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Memories of England 1966

Memories of England 1966

With as many as nine Barbadians in the West Indies 15-man Test squad for the series in England starting next month, memories of the same number of locals who toured the Mother country 51 years ago came flooding back. Times have changed ever since that wonderful five-match series in 1966 when Gary Sobers’ team won […]

Jacobs: Give these youngsters more time

Jacobs: Give these youngsters more time

Former West Indies wicketkeeper and vice-captain Ridley Jacobs is urging Caribbean fans to be patient with the West Indies team. “As it stands now we are not winning games like we want to. All of us wish to see West Indies’ cricket back on top but it’s going to take a while. It’s a process. I think at […]

Young umpires to the fore

Young umpires to the fore

Even though new cricket laws will be implemented from October 1, 2017, the Barbados Cricket Umpires Association (BCUA) does not believe this would dissuade persons from joining the association. In fact, vice president Patrick Grazettes, re-elected unopposed for a fifth term when elections were held this past Monday night at the Barbados Cricket Association, said […]

Trinidad retain Under-17 title

Trinidad retain Under-17 title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago retained their Regional Under-17 title after all three final round matches were abandoned because of heavy rain from the passage of Tropical Storm Don Tuesday. The hosts ended on 19.8 points with Barbados second on 16 and Windward Islands third on 14.7. Leeward Islands finished […]

Nerveless Windies

Nerveless Windies

DURBAN, South Africa – Off-spinner Bhaskar Yadram held his nerve to bowl a brilliant last over as West Indies Under-19s snatched a dramatic two-run victory over South Africa Under-19s to seal a 3-2 win in the five-match Youth One-Day International series Wednesday. Set 245 to win at Chatsworth Oval, the hosts entered the final over […]

Sri Lanka score record win

Sri Lanka score record win

Sri Lanka denied Zimbabwe their first Test series away win in 16 years by chasing down a record-breaking 388 to win the one-off Test by four wickets in Colombo Tuesday. Niroshan Dickwella (81) and Asela Gunaratne (80 not out) shared a sixth-wicket century partnership to help Dinesh Chandimal’s side complete the highest fourth-innings chase in […]

Disappointing Windies end World Cup on losing note

Disappointing Windies end World Cup on losing note

BRISTOL, England, CMC – West Indies Women squandered the ideal opportunity to end their disappointing ICC World Cup campaign on a high when they crashed to a 92-run defeat to hosts England Women in their final match here Saturday. The Caribbean unit, led by the exceptional leg-spinner Afy Fletcher, managed to restrict England to 220 […]

Unknown Trini performs special local feat

Unknown Trini performs special local feat

An unknown Trinidadian to the top local domestic cricket stage sent me searching long, hard and deep through my treasured records and statistics earlier this week. The search was well worth it. Terrance Hinds, a 25-year-old fast bowling all-rounder appearing in his first ever Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Elite division three-day Championship match for Massy […]

Fresh guard

Fresh guard

The Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) does not have a cricket development plan. That’s the view of Kamal Springer who is running for the post of vice president of the organisation in the upcoming elections on July 27. “We do not have a cricket development plan for a cricket organisation. I think that is close to […]

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