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David Gower — Pollard Not Good Enough To Play Test Cricket

David Ivon Gower OBE, English cricket commentator and former cricketer who was captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s, in a recent press interview argued that although Kieron Pollard is an excellent T20 cricketer, he would not do well in Test cricket. “Kieron Pollard is one of the world’s best T20 players, but he knows as well as […]

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Windies Set To Tour New Zealand

The West Indies is scheduled to play two Test matches and three T20s in their New Zealand tour this November. According to New Zealand Cricket chief David White, plans are still underway to fine-tune all the necessary arrangements. Originally, the Windies was set to play three Test matches against New Zealand based on the Future Tour Program. New Zealand’s packed […]

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Nicholas Pooran Shows Class In GAWS’ CPL Win

Guyana Amazon Warriors 153/3 (Pooran 100*, Taylor 25*, King 14; Jaggesar 2/33, Joseph 1/24) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 150/5 (da Silva 59, Ramdin 37*, Dunk 19; Green 2/31, Sinclair 1/9, Shepherd 1/13) by seven wickets). Nicholas Pooran oozes class in a 45-ball century knock — the third fastest in the tournament’s history and the first of his T20 […]

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Savage Pollard Stuns Tridents To Keep TKR Unbeaten

Captain Kieron Pollard belted an astonishing half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) pulled off an exhilarating run chase to stun reigning champions Barbados Tridents by two wickets in a last-over thriller here yesterday. Entering the contest in the 13th over with unbeaten TKR floundering on 62 for five in pursuit of 149 for victory, Pollard smashed 72 off just 28 […]

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Phillips Surge Sets Up Tallawahs To Strangle Patriots

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) finally saw a team choose to bat first and win as Glenn Phillips accelerated after a sluggish start to bat through the innings and get the Jamaica Tallawahs a total that a faltering St Kitts & Nevis Patriots batting line-up never looked like achieving against a disciplined and skillful bowling attack. Promoted to open, […]

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Windies Name Women Squad For England Tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named an eighteen (18) member T20I squad for the Sandals West Indies Women’s Tour of England 2020. The West Indies Women will play five (5) T20 Internationals (T20I) against England Women from September 21-30, at the Incora County Ground, Derby. The touring party, who will all be tested for COVID-19 this week, is […]

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Chris Gayle Gets Ready To Rumble In The Middle East

Chris ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle will travel to United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he will meet up with his Kings XI Punjab team-mates. Gayle reported two negative COVID-19 tests as he prepared to leave Jamaica. Gayle, the highest run-scorer in T20s, posted the news on Instagram stories, with videos of his swab testing. Upon arrival in the UAE, he will be […]

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CPL 2020 — A Spinner’s Paradise

The story is told of a local news station interviewing an 80-year-old lady because she had just gotten married – for the fourth time. The interviewer asked her questions about her life, about what it felt like to be marrying again at 80, and then about her new husband’s occupation. “He’s a funeral director,” she answered. “Interesting,” the newsman thought. […]

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Team TKR Not In The Bubble?

With 326 cases and eight deaths, the twin-island republic Trinidad and Tobago has much to pat themselves on the back for, given the low rate and sparse spread of the coronavirus disease. However, that’s a story the teams vying for the Championship Trophy in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) may wish to put on the back burner as […]

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Cameron’s Lawyer Seeks To Up The Ante

Renowned Attorney at Law Tony Astaphan is hopping mad that his client Dave Cameron is yet to see a copy of an audit report, commissioned by CWI’s President Ricky Scarlett. The report handed to the board in December last year has found its way into the public’s domain. It called out the former president on several issues, including an honorarium, […]