Terrance Hinds

FLASHBACK: Last year’s Aranjuez Sports Clubs Super Sixes champions S&S Sports’ Terrance Hinds, right, and Sunil Narine, left, pose for a picture with their number one fan, Videsh.

The 18th edition of the Aranjuez Sports Club Super Sixes tournament is set to bowl off on Friday at the Aranjuez Sports Club Ground with a first prize of $6,000 and a challenge trophy up for grabs.

Last year’s winners S&S Sports, featuring T20 star Sunil Narine, will not be back to defend their title this year. However the competition is expected to be very intense, with 16 teams competing for the top prize. The teams will be divided into four groups of four teams each, with two teams advancing to the quarter-finals.

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