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Money  moves

Rising West Indies batting talent Rovman Powell has secured an Indian Premier League contract with the Kolkata Knight Riders for the new season that starts April 5. It will be his debut outing in the lucrative tournament. At today’s auction held in Bengaluru and televised and streamed across the globe, the Kolkata Knight Riders bought […]

A tournament won with Pride

A tournament  won with Pride

Captain Jason Holder has showered praised on the Barbados Pride bowling unit, after they played a key role in helping the side lift the Regional Super50 title here Saturday night. The triumphant Barbados Pride squad returned home Sunday from Antigua and were met by an official welcoming party led by Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley. Defending […]

Barbados Pride are Regional Super50 champions

Barbados Pride are Regional Super50 champions

Barbados Pride defeated Jamaica Scorpions by 59 runs in the final of the Regional Super50 at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua tonight. Pride scored 271 for nine off 50 overs, with Shai Hope hitting 101, his second successive hundred of the tournament. Captain Jason Holder made 69, Kevin Stoute 41. The Scorpions ended on 212 […]

Pride and Scorpions to face off

Pride and Scorpions to face off

Tournament favourites Barbados Pride and the dangerous Jamaica Scorpions will lock horns again for the third time in the Regional Super50 when they square off in a highly anticipated final at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua this afternoon. Installed in Group B staged in Barbados, both teams inflicted defeats on each other during the preliminaries. […]

Revival of the West Indies

Revival of the West Indies

West Indies won the last Under-19 and men’s T20 World Cups and supporters might be tempted to say that West Indies cricket is on the right track. But in its 2011-2016 Strategic Plan the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) stated: “The performance of the senior men’s team is the key external barometer of the state […]

Barbados vs Jamaica in fitting Super50 Final

Barbados vs Jamaica in fitting Super50 Final

With the commanding styles in which they disposed of their opponents in the semi-finals, Barbados Pride and Jamaica Scorpions have set the stage for what should be an enthralling Final in the Regional Super50 Championship at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua Saturday. Jamaica Scorpions were ruthless en route to a 292-run win over last […]

Springer eyeing IPL contract

Springer eyeing IPL contract

West Indies U-19 allrounder Shamar Springer is among 21 West Indians who will be up for grabs when the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction takes place in Bengaluru on Monday. In all 351 players will be on the auction block. The tournament starts April 5. Springer, 19, is yet to make his first-class debut […]

Samuels cleared to bowl

Samuels cleared  to bowl

West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been cleared to resume bowling in international cricket by the ICC. Samuels was banned from bowling at the international level for 12 months in December 2015, after his action was found to be illegal for a second time in 24 months. The offspinner’s action could be reassessed by the […]

Hope’s Pride

Hope’s Pride

Barbados Pride marched confidently into the final of the Regional Super50 Championship with a crushing 110 runs victory over Leeward Islands Hurricanes in their semifinal clash at Coolidge Cricket Ground tonight. Batting first after winning the toss, the Pride powered to an imposing 314 for 7 and in reply bowled out their opponents for 204 […]

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