West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell is eager to showcase his potential over the game’s longer format when he suits up for the team in two First Class matches. The 27-year-old will be among a number of players typically recognized for their achievements in cricket’s shortest format who will be looking to show that they merit consideration for the team’s Test cricket squad. Prominently featured among that group has been T20 standout Nicholas Pooran, but Powell also believes he is capable of having a big impact with both bat and ball. “I’m looking forward to it. I’m looking to show my all-around capabilities. Whenever I’m given the ball, I will put it in the right areas and get wickets,” Powell told Windies Cricket. “West Indies needs players that can bat a long time. So, I’m trying my best to go into those games and bat for a session, bat for two sessions,” he added.
Powell, who has never played Test cricket for the West Indies, has accumulated 338 runs in 11 First Class matches, with a high score of 71. The West Indies will open its tour of New Zealand with three T20 series. The pair of First Class matches are expected to take place at the same time as the Test match. The first Test is scheduled for Hamilton, between December 3-7, with the second booked for Wellington from December 11-15.
Chelsea to play Man City in Champions League Final in Instanbul
Chelsea will face Manchester City in the Champions League final in Istanbul after convincingly overcoming a fading Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge.
On a night of high tension, even behind closed doors, Chelsea fully deserved a victory that sets up an all-English final against Pep Guardiola’s Premier League leaders on 29 May. Timo Werner headed in from almost on the goal-line in the 28th minute. Mount, sealed Chelsea’s place in their first Champions League final since they won the competition in 2012. Fans of this beautiful game will get a dry run of this final, as Chelsea is scheduled to take on Manchester City on Saturday from 12:30pm in the English Premier League.
ManU Upcoming Games
Manchester United’s postponed home Premier League match with Liverpool has been rearranged for Thursday, 13 May. The decision means United must play two games in the space of 50 hours as their home game against Leicester has been moved forward a day to Tuesday, 11 May. Liverpool’s game at West Brom, which was thought might be moved to accommodate the fixture, will remain as scheduled on Sunday, 16 May. As such, Manchester United will play a total of 4 games in just 8 days.
“Keeping 758 Moving” 10K event Slated for Saturday April 24th
On Saturday April 24th 2021, a group of long distance runners will participate in a 10K event in St Lucia.
The event with the tagline “Keeping 758 Moving” will get on the way from 5:30 am. This 10 Kilometer event will commence from Balata and will end at La-Toc. The event will see the likes of Lucian marathon legends Zephrinus Joseph, Jason Sayers, Michael Megga boost Biscette, and Charles Sayers. Other athletes including the likes of Ted Sandiford, Colin Weeks, Neville Dupre, and Julian Toussaint will also participate in this event.
The organizers invite anyone who is interested to participate in this event.
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