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Gibbings: Rebirthing cricket and regionalism; how the CPL has superseded West Indies cricket

“Fast forward to the equally radical CWI-sanctioned CPL T20 league and its recalibrating of the traditional model of country representation, through a process of team ‘franchising’. “This is Stanford on steroids—national flags; but this time with juggled regional and international names attached.” Regional columnist Wesley Gibbings shares with Wired868 readers …

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CPL 18: Fortune favours DJ Bravo; what sweet in GAW mouth turn sour in deh bambam

“Aye, brudder, yuh cud fly dah flag half-mast now; Guyana dogs dead!” It was supposed to be fourth time lucky for the Guyana Amazon Warriors. But although Providence had earlier twice favoured the brave home side, the Brian Lara Cricket Academy smiled on Trinbago Knight Riders’ Dwayne Bravo, hosting his …

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CPL 18: A 6 for a 9? How Amazon Warriors left DJ Bravo’s TKR no more margin for error

The time to be in front, every athlete knows, is at the end. And if, come Sunday evening, Trinbago Knight Riders are not at the front of the race for the 2018 CPL title, their fans will probably feel justified in pointing fingers at their skipper, Dwayne Bravo. “Bravo the …

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Guyana’s Warriors triumph again; TKR face Eliminator on Friday after dramatic loss in Providence

For the third time in the last four Caribbean Premier League (CPL) seasons, the Trinbago Knight Riders will be forced to take the long way to the finals after tonight’s dramatic loss to the Guyana Amazon Warriors at Providence Stadium in Georgetown forced them into a do-or-die eliminator contest on …

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CPL 18: Did Lara put ‘goatmouth’ on TKR or were Bravo’s men playing dead to ketch Amazon cobo alive?

One day fuh police, the old people tell us, and one day fuh tief. With Trinbago Knight Riders now carded to take on—for the third time in the space of a week—the Guyana Amazon Warriors in tomorrow’s first qualifier in Providence, what I think interests the fans is whose way …

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CPL 18: Hetmyer and Rutherford pull off stunning comeback, as TKR lose in Guyana

The Trinbago Knight Riders finished their regular season campaign on a losing note tonight, as they lost by six wickets to the Guyana Amazon Warriors in Georgetown. The Warriors elected to field after winning the toss, and might have felt reasonably pleased with that decision, as the Knight Riders posted …

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