Alex Hales

GONE!: Barbados Tridents’ Alex Hales is bowled by Trinbago Knight Riders’ Khary Pierre for ten during their Hero CPL semi-final (Qualifier 2) at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, in Tarouba, on Thursday night. The Tridents won by 12 runs after posting 160-6 in their allotted 20 overs and then dismissed TKR for 148 in 19.3 overs. —Photo: DEXTER PHILLIP

The Guyana Amazon Warriors will be hoping to rewrite the history books today as they attempt to finish the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 with a perfect win record and triumph in the tournament for the first time in what will be their fifth trip to the grand finale.

Amazon Warriors face the Barbados Tridents, who will be going for their second title, in what will be a rematch of the 2014 championship game when the Tridents emerged victorious. However, for both teams, that is in the past and what matters is how they tackle today’s match, which bowls off at 5 p.m. at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, in Tarouba. The CPL final will be preceded by the Courts Invitation Women’s T10 match which gets under way from 12.30 p.m.


THE already cash-strapped Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) must now fork out an additional $5 million in compensation to pay former men’s national senior team head coach Stephen Hart for wrongful dismissal, unpaid salaries and bonuses.

Trinidad and Tobago’s elite cyclists leave today en route to Hong Kong for the first of three World Cup events, crucial to their bid for Olympic qualification, with a timely $1million boost.

Over 180 special athletes took part in the annual Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago (SOTT) National Floor Hockey Games, held recently at the Southern Regional Indoor Sports Facility in Pleasantville, San Fernando.

BOTH Trinidad and Tobago pairs won their final matches when the curtain fell on the 2019 NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour, Sunday night in Jamaica.

Darrel John notched a beaver-trick as leaders Cantaro United FC scored a comfortable 4-2 win away to North Coast SCC but the Santa Cruz-based club failed to shake off the chasing Trendsetter Hawks, following matches in the Northern Football Association’s Premiership on Sunday.

THE photo-finish camera was required to determine the winner after three players tied in the national under-16 female tennis trials on Sunday at the National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.