Category: Cricket

Windies A lose warm-up match

BIRMINGHAM, England – Captain Jason Mohammed struck a fluent hundred but West Indies A started their tour of England on a losing note with a heavy 131-run defeat to Warwickshire yesterday. Asked to chase a mammoth 386 at Edgbaston, the West Indies were dismissed for 254 in the 41st over despite Mohammed’s sensational 102 from 93 […]

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T&T injure Jamaica’s chances but Barbados remain unbeaten

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago delivered a serious blow to Jamaica’s title hopes while Barbados maintained their perfect record during an action-packed fourth round of the CWI Women’s T20 Blaze on Saturday. Playing at Sabina Park, the home side went under to last year’s champions T&T by 43 runs – to taste defeat […]

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Chandimal pleads not guilty to ICC charge

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will face charges of changing the condition of the ball at the end of the ongoing Test against West Indies but plans to contest the allegations after pleading not guilty. The International Cricket Council announced Sunday that Chandimal had been charged at the close […]

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GROS ISLET – Sri Lanka delays start of play vs WIndies after ball dispute

The third day of the second cricket test started almost 90 minutes late on Saturday after Sri Lanka was told to play with a different ball against host West Indies and given a five-run penalty. Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould ruled that the tourists, who lost the first test, had altered the condition of […]

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Wet Windies

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Veteran left-hander Devon Smith hit a gritty half-century but rain overshadowed his efforts, allowing only 42.3 overs on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka today in St Lucia. Resuming from their overnight two without loss, the West Indies found their progress stalled by repeated rain interruptions […]

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Hinds’ verdict

Former Barbados captain and West Indies international cricketer Ryan Hinds is adamant that the lack of proper pitches in domestic and regional cricket is having a severely negative impact on the quality of the game. Indeed, Hinds told Barbados TODAY that the quality of cricket being played today was not as strong as it was when […]

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West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs – 5th day, 1st Test

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 226 runs on the final day of the opening Test at Queen’s Park Oval here Sunday. Scores: WEST INDIES 414 for eight decl. (Shane Dowrich 125 not out, Shai Hope 44, Devendra Bishoo 40, Jason Holder 40, Kemar Roach 39, Roston Chase 38, Kieran Powell […]

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SCOREBOARD West Indies vs Sri Lanka – 4th day, 1st Test

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Scoreboard on the fourth day of the first Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Queen’s Park Oval on Saturday: WEST INDIES 1st innings 414-8 decl. SRI LANKA 1st Innings 185 WEST INDIES 2nd Innings (overnight 131 for four) K Brathwaite c wkp Dickwella b Kumara 16 D Smith b Lakmal […]

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Windies get Perera but SL fight back

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC –  West Indies grabbed an early wicket but were then frustrated in their quest for further breakthroughs as Sri Lanka battled their way to tea, on the penultimate day of the opening Test here Saturday. Set a mammoth 453 for victory at Queen’s Park Oval, Sri Lanka were 65 for […]

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Riley wants a sit-down with PM

President of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Conde Riley is hoping that his organisation will soon have a meeting with newly elected Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley and recently appointed Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports John King. The day/night Test at Kensington Oval from the 23rd to the 27th of this month […]

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Pole position

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Sri Lanka’s first innings crashed and burned in the face of energetic bowling, before the West Indies top order turned a commanding lead into a near-unassailable position late on day three of the first Test at Queen’s Park Oval today. Having dismissed Sri Lanka for 185, West Indies finished the […]

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Windies in charge

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – West Indies rattled Sri Lanka with three quick wickets in a dramatic final hour to take firm control of the opening Test, after Shane Dowrich’s second Test hundred had given them the advantage on a rain-hit second day of the contest at Queen’s Park Oval today. Declaring their innings on […]

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Wasted chance

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Several West Indies batsmen got starts but failed to carry on, leaving wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich to hold the innings together, on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka today. Opting to bat first in good conditions at Queen’s Park Oval, the Windies finished the day on 246 […]

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Another challenge

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – West Indies begin their quest to keep their strong home record against Sri Lanka intact when they face the unpredictable Asian side in the opening Test of the three-match series at the Queen’s Park Oval tomorrow. In three previous tours of the Caribbean, Sri Lanka are yet to win a series, […]

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Archer’s England fast-track

LONDON – Cricket authorities in England are considering fast-tracking Barbadian Jofra Archer’s England qualification, in order to have the highly rated all-rounder available for next year’s World Cup. Under current rules, the 23-year-old has to wait out a seven-year period while being resident in the United Kingdom 210 days per year, in order to qualify […]

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New consciousness of “Holder generation” at the heart of revival: Sir Hilary

CMC – Distinguished academic and cricket historian, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, believes the “tide is turning” in West Indies cricket, and contends the excellence of the “Jason Holder generation” could lead to a revival of the former World champions. Speaking during a public lecture series here entitled “Fire in Babylon: Cricket as Popular Culture”, Sir […]

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Charity wins

LONDON – Explosive opener Evin Lewis stroked his third Twenty20 International half-century to headline a feisty batting effort as West Indies brushed aside the ICC World XI by 72 runs in the high profile Hurricane Relief fundraiser today. Sent in at historic Lord’s before a large crowd, the Caribbean side piled up 199 for four […]

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