Two large music trailers for deejays, entertainers and dancing girls have been assembled in the popular Party Stand, along with an elevated VIP section for patrons. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)
- Marriott buying Elegant Read More
- CTO undergoing restructuring Read More
- Sarfaraz Ahmed sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20 cricket Read More
- Dessie willing to serve Read More
- Wanted: A more efficient airport Read More
- Low-hanging fruit for all Read More
- Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for Rock Hall of Fame Read More
Whether it rains on the parade of the Biggest Party In Town or not, hundreds of Twenty20 cricket fans are expected to converge on Kensington Oval today to usher in the start of the Barbados leg of this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Scores of spectators were seen yesterday afternoon making last-minute purchases of tickets for today’s eagerly anticipated 6 p.m. showdown between hosts Barbados Tridents and the unbeaten Guyana Amazon Warriors.
Tournament operations director Michael Hall said ticket sales had been “going great”, adding he expected a capacity crowd.
“By all accounts, ticket sales for tomorrow’s [today’s] game have been going extremely well. I’ve just come from the CPL office where the ticket office is located and there are long lines there. People are getting tickets for the game. Obviously, Barbados-Guyana has always been a keen rivalry and I don’t think it will be any different.”
Hall said Guyana’s unbeaten start to the tournament and the Tridents’ coming home for five matches after Friday night’s big win against the St Lucia Zouks “sets up the match-up very nicely”. (EZS)
Subscribe now to our eNATION edition for the full story.
For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.