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The Moosai Ladies maintained their per-
fect record on Sunday, as national player
Amanda Samaroo slammed an unbeatan
155 to lead the team to a 120-run win over
Technocrats in the premiership division of
the T&T Women s Cricket Association
(TTWCA) 40-over league.
Moosai, batting first at Honeymoon Park,
posted a massive 281/4 as right-handed
Samaroo struck 17 fours and three sixes in
her 128-ball knock.
Samaroo was also effective with the ball,
taking 2/16 as Technocrats could only muster
161/6. Kamara Ragoobar (2/31) and Kirbyina
Alexander (2/37) took wickets apiece, while
Rachael Marcano top scored for Technocrats
with 47. Moosai has now won all four of its
matches this season.
Samaroo keeps Moosai perfect in TTWCA
Pan American champion Osleni Guerrera was
among the 12-person Cuban contingent, who worked
alongside the T&T Badminton Association (TTBA)
during a three-week athlete and coaching training
programme, which concluded last Friday at the Cen-
tral Regional Indoor Sports Arena.
Working alongside the association, Ministry of Sport,
which initiated the project, together with badminton
specialist coach and multiple national champion Solan-
The programme consisted of training sessions for
both national badminton athletes and coaches of all
levels, in which there were exchanges of technical,
and tactical information as well as nutrition and phys-
iological based information.
Guzman, the project co-ordinator said that she was
quite pleased with the programme s turnout and is
hopeful that there can be a continuation in the future
with this venture as it can only seek to improve the
level of badminton in this country. Manager of the
Cuban delegation and general secretary of the Cuban
Badminton Federation Alexis Ramirez thanked the
Ministry of Sport and the TTBA for their commitment
to the project as well as the wonderful hospitality
experienced throughout the course of the programme.
"We expect that the experiences of this programme
will sincerely contribute to the improvement of bad-
minton in T&T, and that the athletes will attain better
standards of play and performance," said Ramirez.
"And, we are also quite willing to continue working
with T&T for the benefit of the sport in the country."
Many players, as well as badminton enthusiasts took
the opportunity to witness high quality badminton
skills displayed by the Cuban athletes, who are
undoubtedly some of the best badminton players in
the Pan American region. The project is the first of
its kind for the TTBA and the players seemed content
with the opportunity that was presented to them.
Acting TTBA president Derwin Renales said he was
pleased with the results of the event.
At Honeymoon Park: Moosai Sports Club 281/4 (40
overs) (Amanda Samaroo 155 no, Jodi Ann Morgan
66) vs Technocrats 161/6 (40 overs) (Rachael
Marcano 47, Seline O' Neil 33 no, Amanda Samaroo
2/16, Kamara Ragoobar 2/31, Kirbyina Alexander 2/37)
Moosai won by 120 runs
At Lange Park: MAAAD Rangers 69 (31.5 overs)
(Shanta Khan 12, Shenelle Lord 5/27, Leandra
Ramdeen 2/8) vs Phoenix Women 70/0 (8.3 overs)
(Samantha Bissoon 27 no, Karishma Ragoobar 21 no)
Phoenix won by 10 wickets
At Buggy Haynes Ground: (38-over match) Hibiscus
Ladies 200/4 (38 overs) (Shanice Pascall 53, Rosalie
Dolabille 68 no, Shanmatie Nowrang 2/19) vs South
West United 145 (34 overs) (Cindy Bridgelal 42,
Ameera Burgess 2/18, Shanice Pascall 2/28, Rosalie
Dolabille 3/28) Hibiscus won by 55 runs
At UWI: West Side Giants 42 (12 overs) (S. Baliram
16, Canesha Isaac 6/24, Shriya Rampersad 3/19) vs
UWI 43/3 (14 overs) (Risa Bhagwandeen 14 no, Shriya
Rampersad 10) UWI won by 7 wickets
At Sancho Road: Achievers Women 145 (32 overs)
(Rehana Farrow 28, Annlise Donowa 17, Mary Lou Fon
3/20, Nadia Mohammed 2/13) vs Players Sports Club
146/7 (26 overs) (Anna Seetaram 67 no Monica Rajoo
18, Renelle Dookie 5/21) Players won by 3 wickets.
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