23 June 2017

THE YOUNGEST member of the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) board of management wants the No. 2 spot. Kamal Springer, a 26-year-old who has served on the board for the past four years, will challenge for the position of vice president at the next special meeting... Read More


Spotlight on Bajan girls

23 June 2017

THE spotlight will fall on the West Indies women’s cricket team as they go after their first ICC Women’s World Cup trophy in England. Nissan, through local agents Courtesy Garage, and the Nation Publishing Co. Limited, have teamed up to showcase the five Barbadian... Read More


Windies Women lose final warm-up

22 June 2017

OAKHAM, England – Head coach Vasbert Drakes spoke to CWI Media after West Indies Women suffered a setback in their build-up to the ICC Women’s World Cup, when South Africa beat them by six wickets today here. No batsman reached 20, as medium-fast bowler Masabata... Read More


Cricket Profiles: Hayley Matthews

22 June 2017

BARBADOS and West Indies Women's cricketer Hayley Matthews looks ahead to the ICC Women's World Cup in England. Read More


Cricket Profiles: Deandra Dottin

21 June 2017

THIS PROFILE Shines the spotlight on explosive Barbados and West Indies Women's cricketer Deandra Dottin ahead of the ICC Women's World Cup in England. Read More


Cameron says seniority won’t ensure higher grade contracts

20 June 2017

CRICKET West Indies (CWI) boss Dave Cameron says senior West Indies players need to come to grips with the harsh reality of their performance-based requirements. And Cameron stressed experience alone would no longer count in the issuing of central retainer contracts.... Read More


ICC announces enhanced prize money

18 June 2017

THE EIGHT TOP TEAMS of the world will be vying for a winner’s prize of US$660 000 in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, which will be held in the United Kingdom from 24 June to 23 July. In line with the ICC’s strategy of enhancing the stature of women’s cricket, the... Read More


CPL finals to be held at Brian Lara Stadium

17 June 2017

CASTRIES – The newly opened Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Trinidad will host the finals of the 2017 Caribbean Premier League in September, organisers confirmed Saturday. Four games comprising three playoffs and the grand final will be played at the 15 000-seat venue... Read More


Bats ‘need to step up’

14 June 2017

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Head coach Stuart Law said West Indies were still searching for the ideal batting performance against minnows Afghanistan as they looked to turn the page on a couple of ordinary efforts with a win in today’s series decider. The Australian conceded... Read More


Windies slip in ICC ratings

14 June 2017

LONDON – West Indies’ chances of an earning automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup took another damaging blow when they dropped two rating points in the latest ICC One-Day International rankings released on Tuesday. The Caribbean side dropped from 79 points... Read More


Williams replaces Gabriel in decider 

13 June 2017

CASTRIES – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies named fast bowler Kesrick Williams to replace Shannon Gabriel in the Windies 13-man squad for the third and final One-Day International against Afghanistan. Gabriel sustained a side strain in the second match... Read More


Afghanistan stun West Indies in first ODI

10 June 2017

GROS ISLET – West Indies’ embarrassment plumbed new depths here Friday night when they suffered a humiliating 63-run defeat to ICC Associate side Afghanistan, in the opening day/night One-Day International of the three-match series. Already dealing with the shame... Read More


West Indies sweep Afghanistan

06 June 2017

BASSETERRE – Veteran Marlon Samuels dominated with a classy career-best half-century as West Indies brushed aside minnows Afghanistan by seven wickets in the final Twenty20 International to sweep the three-match series here Monday night. Chasing an uncomplicated... Read More


Psychiatric take T20

06 June 2017

PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL Sports Club etched their name in the annals of local cricket history yesterday by becoming the inaugural champions of the Barbados Cricket Association’s Twenty20 Shield Competition. The Black Rock institution hung on to get the better of a nail-biting... Read More


Tridents and JetBlue lend a hand

05 June 2017

BRIDGETOWN – Tridents Pride of Barbados cricket franchise and the team’s Official Travel Partner JetBlue Airways have partnered to donate toward the travel expenses of Dawn Drayton in a push to get the critically ill Barbadian woman urgent care overseas. In February... Read More


Babb’s blows put out Spartan

05 June 2017

A MATCH-WINNING half-century from Larry Babb led Police into the quarter-finals of the Sagicor General Twenty20 Competition when they defeated Massy Stores Spartan by five wickets. Electing to bat, Spartan posted a total of 146 for four in 20 overs but Police easily... Read More


West Indies go two up against Afghanistan

04 June 2017

BASSETERRE – West Indies easily beat an out-of-sorts Afghanistan by 29 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis system in a low-keyed, rain-hit affair, to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series here Saturday night. In a contest reduced to 15 overs per side... Read More


Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games

04 June 2017

SRI LANKA’S STAND-IN CAPTAIN Upul Tharanga has been suspended for two matches due to his team’s slow over rate in Saturday’s Champions Trophy game against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said. Sri Lanka completed their 50 overs more than half an hour... Read More


WI Women ready for 50-over game

01 June 2017

THE WINDIES aren’t feeling the pressure of repeating the last set of heroics. So says Women’s head coach Vasbert Drakes, who is trying to manage the team’s high hopes heading into the Women’s Cricket World Cup following last year’s historic World T20 title. Drakes... Read More


No U-13 winner

31 May 2017

THE BOYCOTTED Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Sir Everton Weekes Under-13 final will not be played after all. In response to the decision by the Barbados Association of Principals and Public Secondary Schools (BAPPSS) to withdraw finalists Combermere and Foundation... Read More


Schools cricket ‘needs shake-up’

29 May 2017

AMID CONTROVERSY over the composition of the Barbados Youth team in the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) Elite Division, there are calls for changes to schools cricket. Pickwick coach Corey Yearwood believes the BCA should go back to having separate Combined... Read More




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