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Tuckett takes Leewards to win

  T&T under-15 cricket team suffered their third successive loss in the CWI Regional Under-15 tournament, yesterday when they went under to the Leeward Islands by four wickets in Barbados.  Set a target of just 169 runs for victory, the Leewards got a good start from Carlton Tuckett and eased to victory at 169 for six – taking a four-wicket win. Tuckett handled the T&T spinners well and controlled the innings at the top during his 40. He got good support from Anderson Amurdan 25 and T’Jai Clarke 27. The…

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T&T goes under by 7 runs

Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago suffered their second successive loss in the regional U-15 cricket series, when they went under to Guyana by seven runs at Lucas Street. Batting first, Guyana struggled to 133 all out as the T&T bowlers continued their impressive showing in the tournament. Chasing a relatively simple target of 134 runs to win the match, the T&T batsman barring opener Kyle Roopchand failed to deliver and in the end they were 126 all out. Roopchand the right hander from Naparima College, batted with great assurance but…

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Barbados looks for another win

​T&T Under-15 cricket team will be looking for win today, after their first round loss in the 2017 CWI Regional U-15 cricket tournament. The defending champions chasing 121 runs to win the match against Jamaica fell for just 73 and as a result will need the win all their remaining matches to stand a chance of holding on to their title.Today, they come up against a struggling Guyana outfit at Lucas Street in Bridgetown Barbados. The Guyanese made just 51 runs in their opening loss to the Leeward Islands in…

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T&T U-15s go down in opener

T&T Under-15 cricket team went down to Jamaica by 43 runs in their opening match of the CWI Regional U-15 cricket series at Brighton in Barbados. In a low scoring affair, the T&T batsmen could not get a small victory target of 121. Brilliant bowling by the young Red Force restricted Jamaica to 120 all out but when their turn came to bat, the T&T boys could muster only 73 runs. T&T got off to a bad start when Kyle Roopchand fell for just one. The big blow came shortly…

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T&T U-19s whip Windwards

​Skipper Navin Bidaisee had a brilliant all round game, as T&T U-19s defeated the Windward Islands by 120 runs in their opening match of the Regional U-19 series at Coneree in St Kitts yesterday. Set 288 runs for victory, the Windwards fell to spinners Justin Gangoo and Bidaisee for 167 to spark celebrations among the Red Force players. Bidaisee who nabbed four wickets for 29 runs in the first essay, came back to take 4/69 in the second, for match figures of 8/98. In addition to his wonderful bowling he…

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T&T U-15s open against Jamaica

  T&T will begin the defence of their CWI Regional U-15 title today, when they come up against Jamaica at Brighton in Barbados.    The T&T team arrived in Barbados on Monday night after their flight set for earlier in the day was delayed. The boys had a good workout at St. Catherine’s yesterday and they go into action at 10am, looking for a good start to the championship.  Manager of the team Anthony Ramjit speaking to Guardian Media said he was not very happy with the accommodation at Cave Hill and was…

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T&T on top against Windwards

T&T were on top against the Windward Islands at the end of the first day of their CWI Regional Under-19 three-day clash at Conaree in St. Kitts. T&T batting first made 233 and at the close the Windwards werer struggling on 68 for five – still 165 runs adrift of the Red Force score. Saiba Batoosingh scored a fluent 60 to lead the T&T effort, as they won the toss and decided to take first strike on a pitch that was offering some early assistance to the seamers.  Batoosingh got good…

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REGIONAL UNDER 19 SET TO BOWL OFF NEXT MONDAY IN ST KITTS

​ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Fresh from the Under 17 Regional Title, Trinidad and Tobago are ready to defend their title in the U19 three-day tournament, set to start in St Kitts, next Monday (July 24). Guyana will also defend their 50-over title, with that format beginning on Tuesday, August 15.   The three-day competition will have the teams from the six territories, while in the 50-over competition, the ICC Americas will field a team for a group of seven tournament.   Four venues will be used over the next six weeks by host…

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Mbeki Joseph credits spinners for successful title defense

Trinidad and Tobago captain, Mbeki Joseph has credited his spin attack for retaining the Cricket West Indies Regional Under-17 title on home soil. The Young Red Force had one of the most balanced bowling attacks in the tournament. Their impressive fast bowling stock featured Jayden Seales, Ronaldo Forester and Giovanni Letrin. They were complimented by off-spinner Avinash Mahabirsingh; left-arm orthodox Nicholas ‘Sancho’ Ali and leg-spinner Sameer Ali. Speaking about the spin trio Joseph said,”Those guys were exceptional and a key factor in us retaining the title. Avinash is a solid…

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TT suffers 1st loss in U17

Sameer Ali in action at the Lara Academy against the Windwards. Trinidad and Tobago under-17 cricketers suffered their first loss of the 2017 CWI U-17 cricket tourney when they went down to Windward Islands by two wickets at the Brian Lara Academy in South Trinidad. Left to get 147 runs for victory in 48 overs the Windwards for home with four balls to spare for the loss of eight wickets. Needing six runs to win the match off six balls, Simeon Alexander struck the first two deliveries bowled by left…

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