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Bravo's Back!

It has been almost three years in the making but talented left-handed batsman Darren Bravo has been recalled to the West Indies Test Squad for the England series that begins here in the Caribbean later this month.

Bravo last represented the regional team in the longest format in October 2016 against Pakistan in Sharjah. He had scores of 11 and three in that match which the West Indies won by five wickets.

Letter confirms NGC ordered TTCB to reallocate funds

Almost two years after it was discovered that the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board misallocated almost $3 million in funding from the NGC, and six months after the NGC requested the TTCB to repay that money forthwith, the two bodies are still working on a way forward.

"The NGC is still in active discussions with the TTCB as a follow up to the audit to determine a way forward." said NGC communications manager; Lisa Burkett.

ICC renames World T20 to T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that it has renamed the ICC World T20 as the ICC T20 World Cup. This means next editions of the events in 2020 in Australia will be known as the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

The renaming decision is aligned to the Global Cricket Strategy which will be launched in early 2019, in which the shortest format will not only be used as the vehicle to globalise the game, but to also enhance its profile and status and ensure its status is at par with the pinnacle events of the other two formats.

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