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CRICKET CANADA ANNOUNCES TOUR OF T&T

TO PLAY MULTIPLE FORMATS STARTING FEB 4th
CANADA TOUR OF T&T
CC STAFF
January 30, 2013

Cricket Canada is pleased to announce the commencement of its 2013 international calender with an upcoming tour of Trinidad & Tobago from Feburary 4th - 9th, 2013.  

Canada will be in tough against a well settled 2013 Caribbean T20 Champions, the T&T Red Force.  The series covers multiple formats including a 2 Day, 2 x T20s, and 1 x 50 over fixture from Couva's National Cricket Centre and Pointe-a-Pierre's Guaracara Park.
 
Canadian all-rounder Raza Rehman is unable to make the tour due to academic commitments, while Nikhil Dutta and Rayyan Pathan will make their Canadian senior team debuts.
 
T&T are without their international super stars, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, and Keiron Pollard who are on tour with the West Indies in Australia.
 
Cricket Canada is also pleased to announce a broadcast partnership with TITAN GSG and Sorkkam Cricket who will provide international television coverage of both T20's in Canada, USA, Asia and Caribbean markets.
 
Tour Squad
 
Rizwan Cheema (Captain- 50 Ov / T20) - Brampton Masters - Scarborough, ON
Jimmy Hansra (Captain – 2 Day) - Abbotsford CC, Abbostford, ON
Manny Aulakh - Richmond CC, Richmond, BC
Damodar Daesrath - Brampton Masters SC, Toronto, ON
Nikhil Dutta - Ontario Cricket Academy, Mississauga, ON
Jeremy Gordon - Brampton Masters SC, Toronto, ON
Ruvindu Gunasekera - Toronto CC, Scarborough, ON
Nitish Kumar - Repton CC, UK
Usman Limbada - Brampton Masters SC, Scarborough, ON
Henry Osinde - Toronto CC, Toronto, ON
Hiral Patel - Brampton Masters SC, Scarborough, ON
Rayyan Pathan - Toronto CC, Scarborough, ON
Junaid Siddiqui - Brampton Masters, SC, Mississauga, ON
Hamza Tariq - United CC, Calgary, AB
 
Coach: Gus Logie
Manager: Johnny Bujan
S&C Coach: Scott Stanger
Performance Analyst & Selector: Keith Deonaraine
 
Tour Schedule
 
Monday Feb 4th & 5th - 2Day Match - National Cricket Centre
Wednesday Feb 6th - 1st T20 - Guaracara Park (TV) 6:00pm ET
Thursday Feb 7th - 2nd T20 - Guaracara Park (TV) 6:00pm ET
Saturday Feb 9th - Only 50 Over - National Cricket Centre