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Sammy sacked!

Sammy sacked!

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Darren Sammy has been sacked as captain of St Lucia Stars, paying the price for the franchise’s woeful start to the Caribbean Premier League. Stars have lost their first six matches of the campaign to be bottom of the six-team table with virtually no chance of making the playoffs. Sammy, […]

Daunting task

Daunting task

BIRMINGHAM, England – Rain halted a promising West Indies fightback after opener Alistair Cook struck his third career double hundred, to put England in command of the day/night opening Test at Edgbaston today. When rain halted play a mere seven overs after tea on the second day of the historic contest, the Windies were on […]

Windies labour

Windies labour

BIRMINGHAM, England – A day that started brightly ended in typical uncertainty for West Indies, after Alastair Cook and Joe Root plundered hundreds to give England an early hold on the historic first Test today. After wickets for Kemar Roach and Miguel Cummins in the first hour put a smile on the Windies’ faces, the […]

No twinkle in the Stars

No twinkle in the Stars

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came from behind to beat the luckless St Lucia Stars in an entertaining contest last night. Chasing a competitive 174 at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Tallawahs were languishing at 93 for […]

Testing time

Testing time

BIRMINGHAM, England – Inexperienced West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston tomorrow morning, in what is likely to be their sternest challenge in recent times. Written off long before arriving in England for the three-Test series, the West […]

Knight Riders win thriller over Patriots

Knight Riders win thriller over Patriots

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Denesh Ramdin struck an unbeaten half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders pulled off a four-wicket win over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, and ended the visitors’ three-match unbeaten run last night. In pursuit of 159 for victory at Queen’s Park Oval, the tournament leaders were stumbling at 89 for five in […]

No pushovers

No pushovers

LONDON, United Kingdom – Joel Garner has warned against “writing the West Indies off too early” ahead of their upcoming Test series against England. A three-match campaign starts with the first day/night Test ever staged in England, at Birmingham’s Edgbaston ground this Thursday. England, fresh from a 3-1 win over South Africa in a four-Test […]

Barbados beat Windwards by eight wickets – 3rd day, 5th round

Barbados beat Windwards by eight wickets – 3rd day, 5th round

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Barbados defeated Windward Islands by eight wickets on the final day of the fifth round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship at St Paul’s here Saturday. Scores: WINDWARD ISLANDS 121 (Kimani Melius 52; Dante Niles 4-12, Camarie Boyce 3-27, Jarion Hoyte 2-30) and 219 (Tahj Tavenier 57, Johnnel Eugene […]

Batting hope

Batting hope

DERBY – Middle-order batsman Kyle Hope gave the West Indies a boost ahead of next week’s first Test at Edgbaston when he scored the first century of the tour in the day/night game against Derbyshire at Derby today. Hope made an accomplished 105 while his brother Shai Hope, Kieran Powell and Roston Chase all passed […]

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