Cricket Play, A Regatta And Eagles

Posted: September 06, 1991

If you want to watch something different this weekend, how about a cricket match?

The Philadelphia Cricket Committee's annual Red Stripe Tournament will be on the next three Saturdays at 1 p.m. in Fairmount Park.

Tomorrow's match, if played, has an India-Pakistan team meeting the Combined Islands Team, made up of players from the Caribbean. The match will take place at the Philadelphia Archery Club, Belmont Avenue and Edgley Drive. Next Saturday' game has Jamaica meeting the Combined Islands Team at 42d Street and Parkside Avenue. The next game of the tournament, Sept. 21, will be Trinidad against the India-Pakistan team at the Philadelphia Archery Club. Admission to the games is free. The final game in the tournament will be announced at a later date.

The Bayada All-Disabled Regatta, the world's oldest such event, will take place tomorrow on the Schuylkill near the Strawberry Mansion Bridge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The regatta will feature competitive rowing by athletes with a wide range of disabilities.

Tomorrow evening, Grandview Speedway will host the Freedom 76 Race. The 76- lap race is for sportsman-modified cars. More than 80 drivers will compete in seven qualifying races, beginning at 7:30 p.m., to gain a spot in the 39- car starting field of the Freedom 76. Grandview Speedway is on Route 100 in Bechtelsville, Pa.

Sunday at 1 p.m., the Eagles play their home opener at Veterans Stadium against the Phoenix Cardinals, who upset the Los Angeles Rams last weekend.

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