Barbados win toss and bat first in CT20 grand final

Barbados won the toss and decided to bat first against Guyana in the final of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 at Queen’s Park Oval on Saturday night. Before the match both teams were met by former West Indies legend Clive Lloyd. The Bajans qualified for the grand event with their win over Jamaica on Friday night, while the Guyanese beat Trinidad and Tobago to book their place. The winning team will take home the sparkling, new Caribbean T20 trophy as well as US$25 000. They will also have the honour of representing the region at the Airtel Champions League in South Africa in September.

TEAMS
Barbados:
Ryan Hinds (captain), Alcindo Holder, Kirk Edwards, Sulieman Benn, Jonathan Carter, Javon Searles, Larry Babb, Carlo Morris, Dale Richards, Ashley Nurse, Dwayne Smith; 12th man: Kevin Stoute
Guyana: Ramnaresh Sarwan (captain), Sewnarine Chattergoon, Christopher Barnwell, Travis Dowlin, Narsingh Deonarine, Derwin Christian, Lennox Cush, Royston Crandon, Devendra Bishoo, Esaun Crandon, Jonathan Foo; 12th man: Assad Fudadin

MATCH OFFICIALS
Umpires
: Norman Malcolm, Billy Doctrove
Television umpire: Clyde Duncan
Fourth official: Clancy Mack
Match referee: Clyde Cumberbatch