ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Reigning champions Trinidad and Tobago and regional four-day title-holders Jamaica will clash in one of four matches opening the WICB President’s Cup One-Day tournament in Guyana from October 28 .
Kevin Pietersen has joined the growing band of players voicing concerns over the gruelling international calendar and said that with lucrative IPL deals on offer, they would not be as keen to accept central contracts from their boards .
Wednesday, October 28Trinidad and Tobago vs Jamaica at Providence – V Bullen, D Somawaru (Standby: Clancy Mack)Windward Islands vs CCC at Everest – N Malcolm, L Kelly (V Johnson)Barbados vs West Indies Under-19 at Bourda – G Greaves, K Barrsingha (C Duncan)Guyana vs Leeward Islands at Enmore – P Nero, L Abraham (D Holder)Friday, October 30Windward Islands vs Trinidad and Tobago at Uitvlugt – C Mack, V Johnson (D Somwaru)CCC vs Jamaica at Bourda – C Duncan, D Holder (K Barrsingha)Guyana vs Barbados at Albion – P Nero, L Kelly (G Greaves)West Indies Under-19 vs Leeward Islands at Providence – L Abraham, V Bullen (N Malcolm)Saturday, October 31Jamaica vs Windward Islands at Enmore – D Somwaru, K Barrsingha (V Bullen)Trinidad and Tobago vs CCC at Everest – G Greaves, V Johnson (L Kelly)Leeward Islands vs Barbados at Uitvlugt – C Duncan, N Malcolm (P Nero)Guyana vs West Indies Under-19 at Bourda – D Holder, C Mack (L Abraham)SEMI-FINALS (day/night)Monday November 2Winner of Zone A vs Runner-up of Zone B at Providence – officials to be announcedTuesday November 3Winner of Zone B vs Runner-up of Zone A at Providence – officials to be announcedFINAL (day/night)Thursday, November 5Winner of Semi-final 1 vs Winner of Semi-final 2 at Providence – officials to be announced .
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Under whatever dispensation, and there have been numerous, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has never appeared to grasp what should be the structure or the purpose of its annual one-day tournament .
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