Red Force wary ahead of Regional Super50 clash

first_imgPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force captain Jason Mohammed says the hosts are bracing for a strong challenge from a strengthened Barbados Pride unit but will be going all out to keep their unbeaten record intact, when the two teams meet in the sixth and final round of the Regional Super50 here today. Red Force have been virtually flawless in the tournament, winning four of their five matches – the other was a no-result – to sit comfortably on top of Group A with 22 points. Pride started weakly but with the return of their international players, stormed back into contention for a semi-final sport with two successive wins, and now lie second on 14 points. However, with Jamaica Scorpions only four points behind and clashing with minnows ICC Americas in their final game at the National Cricket Centre, Pride face a must-win scenario. “I think they have strengthened a lot in all the departments,” Mohammed said ahead of the day/night contest at Queen’s Park Oval. “I think they have a very good bowling attack and also they are very strong in their batting. I think we’re going to have to play a good all-round game to get the better of the Bajans and hopefully we can do it.” In their first meeting in the second round, Red Force disposed of Pride by nine wickets at Queen’s Park Oval, after bundling out the visitors for 161. Since then, West Indies Test captain Jason Holder has returned to lead the side, with fellow international players Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite, Shane Dowrich and Jomel Warrican, also picked for the final XI. “It is important for us to keep winning and keep our momentum up and we really want to go through at 100 per cent, and hopefully we can go through the tournament [with a] 100 per cent [record]. If we do that, we will come out with the trophy at the end.”last_img read more

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Klay Thompson says ‘he’ll be fine’ after pulling hamstring in Warriors’ Game 2 win

first_imgDA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew ESPN’s Doris Burke, who was working courtside, reported during the game that Thompson felt tightness in his left hamstring.After the game, Warriors coach Steve Kerr reportedly said Thompson told him “he’s fine” but added the severity of the injury remains unclear at this point.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“Klay said he’ll be fine, but Klay could be half dead and he would say he would be fine. We’ll see. He pulled his hamstring. He thinks it is minor, so I don’t know what that means going forward,” Kerr said during the post-game press conference after steering Golden State to a 109-104 win that leveled the series.Thompson still led the Warriors with 25 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the three-point area that went with five rebounds and five assists in 32 minutes. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) pressures Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) as he drives down court during the first half of Game 2 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson got hurt early in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors and did not return.Thompson limped toward the locker room after landing in a split following a three-point attempt.ADVERTISEMENT Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Steph Curry shrugged off a slow start to finish with 23 points on 6-of-17 shooting from the field.The series shifts to Oakland at Oracle Arena for Game 3 on Thursday (Manila time).Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess LATEST STORIES Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday PLAY LIST 03:12Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday01:43Who are Filipinos rooting for in the NBA Finals?00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Dwyane Wade surprises graduates at Stoneman Douglas Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport View commentslast_img read more

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