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Is The Windies Tour To England A Bad Decision?

The Windies players, after weeks of being under the starters’ order, the gates are now opened — and they are off! Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) selection panel has named a fourteen (14) man Test squad and list of eleven (11) reserves for the proposed Sandals Tour of England 2020.  The West Indies will defend the Wisden Trophy in three back-to-back […]

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Windies Official Squad For The Tour Of England Named

According to a press release, Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named a 25-man squad for the tour of England that is scheduled to start July 8. The touring party includes a fourteen (14) man Test squad and a list of eleven (11) reserves for the proposed Sandals Tour of England 2020. The touring party, who will all be […]

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Windies Test Series Against England Pending

The dates and details for the Sandals West Indies tour of England have been announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) with Hampshire’s Ageas Bowl and Lancashire’s Emirates Old Trafford hosting the three Tests matches behind closed doors. The West Indies squad will arrive in the UK on Tuesday June 9, travelling to Old Trafford for quarantining and […]

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Three Windies Top Players May Opt Out Of England Tour

Reports have emerged that the Windies has named a 25-man squad that includes 11 reserves who are due to arrive in England on June 9 and will use Old Trafford as their base for training and quarantining before traveling to the Ageas Bowl. However, it is understood that top players Darren Bravo, Keemo Paul, or Shimron Hetmeyer have all opted […]

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CWI’s CEO Grave — The Effects of COVID-19 Distressing

Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO, Johnny Grave in explaining the financial crisis that is facing Windies Cricket Board said, “The effects of this pandemic have been distressing for everyone – the worst crisis of our lifetime – and at present, we cannot be certain when the situation will be rectified.” He lamented the financial burden brought about by the coronavirus […]

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CWI’s President Skerritt — “Cricket Is The Beating Heart Of Our Region”

“Cricket is the beating heart of our region for many individuals, communities, and economies,” said Skerritt as he sought to explain a temporary 50 percent reduction in salaries and cricket funding across the entire regional cricket system from the start of July. President Skerritt noted that the COVID-19 pandemic disease has made it difficult for everyone, and all hands must […]

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Windies “Agrees In Principle” To Play

According to a press report, Cricket West Indies has agreed “in principle” to play against England in a three-match Test series this summer. The Windies players and staff, however, have been asked to take a 50% cut in pay. At the same time, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is expected to announce a revamped summer schedule. The three-match Test […]

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Cricket West Indies (CWI) Announces Pay Cut

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating havoc across the globe in many different sectors. However, one of the areas that are hardest hit is the sports industry. Cricket West Indies (CWI), like other organizations, is faced with the unenviable task of balancing its book to remain viable. Consequently, the announcement of a temporary 50 percent reduction in salaries and cricket funding […]

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Windies Set To Travel To Australia

There are now plans afoot for the Windies to do battle against Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a press release by the Australian Cricket Board, the boyz from the Caribbean will go head to head with Australia at the Riverway Stadium in Townsville on October 4 at the Cazaly Stadium on October […]

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Curtly Ambrose — I’ll Knock You Out!

“Once upon a time” is a stock phrase used to introduce a narrative of past events, typically in fairy tales and folk tales, but this story is neither – it is real! Legendary West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose was tempted to put his career on the line after an infamous incident happened during the 1995 Australia tour of the […]