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CPL committee rubberstamps result of disputed final

-matter could be referred to the ICC

Captain of the Barbados Tridents team Kieron Pollard is all smiles as he receives the CPL Trophy following the rain affected final two Saturdays ago.

(Cricinfo) The Caribbean Premier League’s (CPL) cricket tournament committee has ruled that match referee Denavon Hayles properly applied the relevant rules in the rain-hit CPL final on August 16, which Barbados Tridents won by eight runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method.

Benn eyeing first T20 in four years

Sulieman Benn

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Combative left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park on Wednesday.

Franchises will make players coachable

- says Pybus

Richard Pybus

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Director of cricket at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Richard Pybus says that the new system for regional cricket proposed by him will make regional cricketers coachable.

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

Usain Bolt

(Reuters) – World record holder and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100 meters in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organisers said yesterday.