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Windies — The Unslaughtered Lambs

WIndies 311 & 193: McKenzie 41, Athanaze 35 Australia 289-9d & 207: Smith 91*; S Joseph 7-68 West Indies won by eight runs Ooh yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yea-a-ah, ye-yeah, yeah, yeahOoh yeah, yeah They got so much things to say right nowThey got so much things to sayThey got so much things to say right (now)They got so much things to say […]

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JCA Receives Cricket Gears From India

The Government of the Republic of India has handed over 90 sets of cricket kits, valued at approximately US$50,000, to the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) towards the sustained development of the sport locally. Included in the kits are cricket bats, batting pads, gloves, cricket balls, helmets, guards (abdominal, thigh, arm, and leg), cricket bats, grip, grip cone, kit bags, stumps, […]

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Jamaica Scorpions Set For Regional 4-Day Campaign At Home

The Jamaica Scorpions will begin their regional 4-day campaign at home against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park from February 7-10. Chedwin Park in St Catherine will also play host to the Combined Campuses and Colleges opposing Barbados Pride. The other two matches in the round will be played in St Kitts. The country will also host the next two […]

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Haynes: Tour Of Australia Is A Chance To Shine

Lead West Indies selector Desmond Haynes has admitted the Test squad for the Tour of Australia was short on experience, but he said it was an opportunity for the slew of untried and untested players to make a name for themselves against one of the sport’s toughest opponents. The selection panel led by Haynes named seven uncapped players in the […]

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Powell, Joseph, Hosein Headline West Indians Entered Into Tuesday’s IPL Auction

West Indies T20I Captain Rovman Powell, ODI vice-captain Alzarri Joseph, and the ninth-ranked T20I bowler in the world, Akeal Hosein, headline a number of West Indians vying for selection in the IPL player Auction scheduled for Tuesday. Powell, one of the world’s most destructive T20 batsmen, most recently represented the Delhi Capitals last season and has also represented the Kolkata […]

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West Indies Make Two Changes To Squad For Fourth And Fifth T20Is Against England In Trinidad

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Senior Men’s Selection Panel has made two changes to the 15-member squad ahead of the fourth and fifth T20 Internationals (T20Is) against England. The Selection Panel is resting fast bowler Alzarri Joseph in consideration of his workload including the forthcoming all-format tour of Australia in January and February. He is replaced in the squad by fellow pacer Oshane Thomas. Johnson Charles, the experienced batter is also called into the […]

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Harry Brook Hopes Thrilling Win Over West Indies Sets Tone For T20 World Cup

Harry Brook insisted England can still salvage something from a chastening winter ahead of two crunch T20s against the West Indies. England’s woeful group-stage exit at the World Cup was followed by an ODI reset getting off to a false start with a 2-1 defeat in the Caribbean, while they then lost T20s in Barbados and Grenada. But Phil Salt’s […]

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John Campbell Suffers Another Delay In Arbitration Court Hearing

According to press reports, former Jamaica Scorpions captain and West Indies opening batsman John Campbell will have another wait to hear the decision against his 4-year drug ban after his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was once again delayed. The 30-year-old through his legal team of Ayana Thomas and Paul Mark-Cowan was advised on Thursday, that […]

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West Indies Name T20 Squad To Play Against England

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Senior Selection Panel has named the 15-man squad to play against England in the first three matches of the five-match T20 International (T20I) series from 12 to 21 December.  It marks the first time that both nations will be going head-to-head in a T20I series during the festive season as West Indies come home for […]