CRICKET | Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board

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 PRESIDENT Azim BASSARATH
 SECRETARY Surujdeth Mahabir
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The West Indies cricket team, with all their bling and bravado, are the very incarnation of the modern game. Stick them in whites, send them out to face a bunch of gimlet-eyed Aussies, and they will be lucky to extend a Test match to a third day. But give them maroon pyjamas, a white ball and a pumping soundtrack, and they will smack you into next week.

Read more: How West Indies' Twenty20 success could save Test cricket

ST JOHN’S—Sir Viv Richards, one of cricket’s finest ever captains, has thrown his support behind Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy in his decision to slam the West Indies Cricket Board for their lack of support for the squad during the recent Twenty20 World Cup in India.

Read more: Sir Viv backs Samy

A few weeks ago the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee ( TTOC ) pulled together some of the country’s brightest entrepreneurial, business and public sector minds. The hugely positive discussions focused on the big dream of building a huge and sustainable sport industry.

Read more: A T&T multibillion sports industry by 2030

West Indies legend Michael Holding is displeased by comments made by former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson who went beyond the boundary in describing Marlon Samuels as being someone affiliated with gangsters and not to be taking lightly.

Read more: Holding scoffs at ‘gangster’ tag on Samuels

Saint Lucia’s Government has named the Beauséjour Stadium after International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy, it has been announced.

Read more: Saint Lucian cricket ground named after World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy

Trinidad and Tobago cricketer/entertainer Dwayne Bravo’s music video hit “Champion” has been steadily rising in popularity since the West Indies’ triumph in the ICC World Twenty20 final on Sunday and as of yesterday, had attracted almost twice as many YouTube views as T&T’s top soca artiste Machel Montano’s “Like Ah Boss” video of 2015.

Read more: ‘Champion’ is a boss * Bravo outscores Machel on YouTube