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Brathwaite a hit in Sydney

Brathwaite a hit in Sydney

Sydney Thunder skipper Shane Watson has hailed the influence of West Indies all-rounder, Carlos Brathwaite, in the franchise’s recent resurgence during the ongoing Big Bash League. Barbadian Brathwaite played critical roles with the ball in the last two outings as Thunder extended their winning streak to three games, after starting the tournament with a four-game […]

Barnett’s blows

Barnett’s blows

A bruising knock of 134 not out from opening batsman Edwin Barnett Jr., was the impetus behind Fusionz Boutique Passage Road Juniors’ massive 262-run victory over Welchman Hall Juniors Monday. Playing at Passage Road, the hosts made 333 for three off 31 overs and in response the visitors were bowled over for just 71 off […]

Easy task in picking Barbados squad

Easy task in picking Barbados squad

It was always expected to be a relatively easy exercise for the national selectors in picking a very strong Barbados Pride squad for the WICB Super50 Championship to be played in Barbados and Antigua, January 24 to February 18. Once the names of the nine players who were in the West Indies team for the […]

Battle-ready

Battle-ready

Barbados Pride might be one of the strongest teams on paper heading into the West Indies Cricket Board’s NAGICO Super50 Competition but they are not about to become complacent on the field, says coach Emmerson Trotman. During Thursday’s trial match played at St Catherine’s Cricket Ground in St Philip, Trotman acknowledged that there were several West […]

Adams confirmed as cricket director

Adams confirmed as cricket director

The West Indies Cricket Board Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former West Indies captain, Jimmy Adams, as its new director of cricket. The 49-year-old, who recently stepped down as head coach of English County side, Kent, after four years in charge, has replaced Englishman Richard Pybus who did not seek a renewal of his contract. News […]

Stanford ground returning to the fold

Stanford ground returning to the fold

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Outgoing West Indies Cricket Board chief executive, Michael Murihead, says definite efforts will be made to maximize the commercial potential of the newly acquired Coolidge Cricket Ground. The venue, formerly the Stanford Cricket Ground, was recently acquired by the WICB and the Antigua and Barbuda government. Both entities will co-own and […]

Pakistan board refutes FICA security claims

Pakistan board  refutes FICA security claims

The PCB has issued a strong rebuttal of the security advice given by the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) over the planned staging of the Pakistan Super League final in Lahore. The report strongly suggested that overseas players should decline to participate due to concerns over safety. Pakistan’s board swiftly and fiercely rejected the […]

Brilliant showing by 2004 Barbados team

Brilliant showing by 2004 Barbados team

In analysing successful Barbados first-class teams in the record number of 22 titles over the past 50 years of regional Tournaments, the 2004 side led by Courtney Browne will always have a special place. Not only did Barbados win all seven of their matches in the then Carib Beer Cup to amass 84 points, but […]

Brathwaite replaces injured Russell

Brathwaite replaces injured Russell

Andre Russell’s problematic Big Bash League campaign has been ended by a combination of hamstring and knee injuries, with the Sydney Thunder calling up his West Indies T20 team-mate Carlos Brathwaite to replace him. Having entered the tournament still waiting on a verdict from the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission over allegations of missing drug tests, Russell […]

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