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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Dowrich, Gabriel rise in ICC Test ranks

Caribbean: West Indies wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich who scored a century in the First Test against Sri Lanka at the Queen’s Park, Oval, Trinidad recently has pushed him up 20 spots in the latest ICC Test batting rankings. Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has moved up one place to 23rd as the highest ranked Windies bowler while Holder also jumped one place to 35th. Comment

Mexico’s faithful wishing for another win

Mexico’s faithful wishing for another win

Caribbean: MOSCOW (Associated Press) — Green-clad fans, many with oversized sombreros as big as their hopes, filled the streets outside St. Basil’s Cathedral, packed the Metro and made the long walk into Luzhniki Stadium. They and millions back home have one wish, a demand really: for Mexico to play that “quinto partido,” the fifth game of a World Cup. Comment

Cricket historian says Windies ‘tide is turning’

Caribbean: Cricket historian, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles believes the “tide is turning” in West Indies cricket. He is contending that the excellence of the “Jason Holder generation” could lead to a revival of the former World Champions. Comment

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Brazil’s World Cup hopes in peril

Brazil: One of the main title favorites, Brazil suddenly sees itself having to come from behind to keep alive its hopes of winning the team’s first world title since 2002 Comment

West Indies batsman Lewis is in Twenty20 top five

Caribbean: Attacking West Indies opener Evin Lewis has climbed into the top five of the ICC Twenty20 batting rankings, but champion off-spinner Sunil Narine has slipped to four places to l8th in the bowling rankings. In the latest rankings released recently, the left-handed Lewis has moved one place to fifth, on 753 rating points. Comment

Barbados rising in FIFA world

Barbados: While much cannot be said of its play on the field, Barbados is quietly moving up the FIFA organizational and administrative ladder by becoming home to the regional training office, then having a national elected as Caribbean boss. Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Trinidad’s Jason Mohammed leads Windies A squad

Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Jason Mohammed will lead a West Indies “A” squad for a Tri-Nation Series in England later this month. Comment

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cricket West Indies marks 92 years in ICC

Caribbean: West Indies cricket recently celebrated 92 years of being a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a Test playing nation. Comment

Sandals is new Cricket West Indies sponsor

Travel: The luxury hotel chain Sandals Resorts is the new major commercial sponsor of West Indies cricket. Comment

WINDIES WINS TEST

Sports: West Indies took the first Test against Sri Lanka in the three-match series by a convincing 226 runs just before lunch on the final day (Sunday) at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bolt loses ninth gold medal

Jamaica: Former Jamaica super star athlete, Usain Bolt would not be getting back his ninth Olympic gold medal. Comment

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