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BCA, BAPPSS, clubs must unite

BCA, BAPPSS, clubs must unite

Regrettable! That is the general feeling among observers following yesterday’s boycott by the Barbados Association of Principals for Public Secondary Schools (BAPPSS) of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Everton Weekes Under-13 Final between Foundation and Combermere at Bank Hall, due to unhappiness over a couple amended regulations relating to the 2017 domestic season. And the […]

WI women preparing

WI women preparing

West Indies Women’s head coach Vasbert Drakes said he was looking forward to the next month of preparation, as he gets his side in gear for the ICC Women’s World Cup, starting next month in the United Kingdom. Team-bonding activities, personal development sessions and physical assessments will be on the schedule during a five-day camp […]

Boycott!

Boycott!

“I think it is a disservice . . . I think today cricket has lost out . . . When a competition bears the name of one of our greatest pioneers, I think that respect has to be shown.” Those were the strong sentiments expressed by the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) director of cricket, Steven […]

Browne warns of tough tour

Browne warns of tough tour

Chief selector Courtney Browne has warned that West Indies should brace for a difficult tour of England this summer but says the young regional side should use the experience as a learning curve in building for the future. West Indies face the hosts in a three-Test tour starting in August but have not won a […]

Club Campus

Club Campus

Roland Butcher, the head coach of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), does not think the decision of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) to accept a proposal from the UWI to alter the status of the university to a club will change the criteria for selection to the university […]

Mixed fortunes for IPL recruits

Mixed fortunes for IPL recruits

Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons and Nicholas Pooran were all a part of the victorious Mumbai Indians squad at the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Like the other West Indians at this year’s edition they all had a mixed tournament. Many of the players were inconsistent while some showed glimpses of why they […]

‘Bravo’s fate in his hands’

‘Bravo’s fate in his hands’

With the tour of England looming, chief selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo’s return to the West Indies side. In fact, Browne told the Massy United Insurance Line and Length TV show that the responsibility was now on the 28-year Trinidadian to indicate his availability, with a solution […]

Moving on after Gabriel’s goof

Moving on after Gabriel’s goof

Two words which describe insanity are “foolishness” and “madness”. And what about the timing of the act? Ask Shannon Gabriel, the big West Indies fast bowler and rank No. 11 batsman. With seven balls remaining in the third and final Test against Pakistan at Windsor Park in Dominica last Sunday and survival being the password […]

Mumbai, Pune into IPL final

Mumbai, Pune into IPL final

The 2017 IPL final will be a repeat of Tuesday’s first qualifier, with Mumbai Indians facing Rising Pune Supergiant. Mumbai Indians made the most of a second chance to reach the Indian Premier League final, beating Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets in Friday’s qualifier in Bangalore. The table-toppers at the end of the regular season, […]

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