Category: Cricket

CRICKET RANKINGS – Brathwaite, Roach into top 20

LONDON, CMC – Opener Kraigg Brathwaite and Kemar Roach have surged into the top 20 of the ICC Players rankings following outstanding performances in the just concluded opening Test against Bangladesh. In the latest Test rankings released Saturday, Brathwaite moved up five spots to be 16th in the batting charts while Roach jumped four places […]

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Windies crush Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in just seven sessions, to record their fifth-largest Test victory ever and grab an all-important 1-0 lead in the two-match series here Friday. The hosts needed just over 1-3/4 hours on the third day at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground […]

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Tigers purr

NORTH SOUND, Antigua – Seamer Kemar Roach’s sensational five-wicket haul inside the first hour sent Bangladesh crashing to the lowest total in Tests in nearly half a century, as West Indies took a stranglehold on the opening Test at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground today. Opting to bowl first on a grassy strip on the […]

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Four hundred!

It is the intention of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) to have two female cricketers assigned to each team playing in all primary school competitions held under its auspices. This was revealed by the president of the BCA Conde Riley at a luncheon held in the presidential suite at Kensington Oval this afternoon in honour of […]

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Captain’s log

West Indies captain Jason Holder anticipates his team will soon improve its International Cricket Council Test (ICC) ratings. The West Indies who had been sitting in the eighth position on the ICC Test’s ranking for almost a decade were recently demoted to the ninth spot in the ICC rankings, while Bangladesh moved up the rungs […]

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World Cup momentum building

World champions West Indies women will face one of the yet-to-be-determined qualifiers in their opening match of this year’s Twenty20 World Cup to be played in the Caribbean. In the schedule announced by the International Cricket Council, the Windies Women were installed in Group A alongside England, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the qualifier – […]

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Chandimal loses appeal

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the day-night Test against West Indies in Barbados tomorrow. After a four-hour hearing today, Michael Beloff QC, the ICC-appointed judicial commissioner, dismissed his appeal against his one-match suspension for ball-tampering. Beloff will provide a written reasoned decision on Wednesday. The original decision of match referee Javagal Srinath, to […]

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Milton Lynch, St Stephen’s make football semis

Milton Lynch Primary and St Stephen’s Primary have both secured a place in the semifinals of the annual National Sports Council BICO Primary Schools Football Competition following quarterfinal action today at the National Stadium. Former kings of the tournament, Milton Lynch, pulled off a 3-1 result when they took on the best of Bayley’s Primary […]

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Sporting hope

Barbados and West Indies middle-order batsman Shai Hope received the lion’s share of the individual awards when the Cricket West Indies/WIPA Sixth Annual Awards Ceremony was held at Hilton Barbados last night. The 24-year-old Hope who has grown in international stature over the past 12 months,  copped the Cricketer-of-the-Year, Test Cricketer-of-the-Year and One-Day International Cricketer-of-the-Year awards, at […]

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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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