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UWI Demolishes Cricket Lovers in Women’s T20 Tournament

For Release Upon Receipt - March 18, 2020

St. Augustine

The University of the West Indies Women’s Cricket Club (The UWI WCC) continued their winning streak after demolishing rival team Cricket Lovers in Round 6 of the Trinidad and Tobago’s Women’s Cricket Association (TTWCA) T20 Tournament. The cricket match took place on March 11 at The Sir Frank Worrell Ground, UWI SPEC, St Augustine and represented The UWI WCC’s fourth win thus far in this year’s T20 tournament. 

After winning the toss, captain Nadra Dwarika-Dwarika-Baptiste of The UWI WCC ’s elected to bat first. The team put on a brilliant batting display as opening pair Latoya Garraway and Talia Baksh made 51 runs, before Baksh was out for 18 runs. Thereafter, Vice-Captain Tammika Nanan-Ramsumair, joined Garraway at the crease and aided The UWI WCC’s  to an overall 136 runs for the loss of 2 wickets at the end of 17 overs. Garraway remained not out on 47 runs and Nanan-Ramsumair was out for 48 runs in the penultimate ball of the innings.

During the previous T20 match on March 4, The UWI CCC comprising of student, staff and alumni players, took the win over Waterloo All Stars in Round 5 of the games. Waterloo All Stars made 83 runs in its 20 overs, spearheaded by veteran Lerra Jennings, who achieved the top score with 20 runs. Meanwhile, Talia Baksh took 2 wickets for The UWI ladies, while Aaliyah Williams and Victoria Madoo took one wicket each to control the Waterloo All Stars’ scoring. Latoya Garraway and Aaliyah Williams opened the batting for the UWI Women’s Cricket Club, but Williams fell early chasing 84 runs for victory.

The UWI CCC who are the 2019 T20 Champions, seek to maintain the precedent established in last year’s games and hope to capture the title for a second consecutive year.

Please note that all upcoming matches have been postponed until further notice.

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Photo Caption
Photo 1: Members of The UWI Women’s Cricket Club pose for a photograph at The UWI Sir Frank Worrell Cricket Ground

Additional Information

Members of The University of the West Indies Women’s Cricket Club

Team Captain:  Nadra Dwarika-Baptiste – UWI SPEC 


The UWI Student Players

Cristal Bernard                                –       Faculty of Med Science

Summer Nelson                               –       Faculty of Med Science 

Rachael-Ann Dookhoo                  –       Faculty of Science and Technology

Mikhaila Johnson                            –       Faculty of Science and Technology

Emily Williams                                –       Faculty of Science and Technology

Latoya Garraway                            –       Faculty of Social Science

Hema Mahabir                                 –       Faculty of Social Science

Ahkma Regis                                    –       Faculty of Engineering

Catherina Subhasingh                   –       Faculty of Food and Agriculture

Angelina Sookraj                            –       Faculty of Humanities and Education


About The UWI

For more than 70 years The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has provided service and leadership to the Caribbean region and wider world. The UWI evolved from a university college of London in Jamaica with 33 medical students in 1948 to an internationally respected, regional university with near 50,000 students across five campuses: Cave Hill in Barbados; Five Islands in Antigua and Barbuda; Mona in Jamaica, St. Augustine in Trinidad and Tobago; and an Open Campus. Times Higher Education has ranked The UWI among the top 1,258 universities in world for 2019, and the 40 best universities in its Latin America Rankings for 2018 and 2019. The UWI is the only Caribbean-based university to make the prestigious lists.

As part of its robust globalization agenda, The UWI has established partnering centres with universities in North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa including the State University of New York (SUNY)-UWI Center for Leadership and Sustainable Development; the Canada-Caribbean Studies Institute with Brock University; the Strategic Alliance for Hemispheric Development with Universidad de los Andes (UNIANDES); The UWI-China Institute of Information Technology, the University of Lagos (UNILAG)-UWI Institute of African and Diaspora Studies and the Institute for Global African Affairs with the University of Johannesburg (UJ). The UWI offers over 800 certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science & Technology, Social Sciences and Sport. As the region’s premier research academy, The UWI’s foremost objective is driving the growth and development of the regional economy. For more, visit

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