CG Insurance Super 50 Cup features exciting names
Kaieteur News – A busy new year of cricket kicks off with the start of the CG50 Super50 Insurance Cup in Antigua on February 7. The 19 action packed games are expected to provide lots of entertainment with the six major regional competitive teams and a host of Indian names great West and exciting young talent.
The final will be played on February 27 at Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG), and will be the last of 13 games to be televised live by CCG, with the remaining six matches being live streaming on the WindiesCricket.com website and YouTube channel.
Leeward Islands Hurricane Bowl off CCG’s first game on Feb. 7 against Windward Island Volcanoes, 2017-18 Champions with Guyana Jaguars playing Barbados Pride the next day. Jamaica Scorpions and T&T Red Force begin their campaigns at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS) on February 11.
Big names in the tournament include Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Shimron Heymyer, Hayden Walsh Jr., Sheldon Cottrell and Andre Fletcher. The 2019-20 Super50 Cup Champions, West Indies New Players are unable to defend their title due to COVID restrictions.
More news on where to watch, listen and follow the CG Insurance Super50 Cup will be coming out on the windiescricket.com website and our social channels in the coming days. It’s going to be a great three weeks of over 50’s cricket.
The West Indies tour of Bangladesh started this past week with the ODI series. While the results are disappointing for the young squad of emerging players, the journey has given many young players the opportunity to experience the conditions of international cricket and foreign cricket. The first ODI featured six debaters for the first time in our history.
Akeal Hosein is one of the bright new hopefuls who held a standout bowling performance in the first ODI, including Shakib al-Hasan’s # 1 all-rounder’s world wicket, and showed us he is one to look out for.
The first ODIs of the year here in the Caribbean are expected to be announced very soon. As a subscriber to the WI Insider Newsletter, you still have the unique opportunity to hook your gear with free shipping when you spend over EC $ 350, BD $ 260, J $ 18,845, GY $ 26,790 or TT $ 870.
West Indies Women’s Team in Camp with New Coach Walsh
New decade, New Year and new coach. 2021, is announced by Courtney Walsh taking over the West Indies Women’s team. The squad and coaching staff have assembled at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua for a three-week training camp, which Coach Walsh is using to lay the foundation for the future team.
Twenty-four of the region’s women cricketers will work with the refreshed coaching staff led by Walsh including former West Indies players Corey Collymore and Robert Samuels.
ICC Women’s Players of the Decade
West Indies Ladies continue to fly the flag proudly for the region and three are celebrating great recognition by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after being voted to the ICC Women’s ODI and T20I teams of the decade. Captain Stafanie Taylor joins the T20I team of the decade from Deandra Dottin, and in the ODI team of the decade, spinner Anisa Mohammed. These three inspirational women sit alongside some amazing female cricketers from around the world.
For all CG Insurance and West Indies International Super50 Cup matches, don’t forget that we provide live ball-by-ball (BBB) coverage on windiescricket.com at your Match Live Center.