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Another win

Another win

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Barbados and Windward Islands remained unbeaten as they pulled off contrasting wins in the third round of the Women’s Regional Super50 Monday. Playing at Park Hill, Barbados defeated Guyana by 41 runs while at Sion Hill, the Windwards managed to sneak past the luckless Jamaica by two wickets, courtesy of a […]

Windies reeling

Windies reeling

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Pakistan ended Monday’s fourth day well in control of the first Test at Sabina Park, thanks to an unbeaten 99 from Misbah-ul-Haq and four wickets from leg-spinner Yasir Shah, that left West Indies at 93 for 4 and still 28 runs short of making Pakistan bat again. After the drama of ul-Haq becoming […]

Taylor rescues Hurricanes from Reifer onslaught

Taylor rescues Hurricanes from Reifer onslaught

Lower order batsman Jacques Taylor struck his third first class half-century to rescue Leeward Islands Hurricanes and give them a handy lead over champions Guyana Jaguars in Georgetown on Saturday. Playing on the second day of the rescheduled ninth round game in the Regional four-day championship, bottom placed Hurricanes rallied to 255 for seven – […]

Remembering Sabina’s ‘devilish’ pitch

Remembering  Sabina’s ‘devilish’ pitch

As the three-match Test series between West Indies and Pakistan opened Friday at Sabina Park in Jamaica, there was a lot of hype surrounding the feat of the 50th Test to be played there. Co-incidentally, it is also the 50th Test between West Indies and Pakistan. Many outstanding achievements at the ground have been highlighted in […]

Bravo’s lawsuit stalls reconciliation

Bravo’s lawsuit stalls reconciliation

Darren Bravo appears to have rejected the chance of a return to the West Indies side by launching a claim for damages against the WICB. Bravo, who has not played for West Indies since he was sent home from Zimbabwe in November 2016 following his criticism of board president, Dave Cameron, is claiming lost earnings […]

Fightback

Fightback

KINGSTON, Jamaica – West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan at 244 for 7 at Sabina Park Friday. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir […]

Rookie batsmen to the fore

Rookie batsmen to the fore

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Batting coach Toby Radford expects the influx of young players in the West Indies squad to compensate for the loss of experienced players like Marlon Samuels and Darren Bravo, in the three-Test series against Pakistan starting Friday. Both Samuels and Bravo, with 120 Tests between them, were both ignored by selectors in […]

New challenge

New challenge

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Not for the first time, West Indies’ unpredictable and error-prone batting will attract all the attention when the Caribbean side face Pakistan in the opening Test of the three-match series at Sabina Park Friday. In search of their first series win over their opponents in 17 years, West Indies have placed the […]

Hetmyer rewarded after Pakistan knock

Hetmyer rewarded after Pakistan knock

KINGSTON, Jamaica – West Indies’ latest batting recruit, Shimron Hetmyer, has hailed his outing in the three-day tour game against Pakistan as a learning experience and an important boost to his career. The 20-year-old struck 97 in the contest at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium in Trelawny last weekend, a knock that helped him force his […]

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