Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jangoo’s balancing act *

TOP T20 AWARD: Merry Boys cricketer Amir Jangoo, right, collects the TTCB T20 Festival Cricketer of the Year trophy from feature speaker Justice Joseph Tam during the TTCB Awards ceremony at Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba on Saturday night. --Photo: ROGER SEEPERSAD

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Red Force wicketkeeper/batsman Amir Jangoo has been doing some juggling, but not with the cricket ball.

It has been a balancing act for the 20-year-old Jangoo — managing school and professional cricket — but the former West Indies Under-19 player is up to the task.

The left-hander was awarded a Red Force retainer contract for the ongoing 2017/18 Professional Cricket League season after impressing with knocks of 32 and 71 on his first-class debut against the Barbados Pride, at Kensington Oval in Barbados earlier this year.


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