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Skerrit bids to unseat CWI president

Former St. Kitts cabinet minister and West Indies team manager, Ricky Skerrit is throwing his hat in the ring to unseat Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron at this month’s elections in Jamaica. Comment

SMASHING GAYLE

SMASHING GAYLE

Chris Gayle scored the fastest half-century by a West Indian in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) last week, to take the West Indies to a seven-wicket victory over England to share the Colonial Medical Insurance Cup 2-2 in the five-match series. One match was abandoned because of rain. Comment

Windies woman sets record

Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed became the first West Indies Women player to compete in 100 Twenty20 Internationals when she played in the team’s recent comprehensive 71-run victory overs hosts Pakistan in Dubai. Comment

Matthews leading Bajan women cricket

Barbados: At only 20 years of age she already commands a major place in the West Indies Women cricket team holding the rank of vice-captain, so it is a natural progression that Barbadian Hayley Matthews takes up the helm of her island’s team. Comment

Gayle returns to Windies ODI squad

Veteran hard-hitting opener Chris Gayle has been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) 14-man squad for the first time in seven months for the first two games of the five-match series against England later this month. Comment
Barbados: The footballing link between Barbados and Argentina has been made stronger with a signing of an agreement that should see the two-time World Cup winning South American nation sharing its expertise with the island. Comment
West Indies Captain Jason Holder and fast bowler Kemar Roach have moved up in the latest ICC Test rankings released recently. Comment

Windies Women loses ODI series

West Indies Women recently suffered a series defeat to Pakistan in the historic three-match ICC One-Day International (ODI) Championship (2-1) in Dubai. Comment
West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been banned slapped with a four-match One-Day International (ODI), by cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), after being found guilty of player abuse. Comment

England wins final Test match

England avoided a whitewash when they beat West Indies in the final of the three-Test series by 322 runs in four days. Comment

West Indies in tough World Cup T20 group

Defending champions West Indies will open the defense of their title against New Zealand, in the highly anticipated edition of next year’s men’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. Comment

CPL tourney starts in September 2019

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will bowl of this year’s edition from Aug. 21 to Sept. 27, with the opening round of matches taking place in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana. Comment

TWENTY20 CHAMPS

TWENTY20 CHAMPS

West Indies Women clinched the three-match Twenty20 series (2-1) against Pakistan in the final T20 at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium a week ago. Comment

Talented Bajan runner gets US break

Barbados: The young Barbadian runner, Kyle Gale, who almost broke an Usain Bolt record, but for a technicality last year has now earned himself a four-year full athletics scholarship worth $37,000 annually with Kansas State University. Comment

Persaud honors Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday

People: The New York State Senate on Tuesday commemorated the 100th birthday of Jackie Robinson, during Black History Month, with a resolution introduced by Brooklyn Sen. Roxanne J. Persaud. Comment

WINDIES CRUSHES ENGLAND

A revitalized West Indies team reclaimed the coveted Wisden Trophy for the first time in a decade after they produced another relentless display to crush a bewildered England by 10 wickets inside three days of the exciting second Test last weekend in Antigua. Comment

WI captain dedicates Test victory to Alzarri Joseph

West Indies cricket captain Jason Holder on Saturday dedicated the Caribbean sides’ humiliation of England in the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua to fast bowler Alzarri Joseph and his family. Comment

Holder tops ICC all-rounder rankings

Captain Jason Holder has become the first West Indies all-rounder since the iconic Sir Gary Sobers nearly half a century ago, to top the ICC all-rounders rankings. Comment

Weymouth shoots to top

Barbados: Not only have Weymouth Wales revived their winning ways, but the Barbados Football Association Premier League defending champions appear set to make a true fight for their third championship in a row. Comment

CPL boasts of 200 million viewers

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is boasting of growth during the 2018 season with combined broadcast and digital viewership of over 200 million for the first time since the tournaments history. Comment
Barbados: The boys from Weymouth Wales are breathing a sigh of relief following their 1-0 victory over Paradise that snapped a run of four straight defeats in the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League 2018-2019 season. Comment

Team Jamaica takes two wins at invitational

Jamaica: Out of many, won! The Jamaica National team celebrated two victories at the annual Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge, held at The Armory in Washington Heights on Jan. 26. Both of the island nation’s women’s and men’s teams competed in the 4 x 200-meter relay race — coming in first place. Comment

Holder only West Indies player in ICC Test XI

All-rounder Jason Holder is the only West Indies player selected to the ICC teams-of-the-year. Comment

CCC crowned T20 University Champs

The Combine Campuses and Colleges (CCC) were crowned champions of the inaugural World University T20 competition when they defeated Oxford University in the final at UWISPEC in St Augustine, Trinidad last Sunday. Comment

RECORDS TUMBLE

RECORDS TUMBLE

West Indies crushed England by 381 runs with a day to spare in the first Test at Kensington Oval, Barbados last week — as records tumbled. Comment

CWI blanks Desmond Haynes

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has once again blanked legendary opener Desmond Haynes- this time by-passing him for one of the three assistant coach spots for the West Indies team in the current England tour of the Caribbean. Comment

CWI prez slammed over new West Indies head coach

Cricket West Indies (CWI) director Enoch Lewis has slammed President Dave Cameron over the recent appointment of West Indies team head coach Englishman Richard Pybus. Comment
Jamaica: Jamaican-born New York legislators Assemblyman Nick Perry and Senator Leroy Comrie presented citations to Jamaica’s Reggae Girl Nicole McClure, who was a special guest of the Queens-based Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB), at its 25th anniversary launch, at the Jamaica Consulate in midtown Manhattan on Jan. 8. Comment

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