Britney Cooper


Australia’s women took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20 International series, when they defeated the West Indies by nine wickets at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday. And coach Henderson Springer was left lamenting another sloppy performance littered with bad decisions by his charges.

Speaking after the match, Springer said:“To me it was very disappointing, we didn’t hit many of our targets, some poor-decision making with the three run outs we had. It’s not something we would ever want to repeat while playing.”

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After a day and a half of “intense discussion,” lead selector Roger Harper, fellow selector Miles Bascombe and new coach Phil Simmons gave fresh life to the international career of Lendl Simmons, rewarded Brandon King and Hayden Walsh Jr for performance and put Darren Bravo’s West Indies future on hold when they picked their first teams to face Afghanistan next month.

HAVING only recently landed the Ministry of Sports Youth Leadership community group award, Nyron Jones heads to Wales this weekend in search of further knowledge.

ARUN ROOPNARINE has reached the top of the national senior table tennis rankings for the very first time. The 22-year-old moved to No. 1 after being edged in the deciding fifth game to Shermar Britton in a classic final of the Trinbago Open Tournament just over a week ago at National Racquet Centre.

WILLIAM WALLACE, the Trinidad and Tobago men’s national team manager under former head-coach Stephen Hart, has been chosen as the United TTFA candidate to challenge incumbent David John-Williams at next month’s Trinidad and Tobago Football Association election.

With five games remaining for them each, times are getting desperate for both St Benedict’s College and Trinity College Moka. So when the two teams above cellar-placed St Mary’s College in the standings meet this afternoon in Premier Division action, three points will be like gold.