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The newly installed floodlights at Kensington Oval get their first test tonight when the Sir Everton Weekes’ Twenty/20 Match Under Lights bowls off.

 
   

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First match under lights at Kensington bowls off tonight

3/20/2009

All roads will lead to Kensington Oval tonight as the long-awaited floodlights at the mecca get their first test when the Sir Everton Weekes Twenty/20 Match Under Lights: Barbados Masters vs West Indies Masters bowls off at 7:30 p.m.

This match will serve to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of Sir Everton’s five consecutive test hundreds. Tickets for this event are $20 for adults and $10 for children under 16 years for all stands except the Party Stand, where the price will be $30. The match is a joint venture between Kensington Oval Management Incorporated (KOMI) and the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and will pit the best Barbadian cricketers masters against their regional counterparts.

President of the Barbados Cricket Association Joel ‘Big Bird’ Garner will lead a Barbados Masters side that will include formidable bowlers in Hendy Bryan and Vasbert Drakes and prolific batsmen in Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes.

The West Indies Masters will be led by one of the West Indies’ most successful captains to date, Sir Vivian Richards. Richards will be ably assisted by former top players such as Jimmy Adams, Jeffrey Dujon and Wayne Daniel.

The full teams for the Sir Everton Weekes’ Twenty/20 Match Under Lights are as follows. (PH)

Barbados Masters

Joel Garner (Captain), Gordon Greenidge, Desmond Haynes, Courtney Browne (Wicket-Keeper), Ian Bradshaw, Roland Holder, Hendy Bryan, Vasbert Drakes, Collis King, Patterson Thompson, Adrian Griffith, Ezra Mosely.

West Indies Masters

Sir Vivian Richards (Captain), Jimmy Adams, Alvin Kallicharan, Jeffrey Dujon, Larry Gomes, Roger Harper, Kenneth Benjamin, Nehemia Perry, Stuart Williams, Junior Murray, Wayne Daniel, Thelston Payne.

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