Fixtures for WICB Super50 2017 Tournament released

first_imgST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday announced the match schedule for the upcoming 2017 WICB Regional Super50 tournament, which runs from Tuesday, January 24 to Saturday, February 18.The renovated Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG)will stage all the day/night matches in Group A, in addition to the semi-finals and the Grand Final on Saturday, February 18 – and will be the prime ground from which televised matches will be shown on ESPN.The CCG, formerly known as Stanford Cricket Ground, will be one of five match venues used during the three-week event which also features matches in Barbados.The others are: the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua, along with Kensington Oval, Windward Cricket Club and the 3Ws Oval in Barbados.Zone A comprises Leeward Islands Hurricanes, defending champions Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, as well as Windward Islands Volcanoes, West Indies Under-19s and English county side, Kent Spitfires.Zone B consists of last year’s runners-up Barbados Pride, along with Jamaica Scorpions, Guyana Jaguars, Combined Campuses & Colleges Marooners and a composite ICC Americas team.The West Indies Under-19s, Spitfires, Marooners and Americas are all specially invited teams which will join the six WICB Professional Cricket League franchises for the tournament.The West Indies Under-19s, the 2016 International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup champions, are using the tournament as part of their preparations for the next ICC Under-19 World Cup to be played in January, 2018 in New Zealand.The Americas are also a development side, drawing players from non-WICB territories, North, Central and South America.The winners of the RS50 will be awarded the Clive Lloyd Trophy.MATCH SCHEDULETuesday, January 24Scorpions vs Marooners – 3Ws Oval, BarbadosPride vs Jaguars – Kensington Oval, BarbadosWednesday, January 25Volcanoes vs West Indies Under-19s – Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua (9 am)Hurricanes vs Spitfire – Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua (1:30 pm)Thursday, January 26Marooners vs ICC Americas – Windward, BarbadosJaguars vs Scorpions – Kensington OvalFriday, January 27Hurricanes vs West Indies Under-19s – SVRCGRed Force vs Volcanoes – CCGSaturday, January 28Pride vs ICC Americas – 3Ws OvalMarooners vs Jaguars – Kensington OvalSunday, January 29Red Force vs Spitfire – SVRCGHurricanes vs Volcanoes – CCGMonday, January 30Jaguars vs ICC Americas – WindwardPride vs Scorpions – Kensington OvalTuesday, January 31Red Force vs West Indies Under-19 – SVRCGVolcanoes vs Spitfire – CCGWednesday, February 1ICC Americas vs Scorpions – 3Ws OvalPride vs Marooners – Kensington OvalThursday, February 2West Indies Under-19s vs Spitfire – SVRCGHurricanes vs Red Force – CCGFriday, February 3Pride vs ICC Americas – WindwardMarooners vs Jaguars – Kensington OvalSaturday, February 4Volcanoes vs West Indies Under-19s – SVRCGHurricanes vs Spitfire – CCGSunday, February 5Pride vs Jaguars – 3Ws OvalMarooners vs Scorpions – Kensington OvalMonday, February 6Hurricanes vs West Indies Under-19s – SVRCGRed Force vs Volcanoes – CCGTuesday, February 7Marooners vs ICC Americas – WindwardJaguars vs Scorpions – Kensington OvalWednesday, February 8Red Force vs Spitfire – SVRCGHurricane vs Volcanoes – CCGThursday, February 9Jaguars vs ICC Americas – 3Ws OvalPride vs Scorpions – Kensington OvalFriday, February 10Red Force vs West Indies Under-19s – SVRCGVolcanoes vs Spitfire – CCGSaturday, February 11Scorpions vs ICC Americas – WindwardPride vs Marooners – Kensington OvalSunday, February 12Spitfire vs West Indies Under-19s – SVRCGHurricanes vs Red Force – CCGFINAL FOURSemi-finalsWednesday, February 15Zone A winners vs Zone B runners-up – CCGThursday, February 16Zone B winners vs Zone A runners-up – CCGGRAND FINALSaturday, February 18Semi-final 1 winners vs Semi-final 2 winners – CCGlast_img read more