In the quarter final round of the Inter-Ministerial Cricket Competition on Tuesday, 4th October 2016, at the Constantine Recreational Ground, Macoya; competition got heated as the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs (MSYA) battled the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) for a place in the semi-final round.
The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs won the toss opting for the Ministry of Works and Transport to bat first. The Ministry of Works and Transport secured 43 for 10 whilst the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs upset them with a score of 44 for 5 in 8.3 overs, causing them to advance into the semi-final round.
The Honourable Darryl Smith joined the team line up as he bowled and dived into action saving wickets. Among the standouts were Stephan Warwood, bringing in 23 runs, and Jahron Alfred, with 3 for 7 taking the most wickets.
MSYA will move on to the semi-final round to compete against the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 at the Constantine Recreational Ground, Macoya at 7:00pm.
This is the fifth year of the Inter-Ministerial Cricket Competition, which has been successful thus far. It has contributed to the enhanced lives of employees through recreation, sport and social interaction with various Government Ministries and has fostered healthy relations amongst members of Ministries. The National Sport Policy of Trinidad and Tobago also encourages physical activity, health and wellness, social integration, and education.
The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs