lit up her bails. New…

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Domestic News 

Sam Jattan Cricket League Bowls Off

THE POPULAR Sam Jattan Youth Cricket League will be back with a bang over the upcoming Easter school holidays with attractive prizes at stake for the top Under-14 cricketers in the Central Zone of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. Leading the revival of the 30-overs per team competition is former minister of sport Manohar Ramsaran, acting chairman of the league, who revealed that competition will get underway on Tuesday, March 27. Ramsaran, who is also an executive member of the TTCB, and an advisor to UDECOTT charman Noel Garcia…

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Leaders Comets battle QPCC II Saturday

Leaders Alescon Comets will face a stern test when they come up against QPCC II at the Queen’s Park Oval Saturday in their round four TTCB Premiership I clash from 10am. Comets are leading the pack with 49 points after three matches including two outright wins in their last two matches. However, those wins came at the result oriented Pierre Road ground and now they come to the big yard to battle QPCC II which is no easy walkover. Charles Guillen men have fought well this season, their first back…

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Domestic News 

Leaders Comets battle QPCC II Saturday

Leaders Alescon Comets will face a stern test when they come up against QPCC II at the Queen’s Park Oval Saturday in their round four TTCB Premiership I clash from 10am. Comets are leading the pack with 49 points after three matches including two outright wins in their last two matches. However, those wins came at the result oriented Pierre Road ground and now they come to the big yard to battle QPCC II which is no easy walkover. Charles Guillen men have fought well this season, their first back…

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Renown, Killdeer win Big in South-East

RENOWN and Killdeer registered big victories last weekend in the second round Two-Day League competition of the South East Zone of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. Three Renown batsmen hit impressive centuries to lead their team to an innings and 38 runs win over Blended, while Killdeer triumphed by six wickets in a low-scoring match against Rio Claro Sports. Renown also demonstrated their superiority over Blended winning their 20/20 encounter by 38 runs in a key Group “C” fixture. There were also note-worthy performances in the Two-Day League by…

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South Zone to play at Youth US Open T20

The South Zonal Council of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board will be sending an under-15 team to participate at the second Youth US Open T20 tournament in Fort Lauderdale in August. Organisers of the tournament Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has already set the dates as August 24, 25 and 26. This created tremendous interest from teams in America as well as outside.The South Zone has decided that sending their U-15 team will give them great exposure in US conditions. Chairman of the Zone, Chaitram Ramjitsingh is happy with the…

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International News 

Pakistanis thank Cameron for bringing smiles

There were smiles all over the place, when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that Windies will be touring the country towards the end of March beginning of April to play a three-match T20 series. Pakistanis have been starved of cricket in their own backyard since the gun attack in 2010 against the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore.Zimbabwe made an appearance a couple seasons ago but the Windies are the first major team to go into Pakistan to play cricket eight years after and the fans there are very…

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South opens with U-17 win

The South Zonal Council U-17 team opened their campaign in the Shell 2018, U-17 Interzone series with an easy 35-run win over East Zone at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba. South batting first tallied 226 all out in 49.3 overs with Gregory Nandlal hitting a top score of 67 runs. Giving him good support was skipper Antonio Gomez who got 40. Naparima College student Darren Samlal who has been in form recently scored 36, while all rounder Vanir Maharaj got 25. When East took strike, they battled well…

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