Saturday, April 20, 2024

Thrilling time at the Oval


Share post:

West Indies captain Jason Holder celebrating with the team at Virgin Atlantic in the Chill Zone at Kensington Oval after the win on Friday night.

It was pure celebration at

Kensington Oval on Friday night when the West Indies scored a thrilling victory over England.

It was nail-biting finish, and some fans who filled stands did not anticipate the West Indies victory, since England seemed on target to overhaul the 289 set by Windies.

The One-Day International, the second for the week, was well attended by supporters of both teams.

But it was the Windies fans who were loudest at the end of play.

During the day, other off-field events also brought a buzz to the cricket Mecca.

Some cricket legends, including Sir Wes Hall, Sir Charles Griffith, Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, were part of a meetand- greet session organised by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, which allowed fans to mingle, chat and take pictures with them.

National Hero Sir Garfield Sobers and Prime Minister Mia Mottley also enjoyed the atmosphere of the game.


West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite providing an autograph for a fan.

Members of the Pompasetters tuk band playing in front of the statue

of Sir Garfield Sobers just outside Kensington Oval. (Pictures by Sandy Pitt.)

Jamaican opening batsman John Campbell autographing a bat.

It was fun and frolic off the field at Kensington Oval on Friday for the One-Day International.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Four arrested on drug charges

 Three Barbadians and a Venezuelan, who were caught on a vessel carrying over $8 million in cocaine and...

BAVERN looking at prospects

Some vendors in the city are hoping to get their share of the spoils as Bridgetown Market is...

Missing: Sonia Suzzette Parris

Police are seeking assistance in locating Sonia Suzzette Parris, 58, of Edey Village, Christ Church who disappeared on Wednesday night. Parris was...

Man sets himself on fire outside NY court at Trump’s trial

NEW YORK - A man set himself on fire on Friday outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's historic...