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USA to play T20s against CPL franchises

USA to play T20s against CPL franchises

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Caribbean Premier League squads will play warm-up fixtures against the USA men’s team in the build-up to this year’s pair of CPL double-headers in Florida on August 5 and 6. The first fixture will involve USA and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on August 2 while Jamaica Tallawahs will play USA on August 3. […]

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W.I-Afghan Series Ends 1-1 After Rain Scuppers Decider

W.I-Afghan Series Ends 1-1 After Rain Scuppers Decider

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Persistent heavy rain forced the abandonment of the decisive third One-Day International between West Indies and Afghanistan here Wednesday night, leaving the three-match series in a 1-1 stalemate. The adverse weather, which started overnight and continued all day, refused to relent for any significant length of time, leaving the Darren […]

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Kohli Backs Decision to Rest Sharma From Windies Tour

Kohli Backs Decision to Rest Sharma From Windies Tour

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The decision to rest Rohit Sharma from India’s upcoming limited-overs tour of the West Indies was a “smart” one, according to the captain Virat Kohli, who stressed the need to monitor the opener’s fitness after a “massive hip surgery”. India are going to the Caribbean for five ODIs and a T20 international immediately after the Champions […]

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BREAKING: Darren Sammy sacked as West Indies Cricket Captain

BREAKING: Darren Sammy sacked as West Indies Cricket Captain

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darren Julius Garvey Sammy has been dropped by the West Indies Cricket Board as captain of the regional team, of which he first took the reigns in 2010. The 32-year-old all-rounder from Dugard has been one of the most successful leaders of the West Indies cricket team in all three formats of the game. He […]

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Saqlain boost for Windies spinners

Saqlain boost for Windies spinners

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

In West Indies cricket news, West Indies cricketers are getting ready for the forthcoming India tour in right earnest with former Pakistan off-spin master Saqlain Mushtaq conducting a spin bowling clinic before the subcontinent tour where spin is expected to play an important role. Head coach Ottis Gibson felt the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) […]

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Flights to be won at Caribbean Unite Fun Day today

Flights to be won at Caribbean Unite Fun Day today

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean News, the APD Committee’s Caribbean  Fun Day 2013 will be held on 1 September at Blagdons Cricket Club, Beverly Way, New Malden, Surrey KT4 4PU.  All are invited to come down and have a great post carnival fun day. Music by the popular GT soundman Mr Marlon, music by the veteran steelband Ebony […]

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Clive Lloyd – Honour and Reward in the Caribbean

Clive Lloyd – Honour and Reward in the Caribbean

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a recent conversation with friends, someone posed the question as to whether Clive Lloyd has ever been given a knighthood. I explained that the closest commendation that he has ever received in this regard was that of Commander of the British Empire (CBE). However, in 1985, he was also awarded Officer of the Order […]

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Winston Davis Benefit Match brightens Bristol

Winston Davis Benefit Match brightens Bristol

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The brilliant weather experienced by Britain this year, though frowned upon by some who complain it’s too hot, is largely appreciated by most, particularly Caribbean folk. With average Caribbean weather coming in at 70+ degrees Fahrenheit, this warm summer is a blessing for most of us ‘Sun Babies’. Caribbean cultural, social and sports promoters all […]

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Painting the Wind: The ambition…of a Caribbean man

Painting the Wind: The ambition…of a Caribbean man

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Painting the Wind: The ambition and frustration of a Caribbean man Every now and again, a book comes along that will be kept near to hand and will end up very dog-eared by constant use. Such a book is Ian McDonald’s A Cloud of Witnesses published by The Caribbean Press.  It is a collection of […]

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Bravo learning the tricks from Dhoni

Bravo learning the tricks from Dhoni

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who was named the team’s captain for the ICC Champions Trophy, is learning a thing or two from India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Playing under Dhoni for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, is coming to be a learning experience for the West Indian. “The way MS […]

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