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CARICOM Dead Set On Dismantling WICB

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) remains steadfast in its quest to have the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) dissolved, with the regional leaders of the community resolving to form a prime ministerial sub-committee that would have greater governing powers on cricket in the Caribbean islands. CARICOM and WICB have been at loggerheads ever since a cricket review panel by CARICOM in […]

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Dujon: Denesh Ramdin “The Best Equipped Keeper-Batsman

Right Now In The West Indies Although the West Indies Cricket Board is yet to announce its squad to play against the touring Indian team currently in the Caribbean, early indications are there will be a new wicket-keeper for the four Test-match series starting later this month. The incumbent West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman and a former captain, Denesh Ramdin has hinted […]

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Miller Set To Lead Jamaica In Regional Competitions

Discarded West Indies spinner Nikita Miller is set to lead Jamaica into battle in regional competitions this season. The move is pending ratification of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) board which has a scheduled meeting on July 20. The 34-year-old is one of the most capped players in the squad with 80 games and 403 wickets. Last season’s captain Paul […]

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Sunil Narine The Only Windies Player In ICC Top 10

Sunil Philip Narine, the 28-year-old Trinidadian cricketer has received a lot of press recently, but none as welcome as being the ICC One-Day International number one bowler. The young Trinidad and West Indies right-arm off-spin bowler, who also bat left-handed has baffled, befuddled, and bamboozled batsmen with his unique bowling style, both at the local and international level. Consequently, he […]

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India To Bank On Bowling In MatchUp Against Windies

India’s cricket coach Anil Kumble says bowling will be a key area of focus for his team on the tour of the Caribbean starting next Wednesday. Given that he was appointed a week ago, Kumble says he may not make any changes in that area for the West Indies series. He says success will depend on the experienced bowlers such […]

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Jamaican Cricketer Rovman Powell On Rising Star Watch List

Contrary to the naysayers, cricket competition continues to attract fans and generate a lot of interest and excitement not only for sports enthusiasts in the Caribbean but also throughout the diaspora. The 2016 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 (T20) tournament has started with a bang with crowds swarming the games, heated discussions, and lots of predictions on which team will […]

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Tallawahs Upbeat Ahead Of CPL 2016

The Jamaica Tallawahs has not worn the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) crown since they walked away with the inaugural championship in 2013. Since then, the former champion has had to watch from the sidelines Barbados Trident crowned champion in 2014 and Trinbago Knight Riders in 2015. However, this year, the team has vowed to regain its position as the number […]

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Windies Fall To Aussies In Ballr Final

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies were undermined by purposeless batting and failed to deliver when it mattered most, crashing to a 58-run defeat to Australia in the final of the Tri-Nations Series here Sunday night. Set a gettable 271 for victory under lights at Kensington Oval, West Indies wasted an opening stand of 49 to fold meekly for 212 […]

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Holder — ‘No Turning Back’

Holder in his post-match interview after the Windies defeat of South Africa commended his troops for their strategic move in the manning of their positions and the deadly force they employed in knocking out the ICC No. 4-ranked South Africa from the Tri-Nation Series competition. He noted that a few of his men have suffered some minor injuries — Shannon […]

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Windies’ Female Cricketers Set To Get New Deal

Cricketers Set To Get Higher Pay West Indies women’s cricketers will see an increase in salary after the regional board on Tuesday signed a new four year deal with long time sponsors Digicel. This follows an outcry by regional women’s cricketers including the hard-hitting Deandra Dottin over the disparity in pay compared to their male counterparts. The President of the […]