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Gibbings: Rebirthing cricket and regionalism; how the CPL has superseded West Indies cricket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: In defence of DJ Bravo (Part 3): Inside the mind of the TKR captain 

Steve Smith had not bowled in a competitive match for at least two years before Barbados Tridents’ captain Jason Holder called him up to bowl in the August 22 game against the Jamaica Tallawahs. Smith claimed two crucial wickets, conceded a mere 19 runs in his three overs and thus …

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CPL 18: In defence of DJ Bravo Pt 2; why Narine will still open and DJB will bowl at the death

With the exception of Tom Moody, who has been a high-level coach, I can’t say for certain that the television analysts quite understand the nuances of the T20 format. Since Andre Russell’s blitzkrieg at the Queen’s Park Oval, they have almost continually complained about the Tallawahs’ batting order. They keep …

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Cover Drive (Video) DJ Bravo’s life as a T20 journeyman and why he can’t quit music

Dwayne “DJ” Bravo, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) captain and two-time T20 World Cup champion, discusses life on the road as a T20 cricketer, the impact of Brian Lara and Beenie Man on his two careers, and why he won’t quit music, in the fourth episode of Wired868 series, Cover Drive:

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Cover Drive (Video): DJ Bravo on TKR’s 2018 CPL challenge and satisfying T&T fans

Dwayne “DJ” Bravo, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) captain and two-time T20 World Cup champion, discusses his 2018 form, what the CPL means to West Indies cricketers, the challenge of satisfying T&T sport fans, and why TKR are a force to be reckoned with, in the second episode of Wired868’s new …

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Cover Drive (Video): Brian Lara talks CPL, Test v T20 and West Indies’ missing ingredient

West Indies cricket legend and multiple world record holder Brian Lara discusses the potential talking points for the 2018 CPL season, Test vs T20 cricket, the strengths of reigning champs, the Trinbago Knight Riders, and the missing ingredient for the current crop of West Indies players, in the maiden episode …

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Pollard, Smith abandon Barbados Tridents for IPL teams

The Barbados Tridents, who last weekend won US$250,000 for beating the Guyana Amazons to clinch the Limacol Caribbean Premier League 2014 title, will soon be US$300,000 richer. Or will they? Whatever the answer, one suspects that team management would somehow be happier without the money and with their two major …

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