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Wanderers salute ‘Prof’, Farmer

20 September 2016

BETWEEN THEM they share a career that spans six decades at the Wanderers Cricket Club. Stalwarts Richard “Prof” Edwards and Stephen Farmer were recognised for their contribution to the sport when the southern and northern ends of the grounds respectively were named... Read More

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Ambrose questions timing of sacking

17 September 2016

ST JOHN’S – Former West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose has questioned the dismissal of Phil Simmons as head coach on the eve of the team’s series against Pakistan in all formats. Ambrose, who was fired as bowling consultant in May, has criticised the timing as... Read More

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‘Political’ call for WICB audit

17 September 2016

ROSEAU – Legal counsel for the West Indies Cricket Board, Tony Astaphan, says statements by former WICB officials calling for a forensic audit of the board’s finances, could be politically motivated. Speaking on DBS Radio here Thursday, Astaphan said it was hard... Read More

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On Notice

17 September 2016

PORT OF SPAIN – Jason Holder is expected to retain his position as captain of the West Indies Test team for the upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, according to media reports in Trinidad. However, Holder has been reprimanded and given notice... Read More

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Not the way

16 September 2016

THE FIRST overseas West Indies coach has given the thumbs down to Phil Simmons’ modus operandi of washing his dirty linen in public. While admitting that he sometimes had issues with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) during his three-year tenure as coach of the... Read More

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WICB may sue

16 September 2016

THE WEST INDIES Cricket Board (WICB) is contemplating legal action in the face of what it considers to be allegations of “wrongdoing and misappropriation of WICB funds”. Pointing to calls for a forensic audit of the WICB’s finances in a media report carried last... Read More

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Cummins takes 12 to seal Worcestershire win

15 September 2016

BARBADIAN Miguel Cummins bowled Worcestershire to a thrilling victory by 11 runs over Sussex in the Specsavers Division 2 Championship at Hove yesterday after claiming 12 wickets in the match. The new West Indies seamer followed up his seven for 84 in the first innings... Read More

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No reason at all

15 September 2016

FORMER West Indies vice-captain and wicketkeeper Deryck Murray says he is disappointed that no clear reason has been given for the sacking of Phil Simmons as coach of the West Indies team. Speaking on telephone link-up to NATION SPORT yesterday, Murray said that... Read More

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Mitchell blasts WICB for Simmons’ sacking

15 September 2016

NEW YORK – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has reacted angrily to the sacking of West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, blasting the move as “bizarre”. In a strongly-worded press statement released yesterday afternoon, Mitchell expressed his “disgust” with... Read More

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Simmons axed

14 September 2016

JUST LIKE for most of his international playing career, Philip Simmons played a short coaching innings for the West Indies before he was clean bowled. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday confirmed the Trinidadian’s immediate sacking following the quarterly... Read More

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Two out

13 September 2016

BARBADOS PRIDE will not have the services of coaches Hendy Springer and Roddy Estwick for the build-up to forthcoming Professional Cricket League first-class competition starting in November. That’s because both men will be on duty with the West Indies team, which... Read More

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Brooks named captain of Windies ‘A’ team for series

13 September 2016

BARBADIAN Shamarh Brooks has been appointed captain of the West Indies ‘A’ for a series of three first-class matches in Sri Lanka next month. Brooks will lead a 14-man squad that features the surprise selection of Jamaican fast bowler Reynard Leveridge. The 26-year-old... Read More

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CPL still in red

09 September 2016

THE Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has incurred a loss for the fourth successive year. While pointing to the success of staging matches in Florida for the first time, CPL chief executive officer Damien O’Donohoe reported that a combination of factors, including disappointing... Read More

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Kyle hoping to keep runs flowing

09 September 2016

KYLE HOPE is a man on a mission. That mission is to always give of his best on whichever team he plays cricket for; whether locally, regionally or internationally. Hope, who plays for ESA Field Pickwick in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Division 1 competition,... Read More

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Archer continues to impress in England

08 September 2016

BARBADIAN PACER Jofra Archer is bowling better and faster in his first full cricket season with Sussex in the Specsavers Division 2 English County Championship. Archer, a 21-year-old former Foundation schoolboy, bagged a seven-wicket match haul as Sussex yesterday... Read More

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ICC withdraws two-tier proposal

08 September 2016

THE International Cricket Council (ICC) withdrew the proposal for a two-tier structure in Test cricket at yesterday’s meeting of its chief executives’ committee (CEC) in Dubai, despite six full members reportedly being in favour of it. There was no vote at the meeting... Read More

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Kraigg gets One-Day call

06 September 2016

KRAIGG BRATHWAITE has played for West Indies for five years but has never appeared in a One-Day International. That could be about to change. The 23-year-old Barbadian, who has 31 Tests under his belt, has been named in a 15-man West Indies squad to face Pakistan... Read More

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Gayle, Simmons out of tour to Pakistan

05 September 2016

ST JOHN’S – Chris Gayle and Lendl Simmons will miss the West Indies tour to Pakistan. According to a release from the West Indies Cricket Board announcing the squads for the One Day International and T20 formats of the game, Gayle has stated he is unavailable, while... Read More

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CEO RESIGNS

02 September 2016

THE West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will soon have to look for a new chief executive officer. Michael Muirhead, the 59-year-old Jamaican who has been in the role for the past four years, is stepping down next month from the position which has changed hands several... Read More

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Walsh new Bangladesh bowling coach

01 September 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies fast bowling icon, Courtney Walsh has accepted an offer to be the Specialist Bowling Coach for the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for three years, beginning September 1 this year. Walsh, who is completing the Level III coaches’ course, will... Read More

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Six Bajans in Windies Women camp

01 September 2016

ALL SIX Bajans who were part of the successful West Indies Women World Twenty20 cricket team have been in a 18-member squad to attend a training camp in Jamaica next month. The experienced Deandra Dottin and Shakera Selman are joined by Kycia Knight, all-rounders... Read More

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