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$35,000 at stake in UWI-UNICOM National T-20 Cricket tournament

For Release Upon Receipt - December 21, 2018

St. Augustine

Twelve teams will compete for $35,000 and a trophy come January at the UWI-UNICOM National T-20 Tournament. Plans were revealed at the launch a few days ago at the Teaching and Learning Complex (TLC) when The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine and title sponsors for the 3rd consecutive year, UNICOM announced the fixtures. 

In addition to the winning team’s prize, there will be others for the Man of the Match, Man of the Series and Big Sixes. Door prizes will greet lucky spectators as well. Last year’s winners, Powergen, will be defending their title from top teams, including Central Sports, Cane Farm and Queen’s Park Cricket Club.

All matches will be held at the Sir Frank Worrell Cricket Ground at SPEC, UWI from January 05-27, 2019. The entrance fee for the Preliminaries is $20; while for the Semis and Finals they will be $40 for the public and half the price ($20) for staff and students of The UWI.

The competing teams are:

1.     Powergen (2018 Champs)

2.     Central Sports (2018 2nd Place Winners)

3.     Cane Farm (2017 Champions)

4.     Queen’s Park Cricket Club

5.     Munroe Road

6.     Club Crusoe

7.     UWI Cricket Club (comprises staff, students, alumni and invited guest players)

8.     Merry Boys

9.     EYM

10.  Clarke Road

11.  Prisons Cricket Club

12.  Endeavour

Prelims – 05, 06, 13, 14 January

Semis – 25, 26 January

Finals – Sun 27 January 

All matches start at 6pm.

Don’t miss all the cricketing action on Campus! See you there! For more details visit:

 UWI T20 2019 


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, The 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, Social Sciences and Sport. The 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.)