KINGSTON, Jamaica - Forty-six-year-old Errol Halstead, a higgler of Lot Glades district, Caymanas Bay, St Catherine has been missing since the first week in December last year.
Halstead is of brown complexion, slim build and about 5-feet-6-inches tall.
Reports from the Central Village Police are that Halstead was last se ...more »
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — West Indies star Marlon Samuels, still riding the waves of a sensational rebirth of his international career, has signed with the Melbourne Renegades for the second season of the Big Bash League.
Samuels joins former Sri Lankan off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan as the Renegades' overseas players for the season.
Renegades coach, Simon Helmot said Samuels will be a welcome addition to the top of the order that includes the openers Aaron Finch and Daniel Harris.
"He'll provide much-needed firepower at the top of the order and brings a certain X-factor to the team," Helmot told ESPNcricinf.
"His quality right-arm 'offies' [off-spin] and excellent fielding combine to make him a genuine all-rounder.
Samuels is fresh from a successful World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, where he finished the overall third-highest run-scorer with 230 with three 50s at a strike-rate of 132.94.
His game-changing 78 off 56 balls in the final helped set up West Indies' title win. In fact Samuels, 31, was the only significant contributor in the West Indies' modest 137-6 before Sri Lanka collapsed under the pressure of the final to be bowled out for 101.
"Marlon provides a huge boost for the team in all facets of the game," said Helmot, "... and we can't wait to see him in Renegade red this summer."
The Renegades had a forgettable opening season in the BBL last year, losing five matches and finishing second from bottom.
The club signed fast bowler Brendan Drew last month from Adelaide Strikers.
SAMUELS... has signed with Melbourne Renegades
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