Young West Indies in Under-19 semi-finals

08 February 2016

THE WEST INDIES UNDER-19S booked their spot in the semi-finals of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup with solid all-round performances in a five-wicket victory over Pakistan Under-19s at Fatullah overnight. Set 228 for victory, the West Indies raced to 229 for five... Read More


Two in breach

08 February 2016

AN INVESTIGATION into coach Phil Simmons’ claims of outside interference over the selection of the West Indies team has found two top officials of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to be in breach of protocol. While a report submitted by human resource specialist... Read More


Holder flown to Under-19 World Cup

06 February 2016

ST JOHN’S – Fast bowler Chemar Holder has replaced the injured Obed McCoy in the West Indies team at the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh. Holder, 17, arrived in Bangladesh ahead of the quarter-final match against Pakistan, to be played on Monday (Sunday... Read More


Players not forced to retire

03 February 2016

ST JOHN’S – Last Tuesday, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) issued a statement regarding issuing of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for four players from the region regarding their participation in the new Masters Champion League. The NOCs were granted on the... Read More


Crushing victory

01 February 2016

CHITTAGONG – Barbadian Shamar Springer struck a stunning hundred as West Indies Under-19s clobbered minnows Fiji Under-19s by 262 runs here yesterday to pick up their first victory of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Sent in, West Indies stormed to 340 for seven off... Read More


TONY COZIER: Bravo must step up to the plate

31 January 2016

A LOT has happened in Darren Bravo’s life in the four years since Steve Waugh proclaimed him as “world cricket’s next superstar, no doubt”. His entry into that elusive galaxy has been delayed through injuries and undisclosed personal problems, a combination that... Read More


Aiming to keep Windies on top

30 January 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies captain Darren Sammy is backing his team to keep their T20 Number One ranking and also win this year’s International Cricket Council’s World T20 Tournament. The 32-year-old was on Friday named as West Indies captain for the tournament to be... Read More


England rout Windies U-19s

30 January 2016

CHITTAGONG – Half-centuries from Keemo Paul and Gidron Pope failed to save West Indies Under-19s from a 61-run loss to England Under-19s in their opening game of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup yesterday. Chasing an imposing 283 for victory at the Zahur Ahmed... Read More


WICB calls out big guns for World T20

29 January 2016

ST JOHN’S – Darren Sammy will lead a strong West Indies team to this year’s International Cricket Council’s World T20 Tournament in India. The 32-year-old allrounder was named to captain as the West Indies Cricket Board announced the 15 players on Friday. The... Read More


Tino and Fidel among four free to play Masters Cricket

26 January 2016

ST JOHN’S – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has so far granted four No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for players who are slated to play in the inaugural Masters Champion League (MCL). The MCL is an approved tournament of the International Cricket Council and... Read More


TONY COZIER: Etched in history

24 January 2016

JEFFREY STOLLMEYER, a former Test captain, who became board president, regarded it as “probably the most significant development in West Indies cricket”. Allan Rae, Stollmeyer’s one-time opening partner and his successor as president, termed it “the missing link in... Read More


Red Force retain Super50 crown

23 January 2016

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force beat Barbados Pride by 72 runs to retain the NAGICO Super50 cricket trophy. Sent in to bat first after losing the toss at Queen’s Park Oval, Red Force scored a challenging 270 for seven off their 50 overs and limited... Read More


Pride need 271 for victory

23 January 2016

PORT OF SPAIN – Barbados Pride will have to score 271 runs if they want to defeat Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to take this year’s NAGICO Super50 cricket tournament. After losing the toss, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force reached 270 for seven off their 50 overs at... Read More


Sir Richie and Peter Nero to be honoured by WICB

23 January 2016

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will award and acknowledge two outstanding servants of West Indies cricket. Former player Sir Richie Richardson and umpire Peter Nero will be recognised and honoured at the conclusion of the NAGICO Super50 Tournament.... Read More


Curtain closes on Chanderpaul’s international career

23 January 2016

ST JOHN’S – Shivnarine Chanderpaul has officially retired from international cricket almost 22 years after making his debut. The durable left-handed batsman, affectionately known as “Tiger”, formally notified the West Indies Cricket Board in an email that he will... Read More


‘Gayle needs region’s support’

19 January 2016

KINGSTON – Leading regional academic Sir Hilary Beckles has thrown his support behind embattled West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and has encouraged the Caribbean to do the same. Gayle has found himself embroiled in a sexism row following a controversial interview... Read More


Barbados Pride reach NAGICO semis

17 January 2016

CAPTAIN JASON HOLDER followed up his Sportsman of the Year Award with an all-round Man-of-the-Match performance to lead Barbados Pride into the semi-finals of the NAGICO Super50 Cricket Competition. Tonight at Queen’s Park Oval, Pride defeated Red Force by three... Read More


Starcom conquer Mason’s XI on night of fun

17 January 2016

MAC FINGALL estimated the crowd at the St Catherine Club for the Starcom Network celebrity match on Friday night at 10 074. A more conservative guess was around 6 000. The official figure yesterday was given at 8 260. Whatever the number was, the general consensus... Read More


TONY COZIER: Stanford’s stand

17 January 2016

ALLEN STANFORD’s typically defiant interview with the BBC from his prison cell in Florida last week revived mixed memories of the disgraced Texan billionaire’s involvement in West Indies cricket. An imposing, self-centred individual, he maintained his innocence on... Read More


Smith sets up Pride victory

16 January 2016

WITH NO OPTION but to win their two remaining matches in Group A, the Pride effected a decisive win in the first “decider” by 73 runs over the Jamaica Scorpions at the National Cricket Centre. The victory, which also earned them a bonus point, moved the Pride up to... Read More


Pride beat Scorpions by 73 runs

15 January 2016

WITH TWO WINS ON THE TROT, Barbados Pride have relaunched their campaign to reach the semi-finals of the NAGICO Super50 cricket competition after beating Jamaica Scorpions by 73 runs. Dwayne Smith hit some form to score 86 off 101 balls as Pride reached 246 for nine... Read More




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