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CRICKET – Rain, slow batting condemn Windies to series defeat

FORT LAUDERDALE, CMC – Luckless West Indies conceded their three-match series to India here Sunday after thunderstorms stalled an already stuttering run chase, leaving them with a 22-run defeat under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method. In pursuit of 168 for victory at the Central Broward County Stadium, lightning and rain sent players from the field at 1:40 […]

England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

(SOURCE: ICC) – England are the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup champions for the first time after Jofra Archer held his nerve to help beat New Zealand in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord’s. The Black Caps needed two to win from the final ball but a superb throw from Jason Roy in the deep saw […]

Archer’s date with destiny

At the start of the fabled 2005 Ashes, England had to choose between one of their best batsmen of the modern era, Graham Thorpe, and a newcomer with an overseas background who had taken one-day cricket by storm, Kevin Pietersen. Any doubts Duncan Fletcher and Michael Vaughan had made the right call in going for […]

West Indies looking ahead after honest team meeting

(Source: ICC) – West Indies have done some soul-searching since their elimination from the World Cup and head coach Floyd Reifer insists the clash against Sri Lanka is their first step on the path to a brighter future. The West Indies were knocked out of semi-final contention by India on Thursday and then had a […]

Carlos Brathwaite during a training session at the World Cup.

Brathwaite reprimanded by ICC

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has been reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching its code of conduct. Brathwaite received an official reprimand along with one demerit point for breaching Level One of the ICC’s code of conduct during the West Indies’ World Cup game against England at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday, […]

Jason Holder

CRICKET – Holder named as Tridents’ marquee player

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados Tridents have named West Indies Test and One Day International captain Jason Holder as their marquee player for this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The 27-year-old Holder captained the Tridents last year. Holder, who is preparing to lead the West Indies in the upcoming ICC World Cup, will […]

CRICKET- Ambris and Reifer named as backups for camp

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Opener Sunil Ambris and all-rounder Raymon Reifer have been rewarded for their performances in the just concluded Tri-Nations Series, as they have been named as backups for the upcoming training camp in Southampton, England from May 19 to 23. Ambris, who scored his maiden ODI century against Ireland in the […]

CRICKET- Ambris’ century spurs Windies to record run chase

DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – Sunil Ambris scored his maiden One Day International (ODI) century, becoming the first Vincentian to do so for the West Indies, to help propel the regional team to their highest ever successful run chase in ODIs as they claimed victory over Ireland in the Tri-Nation Series here Saturday.  Ambris cracked 148 […]

CRICKET – Wehby to lead task force on governance reform

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Prominent Jamaican businessman and government senator, Don Wehby, has been named to lead a Cricket West Indies task force on the much talked about issue of governance reform. The move comes just weeks after new CWI president Ricky Skerritt promised to revisit the Patterson Report and others, in order to […]

Jason Holder

CRICKET – Two wickets for Holder as solid Northants debut continues

LONDON, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder captured two wickets in an incisive spell to help Northamptonshire take control of their County Championship Division Two encounter against Middlesex on Saturday. At the close of the second day at Wantage Road, the visitors were 134 for seven, still well adrift of Northants’ first innings of […]

Skerritt is new CWI president

CMC – Ricky Skerritt was just moments ago voted as the new president of Cricket West Indies, ending Dave Cameron’s six-year reign. The former West Indies team manager comfortably defeated Cameron 8-4 in Sunday evening’s elections, in what was widely expected to be a tight race. The result also means that Skerritt’s running mate Dr […]

CRICKET – Gonsalves backs Skerritt, Shallow as ‘very good’ choices for CWI leadership

CMC – Outspoken St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has labelled Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow as “two very good candidates”, in reaction to news the duo will be contesting the top posts in Cricket West Indies presidential elections later this month. Skerritt, a former Cabinet minister in St Kitts, […]

CRICKET-WI/ENG-West Indies bracing for strong challenge, says Hope

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – With the odds yet again firmly stacked against West Indies in the upcoming One-Day International series, marquee batsman Shai Hope says the Caribbean are bracing for a strong challenge from England but also plan to counter with firepower of their own. West Indies are ranked ninth in the ICC one-day rankings […]

Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs

SOURCE: BBC: West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been banned for the first four one-day internationals against England. Gabriel, 30, accepted an International Cricket Council charge over comments he made to England captain Joe Root during the third Test in St Lucia. In reply, Root told Gabriel: “Don’t use it as an insult. There’s […]

CRICKET – England 231-4 vs West Indies – 1st day, 3rd Test

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – England, sent in by West Indies, reached 231 for four at the close on the opening day of the third and final Test at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium here Saturday. Scores: ENGLAND 231 for four (Jos Buttler 67 not out, Ben Stokes 62 not out, Rory Burns 29, Joe […]

CRICKET – Root falls as England stumble to tea

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – West Indies snared three England wickets including that of captain Joe Root’s, to keep their noses in front at tea on the opening day of the third and final Test here Saturday. At tea at the Darren Sammy National Stadium, England were attempting to rebuild on 114 for four, […]

Under-13s in action today

The fourth season of the Barbados Cricket Supplies U13 Competition bowls off today at various grounds with play in all matches set to commence at 12 noon. This will be the 11th season overall for this tournament which started back in 2009. Five-time champions Fusionz Boutique Passage Juniors under their successful head coach Richard Clarke […]

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