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WICB announces Regional 4 Day Schedule


St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the schedule for the Regional 4 Day Tournament 2011.

The tournament begins on February 4th and ends on April 11th with a league phase followed by two semi finals and a final. The top four Caribbean teams in the league will compete in the semi finals.

Hampshire & T&T prevail on Day 4 of CT20

North Sound, Antigua – Hampshire Royals pulled off a stunning Super Over win against Barbados on Day 4 of the Caribbean Twenty20 2011 while Trinidad & Tobago thumped Leeward Islands by 56 runs to register their first win in their opening game.

In the first game of the day Hampshire, led by some exquisite fast bowler by Simon Jones and Barbados played to a tie then Barbados failed to score any runs in their Super Over as Hampshire scrambled the single to win.

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English teams not getting US$1M for CT20


St John’s, Antigua– In light of misleading information in the public domain the WICB presents the following facts and clarifications:

Guyana suffer Deonarine injury blow

Georgetown, Guyana – Reigning champions Guyana have suffered a major blow to their chances of retaining the Caribbean Twenty20 title when ace batsman Narsingh Deonarine picked up a shoulder injury and was withdrawn from their squad.

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Dr Hunte sends condolences to Ken Ablack relatives


St John’s, Antigua – WICB President Dr. Julian Hunte has sent condolences to the relatives of former First Class player and long-time commentator Ken Ablack who died in his native Trinidad at the age of 91.

Ablack worked for the BBC’s Test Match Special in the 1950s and served as producer for the BBC.

Between 1946 and 1949 Ablack made three appearances for Northamptonshire as a slow left arm orthodox bowler.

Ablack had best figures of 3 for 32 and took a total of six wickets during his three year career.


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