Ramdin calls for Hinds’ resignation

18 April 2016

FORMER West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has called for West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president and chief executive officer Wavell Hinds to resign amid his handling of recent West Indies players' salary negotiations. Commenting via his Twitter account shotta8080,... Read More


Sir Curtly for best XI

16 April 2016

ST JOHN’S – Legendary former pacer Sir Curtly Ambrose says tweaks need to be made to the controversial eligibility rule, in order to have the best players available for West Indies duty. Sir Curtly, who currently serves as a West Indies team bowling consultant, said... Read More


Tino Best laments lack of team support

12 April 2016

RETIRED WEST INDIES fast bowler Tino Best has lamented the lack of support he got from most of his teammates when he made his Test debut against Australia at Kensington Oval in 2003. Best made the revelation in his autobiography Mind the Windows, which is now available... Read More


Champion Guyanese cricketers honoured

10 April 2016

GEORGETOWN – Guyanese players from the West Indies Under-19 and WI Women World T20 champions came in for high praises recently. The contribution of three young men and two young women were recognised by several ministries and organisations at a simple ceremony... Read More


TONY COZIER: Stubborn Cameron stands his ground

10 April 2016

THE euphoria that swept through the cricketing Caribbean following the men’s team’s victory snatched from the jaws of defeat in the World Twenty20 final last Sunday in Kolkata has been accompanied by the continuing heated debate over the future of the West Indies Cricket... Read More


‘Daredevil’ Brathwaite makes IPL debut today

10 April 2016

WORLD CUP winner Carlos Brathwaite is ready to move from being a West Indian superman to an Indian Daredevil. The 27-year-old Brathwaite will return this morning (10:30 local time) to Kolkata, the scene of his swashbuckling last over heroics for the West Indies... Read More


The players have performed; it’s the president’s turn

10 April 2016

THE ancient monument that is West Indies cricket excellence, built over generations, glowed in a golden state in a stadium of the East Indies. Our young women and men showed their capacity for resistance and resilience while demonstrating, once again, their commitment... Read More


Minister urges players, WICB to find common ground

07 April 2016

KINGSTON – Sports Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has urged the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and players to find a common ground on which trust and confidence can be built in order for the West Indies team to return to the pinnacle of world cricket. Speaking... Read More


Marlon Samuels fined

04 April 2016

KOLKATA – Marlon Samuels of the West Indies has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s ICC World Tweny20 India 2016 final against England at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Samuels was found to have breached... Read More


More congratulations for West Indies

03 April 2016

MESSAGES OF SUPPORT continue to come in for the West Indies cricket team which did an unprecedented ICC World T20 double today. The Women started the party to beat Australia by eight wickets and the men stunned England in the last over to win by four wickets. ... Read More


WICB lauds new men’s world champs

03 April 2016

THE WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD (WICB) today thanked the West Indies men for the “electric and exciting” performances after the Caribbean side lifted the ICC World T20 Trophy for the second time in three tournaments. Following in the footsteps of the Women earlier,... Read More


West Indies lift World Cup behind Samuels, Brathwaite heroics

03 April 2016

Kolkata – West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite smashed a remarkable four successive sixes in the last over as they beat England by four wickets to win their second World Twenty20 title on Sunday. Brathwaite’s heroics alongside Marlon Samuels, who remained unbeaten on 85,... Read More


WICB proud of West Indies Women

03 April 2016

CELEBRATIONS CONTINUE across the Caribbean as the West Indies Women won their first ever ICC T20 World Cup title in Kolkata, dethroning Australia with a solid allround performance. After seeing Australia pot 148 for five off their 20 overs, 18-year-old Hayley Matthews... Read More


West Indies Women stun Australia to lift World Cup

03 April 2016

KOLKATA – Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor both struck half-centuries as West Indies beat three-times defending champions Australia by eight wickets to win the women’s ICC World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Matthews (66) and captain Taylor (59) added... Read More


WI ‘no one-man show’

02 April 2016

MUMBAI – Semi-final hero Lendl Simmons has warned England that West Indies are not a “one-man show” but says the Caribbean side must now play well in tomorrow’s final if they are to win the Twenty20 World Cup. Simmons was the architect of the Windies’ seven-wicket... Read More


West Indies Women beat India Women in low-scoring match

27 March 2016

MOHALI – Not even the support of a festive home crowd and conditions they thrive in could inspire India Women as they slumped to a three-run loss to West Indies Women, bringing the curtains down on their disappointing ICC World Twenty20 campaign. Jhulan Goswami,... Read More


Afghanistan stun West Indies

27 March 2016

NAGPUR – Afghanistan have been saying all tournament long they could beat a top side. They had come through a qualifying tournament in Ireland and beat every side in the first round and were ready to take on the big boys in the Super 10s. And, on Sunday, Afghanistan... Read More


TONY COZIER: Fate of the spinner

27 March 2016

IT IS NOT difficult to imagine Rangy Nanan going to his grave with a wry smile on his lips. The most successful bowler in West Indies cricket in a first-class career between 1973 and 1991, the heavy-set Trinidad and Tobago off-spinner was restricted to a solitary... Read More


India, England scrape home in T20 matches

23 March 2016

BENGALURU – Hosts India snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to keep alive their hopes of reaching the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals with a dramatic one-run win over Bangladesh on Wednesday. Bangladesh, chasing 147 for victory in the Group Two match, needed... Read More


Rangy Nanan passes

23 March 2016

ST JOHN’S – The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) regret the passing of Trinidadian and West Indian off-spinner Rangy Nanan. Nanan was a quality off-spinner who served Trinidad and Tobago for almost two decades with... Read More


Fletcher’s dangerous

23 March 2016

NAGPUR – Chris Gayle has described fellow opener Andre Fletcher as a “dangerous” batsman capable of posting big scores after he plundered an unbeaten half-century to lead West Indies to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup on Sunday. Fletcher... Read More




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