HOST GUYANA TO BATTLE WITH WINDWARDS ON REGIONAL SUPER50 OPENING DAYFriday 30th September 2011
Georgetown, Guyana – Host Guyana will open their Regional Super50 campaign against the vastly improved and always feisty Windward Islands on October 19th.
The other opening day match will be joint defending champions Barbados going up against the Barbadian based Sagicor High Performance Centre Team which beat the West Indies in Dubai today.
The other joint defending champions, Leeward Islands, will commence the defence of their title in what is expected to be a tough match against the powerhouse Jamaican side on October 20th.
Crowd favourite Trinidad and Tobago, who are currently participating in the Nokia Champions League, will do battle with the Combined Campuses and Colleges in their first match of the 12 day tournament which will be played entirely in Guyana.
The final is slated for October 29th with the following day set aside as a reserve day.
The two semi finals will be played on October 26th and 27th after a one day break at the end of the preliminary round which will be completed on October 24th.
Guyana will face arch rivals Barbados in what is expected to be another major crowd pleasing match on Sunday October 23rd.
The other major attraction will be the clash between two other arch rivals – Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica. This match will be on Monday October 23rd.
Eight teams will participate in the 15 match tournament which will see two matches being played on each day of the preliminary round. The two teams have been placed in two groups based on their placement in the 2010 tournament.
The venues for the matches will be announced at a later date.
Regional Super50 Schedule
Barbados v Sagicor HPC
Guyana v Windward Islands
Trinidad and Tobago v Combined Campuses and Colleges
Jamaica v Leeward Islands
Windward Islands v Barbados
Guyana v Sagicor HPC
Jamaica v Combined Campuses and Colleges
Leeward Islands v Trinidad and Tobago
Barbados v Guyana
Windward Islands v Sagicor HPC
Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica
Leeward Islands v Combined Campuses and Colleges
Semi Final 1: Group A Winner v Group B Runner Up
Semi Final 2: Group B Winner v Group A Runner Up
Final: Semi Final 1 Winner v Semi Final 2 Winner
Reserve Day for Final
Group A: Barbados, Windward Islands, Guyana and Sagicor HPC
Group B: Leeward Islands, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Combined Campuses and Colleges
Venues and umpire appointments will be announced at a later date.
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