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The T&T Invitational
Under-16 cricket team
returned home on the week-
end from a successful tour of
Australia during which they
won the prestigious Sir Don
Bradman Foundation inter-
national series, and national
U-15 coach Glen Dwarika was
pleased by the team’s per-
In the shortened final against
the Australia U-16 team, T&T,
which included some players from
other caribbean countries, batted
first and posted a competitive
238/8 in its 38 overs.
Jordan Warner led the T&T
charge with an even 100, that
included 14 fours and three sixes.
Amir Jangoo, who was part of
the national U-17 team that won
the West Indies Cricket Board
(WICB) Regional U-17 tourna-
ment earlier this year, made 64.
In reply, the home team could
only muster 180 in 35 overs,
handing T&T victory by 58 runs.
Saiba Batoosingh, who played
under Dwarika on the national
U-15 team, was the pick of the
bowlers with 3/35.
Dwarika, who coached some
of the Invitational members on
the national U-15 team, such as
Keagan Simmons and Kirstan
Kallicharan, knew the team had
a great chance to bring home the
The two camps, which took
place in Antigua (for Leeward
Islands, Guyana and T&T players)
and St Lucia (Jamaica, Barbados,
Windward Islands), allowed play-
ers to share ideas while improving
their knowledge of the game.
0Dwarika made reference to
Guyanese Renaldo Mohammed.
Mohammed, who was part of the
Invitational team, would have
been familiar with the T&T play-
ers after working with them at
the Antigua camp.
The U-15 coach would like the
youngsters exposed to longer ver-
sions of the game, which will
enhance the batsmen’s ability to
occupy the crease.
T&T won most of the awards
at the closing dinner in Australia.
Jangoo was named the Most
Valuable Player (MVP) for his
consistency, while Bryan Boodram
picked up an award as the only
bowler to grab a five-wicket haul.
Other T&T players to win
prizes were Jordan Warner as the
only batsman to hit a century in
the competition, and coach
Kenny Benjamin took home the
Spirit of the Games Award.
Captain Kallicharan was named
MVP in the T20 series played
T&T’s participation in the tour-
nament was planned and exe-
cuted by All Sport Promotions
through an agreement with the
Bradman Foundation reached in
Manager sings praises to U-16s KINGSTON—Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-
Pryce walked away with top honours at the Jamaica
Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Golden
Cleats Awards at the Terra Nova Hotel yesterday.
The two have continued their award-winning run after
winning three gold medals each (100m, 200m and 4x100m)
at this year's IAAF World Championships in Moscow. Glen
Mills was named coach of the year. IAAF World Youth
Championships stars Yanique Thompson and Christoffe
Bryan received the Scotiabank Group Howard Aris schol-
arship, valued at US$250,000 each.
Bolt and Fraser-Pryce created history last month when
they became the first Jamaican duo to win the male and
female IAAF World Athletes of the Year awards in the
same year in Monte Carlo.
Bolt, Fraser-Pryce take
Golden Cleats awards
The T&T Invitational Under-16 cricket team pose with their medals
at the closing dinner in Australia. The team won the Sir Don
Bradman Foundation 50-over International series recently, which
included Australia and India.
LONDON—Jamaica International and current Tran-
mere Rover FC defender, Ian Goodison, one of six
men arrested as part of a football spot-fixing inves-
tigation, remains in police custody in the United
Kingdom, according to the British media.
Goodison, 41, is still being quizzed by police while five
other men have now been released on bail.
He is the second Tranmere player linked to the scandal,
after striker Akpo Sodje was fingered in the probe.
“Tranmere Rovers is aware of reports in today’s media
regarding Ian Goodison,” the club has been quoted as
“As this is an ongoing investigation the Club has no
further comment at this time.” (CMC)
Goodison still being quizzed by police
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