Tag: cricket

SPORTS

Jamaica Scorpions Make Two Changes For Next 4-Day Outing

The Jamaica Scorpions have made two changes to their 15-man squad for the upcoming regional four-day match against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Tarouba next Wednesday. West Indies batsman Brandon King and wicketkeeper-batsman Aldaine Thomas have been drafted into the squad that sits bottom of the six-team table after defeats to the Trinidad and […]

SPORTS

Powell Being Tipped For Windies T20 Vice-Captaincy

Radio Jamaica Sports understands that Jamaican all-rounder Rovman Powell is being tipped to be the vice-captain for the West Indies T-20 team. Shai Hope was named as Nicholas Pooran’s deputy for the 50-over format, but no name was mentioned as vice-captain for the Twenty20 Internationals. Powell has the experience of captaining the West Indies in three One Day Internationals on […]

SPORTS

Adams, Haynes Blast Players For Being Unable To Meet Minimum Fitness Requirements

Cricket West Indies lead selector Desmond Haynes and Director of Cricket Jimmy Adams have blasted players for not being able to meet minimum fitness standards that would qualify them for selection to the senior men’s squad. “I’m pretty disappointed as well,” Haynes said speaking in a press conference on Monday. “When you look at the amount of cricket that is […]

SPORTS

Shimron Hetmyer Exits IPL — Gets Baby Call!

Guyanese and West Indian rising batting star Shimron Hetmyer exits his IPL team Rajasthan Royals, to get home to Guyana on time for the birth of his first child. With plans to rejoin his team, the pugnacious left-handed batsman said in an interview, “My stuff is still left in the room.” “Shimron Hetmyer has travelled back to Guyana early morning […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]