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Brathwaite And Chanderpaul Put Smiles On Windies Fans’ Faces

It’s alleluia time for the Windies after the opening pair of Brathwaite and Chanderpaul shattered the 32-year-old opening partnership record set by former Windies openers Greenidge and Haynes. Both Brathwaite and Chanderpaul broke the record Test opening partnerships on Monday’s third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo as the West Indies went to lunch on 374-2. This […]

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Former Jamaica’s Prime Minister Calls for Change In West Indies Cricket Setup

Former Jamaica’s Prime Minister P. J. Patterson argued in an interview on radiojamaicanewsonline.com that Cricket West Indies must take action in short order to put West Indies cricket back on the right track. He said, “There is the view that West Indies cricket belongs to the six territorial boards. I do not accept that and the majority of the people in the […]

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Brian Lara To Assist Cricket West Indies As Performance Mentor

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced that former West Indies Captain and batting legend, Brian Lara, has agreed to assist CWI as a Performance Mentor – working across all international Teams and with input into the West Indies Academy. Lara’s new role will be to support the various Head Coaches in providing players with tactical advice […]

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Coley Faces Bouncers On Green Top

Interim West Indies coach Andre Coley will replace Former all-rounder Phil Simmons at the coaching crease come January 28. Although many have argued that assuming the position in the Windies set up is supping from the poisoned chalice, the Jamaican has indicated his interest and reportedly relished the challenge. Coley is a ‘company man,’ having worked with the region’s High-Performance […]

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Powell Praises Scorpions’ Bowlers, JCA Hails ‘Exceptional’ Team On Long-Awaited Title Success

The Jamaica Scorpions had two of the top three leading run scorers in the 2022 CG Insurance Super50 competition that ended on Saturday night with the Jamaican franchise defeated the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by three wickets in a tense encounter at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Captain Rovman Powell ended the tournament with the highest aggregate […]

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Brathwaite looking Forward To Doing Great Things With Windies New Boy Chanderpaul

 West Indies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite admits he is looking forward to a potential partnership with newcomer Tagenarine Chanderpaul, who could make his debut in the upcoming series against Australia. Chanderpaul, the 26-year-old son of legendary Windies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, was called into the team earlier this month and is widely expected to get his first cap when the series […]

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Carl Hooper Appointed Adelaide Strikers’ Assistant Coach

Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper will add his vast cricketing knowledge and experience to the Adelaide Strikers as an Assistant Coach for KFC BBL|12. A veteran of 329 international matches with the Windies, Hooper’s professional career spanned more than 15 years following his ODI and Test debuts in 1987. A stylish but powerful all-rounder, Hooper was the first cricketer […]

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Player Responsibility, Coaching Innovation Lacking: Sir Andy

Test legend Sir Andy Roberts has again pointed to the lack of “personal development” by players as central to West Indies’ run of poor form but has also criticized the coaching staff for their lack of innovation. Speaking in the wake of the Caribbean side’s shock exit from the ongoing Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, Sir Andy said there was […]

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West Indies Name Test squad For Tour Of Australia

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the Men’s Test squad for the upcoming series in Australia. West Indies will be under the leadership of Kraigg Brathwaite and will face the hosts in two Test matches at the Perth Stadium (30 November to 4 December) and the Adelaide Oval (8 to 12 December). The Selection […]