Trinidad & Tobago vs Combined Islands

An engrossing & enthralling contest ended in a stalemate in the picturesque Antigua Recreation Ground. The teams flew into Piarco to resume the 2nd leg of the quarterfinal tie to pick the opponent of the formidable Barbados in the semifinal. The weather was mostly dry with occasional bouts of rain from day 3 onwards. The pitch […]

Combined Islands vs Trinidad & Tobago

The Caribbean All Time XI test championships begin with the quarterfinal clash between Combined Islands and Trinidad & Tobago. Since Combined Islands are seeded fifth they play the second “leg” away in Port of Spain. The picturesque Antigua Recreation Ground is the venue for the 1st leg. The pitch is dry with a bit of […]

Trinidad & Tobago All Time XI

Trinidad & Tobago usually “portmanteaued” as Trinbago. My most favourite batsman is the Prince of Trinidad. A sweetly timed Brian Lara cover drive is a source of endless pleasure to yours truly. 1. Jeff Stollmeyer Lost his best years to the war but ended with an average of 42.33. Formed a formidable opening partnership with […]

The Caribbean All Time XI Championship

West Indies are unique in the sense that they comprise of proper nations instead of states/counties in the case of other test playing nations. They are largely made of 5 nations: Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Combined Islands (Antigua & Barbuda, St Kitts & Nevis) and Trinidad & Tobago. Although they were granted test status as early […]