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Dr. Shallow says CWI is delivering

TRINIDAD GUARDIAN: Crick­et West In­dies (CWI) vice-pres­i­dent Dr Kishore Shal­low says that the ad­min­is­tra­tion has achieved six ar­eas out of their 10-point plan for the de­vel­op­ment of Caribbean crick­et in just sev­en months. In a wide-rang­ing in­ter­view with Guardian Me­dia Sports on Mon­day, Shal­low said: “We cam­paigned on a 10-point plan and on be­ing elect­ed the pres­i­dent of the board, Ricky Sker­ritt told all that they must put their shoul­ders to the wheel and get the work done. We have done that to a great ex­tent and now I can…

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Badree from abject poverty to success

Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree in a brilliant address to students of Naparima College at their 2019 Graduation ceremony Saturday last in San Fernando took them through his struggles in life and to his eventual position of triumph.   As the player turned commentator spoke, the students were glued to his delivery. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Badree was invited to deliver the feature address…

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Central Sports whip Merryboys

Ewart Nicholson scored his second century of the season   Central Sports led by the veteran Shazan Babwah scored a wonderful nine-wicket victory yesterday over Merryboys as fourth round matches in the TTCB Premiership came to an end. Central Sports were the only team to record an outright victory in the round, as the other three matches all ended in stalemates. Responding to Merryboys first innings score 176, Central Sports on the back of Kamil Pooran’s century made 309. They then skittled out Merrboys for just 174 in their second…

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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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CWI CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO WINDIES “A”

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies has hailed the success of WINDIES “A” in their home series against England Lions. WINDIES “A” completed a clean sweep of three “Tests” between the two sides and followed up with a 2-1 series victory in the One-day (50 overs) format. “The Directors, management and staff of CWI, individually and collectively, commend the WINDIES ‘A’ Team on their impressive performance in the series against the England Lions, and congratulate team captain Kieran Powell, each member of the team, head coach Floyd Reifer and…

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CWI doing great work with ‘A’ team

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Former manager of the West Indies cricket team Omar Khan says that the investment being made by Cricket West Indies (CWI) into the development of the A Team cricketers is paying off well. Khan who has been the manager of the Guyana Amazon Warriors since the inception of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) said the signs for a better Windies team is clear. He remembered :”When the English A teams and other A teams were coming into the Caribbean in the early nineties and winning matches that was the…

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Sandals takes over St. Lucia youth cricket

Sandals Resorts International and the Sandals Foundation have yet again shown their commitment to the development of St. Lucia using the viable vehicle that is sport. On Wednesday their sport minded Public Relations Manager Sunil Ramdeen offered the good news that the company will be sponsoring the St. Lucia U-19 cricket tournament. According to the Trinidadian Ramdeen :”I must say that I personally …have long believed in the power of sport to empower and motivate young individuals – whatever their background might be – opening new avenues for them to…

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Central whips champs South

The winning Central Zone team before their clash against defending champs South. Central Zone defeated defending champions South Zone by 65 runs in the opening match of the 2018 Shell Interzone series at Syne Village in Penal on Wednesday. Batting first, Central slipped to 87 for seven before finally reaching 131 all out. Leading the way was Ronnielstar Perreira who scored 30. The pick of the South bowlers were Avalon Changoor 3/39, Kendal Poochoon 2/15 and Aaron Amrow 2/2. Left the relatively simple task of getting 132, South fell under…

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Wallace calls on players to stand up and take responsibility

  PORT-OF-SPAIN: Former West Indies opener Philo Wallace is a crest-fallen man these days after looking at the West Indies performances at the senior and junior levels.  Wallace said that the regional players have to stand up and take responsibility for their performances and stop blaming Cricket West Indies (CWI). “Come on man when we played for the West Indies we did not get compensated anywhere close to what these guys are making now and look what they are putting out. Don’t get me wrong I think players deserved to…

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Primus takes Cane Farm into UWI semis

Roshan Primus collects his man of the match award from an official of UWI.   T&T Red Force all rounder Roshan Primus was in fantastic form in the opening clash of the 2018 UWI T20 tournament, as he guided his club Cane Farm to a 54-run win over Club Crusoe on Friday night. Cane Farm won the toss and lost five wickets in quick succession including Darren Bravo for 23 before Primus was paired with another top all rounder in Rayad Emrit. The Guyana Amazon Warriors pair batted well in…

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