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DHAKA--West Indies Under-19s
thrashed Bangladesh Under-19s by 114
runs in the only warm-up 50-over fixture
of their current tour at Chittagong s Zahur
Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) on
The visitors posted 263 for five in their
50 overs on the strength of a 105 run open-
ing stand between Shimron Hetmyre and
Hetmyre scored 56 off 75 balls while
Solazano made 72 from 109 balls while top
order batsmen Tristann Coleman made 42
and Brandon King 51.
Bangladesh left-arm spinner Rahatul
Ferdous took two wickets for 61 runs from
his ten overs.
Bangladesh s run chase suffered an early
setback after they lost three wickets with
only 21 runs on the board.
Wicket-keeper batsman Prosenjit Dash
stroked 73 off 82 balls in an effort to revive
the run chase but the homeside failed to
recover from the early damage and was
bowled out in 38.2 overs for 149.
West Indies right-arm spinner Ramaal
Lewis bagged three wickets while Jerome
Jones took two.
The first match of the seven-game youth
ODIs series will take place on Friday.
Bangladesh Under-19s defeated West
Indies Under-19s 4-3 in a seven game series
in the caribbean earlier this year. (CMC)
ST JOHN'S-- Cricket lovers from around
the world joined DJ Chicky over the
weekend in Antigua as the WICB
launched its campaign for next year s
limited-overs series against England .
Several hundred cricket-lovers of all
ages ---Antiguans, Guyanese, Barbadians,
Dominicans, Trinidadians, Jamaicans; as
well as fans from India, South Africa,
England and even Gambia---were in
attendance at three venues in Antigua
as the "We vs Them" slogan made its
The Windies will host England in three
ODIs at the picturesque Sir Vivian
Richards Cricket Stadium in Antigua and
in three T20s Internationals at the his-
toric Kensington Oval in Barbados.
Fans got the chance to play novelty
games where they won authentic Windies
Team kit, West Indies memorabilia and
tickets for the matches in Antigua. They
were kept entertained by DJ Chicky---the
man who brought the concept of "party
cricket" to Antigua back in the 1980s.
As part of the festive season the WICB
has set-up a special promotion. Patrons
purchasing "early bird" tickets before
Christmas Eve will get another free for
the same match.
Tickets for the ODIs in Antigua will
cost EC$40 (US$14) for unreserved seat-
ing and EC$55(US$20) for reserved seat-
ing. The tickets process for the matches
in Barbados will be unveiled soon.
The WICB s Corporate Communica-
tions Manager, Imran Khan outlined the
"Ticket sales will start very soon, and
fans in Antigua will get two tickets for
the price of one and that will last up
until Christmas Eve," he said.
"We wanted to bring the game to the
fans from early and make sure everyone
out there has an equal chance of being
part of what promises to be an amazing
action-packed series next year," Khan
BRIDGETOWN---The Combined Colleges and Cam-
puses (CCC) team is appealing to the West Indies
Cricket Board (WICB) not to remove it from the
Regional Super50 and Four-day competitions.
CCC s appeal comes ahead of Saturday s WICB s
meeting at which the team s future in regional tour-
naments is expected to be among topics for discus-
"So we re all feeling disappointed with all the
rumours going around and even the press release last
week," declared Jamaican Akeem Dewar.
"But we certainly hope the WICB consider keeping
us in the tournament, because over the years we have
done very well".
Last week, WICB CEO Michael Muirhead said the
regional board is considering axing CCC from the
Students held a press conference in Barbados on
Tuesday, hoping to persuade the WICB to change
their minds about removing their team from the 2014
"I was a product of the Jamaica Tallawahs team,"
"And I believe my selection came through the CCC
programme. If I wasn t playing regular regional cricket,
no one would have looked at me to be part of the
CCC said it is yet to receive official correspondence
on the matter from the WICB.
"At this time there are hundreds of young cricketers
in schools and colleges across the region waiting for
an opportunity to enter universities and to play for
CCC," said captain Kyle Corbin of Barbados.
"We are the icon for a new generation of young
players. We do not wish to see our hopes dashed.
We urge your positive consideration."
CCC reached the final of this year s Super50 tour-
nament, where they lost to the Windward Islands
by nine wickets. (CMC)
National cyclist Varun Maharajh will be looking
for more personal records today in the Men s Omni-
um when the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Leg II
pedals off in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
At leg one in Manchester, England last month,
Maharajh broke two personal bests. In the 4k Individual
pursuit, he stopped the clock in four minutes 52.818
seconds and in the 1k time trial, finished in 1:07.807,
both personal bests. The Bicentenary Velodrome in
Aguascalientes is 1,100 metres above sea level and
breathing may be a problem for endurance riders, such
Tomorrow, Njisane Phillip, who became a household
name in T&T, after his performance at the 2012 London
Olympics, will be in action in the Men s Sprint event.
Phillip will be looking for more precious metal after
earning sprint silver in Manchester, behind German
The organisers believe records may fall, as Aguas-
calientes is conducive for sprinting. Phillip, 22, will
face the starter again on Saturday in the Keirin event.
Joining Phillip and Maharajh in Mexico will be Team
DPS (Drive Phase Sport), led by Quincy Alexander.
Alexander will compete in the 1k time trial, while Jude
Codrington and Justin Roberts will team up with
Alexander in the Men s Team Sprint. Gary Acosta will
serve as T&T s manager for this leg, which ends on
The final leg of the Cup will take place in Guadalajara,
Mexico from January 17-19.
CCC appeals to
WICB to remain
starter today at
Cycling World Cup
St Augustine players and Coca-Cola models celebrate the Green Machine's third Coca-Cola National Intercol title, following a 4-1
victory over Fatima College in the final, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, on Tuesday night. PHOTO: ANTHONY HARRIS.
Windies U-19s thrash
Bangladesh in warm-up
Fans come out to play WICB
launches 'We vs Them'
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