Government to build multipurpose sports facilities in Regions 2, 6 and 10

first_imgIN keeping with a promise made during his campaign, Head of State, President Dr Irfaan Ali, announced yesterday, during a press conference, that the PPP/C Government will be building multipurpose sport facilities in Regions 2, 6 and 10.President Ali said the move comes as his administration looks to “continue to continue to support the growth and development of our young people and our sport men and women and finding new talent, while supporting every region of our country.”According to President Ali, who dabbled in the sport of cricket, “these are some of the investment measures and policies that we will pursue in this emergency budget and in January, to bring relief, to create opportunities and to improve the welfare and wellbeing of all the people of our country.”The President was not available to give further details as it relates to how much will be allocated towards the facilities, or if there has been any studies done within the specific regions to ascertain where the facilities will be constructed.In their manifesto, which will guide government’s Policy, the PPP/C Government also said they will provide a special fund for upgrading of sports and cultural facilities, as well as building Sport Academies in all regions.Plans, according to the manifesto, will be in place to provide incentive packages for businesses that provide sponsorships or employment opportunities for sports persons.The Government also intends to upgrade the South Dakota Circuit, the country’s lone motor racing track, to international standards.Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson Jr, has reiterated that under President Ali, sports will not be left behind and the country’s sportsmen and women can rest easy knowing that they now have an administration that will cater to their needs.(Rawle Toney)last_img read more

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India vs West India 2nd ODI, Live Streaming: Telecast Channels for Port of Spain match

first_imgAfter rain playing spoilsport in the first ODI of the three-game series in Guyana, India and West Indies have moved to the Queen’s Park Oval for the second game and both teams will be looking to start on the attack after a washed out opening game. Interestingly, Chris Gayle has been ignored for the Test series, so this game and the last one at the same venue could be the last couple of times that one sees the legend take the field on the international stage.For India, it will be about starting afresh after a disappointing loss in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup. The batting looks solid at the top with Shikhar Dhawan coming back to join Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli will once again get to play freely at the no.3 position as he doesn’t need to worry about building the innings as he had to during the showpiece event in England.The middle-order kind of picks itself as the team didn’t get to bat in the opening game. So while Shreyas Iyer should get another go after having made the XI in the first game, Rishabh Pant definitely will be playing the role of the finisher unless there is a top-order collapse. Kedar Jadhav is also set to get a game over Manish Pandey as was the case in the opening tie.In the bowling department, Mohammed Shami looked mighty impressive as he gave away just 5 runs in the three overs that he bowled. But with young Khaleel Ahmed taking some stick from Evin Lewis, going from 27 from his three overs, it could be interesting to see if the Indian team management decides to give Navdeep Saini his ODI cap as he was pretty impressive in the T20I series.advertisementKuldeep Yadav should once again get the nod over Yuzvendra Chahal as he picked the lone wicket to fall on the day in Guyana – Chris Gayle. He will be supported by Ravindra Jadeja as the left-arm spinner can also wield the willow at the bottom end of the innings.When is the West Indies vs India 2nd ODI match?The West Indies vs India 2nd ODI match will be played on August 11, 2019 (Sunday).When does the 2nd ODI between West Indies and India begin?West Indies vs India 2nd ODI will start from 9:30 AM local time (7 PM IST) on Sunday, August 11.Where will the West Indies vs India 2nd ODI be played?Queen’s Park Oval Stadium in Port of Spain will host the 2nd ODI between West Indies and India.Which TV channels will broadcast West Indies vs India 2nd ODI live?West Indies vs India 2nd ODI can be watched on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3.How can I watch West Indies vs India 2nd ODI online?SonyLiv will provide the live streaming for West Indies vs India 2nd ODI.Where can I follow West Indies vs India 2nd ODI live streaming?You can follow live updates and scores for West Indies vs India 2nd ODI on https://www.indiatoday.in/sportsWhat are the squads for India vs West Indies ODI series?India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep SainiWest Indies: Jason Holder (C), Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach.Also Read | Port Of Spain Trinidad Weather Forecast, India vs West Indies 2nd ODI: Will rain play spoilsport?Also Read | Important for me to cement my position in Indian team: Shreyas IyerAlso Read | Watch: Virat Kohli aces bottle cap challenge with Ravi Shastri’s commentary in backgroundlast_img read more

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