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Young Windies beat Zimbabwe

Young Windies beat Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Bhaskar Yadram extended his fine run of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match Youth One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory yesterday. The 17-year-old right-hander top-scored with a fine Man-of-the-Match 68 as the Caribbean side mustered 211 for eight off […]

Lodge School cop prestigious title

Lodge School cop prestigious title

The Lodge School are the winners of the 31st  edition of the Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament. Monday afternoon they defeated Foundation School by 29 runs in the final to capture the prestigious title at Kensington Oval. Chasing a target of 165 for victory, the Christ Church-based school were bowled for 136 in 39.4 overs. Off-spinner Ackeal Hoyte […]

Smith’s agenda

Smith’s agenda

The best man to govern cricket in Barbados will be decided in three days time at the Hilton Barbados Hotel. And Barbados Cricket Association vice-president Deighton Smith is confident he is the right person for the job. Smith, who served under BCA’s outgoing president Joel Garner, has outlined several strategic plans for the overall growth […]

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 […]

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