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Four teams survive the Knock-out Round

For Release Upon Receipt - January 17, 2018

St. Augustine

The 2018 edition of The UWI-UNICOM T20 Tournament is well underway with defending champions Cane Farm the first to qualify for the semi-final round. Also in are Merry Boys, Powergen and Central Sports.

Tobago-based Club Crusoe, hosts UWI, Munroe Road and Comets are out after the preliminary knock-out round which bowled off on January 12 and wrapped yesterday with a meeting between Central Sports and Comets. Central Sport won the match putting 164 runs on the board, all out in 19.4 overs.  In their chase Comets would only accumulate 107/6, but celebrate Brian Ramdial’s efforts – he contributed 59 of those runs in 45 balls and would also take home the award for ‘Biggest 6 in the Prelims’.  Shazan Babwah (Central Sports) was named ‘Man of the Match’ with a quick 42 off 20 balls and one wicket for 10 off his four overs.

The first semi-final fixture carded for Thursday January 18, at 6pm will see a clash between Central Sports and Cane Farm. Semi-final match number two will take place on the following day, January 19 at 6pm where Merry Boys will go head to head with Powergen.  

Teams competing in The UWI-UNICOM T20 tournament stand to win over $35,000 in prize money and the coveted Championship Trophy.

Cricket action continues at The Sir Frank Worrell Ground, UWI, SPEC into the weekend. Semi-final matches cost $20 (UWI Staff and Students with ID) and $30 (General Public). The final match will be played on January 20 with tickets at $30 (UWI Staff and Students with ID) $40 (General Public). Tickets are available at the venue.

The official results of the Preliminary rounds are as follows:

Date /Fixture


January 12

Cane Farm vs Club Crusoe

Cane Farm (winner) qualifies for semi-final 1

Cane Farm 179/5 in 20 Overs


Roshan Primus 72*

Rayad Emrit 48*

Darren Bravo 23

Sunil Narine 19

Akheel Mollon 2/22 (4)


Club Crusoe 125 all out in 17.1 Overs


Ancil Nedd 29

Jason Persaud 17

Justin Persaud 15

Tevin Jadoo 3/27 (4)

Anthony Simmons 3/27 (4)

Roshan Primus 1/14 (1)


Man of the Match - Roshan Primus


January 13

Merry Boys vs UWI

Merry Boys (winner) qualifies for semi-final 2


Merry Boys - 209/3 in 20 overs


Rishard Harris 52 (39)

Mario Belcon 50 (31)

Leonardo Julien 45* (35)

Ranga Latchana 34 (20)


Jyd Goolie 1/24 (4)

Rachad Forde 1/44 (4)


UWI - 195/4 in 20 overs


Daniel Williams 69 (44)

Clifton Halls 39* (23)

Jesse Bootan 38 (19)

Rachad Forde 22 (10)


Keon Isaac 1/33 (4)

Marlon Richards 1/40 (4)

Uthman Uthy Muhammad 1/47 (4)

Rishard Harris 0/40 (4)


Man of the Match - Rishard Harris


January 15

Powergen vs Munroe Road


Powergen (winner) qualifies to meet Merry Boys in semi-final 2


Powergen - 202/6 in 20 overs


Jeron Maniram 63 (30)

Akiel Cooper 47 (28)

Teshawn Castro 30 (9)

Evin Lewis 23

Chris Pattia 2/32 (4)


Munroe Road - 140 all out in 19 overs


Chris Pattia 45 (27)

Akeem Alvarez 18 (11)

Mark Deyal 3/31 (3)

Sanjiv Gooljar 2/23 (4)


Man of the Match - Jeron Maniram


Powergen win by 62 runs and book a meeting with Merry Boys in Semifinal #2 on Friday at 6:30pm


January 16

Central Sports vs Comets

Central Sports (winner) qualifies to meet Cane Farm in Semi-final 1.


Central Sports 164 all out in 19.4 overs


Shazan Babwah 42 (20)

Terrance Hinds 27 (16)

Adrian Ali 22 (15)

Emile Rajah 3/37 (4)

Timothy Jugmohan 3/33 (4)

Stephawn Solomon 2/22 (3.4)


Comets - 107/6 in 20 overs


Brandon Ramdial 59 (45)

Reeval Ramnarine 23* (24)

Shazan Babwah 1/10 (4)

Kissondath Magram 1/18 (4)

Terrance Hinds 1/21 (4)


Man of the Match - Shazan Babwah

Biggest 6 of Prelims - Brandon Ramdial





Photos Links: 

Merry Boys vs UWI Team:

Cane Farm vs Club Crusoe:

Munroe Road vs Powergen:

Central Sport vs Comets: 


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