Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team

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Trinidad and Tobago
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
Captain: Denesh Ramdin
Coach: Kelvin Williams


Red, white, black
Founded: 1869
Home ground: Queen's Park Oval
Capacity: 20,000
Four Day wins: 4 (plus 1 shared)
WICB Cup wins: 10 (plus 1 shared)
Twenty20 wins: 3
Official website:

The Trinidad and Tobago cricket team is the representative cricket team of the country of Trinidad and Tobago.

The team takes part in inter-regional cricket competitions in the Caribbean, such as the West Indies' Professional Cricket League (which includes the Regional Four Day Competition and the NAGICO Regional Super50) under the franchise name Trinidad and Tobago Red Force,[1] with the best players selected for the West Indies team, which plays international cricket. Though a team represented T&T in the 1998 Commonwealth Games. Trinidad and Tobago have won the Regional Four Day Competition five times and the WICB Cup ten times. They are the current Caribbean Twenty20q champions.

Team history[edit]

Port of Spain's Brian Lara holds the record for the highest Test score and formerly held the record for the most Test runs.

Teams from Trinidad played first-class cricket from 1869, when Trinidad took on Demerara for two matches, winning one and losing one. They also participated in the Inter-Colonial Tournament between Barbados, British Guiana (formerly Demerara), and themselves, playing in all 28 tournaments that were held between 1891–92 and 1938–39. From the late 1880s, Tobago was incorporated into the crown colony of Trinidad as a ward.

After independence in 1962, the team changed its name to reflect the official name of the country, Trinidad and Tobago, and when the Shell Shield began in 1965–66 the team competed under the name of Trinidad and Tobago. They won their first title on their fourth outing, in 1969–70, and also won the next year's competition, but since then Trinidad and Tobago have only taken three titles in 35 seasons. During this time cricketers from Trinidad competed in the Beaumont Cup which had first class status.

In one-day cricket, Trinidad and Tobago won four titles in eight seasons from 1989–90 to 1996–97, and also won the 2004–05 one-day title.

T&T cricket team participated and were runners-up at the inaugural Champions' league T-20.The team stayed unbeaten until the finals.

Current squad[edit]

Name Age Batting style Bowling style Test FC Notes
First-class Captain
Denesh Ramdin 30 Right-handed n/a 59 122 West Indian Test captain
List-A Captain
Dwayne Bravo 32 Right-handed Right medium-fast 40 100 West Indian ODI Capatin
Rayad Emrit 34 Right-handed Right medium-fast - 68
Jonathan Augustus 28 Right-handed Off Break - 3
Adrian Barath 25 Right-handed Off Break 15 58
Darren Bravo 26 Left-handed Right medium 30 66
Evin Lewis 23 Left-handed n/a - 10
Jason Mohammed 29 Right-handed Off Break - 41
Lendl Simmons 30 Right-handed Right medium 8 90
Stephen Katwaroo 22 Right-handed n/a - 10
Nicolas Pooran 20 Left-handed n/a - -
Kevon Cooper 26 Rightt-handed Right medium - 2
Yannick Cariah 23 Left-handed Leg Break - 15
Akeal Hosein 22 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox - 5
Imran Khan 31 Right-handed Leg Break - 52
Yannick Ottley 24 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox - 8
Kieron Pollard 28 Right-handed Right medium - 26
Navin Stewart 22 Right-handed Right medium-fast - 4
Samuel Badree 34 Right-handed Leg Break - 12
Sherwin Ganga 33 Left-handed Off break - 40
Amit Jaggernauth 32 Right-handed Off break 1 69
Ricky Jaipaul 23 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox - 3
Sunil Narine 27 Right-handed Off break 6 13
Fast Bowlers
Daron Cruickshank 27 Right-handed Right medium - 3
Shannon Gabriel 27 Right-handed Right fast 7 45
Ravi Rampaul 30 Left-handed Right medium-fast 18 62
Marlon Richards 26 Right-handed Right medium - 9


Notable players[edit]

Learie Constantine, Trinidad all-rounder

The list of prominent cricketers who have represented Trinidad and Tobago includes:


  • Domestic one-day competition (10): 1978–79, 1980–81, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1995–1996 (shared), 1996–1997, 2004–2005, 2006–2007, 2008–2009, 2009–2010


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