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Roston to the rescue

04 August 2016

BARBADIAN ROSTON CHASE was the headline act in Jamaica yesterday. He scored a maiden Test ton and helped the West Indies pull off an improbable draw against world No.2 India at Sabina Park. Chase, 24, made a splendid unbeaten 137, leading the fightback in tandem... Read More

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Facing defeat

03 August 2016

KINGSTON – West Indies are in danger of crashing to an ignominious innings defeat at the hands of India in the rain-affected second Test match at Sabina Park. The home side are in trouble on 48 for the loss of four wickets in their second innings after about two... Read More

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Attack lacks firepower

03 August 2016

FORMER TEST fast bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies’ attack lacks experience and firepower and will continue to struggle to get 20 wickets. Now recovering from a foot injury he sustained in April while playing for Hampshire in England, Edwards, speaking with... Read More

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Uphill Windies task

02 August 2016

KINGSTON – West Indies were left looking to the weather for salvation after Ajinkya Rahane stroked his seventh Test hundred and third in four innings, to leave India as firm favourites to win the second Test at Sabina Park. When rain, coupled with bad light, ended... Read More

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Pollard: Players ‘have no choice’

02 August 2016

KIERON POLLARD has dismissed suggestions that modern day cricketers who play mainly the Twenty20 form of the game were all about money. In an interview with NATIONSPORT, Pollard, captain of Tridents Pride of Barbados in the Caribbean Premier League, said the decision... Read More

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Zouks give Tallawahs a whipping

02 August 2016

LAUDERHILL – Half-centuries from the dominant opening pair of Andre Fletcher and Johnson Charles powered St Lucia Zouks to a comfortable 17-run win over Jamaica Tallawahs in the final preliminary game of the Caribbean Premier League on Sunday night. Fletcher hammered... Read More

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BCA writes off members’ debt

29 July 2016

THE BARBADOS Cricket Association (BCA) is extending an olive branch to hundreds of members who are not in good financial standing by writing off a significant portion of their debt. Against the background that more than 500 members are not up to date with their annual... Read More

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Barbados on back foot

29 July 2016

BARBADOS ARE FACING an uphill battle to secure first innings points in their regional Under-19 cricket match against Trinidad and Tobago in St Vincent. Playing at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex, Barbados ended the second day of their three-day match on 171 for six... Read More

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Teenage fast bowler in WI Test squad

28 July 2016

HAVING BEEN BADLY beaten in four days in the opening Test, West Indies selectors have quite rightly decided to fast-track exciting 19-year-old fast bowler Alzarri Joseph into the Test squad for the second match slated to start on Saturday at Sabina Park. The West... Read More

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Reshuffle the team

28 July 2016

FORMER WEST Indies fast bowling great Sir Curtly Ambrose believes the cards should be reshuffled for the remaining Tests. “We really have to go back to the drawing board and for me I believe we should make one or two changes for the second Test match. To win Test... Read More

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Ready to celebrate a legend

28 July 2016

THE SPECTACULAR CELEBRATION of Sir Garry Sobers’ 80th birthday is just hours away and hundreds of cricket fans have already gobbled up all of the tickets for both the Greenidge & Haynes and Three Ws stands. Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) director of cricket,... Read More

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Sir Garry: Coaching papers overrated

28 July 2016

CRICKET’S SUPREME all-rounder has thrown cold water on the idea that holding a coaching certificate qualifies someone to coach. Rather, National Hero Rt Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers argues that many of the people holding cricket coaching certificates “know very... Read More

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Afghans coming

27 July 2016

KABUL – Afghanistan will tour West Indies for an eight-match limited overs series next June, marking the first time the ICC associate nation will face the Caribbean side in a full series. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced that the Asian side would play... Read More

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Bajan women third in T20 tourney

27 July 2016

BARBADOS finished third in the West Indies Cricket Board’s Women’s Twenty20 Championships after defeating Windward Islands by nine wickets in the consolation final on Monday. Playing at Providence Stadium in Guyana, Barbados restricted Windwards to 98 for three and... Read More

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Young bats impress Sir Viv

27 July 2016

SIR VIVIAN RICHARDS is talking his talk again. But this time, he is praising the first Test performance of Shane Dowrich, who has replaced wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin for the West Indies four-match cricket series against India. “When you look at the performances... Read More

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A THORNY ISSUE: Sir Garry, a national treasure

27 July 2016

SIR GARFIELD SOBERS embodies the pride and industry we hold as our motto. Nothing is too good for him, having climbed the summit of cricket excellence to become the greatest player of all time. His 80th birthday party at Kensington Oval tomorrow is a fitting tribute... Read More

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Holder admits WI must do better

26 July 2016

LEADING FROM the front and by example is something young West Indies’ captain Jason Holder would surely love to do. But he admitted both he and fellow all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite, who have done better as lower order batsmen, must start by taking wickets consistently... Read More

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Ask me!

25 July 2016

THE MASTER BLASTER wants to make another blast in West Indies cricket. After a short stint with the West Indies “A” team, Sir Vivian Richards says he ready again to impart more of his cricketing acumen to the young Caribbean cricketers. “Listen, man: whenever... Read More

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LUNCH DAY 4: Rain forces early break

24 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – A brief shower forced an early lunch after the West Indies, following-on with a deficit of 323 runs, reached 76 for two in their second innings against India on the fourth day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Sunday. Marlon... Read More

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WI rout is on

24 July 2016

IT WAS ANOTHER ONE of those disappointing days for West Indies yesterday. The regional side conceded a mammoth first innings advantage and were forced to follow on during the third day of the first Test against India at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.... Read More

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FAZEER MOHAMMED: Defensive posturing

24 July 2016

IT MAY have been disappointing, maybe even distressing. However, there’s one thing that Thursday’s opening day of the Test series should not have been, and that’s surprising. In fact, the evidence of series after series over the past two years, almost without exception,... Read More

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