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Local Cricket: Longdenville and All Stars to square off limited overs final

Local Cricket: Longdenville and All Stars to square off limited overs final

On Good Friday, the Longdenville Touring Team will play the Augustine All Stars in the final of the Caroni Cricket Association Midweek Limited Overs Competition. LTT got into the final courtesy a hard-fought win over MYO, as Tariq Abdool’s 42 got them to their target of 139 ...

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March 26th, 2018

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Windies book 2019 Cricket World Cup spot; heartbreak for Scotland

Windies book 2019 Cricket World Cup spot; heartbreak for Scotland

The Windies have qualified for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England, after beating Scotland by 5 runs on the Duckworth Lewis method. The win also effectively means Scotland’s hopes of reaching the World Cup are over. Scotland had earlier bowled out the Windies for 198, with

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March 21st, 2018

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CWI sets up committee to deal with NOCs

CWI sets up committee to deal with NOCs

A technical committee has been set up to handle the issue of players’ eligibility for West Indies selection. According to Cricket West Indies, the six-member committee will be headed by CWI Vice President Emmanuel Nanthan. It will be responsible for reviewing and deciding ...

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March 19th, 2018

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$300k for 3 sporting bodies

$300k for 3 sporting bodies

Three sporting bodies have been given nearly 300,000 dollars to fund athletes, teams and coaches for upcoming events. It comes from the Sport Company of T&T, as part of its disbursement to National Governing Bodies, who are required to submit justifications in an annual ...

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March 19th, 2018

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Steadfast Samuels secures Super Sixes win against Zimbabwe

Steadfast Samuels secures Super Sixes win against Zimbabwe

The Windies survived a dramatic batting collapse to record their fifth-highest ODI chase, in today’s World Cup Qualifier against Zimbabwe. Going after a target of 290, Evin Lewis (64), Shai Hope (76) and Man of the Match Marlon Samuels (86) steadied the ship after Chris ...

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March 19th, 2018

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Kiwis edge Windies in opening T20i

Kiwis edge Windies in opening T20i

Haley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor cracked half-centuries but the Windies women fell just short in the 1st T20i against New Zealand. Chasing a respectable 168, Matthews hit the gas early, smacking four boundaries in the 2nd over, however her partner Merissa Aguilleira ...

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March 14th, 2018

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CWCQ: Evin fires as Windies waltz into Super Six

CWCQ: Evin fires as Windies waltz into Super Six

A Duckworth/Lewis win over the Netherlands has seen the Windies end the first round of World Cup Qualifiers unbeaten. The Windies have made it into the Super Six stage of the tournament, where they’ll be joined by five other teams. Batting first today against the Dutch, the ...

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March 12th, 2018

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Holder: Windies wary of strong Irish but want revenge

Holder: Windies wary of strong Irish but want revenge

Ireland are no pushover and Windies skipper Jason Holder knows that. The Windies’ next opponent in World Cup Qualifying action comfortably won the last time these two met, back in the 2015 World Cup. Holder, Kemar Roach, Marlon Samuels and Chris Gayle return from that ...

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March 9th, 2018

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Windies women sink despite captain’s efforts

Windies women sink despite captain’s efforts

Captain Stafanie Taylor stood strong but couldn’t stop the Windies ship from sinking in their 2nd ODI against New Zealand. The waters were choppy from early on, as both openers were out before the 10 over mark. Skipper Taylor took charge with a solid 86 but her crew were ...

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March 8th, 2018

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Holder and Hope hand Windies victory over PNG

Holder and Hope hand Windies victory over PNG

Jason Holder and Shai Hope missed out on personal milestones but secured a 2nd World Cup Qualifier win for the Windies. Taking on Papua New Guinea, who won the toss and chose to bat first, the regional team was led with the ball by Carlos Brathwaite’s 5/27. His exploits saw ...

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March 8th, 2018

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