Local government elections will take place on November 28.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement during a post-cabinet press briefing on Thursday.
T&T’s aim of retaining the West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-15 title, took a setback yesterday as Collin Barlow and Stephen Kamaladeen both grabbed four wickets to hand Guyana its third win in as many matches in Jamaica. Batting first, T&T struggled at the crease scoring 171/9 off their 50 overs. Brandon Singh and Cephas Cooper both struck 28 for T&T, while Nathaniel McDavid pitched in with 26.
T&T found it difficult to keep the scoreboard ticking getting to 76/4 after 32 overs. T&T made 43 runs from the last six overs which helped get the team to a respectable total. Barlow was the top bowler taking 4/14, while Kamaladeen ended with 4/38. Joshua Persaud led the way for Guyana, hitting 42 to guide the team to 172/6 in 45.4 overs. Steve Deonarain contributed a valuable 35, while spin bowler Justyn Gangoo snatched 2/30. Avinash Mahabirsingh was also among the wickets, taking 1/31. In other matches, Barbados defeated the Windward Islands by 16 runs and Jamaica crushed the Leeward Islands by 159 runs. Round four will bowl off on Monday.
At UWI MONA: T&T U-15 171/9 (Brandon Singh 28, Cephas Cooper 28, Nathaniel McDavid 26, Collin Barlow 4/14, Stephen Kamaladeen 4/38) vs Guyana U-15 172/6 (45.4 overs) (Joshua Persaud 42, Steve Deonarain 35, Justyn Gangoo 2/30, Avinash Mahabirsingh 1/31) Guyana won by four wickets
AT POLICE: Barbados 235/6 vs Windward Islands 219/9 – Barbados won by 16 runs
AT KENSINGTON: Jamaica 303/2 vs Leeward Islands 144.
Jamaica won by 159 runs