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Motorcade for Barbados Tridents tomorrow

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will join Barbadians in a grand celebration tomorrow, Friday, October 18, in honour of the recent capture of the Hero CPL T20 trophy by the Barbados Tridents. The Celebrate 246: Barbados Stand Up! motorcade will move off from the historic Kensington Oval at 1 p.m. and travel through Bridgetown, before […]

CRICKET-WEST INDIES-Simmons named new men’s head coach

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons has been named head coach of the men’s senior team on a four-year contract. The 56-year-old beat out Test legend Desmond Haynes and incumbent Floyd Reifer for the position. Simmons led West Indies for 18 months before being dramatically sacked in September 2016 just […]

CRICKET-CPL- Zouks knock Tallawahs out

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Jamaica Tallawahs’ miserable run in the Caribbean Premier League finally ended here Friday night, when they crashed to a four-wicket defeat to St Lucia Zouks to suffer elimination with a game to spare. Entering the encounter at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground with already slim hopes of reaching the […]

Tridents reach out with road show

Before leaving Barbados to compete in the current CPL tournament, the Barbados Tridents made sure to reach out to the people at their recent road show. The Road Show travelled from Kensington Oval via Fontabelle into Bridgetown onto Broad Street, Fairchild Street and Bay Street. It climaxed at Copacabana where the coaches, players and owners […]

Pollard named new WI ODI and T20I captain

SOURCE: CMC: Kieron Pollard has been appointed the new captain of the West Indies one-day and Twenty20 teams. The announcement was made today at a Cricket West Indies media conference in Trinidad and Tobago. The 32-year-old Trinidadian replaces Jason Holder who previously led the one-day unit, and takes over from Carlos Brathwaite in the shortest […]

Three Tridents players replaced on current team for CPL T20

Tridents team manager Dominic Hill has confirmed that three players have been replaced on the Tridents team for the current CPL T20 tournament. Pakistani players Wahab Riaz (left arm fast bowler and right-hand batsman) and Imad Wasim (All-rounder) will not be joining the team. They have been replaced by South African JP Duminy (left-handed batsman […]

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 […]