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T&T under pressure; need 105 from 10 overs to beat Leewards

Trinidad and Tobago are struggling on 57-4 off the first 10 overs against the Leeward Islands in Match 6 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament on Saturday night at Kensington Oval, Barbados. They now have to make another 105 runs in the final 10 overs to win the Group A contest. At the crease is Dwayne Bravo on three and keeper Denesh Ramdin also on three. They have lost openers Adrian Barath and William Perkins; skipper Daren Ganga and Lendl Simmons. Pacer Gavin Tonge has been spot on with 2-7 from two overs.

Javier Liburd leads the way as Leewards reach 62-1

Leeward Islands made a positive start to their innings against Trinidad and Tobago and reached 62-1 off the first 10 overs of Match 6 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament between Jamaica and Canada on Saturday evening at Kensington Oval, Barbados. Opener Javier Liburd has played some brilliant strokes with two big sixes on 36 not out. He added 46 for the first wicket with the powerful Kadeem Phillip, who made 20.

Leewards to bat first after T&T win toss

Trinidad and Tobago won the toss and decided to bowl first against the Leeward Islands Match 6 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Saturday night. Trinidad and Tobago are using the same team which won the opening match against Canada on Thursday, while the Leewards are without their two most experienced, Runako Morton and Omari Banks, who have both been ruled out due to injury. They are replaced by Jacques Taylor and Steve Liburd.

Leewards name replacements for injured Banks and Morton

Allrounders Steve Liburd and Jason Campbell have been named to replace Runako Morton and Omari Banks in the Leeward Islands team for the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament. Morton, the middle-order batsman, has a damaged right shoulder; while Banks, the off-spinning allrounder, has a right hamstring injury. The Leewards are in Zone A and lost their opening match against Jamaica on Thursday. Their next match is against Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday at 8 pm.

Santokie takes two quick wickets to rock Leewards

Leeward Islands reached 53-3 off 10 overs after deciding to bat first in Match 2 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Thursday night. The topscore so far has come from opener Javier Liburd who made 25 from 26 balls. Left-arm pacer Krishmar Santokie has been Jamaica’s best bowler with 2-8 off two overs. He dismissed opener Shane Jeffers for five and next ball shattered the stumps of skipper Wilden Cornwall.

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