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WICB breaks new ground

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has broken new ground with the hosting of a pre-event seminar for its 2009 Cricket Season.

Held at the Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua on Wednesday, the seminar was part of the Board’s new Strategic Plan Initiative in which the Board has expanded all of its events planning processes to embrace the Territorial Boards across the region.

Barbados take revenge against Leeward Islands

PROVIDENCE, Guyana – The final of the WICB Limited Overs Competition will be contested between Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados.  This, after Barbados convincingly defeated the Leeward Islands by 168 runs on Saturday to earn to right to face their arch rivals in Sunday's final. 

Playing at the National Stadium at Providence, Barbados got good contributions from three of their top order batsmen and followed up with a disciplined bowling performance to wreck the Leeward Islands batting.

Banks spins Leeward Islands to big win over Barbados

GEORGETOWN -- Leeward Islands, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago all got good performances from key players to register big wins as the West Indies Cricket Board’s One-Day Tournament continued on Monday in Guyana.

Leeward Islands worked hard for their 62-run win over Barbados at Uitvulgt. Off-spinner Omari Banks took 4-51 from 10 overs as the Bajans were shot out for 110 in 31.2 overs, after the Leewards made 172 all out. All the other bowlers kept things tight, with Anthony Martin taking 2-12 and Justin Athanaze 2-6.

Day 3 Results: Limited Overs Competition

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Results from the third round of matches in the West Indies Cricket Board’s One-Day Tournament played in Guyana on Saturday:

At Blairmont:

GUYANA 170 off 26.2 overs (Travis Dowlin 59, Royston Crandon 54; Liam Sebastien 5-28, Nelon Pascal 4-33). WINDWARDS 174-7 off 26.4 overs (Devon Smith 68, Darren Sammy 38, Johnson Charles 27; Veerasammy Permaul 2-21, Steven Jacobs 2-32)

Windwards won by 3 wickets (Match was 27 overs per team after rain delay)

At Uitvlugt:

Rain Delay the start of all Round 3 games

GEORGETOWN -- Heavy rain has caused a delay in the start of all three matches Round 3 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s One-Day Tournament in Guyana on Saturday.

The three matches scheduled are:

Jamaica vs United States at Everest

Trinidad & Tobago and Canada at Uitvlugt

Guyana vs Windward Islands at Blairmont


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