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CPL 18: Horses for courses! Bravo explains use of Narine and Pierre, as TKR surge to the top

The toss, according to Guyana Amazon Warriors skipper Rayad Emrit, was the only thing that his team got right last night, as hosts Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) surged past them to the top of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) standings with a crushing 67-run victory at the Queen’s Park Oval …

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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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CPL 18: This is not the year for a TKR loss; Best defends the demonised Dwayne Bravo 

“A tragedy of magnanimous proportions.” The phrase is borrowed from cricket media’s Mr Malaprop, who used it to summarise the rapid demise of “a triumvirate” of Jamaica Tallawahs batsmen in a recent CPL match. I damblay it to sum up how the hordes of boisterous Trinbago Knight Riders are likely …

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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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CPL 18: TKR win last ball thriller in Florida, DJ Bravo’s men exact revenge on Tallawahs

The Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) again snatched victory from the jaws of defeat tonight, as the defending champions edged Jamaica Tallawahs on the very last ball of the T20 contest for their second straight Caribbean Premier League (CPL) road win. Set a target of 183 to win, TKR needed six …

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CPL 18: DM Bravo smashes 94 from 36 balls as Trinbago Knight Riders stun St Lucia Stars

Elegant Trinidad and Tobago batsman Darren Bravo stunned Gros Islet with a whirlwind 94 runs from 36 deliveries last night, as the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) fought back from the dead to defeat the St Lucia Stars in 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) action. The triumph pushed TKR to second …

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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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CPL 18: TKR bludgeoned again; Bravo takes responsibility after SKN Patriots win

In a matter of 24 hours, the Queen’s Park Oval was host to three scores of over 200 runs in the CPL—and two Trinbago Knight Riders defeats. Friday night belonged to Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell’s superhuman innings of an unbeaten 121, which propelled the Tallawahs to an unlikely triump. …

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CPL 18: Super display from Russell stuns Oval; champs TKR edged in record breaking affair

New Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell had the performance of a lifetime last night, as he almost singlehandedly pulled his team to victory in an enthralling Caribbean Premier League (CPL) encounter against Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. TKR—the defending CPL champions and, …

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