Caribbean Sports In Brief – Pakistan To Face The Windies

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Flash Back - Jason Holder (M) of the West Indies takes the wicket of Asad Shafiq of Pakistan on day three of the third test between Pakistan and West Indies at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 1, 2016 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Whiteoak/Getty Images)
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Flash Back – Jason Holder (M) of the West Indies takes the wicket of Asad Shafiq of Pakistan on day three of the third test between Pakistan and West Indies at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 1, 2016 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Whiteoak/Getty Images)

Compiled By NAN Sports Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending Mar. 24, 2017.

CRICKET

Pakistan will play a full series comprising T20s, ODIs and tests against the beleaguered West Indies squad starting on Sunday, March 26th at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. The itinerary comprises four Twenty20s, three ODIs and as many as tests against West Indies.

The other matches are as follows:

West Indies vs Pakistan – Sun, Mar 26 – Kensington Oval Barbados

West Indies vs Pakistan – Thurs, Mar 30 –  Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad.

West Indies vs Pakistan –Sat. Apr 1 –  Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad.

West Indies vs Pakistan –Sun. Apr 2 –  Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad.

West Indies vs Pakistan – Fri. Apr 7 –Providence Stadium, Guyana.

West Indies vs Pakistan – Sun. Apr 9 –Providence Stadium, Guyana.

West Indies vs Pakistan – Tue. Apr 11 – Providence Stadium, Guyana.

West Indies vs Pakistan – Sat. Apr 22 – Sabina Park, Jamaica.

West Indies vs Pakistan – Sun. Apr 30 – Kensington Oval Barbados.

ATHLETICS

The world’s fastest man, triple Olympian Usain Bolt, will race this last competition on his home soil this June. Bolt will compete in the Racers Track Club Grand Prix on June 10 g at Kingston’s National Stadium in Jamaica. The event will also see Britain’s Mo Farah and Kenya’s David Rudisha competing, according to organizers. Bolt, 30,  is busy training for the final few months of his career, which will end with his retirement after the World Championships in London.

CONCACAF

The stage is set for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. See the match lineup that begins this July here. Jamaica and Haiti are the only two Caribbean teams in the lineup. The finals is set for July 26th at Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA.

SOCCER FRIENDLY

Sport Global Management will host a friendly soccer match between the Barbados’ Football Association and Liguefootball Martinique on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, Paradise Park, UWI, Cave Hill, Bridgetown, Barbados. The matches will feature both women and men’s friendly matches.

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