Wednesday, September 20, 2017

EASY PICKINGS*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:40 AM AST Comments

WEST INDIES’ dismal One-Day International form continued with a seven-wicket defeat to England in the critical opener at Old Trafford yesterday, a result that condemned the Caribbean side to a 10-team qualifying tournament for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Needing to sweep the five-match series

Cariah gets WI ‘A’ call-up*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:37 AM AST Comments

YANNIC CARIAH has been rewarded for his consistency for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in last year’s Professional Cricket League four-day championship, earning a call-up to the West Indies “A” team to face Sri Lanka “A” in the Caribbean next month. Cariah was the le


Double champions

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

LIMERS and Massy Girls dominated the male and female divisions of the 2017 BPTT Mayaro Windball Night Cricket League, both being crowned double champions on the final day of the season. Having already won their respective league championships, both teams underlined their strength by adding the knock


Shiva Boys look to consolidate lead in SSFL*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:30 AM AST Comments

Defending champions Shiva Boys Hindu College will be looking to pull away from the pack and maintain their perfect record when they square off against Queen’s Royal College in Penal today in the fourth round Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division competi

Webster confident of continuing good form*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:26 AM AST Comments

All-rounder Tion Webster is confident of transferring his good form into the 2017/18 Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League (PCL) with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force. Webster earned a call-up to the Red Force for the final two matches in last season’s four-day campaign and took adv


Football fraternity mourns loss of referee*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) wishes to express condolences to the relatives and friends of Kyle Carabon. Carabon lost his life under suspicious circumstances on Monday night while in his car at Tableland. The matter is now receiving the attention of the police. “To say K


D/Force a win away from N/Zone title*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:16 AM AST Comments

Defence Force extended its unbeaten record so far this season to seven matches after a comfortable 89-59 win over Starker Nets in Game one of the North Zone Basketball League ‘Big Four’ finals played at the Jean Pierre Sports Complex, on Sunday. After sweeping Trailblazers 2-0 in their &


Kenyans dominate Venture 5K*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:58 PM AST Comments

Kenyans Kenneth Rotich and Mercy Chepwogen were in dominant mood at the Venture Credit Union Cooperative Society 5K, in Couva, on Sunday. Rotich completed a hat-trick of triumphs in the men’s race, following up on his 2015 and 2016 successes with a comfortable victory in the 2017 edition. The

Sea Hunter reigns supreme*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:54 PM AST Comments

Eighty anglers battled it out on 20 boats along the North Western coast of Trinidad in the 11th Annual Well Services Group of Companies King Fish Tournament, which was held over the weekend. The tournament was hosted at the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club. Team “Sea Hunter” captained by R


MORE PLAUDITS*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president Azim Bassarath said he is “immensely proud” of the performances of the Trinidad and Tobago cricketers in this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and insisted that the TTCB will continue to do its part to ensure they keep...


Our professionalism came to the fore, says Narine*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine said the unsettling cold temperatures during the one-off T20 International had been difficult to deal with but hailed the professional approach from West Indies after they trounced England by 21 runs on Saturday.



Success by system

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

Cricket West Indies may argue to the contrary, but it seems the urgency of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup has ushered the likes of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels back into the fold for the five-match One-Day International series against England, beginning tomorrow in Manchester.