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‘I Wasn’t Getting The Respect I Deserved’ – Gayle Explains Decision To Stay Out Of IPL Draft

West Indies T20 star Chris Gayle has revealed that he skipped this season’s India Premier League (IPL) draft because he did feel like he was getting the respect he deserved. The 42-year-old has been one of the tournament’s most successful and recognizable players since first appearing at the tournament in 2009.  The batsman, however, struggled to find his way last […]

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Decision To Not Name T20I Vice-Captain Surprises Former WI Batsman Philo Wallace

Former West Indies batsman Philo Wallace is surprised at the decision by the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel to not name a vice-captain for the T20I team. Trinidadian left-hander Nicholas Pooran was announced as the West Indies’ new T20 and ODI skipper on Tuesday following the retirement of former captain Kieron Pollard from international cricket last month. Barbados batsman […]

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Nicholas Pooran Appointed West Indies Men’s ODI And T20I Captain

Photo source: windiescricket.com ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today confirmed the appointment of Nicholas Pooran as the West Indies Men’s One Day International (ODI) and T20 International (T20I) captain, following the international retirement of Kieron Pollard. Pooran will take over the captaincy for the West Indies ODI and T20I teams after being Pollard’s deputy over the last […]

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Another Year In The Life Of Brian Lara

11,953 Test Runs 10,405 ODI Runs Test-best of 400* Happy birthday to the Prince of Port-of-Spain. Born: May 2, 1969 (age 53 years), Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago No one since Bradman has built massive scores as often and as fast as Lara in his pomp. Even his stance was thrilling – the bat raised high in the air, the […]

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Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Set To Do Battle Against Uruguay

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will get a chance to do battle against Uruguay, one of South America’s football kingpins, in a football friendly international on June 11 at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. This fixture which comes after Jamaica’s home game against Mexico in League “A” of the CONCACAF Nations League on June 7, will give the Boyz more game time […]

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Elaine Thompson-Herah Named Laureus Sportswoman Of The Year

Photo credit: Citizen59 Jamaican star athlete Olympics triple gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah has put another trophy in her cabinet by winning the Laureus Sportswoman Award for 2022. The sprint queen became the first Jamaican female athlete to win the coveted award that began in 2000. The 29-year-old Thompson-Herah was in stunning form last year when she became the first woman […]

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Pollard Bows Out Of International Cricket

Kieron Adrian Pollard, the 33-year-old Trinidadian all-rounder has recently announced his retirement from international cricket after formally communicating his decision to CWI. Pollard was a member of the 2012 West Indies team which won the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup when they defeated Sri Lanka in the final at the Premadasa Stadium. The hard-hitting Windies batsman made his international debut […]

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Edwin Allen High School And Kingston College Are 2022 “Champs”

Defending girls champion Edwin Allen and many times boys champion Kingston College are the winners of this year’s ISSA Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships. Following five days of competition, Kingston College won the Boys Championship with 372 points. Last year’s champion, Jamaica College, finished second with 300 points and Calabar High third with 170 points. In the girls’ […]