‘Ball by ball’ commentary for NAGICO Super50 2016

Radio stations in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago have confirmed they will broadcast the upcoming NAGICO Super50 championship which begins on Thursday, January 7.

The broadcast is being coordinated by GEM Radio Five Limited, part of the One Caribbean Media Group. The commentary team is headed by noted commentator, Andrew Mason and he will be accompanied by Philo Wallace, Tony Gray, Colin Murray among others. The full group is 10 and will have ball by ball commentary on all games live from both St. Kitts and Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago.

General Manager, GEM Radio Five Limited, Richard Purcell is thrilled to be associated with this event again and said “we decided to make the commentary feeds available at no cost to the broadcasters in order to ensure that the matches are carried live in all the territories and by so doing, keep alive the great West Indian tradition of listening to cricket on radio.”

Commercial Manager, WICB, Nelecia Yeates, is also pleased with the partnership and “wants listeners to tune in to the very exciting games that will be on for the duration of the championship.” She added that the WICB is “making every effort to allow consumers access to the game on radio, live streaming and on television.”

The tournament opens with defending champions, TT Red Force playing the Jamaica Scorpions in the feature game at the Queen’s Park Oval; and before that the Barbados Pride taking on the newcomers ICC Americas at the UWI grounds; while in St. Kitts, Leeward Islands Hurricanes will go up against the CCC Marooners and the last year’s second place, Guyana Jaguars will play against Windward Islands Volcanoes.

This is third year of the NAGICO Super50 and the championship is co-hosted by St Kitts and Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago. The full schedule and squad listings are available on windiescricket.com