Tag: West Indies

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

Master Blaster Expressed Disappointment At Windies World Cup Performance, Questions Players’ Commitment

Sir Vivian Richards has questioned the commitment of the current crop of West Indies players and has expressed his disappointment at the team’s performance and early exit from the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia. This latest embarrassment from the two-time world champions has not gone down well with the Master Blaster, who won two ICC World Cup titles with […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

All Eight Squads Unveiled For CG United Super50 2022

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed the players who will compete in the CG United Super50 Cup after all eight teams finalized their squads. The 50-over tournament will bowl off in Antigua on Saturday, 29 October, with a match between the Leeward Islands Hurricanes and the West Indies Academy at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS). […]

SPORTS

Campbell slapped With 4 Year Doping Ban

West Indies and Jamaica batsman John Campbell has been slapped with a 4-year ban for evading, refusing, or failing to submit to sample collection” by JADCO on April 20, 2022.   The decision, a copy of which has been seen by Radio Jamaica Sports, came Friday evening from the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel. Campbell’s ban, according to the 18-page decision, will […]