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Gibbings: Rebirthing cricket and regionalism; how the CPL has superseded West Indies cricket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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Media Monitor: Does moving T’dad Express editorial finger find sport nothing to write home about?

Yesterday’s Express leader, headlined “Victory for all,” purports to be a celebration of the recapture of the CPL title by the Trinbago Knight Riders on Sunday evening. However, if editorials can be viewed as the equivalent of Test matches, I submit, then this one was a T20-type effort, a brief, …

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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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