Charles to replace Darren Bravo

first_img Warm-up matches Full match schedule Super 10 Group 1 matches Wednesday, March 16: vs England – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Sunday, March 20: vs Sri Lanka – M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore Friday, March 25: vs South Africa – Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur Sunday, March 27: vs Qualifier 1B – Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpurcenter_img Thursday, March 10: vs India – Eden Garden, Kolkata Sunday, March 13: vs Australia – Eden Garden, Kolkata ST JOHN’S, Antigua: Johnson Charles has been named to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies squad for the ICC World Twenty20 Championship. The tournament will be played in India from March 8 to April 3. The 27-year-old Charles is a top-order batsman who can also keep wicket. He is also an occasional medium-pace bowler. He has represented the West Indies in 23 T20 Internationals so far, and was member of the team which won the ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka in 2012. During that tournament, he was Man of the Match against England with a match-winning 84 at Pallekele in the quarter-finals. The West Indies are due to arrive in Kolkata on March 7 ahead of the tournament. They will have official warm-up matches against India on Thursday, March 10, and against Australia on Sunday, March 13. West Indies have been drawn in Group 1 of the Super 10 stage, where they will play alongside England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and one of the qualifiers from the first round. Squad: Darren Sammy (captain), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor.last_img read more

FRANK’S THE TOAST OF MOVILLE AFTER €58,000 WINNING STREAK

first_imgFrank McDaid from Moville, Co. Donegal won €58,000 on the National Lottery Winning Streak Game Show on RTE, on the 7 February 2014. Pictured at the presentation of winning cheques were, from left to right: Sinead Kennedy, game show co-host; Frank McDaid, the winning player; Eddie Banville, Head of Marketing, The National Lottery and Marty Whelan, game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from EuroSpar, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal.Pic: Mac Innes PhotographyA CO Donegal man is celebrating after winning €58,000 on RTE’s Winning Streak.Frank McDiad from Moville pocketed the cash in the weekend show.Frank and his wife Elizabeth have been married for the past 43 years. They met in Glasgow and moved first to Cork before settling in their native Donegal in 1980. They have six children – Mary, Martina, James, Fiona, Frank and Aisling and have eight grandchildren.Their daughter Martina flew in for the show from San Jose, California with her two children Evelyn and Jack.It was either he or Elizabeth that bought the Scratch Card. They were recording Winning Streak and watching it last Saturday when Frank’s sister-in-law Marian rang and told them the wonderful news. Pandemonium occurred in the McDaid household after that!Frank enjoys watching sport and soccer in particular. He has no lucky charms but he is lucky in life and things work out well for him. He would like to pay another visit to California. He was there to visit his daughter and really enjoyed the experience. This time he would like to go to Las Vegas as well! FRANK’S THE TOAST OF MOVILLE AFTER €58,000 WINNING STREAK was last modified: February 10th, 2014 by John2Share 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:Frank McDaidlotto winlotto wionWinning Streaklast_img read more