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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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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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Rain Left Windies vs. Pakistan Test Match In A Spot Of Bother

No ball was bowled on the second day of the second Test match between West Indies and Pakistan, as the weather had the last say in a game already filled with drama and suspension. The region in its hurricane season experienced a heavy downpour of rain on Saturday, and conditions in Jamaica, in particular, made it unsuitable for cricket. Pakistan […]

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Windies Name 17- Member Provisional Squad For Test Series Against Pakistan

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced a 17-member provisional squad for the Betway Test Series against Pakistan, starting on Thursday, August 12. The panel has recalled fast bowler Chemar Holder and middle-order batsman Shamarh Brooks. Holder made his Test debut in New Zealand last year but has not featured since then. Brooks last played in New Zealand and […]

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West Indies vs. Australia CGI Insurance ODI Series — Review

The West Indies fan base has been treated to a rollercoaster summer of cricket from the Men in Maroon. It started with a demoralizing test series loss to the Proteas and then there was a deflating narrow loss to the same opposition in the T-20 series. The team rebounded in the T-20 series against the Aussies with a dominant series […]

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Should Gayle’s Spot In The Upcoming T-20 World Cup Really Be In Jeopardy?

Chris Gayle has dubbed himself the “Universe Boss” due to his flamboyance, flair, and domination of bowlers. According to celebrityworth.com, Gayle is estimated to be worth over 25 million dollars due to his brilliant exploits on the cricket field. Yet, as he nears the end of his international T-20 career, Gayle is experiencing a lean run-scoring period. Recently, former West […]