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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 […]


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 […]


West Indies Men’s “A” Team Series Against Bangladesh Men’s “A” Team Set For August

Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced the match schedule for the West Indies Men’s “A” Team series against Bangladesh Men’s “A” Team in August. The series will be played at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Saint Lucia and will feature two four-day first-class matches and three 50-over matches from 4 to 20 […]


Windies Wrap Up First Test In Win Against Bangladesh

West Indies 265 (Brathwaite 94, Blackwood 63, Mehidy 4-65) and 88 for 3 (Campbell 58*, Blackwood 26*, Khaled 3-27) beat Bangladesh 103 and 245 (Nurul 64, Roach 5-53, Joseph 3-55) by seven wickets. John Campbell ended the game with a massive six as a sign of defiance and apparently to show who is boss. It took a mere seven overs […]


West Indies Name Unchanged 13-Member Squad For 3rd Apex Test

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel has named an unchanged squad for the third and final Apex Test match against England. The match will be the series decider and will be played at the Grenada National Stadium from March 24-28. The three-match Apex Series is level 0-0 following a draws in the first Apex Test […]


England Cricket Captain Joe Root Not Brave Enough

That’s all she wrote! England 507/9d & 185/6d West Indies (Target 282) 411 & 135/5 If you are into the slam-bam, thank you mam kind of stuff, the second Test Match played between West Indies and England at the Kensington Oval in Barbados was not for you. The cricket match was slow going but enthralling to the point when the […]


Brilliant Bairstow Century Helps England Rebuild Against West Indies

Jonny Bairstow scored a fine century to lift England on day one of the first Test with West Indies. Having won the toss and elected to bat in Antigua, it looked like being an all too familiar tale for a frequently fragile England line-up. The tourists’ top order collapsed to leave England 48-4 inside 16 overs, however, Bairstow (109 not […]


Squad Named For 1st Apex Test Match And CWI President’s XI To Face England

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the West Indies Men’s squad for the first Apex Test match against England, as well as the CWI President’s XI squad for the four-day warm-up match. The first Apex Test will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium from March 8-12, following the warm-up match at […]


PAHO Director Calls For Rapid Antigen Tests

Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called for countries to prioritize rapid antigen tests for those with COVID-19 symptoms and who are most at risk of spreading the virus. She said it was necessary with COVID-19 surging throughout the Americas and demand for diagnostics at its highest. Dr. Etienne told Wednesday’s weekly news conference […]


West Indies Get Ready For Sri Lanka Test Tour

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel announced the squads for the upcoming Best vs. Best men’s red-ball matches. The panel named 24 players for two three-day fixtures, which will be played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on October 27-29 and November 1-3. The two teams will be led by Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood. The players will use these […]