See Brian Lara, Dwight Yorke, Dwayne Bravo & Vice-Chancellor Beckles all on the same field!

Now’s your chance! See Brian Lara, Dwayne Bravo and Vice-Chancellor Beckles all on the same field as we Rally Round Dominica!

Our University has partnered with The WICB to raise US1 million dollars to help Dominica recover from the devastation left behind as a result of the recent passage of Tropical Storm Erika. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, who will play in the charity match, will lead a UWI Vice-Chancellor Celebrity XI team against a WICB President's Celebrity XI.

The UWI’s partnered with The WICB to raise USD $1 million dollars to help Dominica recover from the devastation left behind as a result of the recent passage of Tropical Storm Erika. Vice-Chancellor, (left of WICB’s Michael Muirhead)┬áProfessor Sir Hilary Beckles, who will play in the charity match, will lead a UWI Vice-Chancellor Celebrity XI team against a WICB President’s Celebrity XI.

Watch the match live at 7 pm Saturday 26th September

Flow Channel 99, Lime Channel 101, your local Caribvision channel or online at www.windiescricket.com or http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/videos/livestream.asp

and do your part by calling (1-246)-622-1220 to pledge in the telethon or texting to donate from your phones. See the attachment for more ways to give or visit: www.uwi.edu/RallyRoundDominica

“The people of the Commonwealth of Dominica are known for their resilience. They are the carriers of an indomitable spirit inherited from the past that finds resonance in very citizen. The UWI community recognises this determination to prosper and stands with every soul during this trying moment. As we all facilitate their emergence form this tragedy Dominica will know that their friends are all around them, and that their UWI has their back.” – UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Others signed up to play include West Indies Men's Team Captain, Jason Holder, West Indies Women's Team Captain Stafanie Taylor, Former West Indies captain Brian Lara, and former player, Ian Bradshaw, Tobago-born footballer Dwight Yorke, Jamaican Olympian athlete Yohan Blake, along with Caribbean-based international cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin.

Others signed up to play include West Indies Men’s Team Captain, Jason Holder, West Indies Women’s Team Captain Stafanie Taylor, Former West Indies captain Brian Lara, and former player, Ian Bradshaw, Tobago-born footballer Dwight Yorke, Jamaican Olympian athlete Yohan Blake, along with Caribbean-based international cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin.

The full team listing can be found at http://www.windiescricket.com/news/squads-dominica-charity-match. For the West Indies team players, it will be the final home game before departing for their tour of Sri Lanka.

Tune in and let’s Rally Round Dominica!

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