Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sports

KING REIGNS*

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:41 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Women cricketers blew away the Windward Islands Women by eight wickets at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex, yesterday, to secure their place in tomorrow’s final of the Women’s Regional Super50 tournament. All-rounder Stacy-Ann King hit five fours in 58 (109 balls) while

East retain Shell InterZone Under-19 title

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

West Indies Under-19 all-rounder Kirstan Kallicharan scored and unbeaten 62 and picked up two wickets to lead East to a seven-wicket win over South East in the Shell InterZone Under-19 final at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva, yesterday. South East were dismissed for 178 off 38.2 overs


Play ball

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:27 AM AST Comments

All eyes will centre on the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba today as the recently-completed stadium opens its doors for the first time to host the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Premiership Twenty20 Festival. The venue, which was supposed to be finished in time for the 2007 ICC World


Alexander wins in Virginia*

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

Ayanna Alexander produced a 13.61 metres effort to grab gold in the Virginia Challenge women’s triple jump event, in Virginia, USA, last weekend. With that jump, the Trinidad and Tobago athlete moved to 15th on the 2017 world outdoor performance list. Mark London also competed at the Virginia

Wong edged in ‘Solo’ quarters

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments

RALITSA WONG almost sent the No. 2 seed packing at the quarterfinal stage of the Solo Badminton Tournament Thursday night at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. The national under-19 champion and winner of her age-group title in the junior edition of this tournament last Saturday came w


'Coronel’ to take control

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:5 AM AST Comments

TENIENTE CORONEL looks set to take control in today’s 1,350-metre feature for horses rated 70 and over, which is the seventh race on the eight-race card at Santa Rosa Park. The Shivam Maharaj-owned importation trained by Harriram ‘Pepsi’ Gobin, who scored effortlessly in his lone s


Lawrence: Friendly important for fitness

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:26 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence believes international friendlies like Saturday’s against Grenada in St George’s will be crucial for locally-based players, as the national side continues to focus on their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.


Bravo responds *

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:23 PM AST Comments

Embattled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo, through a letter from his attorney, tried to clear the air yesterday concerning the “damages claim” which was first alluded to by WICB Johnny Grave in an ESPNcricinfo article last week.

Lara Academy to be certified by July

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:22 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board is working closely with the Urban Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago (UDECOTT) to ensure the Brian Lara Cricket Academy gets certified by cricket’s world body, the International Cricket Council (ICC).


T&T women, Barbados win again *

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:36 PM AST Comments

Barbados brushed aside the Windward Islands to take control of the women's Regional Super50, while Trinidad and Tobago kept Jamaica winless, following the fourth round of the competition on Wednesday.


WI coaching re-think needed

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:35 PM AST Comments

In the West Indies squad, the support team has grown over the years. Several head coaches and specialists have worked with the unit, but did they make a difference to its growth and performance?


Stars shine *

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:25 PM AST Comments

Together Evin Lewis and Kyle Hope proved to be destructive at the top of the innings for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force. Yesterday they were on opposing sides of the coin in the ‘Penal Derby’ but the results were pretty much the same.


Windies to get US$132m

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:21 PM AST Comments

The International Cricket Council's (ICC) board has voted to pass a new financial model that will reverse a 2014 decision which effectively put India, England and Australia in control of the game's finances and administration.