2018-19 Windies Super50 Cup Captains Audio
Windward Islands captain Shane Shillingford, Guyana Jaguars captain Leon Johnson, Trinidad & Tobago Red Force captain Denesh Ramdin and WINDIES “B” head coach Stuart Williams spoke to CWI Media on the eve of the 2018-19 WINDIES Super50 Cup which opens tomorrow.
The tournament will be contested between 10 teams equally divided into two groups of five:
Group A: Windward Islands Volcanoes, Guyana Jaguars, Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, WINDIES “B”, Canada
Group B: Barbados Pride, Leeward Islands Hurricanes, Jamaica Scorpions, Combined Campuses & Colleges Marooners, United States
All matches will consist of one innings-a-side – each innings being limited to a maximum of 50 overs – and be of one day’s scheduled duration.
The first phase of the competition will be the Group Stage which will comprise a total of 40 matches with the teams playing under a non-elimination format.
Matches will be contested in Trinidad (at Queen’s Park Oval and Brian Lara Cricket Academy) and Barbados (at Kensington Oval, Three Ws Oval and Windward Cricket Ground).
Each team will play eight matches during the Group Stage. Each team in Group “A” will play each of the other teams in Group “A” twice and each team in Group “B” will play each of the other teams in Group “B” twice.
Following the Group Stage, the top two teams in each group will progress to the Final Four (“semi-finals”) as follows:
Semi-final #1 – Group A winner vs Group B runner-up
Semi-final #2 – Group B winner vs Group A runner-up
The winners of the semi-finals will contest the Grand Final on Sunday, October 28 at Kensington Oval.
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