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CPL 19: How Shoaib makes the Warriors click; young West Indians praise senior Pakistani statesman

Both as batsman and as captain, Shoaib Malik eschews extravagance and unapologetically espouses a policy of risk reduction. It is a choice which, so far in 2019, has paid rich dividends. Additionally, swimming steadfastly against the regional tide, he has often opted for finesse over force, for six singles rather …

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Dear Editor: Rooting for Tridents, sincerely, an Amazon Warrior fan

“GAW is far and away the best team in CPL 2019. But sport isn’t linear, and the best doesn’t always win the prize. […] I’d feel better about the Amazon Warriors’ chances in an NBA-style best of 5 maybe, not in a single game, because TKR could win a one-off, …

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CPL 2019: Starting from zero; might Shoaib Warriors’ perfect 20 give them an advantage over Pollard’s TKR?

Understandably, Shoaib Malik and the Guyana Amazon Warriors management and supporters are currently cock-a-hoop. So I think it may be appropriate today to remind them all of what the then West Indies coach said to Brian Lara in Sydney in 1992. The Prince of Port-of-Spain had just completed the superb …

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CPL 19: Easy as 1! 2! 3! TKR see off St Lucia Zouks for third straight win

Half centuries by Lendl Simmons and Denesh ‘Shotta’ Ramdin led the Trinbago Knight Riders to their third win on the trot with a convincing victory over the St Lucia Zouks at the Queen’s Park Oval on a searing Sunday afternoon. The signs are ominous for the other teams in the …

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CPL 19: Narine and Webster help TKR find kryptonite for Tallawahs ‘ Superman

No Bravo brothers. No Colin Munro. No problem! Last night, the two-time defending Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), eased to a convincing 22-run victory over the power-packed Jamaica Tallawahs outfit at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. During an interview with the CPL commentary …

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