Pride blow away Hurricanes

17 February 2017

BARBADOS PRIDE blew away Leeward Islands Hurricanes yesterday to book a date against Jamaica Scorpions in the final of the WICB Regional Super50 Tournament. Riding on the back of Shai Hope’s stroke-filled hundred, another solid half-century from Kraigg Brathwaite... Read More


Root appointed Test captain

14 February 2017

LONDON – Joe Root said he felt “privileged, humbled and very excited” to be named England Test cricket captain on Monday, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge. Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket... Read More


Holder confident

14 February 2017

CAPTAIN Jason Holder says he does not foresee Barbados Pride experiencing any major issues with acclimatising to new conditions in Antigua for their Regional Super50 semi-final against Leeward Islands Hurricanes on Thursday. Pride, the tournament favourites, hosted... Read More


Three fined for breaching WICB Code

11 February 2017

BRIDGETOWN – The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that Jerome Taylor, Damion Jacobs and Cassius Burton were fined for separate breaches of the Code of Conduct during Group B play of the Regional Super50 Tournament. The trio admitted to the offences and accepted... Read More


No challengers for Cameron and Nanthan

10 February 2017

ST JOHN’S – Current President and Vice President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan will be the only candidates for the election, due on Saturday, March 4. Corporate Secretary, Verlyn Faustin, confirmed that Cameron and Nanthan... Read More


Scorpions hurt Pride

10 February 2017

TWO strange stoppages – relating to water and the floodlights – delayed the outcome last night but couldn’t stop Barbados Pride from crashing to their first defeat. They were stung by Jamaica Scorpions in their day/night WICB Regional Super50 Cup match at Kensington... Read More


Americas crush Marooners

08 February 2017

ICC AMERICAS pulled off a resounding victory in the WICB Regional Super50 competition yesterday, crushing Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners by 72 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method. Winning the toss and electing to bat at the Windward Club ground in... Read More


England to appoint new Test captain as Cook steps down

07 February 2017

ALASTAIR COOK has stepped down as England’s Test captain but plans to carry on as a player, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Cook, who was appointed captain in 2012, led England in 59 Tests, which includes Ashes victories at home in 2013... Read More


Major changes coming to ICC structure

06 February 2017

DUBAI – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed "in principle" to reverse the 2014 decision which effectively put India, England and Australia in control of the game's finances and administration. Unsurprisingly, the influential Board of Control for Cricket... Read More


WIPA and Dominica State College sign MOU

04 February 2017

KINGSTON – The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) yesterday announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Dominica State College (DSC), a post-secondary institution located in the northern part of Roseau, Dominica. This partnership supports WIPA’s... Read More



03 February 2017

DR ADRIAN LORDE can’t quite believe it. The chairman of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organisation has been left scratching his head, wondering how a prominent sportsman like Andre Russell could fail to give his whereabouts and miss three drug tests. Read More


Super figures for Benn, Nurse

03 February 2017

SEASONED spinner Sulieman Benn has the best economy rate, while his Barbados Pride teammate Ashley Nurse has the most wickets ahead of today’s start of second round Group B matches in the WICB Regional Super50 Tournament. Unbeaten leaders Barbados Pride with 19 points,... Read More


Barbados Pride rout CCC Marooners

01 February 2017

BRIDGETOWN - BARBADOS PRIDE annihilated CCC Marooners by a massive 200 runs in a one-sided Regional Super50 day-night cricket match at Kensington Oval on Wednesday Batting first, Barbados Pride made a challenging 294 in 50 overs with Man-of-the-Match Roston Chase... Read More


Holder for more solid knocks

01 February 2017

JASON HOLDER will take the win, but the Barbados Pride captain is admitting that there were shortcomings in their tense one-wicket victory over Jamaica Scorpions on Monday night. The hosts clinched an exciting triumph with 12 balls remaining when chasing a hardly... Read More


Diamonds top Virgin women

01 February 2017

THE DIAMONDS International men are one step closer to retaining their title after defeating the Virgin Atlantic women 7-5 on the first day of the Diamonds International Battle of the Sexes Polo Tournament. Playing at the Holders Hill ground on Sunday, the men were... Read More


Tickets online tomorrow for West Indies vs England

31 January 2017

ST JOHN’S – Patrons will be able to purchase tickets online tomorrow for the three-match One-Day International series between West Indies and England. The series set for March 3 and 5 in Antigua & Barbuda and March 9 in Barbados, used an Official Tour Operators... Read More


Russell banned for a year

31 January 2017

FLAMBOYANT West Indies allrounder Andre Russell has been handed a one-year ban from cricket by an independent anti-doping panel in his Jamaica home land. The ban is effective from today and will rule the 28-year-old Jamaican out of West Indies' engagements in Twenty20... Read More


Narrow win for Pride

31 January 2017

BARBADOS PRIDE beat Jamaica Scorpions in a tense finish under the lights at Kensington Oval last night but the victory lacked the sting it seemed likely to have. The Bajans completed a third successive triumph to maintain their 100 per winning record in the WICB... Read More


Americas make Jaguars sweat

31 January 2017

GUYANA JAGUARS were made to fight tooth and nail for a tense five-run victory by the Duckworth-Lewis Method over winless ICC Americas in their WICB Regional Super50 Cup Zone B cricket match at Windward Club, Lucas Street, St Philip, yesterday. Chasing the ICC Americas’... Read More


FAZEER MOHAMMED: Putting sport in perspective

29 January 2017

WHAT WOULD you consider satisfactory compensation for sporting achievements on behalf of the country or the region? This matter has come to the fore again following comments by arguably the greatest opening pair in the history of international cricket and the lament... Read More


Stuart Law is new West Indies head coach

28 January 2017

ST JOHN’S – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Australian Stuart Law as Head Coach for the West Indies Senior Men’s Team. In a career spanning almost 30 years as a professional coach and player, Law was the batting coach for the Australian men’s team... Read More




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