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Captain Pollard Defends Gayle’s Pick

Although Christopher ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle has taken a lot of flak for his utterances in the press recently and unending criticisms for selection to the Windies T20 World Cup team, captain Pollard is backing the ‘Universe Boss” to do well in the World Cup. That said, Gayle’s paltry returns with the bat over the past year or more have not […]

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Samuels Set To Rumble With The ICC

Former Jamaica and West Indies star batsman Marlon “Icon” Samuels will contest recent charges leveled at him by the ICC under its anti-corruption code. The 40-year-old former batsman retired from the sport in 2020 but was charged by the ICC on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for breaching the anti-corruption code during his participation in the 2019 T10 […]

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Dwayne Bravo Will Soon Leave Behind A Legacy In West Indies Cricket

He is often the player with the biggest smile on the cricket pitch. He celebrates every wicket with his trademark airplane hand-movement. After big victories, he is the life of the party and can be seen dancing in exhilaration. However, despite his bubbly personality, make no mistake about it, Dwayne Bravo was a player who took his cricket seriously. It […]

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CWI Level 3 Certification Coaching Course is Another Step In The Right Direction

The conventional view in professional sports in the past was that a team’s success did not depend on the quality of its coaching. Once the team contains world-class athletes, it will defeat an opponent with inferior talent. At the turn of the millennium, the introduction of more technology and training has forced professional teams to find dynamic ways to become […]

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Windies Team Selection For The Upcoming T-20 World Cup Fallout

In less than a month, the West Indies will begin their quest towards back-to-back T-20 World Championships when they face England on October 23. The team’s title defense was laid out on September 9 when the Selection Panel revealed their 15-man squad for the tournament. As a reminder, the fifteen-man squad includes Kieron Pollard (Captain), Nicholas Pooran (Vice-Captain), Fabian Allen, […]

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Top 5 West Indian Players In The 2021 Caribbean Premier League

The CPL 2021 tournament concluded on September 15 with a scintillating finale. St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots won the finals by three wickets over the St. Lucia Kings, and they did so dramatically on the last ball of the match. The Patriots, therefore, captured their first title in the franchise’s history. The tournament produced tremendous performances from the recognized stars, […]

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President Of Cricket West Indies Calls For Support

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Ricky Skerritt, is calling on West Indies cricket fans everywhere, to throw their full support behind the West Indies team when they defend the ICC T20 World Cup title next month. With the countdown already begun towards the start of the marquee event in the UAE, Skerritt has asked the fanbase and all stakeholders […]

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Some Players Have Ruled Themselves Out — Roland Butcher

Former Barbadian-born Test batsman, Roland Butcher, does not believe the Cricket West Indies (CWI) panel of selectors deserves all the vitriol that it has received following its announcement of the West Indies T20 squad for the World Cup. The decisions to include Chris Gayle, omit Jason Holder from the final 15, and the inclusion of veteran fast bowler Ravi Rampaul […]

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Olympic Sprint Champion Elaine Thompson- Herah To Get Diplomatic Passport

Minister of Sport Olivia “Babsy” Grange has announced that Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint star Elaine Thompson-Herah will be receiving a diplomatic passport from the Government of Jamaica before the end of the year. Minister Grange made the announcement while speaking at a celebration ceremony in honor of Thompson-Herah. Thompson-Herah’s supreme track prowess included an Olympic record of 10.61 in the […]

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Review — The Rise And Fall Of The European Super League

The year so far in sports has been thrilling, dramatic and kept us on the edge of our seats or couches. Fans have enjoyed the return of most major sporting competitions and leagues in 2021. Also, major sporting events postponed in 2020 have occurred. It includes the Olympics, Copa America, and the Euro football championship. Therefore, with an endless news […]