Tag: Trinidad

SPORTS

Team TKR Not In The Bubble?

With 326 cases and eight deaths, the twin-island republic Trinidad and Tobago has much to pat themselves on the back for, given the low rate and sparse spread of the coronavirus disease. However, that’s a story the teams vying for the Championship Trophy in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) may wish to put on the back burner as […]

SPORTS

Lewis And Blackwood Get Tallawahs’ Call Up

According to reports, Ramaal Lewis and Jermaine Blackwood are set to replace Andre McCarthy and Jeavor Royal in the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the CPL’s 2020 season. McCarthy and Royal were excluded from the squad that left for Trinidad yesterday. Both players were said to be contacts of a positive COVID-19 case. Blackwood was a member of the Tallawahs squad, […]

cricket SPORTS

Walton, Braithwaite Can’t Save Windies

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — Saturday’s convincing victory proved only a false dawn as West Indies quickly returned to their unpleasant old habits, plunging to a seven-wicket defeat to Pakistan here Sunday, to concede the four-match series 3-1. Chasing what would have been a series-tying victory at Queen’s Park Oval, West Indies struggled from the outset when they were […]

LIFESTYLE

Caribbean Cricket Fan’s Calypso Playlist

Calypso music has its roots in Trinidad and Tobago and is said to have developed in the island from as early as the 17th Century. Historically, the music was created by African slaves imported to that Caribbean island to work on sugar plantations. The slaves, brought to toil on sugar plantations, were stripped of all connections to their homeland and […]

cricket SPORTS

Ravi Rampaul — “We’ll Have The Upper-hand” Against Jamaica Scorpions

Ravindranath “Ravi” Rampaul, the Preysal born, 32-year-old Trinidad and Tobago and West Indian cricketer, backs his team Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to pull the sting from Jamaica Scorpions. Both teams will clash in a matchup in the WICB regional Super50 semi-final scheduled for this Wednesday at the Coolidge Ground in Antigua. Rampaul, one of the most touted pace bowlers […]

cricket SPORTS

Jamaica Scorpions’ Record Performance Puts Red Force In Sting Shock

The Jamaica Scorpions was in a no-nonsense mood in their semi-final clash against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the WICB regional Super50 tournament played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on Wednesday. It was a total beat down for the men from the twin island Republic who have shown bragging rights in the competition over the years. However, […]

TRAVELOG

Are You Ready For The Trinidad And Tobago Bacchanal?

The Island has released its 2016 event calendar Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is the largest street festival in the Caribbean. The ultimate guide to experiencing Trinidad and Tobago Carnival has been published online. The country’s Carnival Calendar 2016 is a comprehensive guide to all the major Carnival parties and other events, which will occur from January 1st to Carnival Sunday, […]