Red Force gets a million dollars from government
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force has received a Million dollars from the Government as it prepares to leave for India for the Champions League which begins next week.
The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) would retain $500,000 to offset expenses related to the team’s participation in the tournament while the other $500,000 will be shared among the players.
The Red Force leaves for the sub continent on Monday after two warm-up matches this week.
“We will be here cheering on for you all ,” declared Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Juliana Boodram during a function to hand over the money.
“I want to urge you to play with pride, play with passion and make your country proud.”
The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will play one practice match in India before the start of the tournament on September 21.
They open their campaign against the Brisbane Heat at the same venue in Ranchi September 22nd.