Denesh Ramdin

ON THE ATTACK: Denesh Ramdin of the Trinbago Knight Riders hits a boundary during his knock of 32 not out against the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, in match 31 of the Hero Caribbean Premier League at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence, Guyana, yesterday. --Photo: RANDY BROOKS - CPL T20/Getty

The Trinbago Knight Riders’ bowlers produced a stifling performance and captain Keiron Pollard delivered the finishing blows to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots yesterday at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence, to lead the defending champions into the semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

While Chris Jordan was the main destructor snaring three wickets, Sunil Narine, who played with a broken finger, strangled the Patriots’ batsmen -- his four overs costing just 10 runs -- as the Patriots were restricted to a below-par score of 125 for seven from their 20 overs.


THERE will be no compromise between William Wallace and his sidelined executives of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the FIFA-imposed normalisation committee.

The pain associated with lactic acid build up in the muscles is all too familiar to track and field athletes. Yet, they endure the severe discomfort day-in, day out. Trinidad and Tobago sprint star Kelly-Ann Baptiste has been dealing with the lactic for close to two decades.

Former West Indies pacer Michael Holding says he can’t blame the trio of players - Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul - who opted out of the impending England tour, given the conditions globally surrounding Covid-19. But the SKY cricket commentator deemed it a missed chance for the batsmen, especially, to develop their craft.

While the abrupt end to the domestic cricket season in the Caribbean and the shortening of next year’s Cricket West Indies four-day championship will provide fewer opportunities for players to showcase their skills in competition, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force chairman of selectors Tony Gray doesn’t believe the cuts will significantly affect the overall development of talent in the West Indies.

United States-based ESPN Television analyst and former Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Neil S…