Tom Kohler-Cadmore, the 24-year-old English cricketer who plays for Yorkshire, has heaped praise on young rising star Windies batsman, Nicholas Pooran. Kohler-Cadmore posited the view that Pooran is the “next big thing” in cricket. He made his remark after watching Pooran’s performance in the ongoing Vitality Blast T20 League. Pooran has recently signed a five-game contract to play for Yorkshire. […]
Marlon “Icon” Samuels Blasts Former Windies’ President
Marlon “Icon” Samuels blasted former Cricket West Indies Board President Dave Cameron’s leadership style in a tell-all interview on Jamaica’s Sportsmax Zone program aired recently on Sportsmax television. “It’s a great day not for Mr. Skerritt alone, but it’s a great day for West Indies’ cricket,” said Samuels when asked to comment on Skerritt’s recent presidential victory. He noted that […]
Windies’ Board Election Clash — Cameron vs. Skerritt
The title fight dubbed the “Thrilla in Manilla” between Muhammad Ali, and Joe Frazier is well documented in the annals of boxing history. The fight was contested on October 1, 1975, and is ranked as one of the best in the journal of sports. However, the pre-fight promotion was just as fascinating and entertaining as the fight itself. Part of […]
Will It Be ‘Ba Ba Boom’ Time Again In Windies Cricket?
With Jason Holder At The Helm Everybody get ready It’s time to rocksteady It’s ba ba boom, yes it is Don’t lose the beat, now Just dip your head, now It’s festival fire, listen here — The Jamaicans Festival is celebrated in Jamaica every year in August since the country gained its Independence in 1962. It has become a long-held […]
Will The Windies Be Flying Dragons?
The Windies recently culminated their overseas tour against Bangladesh which was set between November and December this year, and what an exciting series it proved to be. The thrilling encounter involved two Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs), and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. The tour was symbolic as it represented the first time in six years that the Windies […]
CWI Sitting On A Gold Mine, But Do They Know It?
Apart from oil and marijuana in the Caribbean region, Cricket West Indies (CWI) is sitting on not only one of the best but also the most precious resources in the Caribbean — the question is, do they know it? The fact is, today sports is big business. Americans are said to spend over 100 billion dollars on games last year. […]
What Lies Ahead For Windies In 2019
The Windies cricket team will be in the hunt early next year seeking not only to improve their ICC rankings but also to take home some silverware. The fact is the team’s cupboard has laid bare up until recently when they pull off a 2-1 T20I win against Bangladesh. However, apart from that series win, there is nothing else to […]
Jamaica Cricket Association Takes Swift And Drastic Action
Robert George Samuels, the 47-year-old former West Indian cricketer, was described as a batsman with a solid technique, capable of both stubborn defense and effective attack. Samuels played in six Tests and eight ODIs from 1996 to 1997. Since retiring from playing cricket, Samuels has engaged in coaching at various levels. He also served as a national cricket selector and […]
Keemo Paul’s Reprieves Proved Crucial In Windies ODI Series Win
West Indies cricketer, Keemo Paul, put in an exceptional performance in the Windies latest four-wicket win against Bangladesh in the ODI series as his reprieves proved instrumental to his side’s victory — a Doctor Paul’s treatment! Bangladesh down must have been the cry in the aftermath of the match and they could be forgiven for blaming it all on fluffing […]
Jamaica’s Sports Minister Voices Concerns Over Windies Performance
According to a JIS report, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, while speaking at a cricket awards ceremony expressed her satisfaction with the local cricket program but voiced her concerns over the status of Windies cricket. “Let me say, straight up, that I am a lifelong supporter of West Indies cricket. I cannot think of a reason to […]