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Cricketers have to be role models - Ganga

From squeaky white flannels, it took Daren Ganga six years to don the black gown. The Caribbean cricketer graduated in law from the University of London recently, amidst all his cricketing travels, if not travails. “An interest in the rights of a person drew me to the profession. I was also influenced by my school teacher father. Besides, law intrigued me from a young age,” said the Trinidad and Tobago skipper shortly before the launch of the Nokia Champions League qualifiers in Hyderabad.

Ganga: Trinis ready for Champions League

Port of Spain, Trinidad, CMC – National captain Daren Ganga expects Trinidad & Tobago to qualify for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament.

The Trinis are scheduled to leave on Wednesday for India, where will contest the qualifying stage of the competition against Ruhuna Rhinos of Sri Lanka and Leicestershire the England T20 champions. Three teams will advance from the qualifiers, and T&T, beaten finalist in the inaugural tournament two years ago, felt strongly that they will own one of those spaces.

Gibson & Aguilleira praise Bishoo & Taylor

St John, Antigua– West Indies players Devendra Bishoo and Stafanie Taylor have come in for congratulations after taking home trophies at the International Cricket Council’s annual awards ceremony which was held in London on Monday night.

Bishoo, the 25-year-old leg-spinner from Guyana copped the Emerging Player of the Year award, while Taylor, the 20-year-old batting allrounder from Jamaica, won the Women’s Cricketer of the Year.

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World famous clubs to benefit from Digicel Grassroots Grants


St John’s, Antigua – The world renowned Kingston Cricket Club (KCC) and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) are among eight clubs which have been selected in the second round to benefit from the WICB Digicel Grassroots Club Grants Programme.

The home club of the legendary West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and former world record holder for most wickets in Tests, Lance Gibbs – the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) – has also been selected to benefit from the Grant Programme.

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Lett & Hosein named in Windies U19 squad for India tour

St John’s, Antigua – Emmanuel Lett and Akeal Hosein have been named by the West Indies Cricket Board Selection Committee as part of a powerful 15 man West Indies Under 19 squad for the quadrangular in India. Test batsman Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the side which includes 12 of the 14 members who were on the last West Indies Under 19 tour to Florida. Full squad Kraigg Brathwaite – Barbados – Captain Anthony Alleyne – Barbados Sunil Ambris – St Vincent Ronsford Beaton – Guyana John Campbell - Jamaica Derone Davis – Trinidad and Tobago Justin Greaves – Barbados Kavem Hodge – Dominica
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