Colin Borde

TKR MANAGER: Colin Borde

For the next two months all eyes will be on the Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament and on the defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders, who will be going for an unprecedented hat-trick of titles.

But that is easier said than done for skipper Dwayne Bravo and his men, who are expecting another very tough campaign, which will hopefully lead to them lifting the trophy in front of their home fans at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba on October 12.

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The Trinbago Knight Riders’ (TKR) batting came up short in yesterday’s “Selector” match at the Queen’s Park Oval, with only James Neesham and Javon Searles standing out as the Pollard XI pulled off a 47-run victory over the Bravo XI.

Stories of Success Basketball Academy (SOS) had more than the country’s 57th independence anniversary to celebrate on Saturday night. The Maloney-based unit claimed the East Zone Basketball Commission Men’s First Division championship, completing a 2-0 sweep of Valencia Heat with a 103-80 victory in game two at the Maloney Indoor Sports Arena, in Maloney.

Despite a master class spell of pace bowling from Kemar Roach, the West Indies were still facing a huge mountain to climb against India to save the second and final Test match at Sabina Park, yesterday.

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s girls earned the bronze medal in the ITF (International Tennis Federation)/COTECC (Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation) 12 & Under Team Championship Friday at National Racquet Centre, National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Even with so much cause for lament, Kemar Roach reminds of just what is possible in West Indies cricket should more of our youthful talents match his footsteps in the consistent and relentless pursuit of excellence.

JASPRIT BUMRAH bamboozled the West Indies at Sabina Park yesterday and continued his wicket-…