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Could Windies’ Joshua Replace Dow In The First Test?

I say the train is coming baby I say the train is coming now I say the train is coming baby I say the train is coming now So long I’ve been waiting, waiting for you, oh yeah Now the time has come, when it’s between you and me, oh Lord — Ken Boothe Cricket fans and pundits are ‘waiting […]

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Fast Bowler Shannon Gabriel Returns Fit And Ready

Shannon Gabriel has reclaimed his position in the 15-member West Indies Test Squad after recovery from an ankle injury and a sterling performance in the two inter-squad warm-up matches in Manchester. A veteran of 45 Tests since his debut at Lords in 2012, Gabriel is among the ‘men of speed’ who will go to ‘war’ against England in a three-match […]

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Windies Cricket Pioneer Sir Everton Weekes Dead At 95

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed. He was the last of the famous Three Ws — which included his other illustrious team-mates Sir Frank Worrell and Sir Clyde Walcott. Cricket West Indies (CWI) has paid tribute to the Windies batting icon who died at his home in Barbados. “He had an amazing legacy as a great cricketer […]

EDITORIAL

Dave Cameron A Worthy Candidate For ICC Chairman’s Position

It has recently emerged in the press that Mr. Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron, former President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), will be seeking nominations to serve as chairman of cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). We have always maintained that to fill any vacant job position; it should be the person with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities […]

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Roberts – Hetmyer A Batsman Of The Future

Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts has posited that young rising star batsman Shimron Hetmyer opting out of the Windies tour of England is a missed opportunity for the 23-year-old left-hand batsman. Roberts also argued that the decision not to go on the tour was foolhardy. Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, and Keemo Paul were three of the players who […]

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Cricket West Indies Set To Get Corporate Governance Report Mid-July

The five-member task force, led by Senator Don Wehby, which has the responsibility of producing a Corporate Governance Report, will make their submission to Cricket West Indies by mid-July, according to a press report. The task force report, initially due in May was delayed as members requested a push back of the deadline. Wehby told Radio Jamaica Sports that additional […]

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Did Kraigg Brathwaite Earn His Spot In The Windies Squad?

The West Indian Squad is already in England doing a dress rehearsal for the big game coming up on July 8. However, some cricket pundits are still assessing the squad and making their judgment. One of the questions still being asked is whether Kraigg Brathwaite had done enough to warrant his position to even be on a reserve list, let […]

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Will Windies Top Order Fire Or Sputter In England?

The top-order batting for any team is the primary driving force in winning cricket matches. If opening batters hit their straps past the early period of an inning, then at the back end, it becomes easier for the team to dominate. Moreover, this would put bowlers in an attacking rather than defensive mindset. When England toured the Caribbean last year, […]

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Will Windies Pacers Make The Englishmen Jump?

Jump, jump You should know, you should know that ahhh Kris Kross is not having anything today As we stand there totally krossed out We commence to make you Kris Kros It’s now over a year since team England visited the Caribbean. They played back then, three Tests, five One Day Internationals (ODIs), and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. The […]

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What Will Windies Stay At Home Players Miss?

The Windies touring party touched down in England nearly a week ago to begin their historic Test series in what is dubbed a “bio-secure” environment. They are the first international sports team to arrive in the UK since the COVID-19 lockdown started in March. The three-match Test series, slated originally to begin on June 4, will now start on July […]