Clive Lloyd appointed West Indies chief of selectors

Pakistan’s batsman Shoaib Malik plays a side shot off South Africa’s bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
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Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd has been appointed chief of cricket selection panel by the West Indies Cricket Board. Other members on the panel are former West Indies captain and fast bowler Courtney Walsh, former West Indies wicket keeper batsman Courtney Browne, former West Indies fast bowler Eldine Baptiste, head coach Ottis Gibson and the team captain as a non-voting member. Director of Cricket Richard Pybus announced that Clive Lloyd had been contacted for two years to head the panel. The directors of the West Indies Cricket Board removed Clyde Butts and Robert Haynes from the panel at a meeting on July 12 in Antigua.

Lloyd played 110 Test matches and 77 One-day Internationals between 1966 and 1985. He has been a West Indies coach, manager and board director and presently serves on the WICB’s debriefing panel, which assesses the team’s performance following series and tours.

Barbados Tridents defeat Trinidad & Tobago Redsteel

Trinidad & Tobago Red steel won the toss against the Barbados Tridents and Barbados Tridents took first strike and scored 174 runs for five wickets after their 20 overs. Samuel Badree removed the inform Dwayne Smith and after 5.4 overs, opener William Perkins was caught and bowled by Badree. Shoaib Malik’s consolidated knock of 35 runs from 38 balls boosted the Tridents’ innings.

Raymond Reifer Slams 65 not of 41 balls

The left-handed Raymond Reifer blasted away at the Red Steel’s bowling scoring 65 not out off 41 balls. He shared a partnership of 69 runs with Kieron Pollard who scored 34 runs from 15 balls with four fours and two sixes. Tridents’ innings ended at 174 runs for five wickets after 20 overs. Trinidad & Tobago Redsteel’s Samuel Badree was the most economical with two wickets for 20 runs off four overs. Kevon Cooper was the most expensive bowling four overs for 44 runs without taking any wickets.

Jason Holder wrecks T&T Red steel

As the momentum builds in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament, the Barbados Tridents are showing their qualities as fast bowler Jason Holder ripped through the Red Steel batting as they slumped to 44 for four in the fifth over with Holder taking all four wickets. T&T Red Steel were bowled out for 105 in 16.5 overs. Jason Holder four for 27 and Rayed Emritt three for 23 did the job for the Tridents. Barbados Tridents won by 69 runs.

WEST INDIES SQUAD FOR THREE ONE-DAY INTERNATIONALS

The West Indies team is schedule to play Bangladesh in three One-day Internationals, two in Grenada and one in St. Kitts. The Grenada games are set for Aug. 20 and 22 and the St. Kitts game for Aug. 25. The West Indies squad comprises: Dwayne Bravo [Captain], Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Nikita Miller, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Darren Sammy and Lendl Simmons.

Limacol Caribbean Premier League Tournament points

Barbados Tridents – 12 points

Guyana Amazon Warriors – 12 points

Trinidad & Tobago Redsteel – 12 points

Jamaica Tallawahs – 12 points

St. Lucia Zouks – 4 points

Antigua Hawksbills – 2 points

Note: Points standing are up to Aug. 12, 2014

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