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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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Trinidad to host CPL finals

  Trinidad and Tobago will be missing out on the Women’s World T20 later year but fans can take heart with the news that this country will be hosting the finals of the 2018 Digicel Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Guardian Media Sports was reliably informed that there will be no bidding process for the championship weekend, as this country has already locked that in since last year. T&T hosted a successful CPL T20 2017 finals at the Lara Stadium in Tarouba and during the negotiations one of the conditions was…

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Trinidad MP calls of regional Gov’t to partner with CWI

  PORT-OF-SPAIN: Member of Parliament for Oropouche East Dr. Roodlal Moonilal has criticised the government for not ensuring that Women’s World Cup matches will be coming to these shores. He made the comment while delivering the feature address at the Southern Sports prize giving ceremony on Saturday night in Debe, South Trinidad. According to Moonilal for the sport of cricket to be revived everyone has to be on board and partner with Cricket West Indies (CWI) :”Ask yourself what can leagues like this do to help in the resurrection of…

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T&T bids for World Cup matches

The government of T&T has put in a bid to host matches at the next ICC Women’s World T20 tournament, which is carded to be held in the Caribbean from early November. This is the news coming from vice-president of the T&T Women’s Cricket Association (TTWCA), Ann Browne John. She made the comment during her address at the board’s 61st annual prize giving ceremony at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in South Trinidad. According to Browne :”We are pleased to announce that a bid has been put forward for this…

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Windies quick Gabriel named Cricketer of the Year in Trinidad

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel copped the 2017 T&T Cricket Board (TTCB), International Cricket of the Year title at the board’s 61st annual presentation at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba.  The fast bowler who is currently in New Zealand with the West Indies team had an impressive year for the West Indies on the international scene. In his few appearances for the T&T Red Force he bowled well and this put him ahead of the other contenders.  Barbadian Roshon Primus was named National senior cricketer of the year for his great…

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Spinner Badree Graduates with Master’s

​West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree graduated last week with an Executive Master’s in Sport Management from the University of Trinidad and Tobago. Badree, who is currently employed by the Ministry of Education as a Curriculum Officer, Physical Education and Sport, was very pleased to have completed the program. “‘I have always seen both sport and education as vehicles that can be used for upward social mobility and I have been able to use both to accomplish some of my life’s dreams. I have always advocated the complementary relationship between sport and…

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Kallicharan, Simmons, Cooper called up

  ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies has announced a 21-member Windies Under-19 squad for a two-week training camp from December 5 to 20 in Barbados and Antigua:   All but two of the players that were part of the successful trip to southern Africa in July have been included in the squad which also includes seven players whose performances during the recent Regional Under-19 Tournament in St. Kitts enhanced their claims for consideration.   The new inclusions are: Brad Barnes, Kishawn Graham, Jarion Hoyte,…

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Bravo continues good form

Dapper left handed batsman Darren Bravo continued his good form, as the Trinbago Knight Riders won their second warm-up match for the 2017 Hero CPL against a TTCB XI at the Queen’s Park Oval on Monday night. Bravo banged 72 to follow his 21-ball 46 the night before at the Lara Academy. He and Denesh Ramdin clobbered the TTCB bowling to take their team to 179 for four of their allotted 20 overs. The TTCB XI in reply could score only 147 for six losing the game by 32 runs….

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