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Team unity vital for Windies

Team unity vital for Windies

Bowling hero Devendra Bishoo pointed to team unity after West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 117 runs with a day to spare in the opening match of the two-Test series at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Tuesday. “The team togetherness is very good. We’re very comfortable (with) each other, we believe in each other, and […]

Gayle’s accuser described as ‘neurotic’

Gayle’s accuser described as ‘neurotic’

A female massage therapist who claimed West Indian cricket star Chris Gayle flashed her in a change room has been described in court as “plainly neurotic”. Leanne Russell came under attack by Gayle’s barrister Bruce McClintock SC who described her as “mentally fragile” because of her struggle with anorexia in his closing address at a […]

‘Scared and reserved’

‘Scared and reserved’

West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle became “very reserved and scared” in public around women after Fairfax published reports alleging he exposed himself to a female massage therapist in a Sydney dressing room, a court heard today. The West Indies player is suing Fairfax Media for defamation over a series of articles published in The […]

Pride versus Force tomorrow

Pride versus Force tomorrow

Kevin Stoute will captain Barbados Pride for the first two home matches against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force and the Leeward Islands Hurricane. But, he will be replaced by Shamarh Brooks, the captain of the West Indies ‘A’ team after their current series against Sri Lanka is over. This was disclosed by president of the Barbados Cricket Association and chairman of the […]

Russell ‘cried after seeing Gayle’s penis’

Russell ‘cried after seeing Gayle’s penis’

Masseuse Leanne Russell has told a Sydney court it was a “horrific” experience and she cried uncontrollably after West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle pulled his towel up to expose his penis. “I saw the top half of his penis, I apologise,” Russell said. “Thereafter I shielded my eyes.” Russell said she ran up to […]

Winning start

Winning start

BULAWAYO – Legspinner Devendra Bishoo cut through Zimbabwe’s batsmen for the second time in the match, finishing with 4 for 105 in the innings – and 9 for 184 in the match – as West Indies surged to a 117-run win on day four at Queens Sports Club today. Brendan Taylor, in his comeback Test […]

Dwayne Smith accused of lying

Dwayne Smith accused of lying

West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith, who admitted texting the word “sexy” to the team masseuse while she was massaging him, has been accused of lying to the court about his teammate Chris Gayle’s interaction with her. On day two of Gayle’s defamation case today against Fairfax Media for a series of articles published in 2016, […]

Windies in charge

Windies in charge

BULAWAYO – West Indies tightened their grip on day three of the first Test against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo today, with opener Kraigg Brathwaite’s 86 and Roston Chase’s unbeaten 91 forming the backbone of their 369 for 8 at the close of play. With the Hope brothers and Devendra Bishoo also chipping in with handy runs, […]

Focus on newcomers in Barbados Pride squad

Focus on newcomers in Barbados Pride squad

Despite the badly rain-hit Barbados Pride practice matches, there were a few inspiring performances which must lead to at least three players making their first-class debuts in the opening round of the Digicel four-day Championship against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force at Kensington Oval next Thursday. It will be a pink ball match, starting at […]