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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘I Wasn’t Getting The Respect I Deserved’ – Gayle Explains Decision To Stay Out Of IPL Draft

West Indies T20 star Chris Gayle has revealed that he skipped this season’s India Premier League (IPL) draft because he did feel like he was getting the respect he deserved. The 42-year-old has been one of the tournament’s most successful and recognizable players since first appearing at the tournament in 2009.  The batsman, however, struggled to find his way last […]

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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 […]

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Windies Big Four Get Call For England’s Men’s Hundred Game

Four West Indians including Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell and West Indies captain Kieron Pollard are among the big overseas names selected from the Men’s Hundred draft in England. Russell was signed by Manchester Originals, while Pollard has been drafted by the London Spirit. Dwayne Bravo was drafted by Northern Superchargers, while another Trinidadian, Sunil Narine was picked by the Oval […]

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West Indies Set To Play In Florida Against India

The West Indies will play India in Florida for two of their five T20 Internationals during their white-ball home series in July and August of this year. The Indians are set to play three One Day Internationals and five T20 Internationals. It’s understood that the bulk of the series will be in Trinidad and Guyana. Support The Readers Bureau Buy […]

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Test Match Hero Mayers Jumps Amazing 33 Spots In ICC Bowling Rankings

Kyle Mayers, Joshua da Silva ICC rankings vs England 2022 Kyle Mayers proved to be the man with the golden arm as we witnessed his heroics with the ball to help West Indies win the third Apex Test against England. The seamer had remarkable match figures of 27-17-41-7, including a career-best 5-18 in the second innings as West Indies won […]