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Trinidad and Tobago: The Trinis ill-treated their Bajan hosts by handing them a 24-14 thumping to win gold in the Under-19 Boys’ Water Polo final at the 34th CARIFTA Aquatics Championships over the weekend. Comment

CWI board fires selection panel

The new Cricket West Indies Board (CWI) has fired the entire West Indies selection panel and a three-man committee will select the regional team for the upcoming International Council (ICC) World Cup in England starting at the end of May 2019. Comment

Barbados captures regional women’s cricket double

Barbados were crowned West Indies Women’s Twenty20 Blaze and the regional women’s double-crown champions following an unbroken third-wicket stand between world-rated all-rounder Deandra Dottin and West Indies women’s teammate Kycia Knight, which formalized an eight-wicket victory over Guyana at the Guyana National Stadium recently. Comment

Windies new selection policy

Newly elected Cricket West Indies (CWI) President, Ricky Skerrit has announced a “shake-up” of the selection policy which could pave the way for past players like Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, and Sunil Narine who have not featured in in the One-Day International team in recent years to have a chance to play at being selected for the World Cup. Comment

WIPA seeks closer ties with new CWI prez

West Indies Players Association (WIPA) is anticipating a close working relationship with newly elected Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerrit. Comment

Bajan girls triumph

Barbados: Barbados broke an18-18 third quarter tie in the final game by outscoring St Lucia 11-7 in the last session to emerge champions of the 18th annual Jean Pierre Under-16 Regional Netball Competition played this past week last week. Comment

SIX-WICKET WIN

Guyana: Guyana has won its fifth Cricket West Indies Regional Four-day Tournaments (2018-2019) when they defeated Trinidad and Tobago in the last round of matches with a six-wicket win to finish on 154.2 points. Comment

T&T fast bowler cops Andy Roberts Award

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force fast bowler Anderson Phillip has been given the Andy Roberts Award for his promising 2018-2019 season in the recent Regional Four-Day Championship. Comment

Windies legends have a role to play

Newly-elected Cricket West Indies President, Ricky Skerrit says he intends to make sure the region’s legends have a key role to play in Caribbean cricket development. Comment

Barbados retains Super50 Regional title

Barbados retained their Regional Super-50 title by beating archrivals Trinidad and Tobago by 28 runs, in the final round of matches at Enmore, Guyana recently. Comment
Newly-elected Cricket West Indies (CWI) President, Ricky Skerrit says regional cricketers, including former West Indies Captain, Darren Sammy will get the opportunity to represent West Indies. Comments (1)

STARS ‘COLLIDE’

STARS ‘COLLIDE’

PARIS (AP) — When Kylian Mbappe netted France’s final goal in a 4-2 win over Croatia last July, the rising star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final — emulating soccer great Pele. Comment
Within a day of coming into office as Cricket West Indies (CWI), President, Ricky Skerrit has announced that the board has settled their differences with former West Indies coach, Phil Simmons. Comment

Reggae Girlz set to make historic debut at World Cup

Jamaica: The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) said on Thursday that the island’s Reggae Girlz will be one of four newcomers to soccer’s global showpiece, the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which gets underway on June 7, 2019 in France. Comment

Barbados beat St. Kitts

Barbados beat St. Kitts

St Kitts and Nevis: Barbados beat St. Kitts and Nevis 2-0 in a friendly fixture that is part of the Bajans’ preparation for the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Under-17 tournament. Comment

Nicaragua edges Barbados

Nicaragua edges Barbados

Barbados: It was a case of the side that needed it more emerging the winner as Nicaragua edged Barbados 1-0 last weekend. Comment

OUSTED

St Vincent: Former West Indies team manager, Ricky Skerrit is the new president of Cricket West Indies (CWI). His running mate Dr. Kishore Shallow has been elected vice-president. Comment
West Indies excellent performance against England has seen them draw level with eighth-ranked Sri Lanka on points, two months before the team begins its campaign at the ICC 50 overs World Cup in England. Comment

Former West Indies coach sues CWI

Former West Indies cricket coach Phil Simmons is seeking close to US$300,000 from Cricket West Indies (CWI) for wrongful dismissal as West Indies coach. Simmons, the current Afghanistan coach, has claimed damages for more than US$300,000 with a final sum to be agreed at a court date in Antigua on March 26, 2019. Comment

No clash in tourneys

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will no longer clash with the Indian tour of the Caribbean, as the organizers of the CPL have decided to change the dates of the tournament. Comment
West Indies Test and One-Day captain Jason Holder has signed up to play with English county Northamptonshire for several matches of the upcoming summer campaign, the east Midlands club announced last week. Comment
Guyana: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is claiming that the 2018 edition, which took place between Aug. 8 and Sept. 16, raked in US$25,515,816 in Guyana — an 80 percent increase on the 2017 figure. Comment

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