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New date for UWI T20 Championship

For Release Upon Receipt - March 29, 2012

St. Augustine

The super final match of the UWI T-20 cricket championship has been rescheduled from Friday, March 30 to Thursday April 5. The date for the grand finale between Ceramic Merry Boys and Llumar Esmeralda Sports Club has had to be shifted to accommodate the change in venue for the regional match between Trinidad and Barbados. The match, hosted by Cricket St. Augustine, will still take place at SPEC, St. Augustine at 7pm. It will be preceded by a Women’s T-10 Exhibition Match at 4.30pm between the T&T Women’s Cricket Champions and a best of the rest team.    

The championship carries a prize of $20,000. Tickets cost $20 for UWI students and $30 for others, with children under 12 paying nothing.

For further information, please contact Dr. Trevor Alleyne at 360-0565, 662-9294, 645-7761, 645-2640-9 Ext. 4642/ 4643, or 662-1873, or via e-mail at

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