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Sorry exit

Sorry exit

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – Defending Under-19 champions West Indies ended their ICC Youth World Cup title dreams in controversy while suffering a heavy 76-run defeat to South Africa Under-19s in Mount Maunganui today. Asked to chase 283 at the Bay Oval, the young Caribbean side collapsed from 177 for four in the 39th over to […]

Archer to the fore again

Archer to the fore again

HOBART, Tasmania – Barbadian seamer Jofra Archer’s brace helped resurgent Hobart Hurricanes to their fifth win of the Big Bash League, as they cooled Brisbane Heat by six wickets today. Playing at the Bellerive Oval, the hosts restricted Heat to 165 off their 20 overs and then chased down their target with 10 balls remaining, […]

Archer’s Hurricanes win again

Archer’s Hurricanes win again

Despite Jimmy Peirson’s 13-ball unbeaten 26, the Brisbane Heat slipped to a heart-wrenching three-run loss to Hobart Hurricanes at the Gabba today. The Heat franchise needed 13 off the final over bowled by Daniel Christian but the pair of Peirson and Brendon Doggett could collect only nine runs to lose the game. For Hurricanes, D’Arcy […]

Youth guard

Youth guard

The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch last night with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. The ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating sides, Christchurch councillor Aaron Keown, as well as New Zealand Cricket president Debbie Hockley, who, on […]

Even battle

Even battle

The match between Barbados Pride and Windward Volcanoes in the Digicel Regional Four-Day Tournament at Kensington Oval was evenly balanced at the end of the second day today. The Volcanoes were 241 for 6 in 81 overs needing another 75 runs to surpass the Pride’s total of 316 all out. The not out batsmen were Kyle Mayers on […]

Archer the talk of the town

Archer the talk of the town

Barbadian Jofra Archer and D’Arcy Short combined again to help Hobart Hurricanes secure a vital second win in this year’s Big Bash League over the red-hot Adelaide Strikers in Hobart today. Short set the game up with a sublime 96 from just 58 deliveries, becoming the first player in BBL history to make consecutive 90s. […]

Bravo shines in Big Bash

Bravo shines in Big Bash

GEELONG, Australia – Another outstanding spell from medium pacer Dwayne Bravo helped Melbourne Renegades to their third win of the Australian Big Bash, when they comfortably brushed aside Sydney Sixers by eight wickets today. Playing at the Simonds Stadium, Renegades restricted Sixers to 111 for eight off their 20 overs, with South African Johan Botha […]

Last chance to salvage pride

Last chance to salvage pride

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – West Indies batting coach Toby Radford believes conditions in New Zealand have been behind Chris Gayle’s muted performances on tour but has backed the superstar opener to come good. The powerful left-hander has managed just 38 runs in three innings but Radford said the player was still adjusting to the […]

Rain ruins second T20 between New Zealand and the Windies

Rain ruins second T20 between New Zealand and the Windies

Mount Maunganui, AFP:  The second Twenty20 between New Zealand and Windies ended as a no-result washout at Mount Maunganui on Monday. After a 20-minute rain delay at the start, only nine overs were possible before the rain returned and the umpires took the players from the field with New Zealand 102 for four. Colin Munro […]

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