West Indies Women’s cricket captain, Stafanie Taylor, has been added to the list of Sportswoman of the Year nominees, the RJR Sports Foundation announced in a release yesterday.The 2015 awards takes place on Friday, January 15 at The Jamaica Pegasus and Taylor joins eight other women vying for the National Sportswoman of the Year award. The other nominees are boxer Alicia Ashley; swimmer Alia Atkinson and track athletes Veronica Campbell-Brown, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, Sherone Simpson, Elaine Thompson and Danielle Williams.Taylor topped the tables in a recent ODI home series against Pakistan with a batting average of 130.50 runs and was the most economical West Indies bowler while taking four wickets. West Indies won both the T20 and ODI series. She was also recently named the International Cricket Council’s Women’s T20 Cricketer of the Year.The Jamaican all-rounder recently became the only overseas player selected for the Sydney Thunder Women in the inaugural Australian Women’s Big Bash T20 League.
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is looking to sell a part of its 30.3% stake in Bermuda-based liquefied petroleum gas transporting and trading firm Petredec Limited.As part of the deal, Haydock Holdings Limited, the other partner in Petredec, will also sell part of its 69.7% stake in the firm, bringing the total ownership of the new investor to 13%.Bahri informed that its financial impact from the transaction will be determined in the event of completion of sale.The company expects the sale to take place during the first quarter of 2018, and it will use the proceeds of the sale for general corporate purposes.Conclusion of the transaction is subject to several factors, including but not limited to legal review and final agreement on all terms of the transaction by all parties concerned, Bahri added.Image Courtesy: Petredec Limited