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T&T to face Barbados in Women’s Regional Super50 final

T&T to face Barbados in Women’s Regional Super50 final

Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago will meet Barbados in Sunday’s final of the Women’s Regional Super50 after toppling home-side Windward Islands by eight wickets in Kingstown on Friday. Playing at the Arnos Vale Stadium in the final round of preliminary matches, T&T overcame a stuttering start to easily chase down their target of 122 and […]

Selectors keep faith with Sabina 13 for pivotal Oval clash

Selectors keep faith with Sabina 13 for pivotal Oval clash

West Indies selectors have retained faith in the same 13-man squad for the second Test against Pakistan starting here Sunday, despite their drubbing in the opening match in Kingston. The Caribbean side under-performed with the bat to plunge to a seven-wicket defeat, 20 minutes after lunch on last Monday’s final day at Sabina Park. West […]

ICC ‘unseats’ big three

ICC ‘unseats’ big three

Cricket’s bosses have reversed a decision that effectively handed control of the sport to India, England and Australia. The International Cricket Council (ICC) decided in 2014 that the ‘Big Three’ should have more powers over how the game is run and its financial split. But at a meeting in Dubai, the ICC board voted to […]

Badree shines, Gayle flops

Badree shines, Gayle flops

BANGALORE, India – West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree made two early strikes but they were not enough to save Royal Challengers Bangalore from a heavy seven-wicket defeat to Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League today. Defending an inadequate 134 all out off their 20 overs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, the hosts started brightly […]

Stuart’s law

Stuart’s law

It is going to be very difficult for Stuart Law to turn West Indies cricket around because he does not understand the people and culture of the region, says former outstanding Barbadian first class cricketer Franklyn Stephenson. Stephenson, head of the cricket academy that bears his name and which won the recently concluded Under-13 domestic […]

Twenty20 proving Tests’ bugbear

Twenty20 proving Tests’ bugbear

Burgeoning domestic T20 leagues are becoming obstacles as cricket administrators try and find a way to make Test and ODI leagues work in a new international calendar. And more than just a logistical issue, the problem seems to cut right to the heart of wider debates about the relevance of the international game. One of […]

Punishment added to WI’s injury

Punishment added to WI’s injury

KINGSTON, Jamaica – As if being thrashed was not bad enough, West Indies have now been slapped with a fine for slow over-rate during their seven-wicket defeat in the opening Test against Pakistan yesterday. International Cricket Council match referee, Chris Broad, ruled that the Caribbean side was one over short of their target during the […]

Opportunities knock

Opportunities knock

The West Indies senior team might be struggling on the international scene at the moment. But more and more opportunities are constantly being created for the development of young cricketers on the domestic front.  Another of these should soon be up and running as Barbados Cricket Supplies is planning to add an Under-17 competition to […]

Holder’s elegy

Holder’s elegy

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Embattled West Indies captain Jason Holder conceded Tuesday that his inexperienced side were enduring a difficult period, after they suffered a seven-wicket thrashing at the hands of Pakistan on the last day of the opening Test at Sabina Park. Behind by 121 runs on first innings, the Windies started the second day on […]

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