Tag: West Indies Cricket

British cricketer Adrian St John killed in Trinidad

British cricketer Adrian St John killed in Trinidad

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A promising young British cricketer has been shot dead in an apparent armed robbery while on holiday in the Caribbean, according to reports. Adrian St John, 22, is understood to have died in Trinidad over the weekend. West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle tweeted: ‘Such sad news to hear. My condolences to his family & […]

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West Indie’s Dwayne Bravo goes viral with ‘Champion’

West Indie’s Dwayne Bravo goes viral with ‘Champion’

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

After putting in a spectacular all-round performance (three wickets and 25 runs) in the World T20 final against England, 32-year old Dwayne Johnson Bravo is now hogging the headlines for another spectacular performance—a full-throated paean ‘DJ Bravo Champion’, that he recorded well before the Windies dispatched either England or India back to pavilion. Global success […]

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Chris Gayle – Six Machine: I Don’t Like Cricket, I Love It

Chris Gayle – Six Machine: I Don’t Like Cricket, I Love It

| April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gayle adorns the cover of his hotly anticipated memoir, which goes on sale in June. Except for his continued headline-making batting prowess on the international stage with his Windies teammates, we haven’t heard much from superstar sportsman Chris Gayle since ‘Blushgate’ became the scandal that ate the world. But we knew it was only a […]

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Cricketer Chris Gayle crosses line into sexism

Cricketer Chris Gayle crosses line into sexism

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has landed himself in a firestorm of criticism after he hit on Australian sports reporter Melanie McLaughlin during a live television interview. McLaughlin was keen to talk to Gayle about his batting performance — he had just made 41 runs off a mere 15 balls during his innings for the T20 (limited […]

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Windies cricket needs an overhaul: Lara

Windies cricket needs an overhaul: Lara

| October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Indies batting great Brian Lara would not like to take up some role in the West Indian cricket administration in the near future, Lara was of the view that his involvement either as a mentor or coach of the West Indies team wouldn’t make much difference to the side. “Nothing can be done at […]

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An Audience with Fmr Windies Cricketer John Shepherd

An Audience with Fmr Windies Cricketer John Shepherd

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guardians of our Heritage: An Audience with Former West Indian Cricketer John Shepherd Friday 23rd October 2015, 6.30 – 9.30 Barbados High Commission – 1 Great Russell Street London WC1B 3ND As part of Black History Month celebrations, the Alleyne School Alumni Association (UK) and Friends are hosting an audience with former West Indian Cricketer […]

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Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day returns to Birmingham

Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day returns to Birmingham

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket news. It’s back the ever popular Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day. Organised by the multitalented Sports promoter, Sted Wallen a.k.a widely known as one of the nicest men in cricket, the Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day is expected to attract thousands of cricket enthusiasts from around the Midlands and elsewhere. […]

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Likkle but We Still Lost…Jamaican Tallawahs vs. Amazons from Guyana

Likkle but We Still Lost…Jamaican Tallawahs vs. Amazons from Guyana

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was a perfect day for cricket. CaribDirect arrived on scene one hour before match time on July 12th to watch the Jamaican Tallawahs face the Guyanese Amazons, held at their final home Hero Caribbean Premier League game here at Sabina Park, on Sunday. The area was packed with excitement, noisemakers, Jamaican flags and fans […]

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Richards calls for support to Test cricket

Richards calls for support to Test cricket

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many think he could have been world’s most successful batsman in the shortest format of the game like the Twenty20 version of the game, but West Indies great Viv Richards remains an ardent follower of Test cricket even now. “Test cricket is the ultimate examination for any cricketer. I believe ICC in collaboration with various […]

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Big Indian presence in CPL 2015

Big Indian presence in CPL 2015

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket. The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCL) in India might have prevented its players from playing in overseas domestic Twenty20 cricket tournaments, but there is likely to be a huge Indian presence in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) that runs from June 20 to July 26 this year. First of all […]

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