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Brathwaite, Powell among WI stars for T20 tourney

first_imgDHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Twenty20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite, along with rising stars Rovman Powell and Nicholas Pooran, were among 14 West Indies players picked up in the players’ draft for the Bangladesh Premier League set to bowl off here next month.Brathwaite, who smashed four consecutive sixes off the last over in the T20 World Cup final as West Indies dramatically beat England in India last April, has gone to the Barisal Bulls, while Powell will turn out for Comilla Victorians and Pooran for new franchise Khulna Titans.Test and one-day captain Jason Holder has also been picked up by Victorians, while superstar opener Chris Gayle has moved from Bulls to Chittagong Vikings for the coming season, which bowls off on November 4.SOUGHT-AFTER PLAYERThe 28-year-old Brathwaite has emerged as one of the most sought-after players on the T20 circuit ever since his heroics in the T20 World Cup.He turned out for Delhi Daredevil in the Indian Premier League and is also expected to feature in this year’s Big Bash in Australia.However, the strapping all-rounder will be unavailable for most of the BPL campaign between November 10-28.He is currently part of the West Indies one-day and Test team in the United Arab Emirates for the series against Pakistan.Powell, meanwhile, was part of the Windies squad for the just-concluded T20 International series against Pakistan, though he failed to make his debut in the three matches.last_img read more

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TAMARA IS CHOSEN AS THE DONEGAL ROSE

first_imgThe moment Tamara hears her name called out as the 2014 Donegal Rose of Tralee.Last night at the Donegal Rose Selection Tamara Payne was selected as the Donegal Rose for 2014. Tamara was sponsored by Naomi’s Hair Salon Ardara.Noel Cunningham interviewed each of the Roses on stage in the Radisson Blu Hotel Letterkenny before judges took a recess to decide who would be going forward to represent Donegal in the Rose of Tralee. Tamara looks stunning as she chats with Noel Cunningham.All of the Roses were fantastic and the Rose of Tralee committee would like to say special thanks to each of the sponsors.Rachael Brolly Sponsored by McCullagh Jewellers, Ailbhe Canney Sponsored by Brittons Pharmacy, Lynne ODoherty Sponsored by McFaddens Pharmacy, Emma Boylan Sponsored by Glow N Go, Tamara Payne Sponsored by Naomi’s Hair salon, Niamh Drummond Sponsored by Creevy Pier Hotel, Sarah Donovan Sponsored by Rossan Knitwear and Emma McCartney Sponsored by Edel MacBride.Thanks also to Evolve Menswear for helping the escorts look so daper. Thanks to Edge Hairdressers, Greenes Shoes, Buds and Blossoms , Boots Chemist, Menarys , Funky Flowers , Shop Lk, New Look and the Radisson Blu Hotel Letterkenny for sponsoring prizes for the raffle in aid of Melon Mission.The committee wishes to say special thanks to 2013 Donegal Rose Catherine McCarron who did County Donegal proud over the year as she represented Donegal in Tralee and at numerous events. Catherine sang Destination Donegal before handing over to Tamara Payne. Wishing Donegal Rose Tamara Payne all the very best as she goes forward to the Regional Finals in Portlaoise.TAMARA IS CHOSEN AS THE DONEGAL ROSE was last modified: March 30th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Rose of TraleeTamara Paynelast_img read more