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Day 1 heats up at UWI-UNICOM T20 at UWI SPEC

For Release Upon Receipt - January 6, 2017

St. Augustine

The UWI’s fourth annual National T-20 Tournament commenced on Thursday, January 5 at the Sir Frank Worrell Cricket Ground, UWI SPEC. Teams are competing for $70,000 worth of prize money, with the winning team receiving at least $35,000 in cash and a champion’s trophy. The official results of the first preliminary are as follows:

Group A – January 5, 2016:

Cane Farm Cricket Club vs Central Sports Cricket Club (10am)

Winner: Cane Farm 191/6 in 20 overs


·       Imran Khan 53

·       Anthony Simmons 47

·       Lendl Simmons 41

·       Central Sports 171/7 in 20 overs

·       Kyorn Ottley 54 (47)

·       Jahron Alfred 63 (34)

·       Rayad Emrit 3/36

·       Ravi Rampaul 2/15

·       Imran Khan 1/27

Man of the Match: Imran Khan


Cane Farm Cricket Club vs Queen’s Park Cricket Club (2pm)

Rain affected

QPCC 172/3 in 19.2 overs

Tion Webster 72 (48)

Darron Cruickshank 57 (39)

No further play.

Bowl off: QPCC 2 (Akeal Hosein, Darren Bravo), Cane Farm 1 (Jon Ross Jaggassar)

QPCC won via bowl off


Central Sports Cricket Club vs Queen’s Park Cricket Club (6pm)

Winner: Central Sports (rain affected, reduced to 10/10) 


·       QPCC 123/3 in 10 overs

·       Tion Webster 65 (27 balls)

·       Darren Bravo 28 (20)

·       Nicholas Pooran 21 (10)

·       Central Sports 124/3 in 9.2 overs

·       Kyorn Ottley 62* (27)

·       Shazam Babwah 24 (14)

·       Kevon Cooper 1/27

Man-of-the-Match: Kyorn Ottley


The schedule for the preliminary round of play is as follows:


Group B:  Jan 6                

Group D*:  Jan 7             

Group C:  Jan 8


T&T Police Cricket Club vs UWI Cricket Club

T&T Defence Force Cricket Club vs Munroe Road Cricket Club

Duncan-Buggy Haynes United vs Moosai Sports Cricket Club


T&T Police Cricket Club vs Merry Boys Cricket Club

T&T Defence Force Cricket Club vs Club Crusoe

Duncan-Buggy Haynes United vs Demerara Cricket Club


Merry Boys Cricket Club vs UWI Cricket Club

Munroe Road Cricket Club vs Club Crusoe

Moosai Sports Cricket Club vs Demerara Cricket Club

*Please note that Group D will play before Group C

This UNICOM sponsored event continues to January 15. Prizes will also be given to the Man of the Match, Big Six and others. Season tickets are available for purchase at The UWI SPEC and the Student Guild office.

Further inquiries can be directed to The UWI Campus Registrar’s Office (662-2002 ext.82000) or to the Co-Chairman of the Organising Committee, Dr Trevor Alleyne ( 662 9294 OR 645-3232 ext. 4642).



About The UWI

Since its inception in 1948, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged, regional University with well over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest, most longstanding higher education provider in the Commonwealth Caribbean, with four campuses in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus. The UWI has faculty and students from more than 40 countries and collaborative links with 160 universities globally; it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science and Technology and Social Sciences. UWI’s seven priority focal areas are linked closely to the priorities identified by CARICOM and take into account such over-arching areas of concern to the region as environmental issues, health and wellness, gender equity and the critical importance of innovation. Website:

(Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)