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Jonathan Carter (right) will be in action tomorrow.

Pride to take on Volcanoes tomorrow

Barbados Pride will be seeking their second consecutive victory when they meet the Windward Islands Volcanoes in their sixth round match of the Cricket West Indies Championships at Kensington Oval tomorrow. The home team is currently third in the tournament while their opponents are holding down the fourth position. Barbados Pride are under the captaincy of Jonathan Carter […]

Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell

Mitchell’s cry

It seems Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron will not be copping a break from Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell anytime soon. Just days after West Indies’ 381-run demolition of England at Kensington Oval within four days, Mitchell, has poured cold water on the West Indies win, warning once again that unless there […]

Jofra Archer

Archer helps Hobart to win

HOBART, Australia – Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer moved his wickets tally for the Big Bash League to 13, after taking a brace today to help Hobart Hurricanes brush aside Brisbane Heat by nine wickets and consolidate their hold on the top of the standings. The 23-year-old Archer snatched two for 28 as Brisbane, sent […]

Jason Holder

Stats prove Holder’s rise

Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd’s foresight on promoting the elevation of Jason Holder to the captaincy of the regional side is bearing fruit. Despite some lean times in Test matches which have included recent heavy away series losses to Bangladesh and India, West Indies’ wins column is starting to rise under Holder even though […]

Weymouth Wales attacking midfielder Ray Snagg with the cross that resulted in the winning goal for his team. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay).

Wales’ revival

A lone goal slotted home by senior national attacking midfielder Romario Harewood restored Weymouth Wales confidence as the defending champions escaped a fifth consecutive defeat when they scored a 1-0 victory against Paradise at the Wildey, St Michael Astroturf. Just last season Paradise defeated Wales to lift the Stag Beer Champions Cup Knockout title, and […]

Youth Minister urges discipline at launch of National Sports Rally

Over 800 young people gathered at the Deighton Griffith Secondary School this morning for the launch of the annual National Sports Rally. The rally, which falls under the Community Sports Training Programme hosted by the Ministry of Youth and Community Empowerment, welcomed individuals ages 9 to 29 from the various teams and districts across the […]

Chase strikes on stroke of lunch to steal England thunder

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 26, CMC – Off-spinner Roston Chase bowled opener Rory Burns on the stroke of lunch, as West Indies maintained the upper hand on the penultimate day of the opening Test against England here Saturday. Left-hander Burns seemed to be taking the visitors safely to lunch with just one wicket down when Chase […]

Purple House repeated as champions of George Lamming Primary inter-house sports for the second consecutive year.

Purple House repeat as champs

A top performance from victor ludorum Dwanico ensured that Purple House ran away as champions of George Lamming Primary’s inter-house sports for the second consecutive year today at the National Stadium. Delort- Moseley contributed 47 points to Purple House Panthers’ overall total of 575 points when the dust settled. In the second position were Blue […]

Captain Jason Holder (left) and Shane Dowrich brought many smiles to West Indian faces at Kensington Oval and beyond today.

Windies pride

Captain Jason Holder carved out a monumental and entertaining maiden double hundred while Shane Dowrich struck an unbeaten century, as West Indies dominated England and set them an improbable target of 628 runs to win the opening Test today. The 27-year-old Holder finished on an unbeaten 202 to become the first West Indies number eight […]

Stafanie Taylor

Taylor to skip Pakistan tour

West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor has opted out of the Karachi leg of the upcoming Pakistan series over security concerns, with former captain Merissa Aguilleira chosen to lead the side in her absence. It means Taylor will miss the opening Twenty20 International phase of the tour but will return for the three-match One-Day International series […]

Raging Roach

The West Indies held the advantage at the end of the second day of the first Test against England at Kensington Oval today. They finished on 127 for six wickets, a lead of 339 runs with Shane Dowrich unbeaten on 27 and captain Jason Holder not out on 7. Batting for the second time in the […]

Shai Hope on the go today’s during his half-century.

Sir Garfield: ‘Hope is class’

Legendary all-rounder Sir Garfield Sobers has described West Indies stroke-maker Shai Hope as a player of “class” and says he can become even better with a few adjustments to his game. “I saw him when the president (of Cricket West Indies) asked me to come down and do some coaching with the team for four […]

Green House are the new champions of Eden Lodge Primary annual inter-house Sports for the first time in 12 years. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay).

Green House are Eden Lodge’s giants again

Green House broke a 12-year spell to dethrone perennial champions Gold House today at Eden Lodge Primary annual inter-house sports held today at Bridgefield, St. Thomas. Green House athletes led by house captain and Under-13 Girls Division champ Ashlyn Simmons ensured that when the curtains came down this afternoon at the 2019 edition of Eden […]

Infrared winning the feature race with Jalon Samuel in the saddle.

Infrared nets his maiden stakes

Even one-to-one favourite Infrared came good at last, winning his first stakes race yesterday when he made every pole a winning one in the Coolmore Home of Champions feature at the Garrison Savannah. Jalon Samuel sent the chestnut to the front in the 1800-meter race with Ceroc in second in the early stages. With the first quarter […]

Captain Jason Holder discussing strategy with coach Richard Pybus ahead of tomorrow’s first Test.

No Pybus issues

Captain of the West Indies Jason Holder says it is refreshing working with interim coach Richard Pybus. This, despite the Englishman’s appointment as interim coach of the West Indies team receiving criticism throughout the region since it was announced earlier this month. Speaking to the media this afternoon on the eve of the first Test […]

Elegant Hotels Annual Golf Tournament has new king

John Minto from Waves Hotel & Spa is the new king of golf of the Elegant Hotels fourth annual Golf tournament that climaxed at the Apes Hill Polo grounds in St James on Friday. Minto, with a score of 34, easily dethroned last year defending champion Pat Mc Donagh of the Colony Club who did […]

British High Commission hosts reception for cricket teams

There is no greater cricketing excitement for peoples of the Caribbean than when the English Cricket team arrives in the region for a test and One-Day series. Yesterday was no different as the scores of distinguished guest and members of the media were invited to the official residence of the British High Commissioner to Barbados […]

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