Cricket

Carter, Rampaul top performers as Tridents secure first win

RAMPAUL...
starred with
ball for
Tridents

BANGALORE, India (CMC) — Prolific Jonathan Carter and pacer Ravi Rampaul stared with bat and ball, respectively, as Barbados Tridents defeated Northern Districts by six wickets to conjure up their lone victory in the Champions League T20 here yesterday. Carter posted a steady 30, while Rampau ... Read More

ICC announces fixtures for World Cricket League
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CMC) — With a little more than three weeks to go for the Pepsi World C ... Read More

EMRIT... outfielding
let us down in every
single game Poor fielding affected Tridents campaign, says Emrit
BANGALORE, India (CMC) — Skipper Rayad Emrit has conceded that poor fielding severely affected ... Read More

...Narine leads KKR into CLT20 semis
HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Off-spinner Sunil Narine carried his tournament tally of wickets to 1 ... Read More

Narine's action reported to CLT20 organisers

Tuesday, September 30, 2014    

NARINE...
reported for
having a
suspected
illegal action.

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Umpires in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 have reported West Indies mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine for having a suspected illegal action. The report, which relates specifically to his faster delivery, was lodged by on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Chettithody Shamshuddin, along with third umpire Kumar Dharamsena, following Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) 36-run victory over Dolphins at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium yesterday. Trinidadian Narine has so far pi ... Read More

Carter eyeing more runs with Golden Bat in mind

Tuesday, September 30, 2014    

CARTER... It has been
a nice experience so
far; there is still one
more game to go and
I am just hoping to tip
it for the Golden Bat

MOHALI, India, CMC — Jonathan Carter says he will be targeting another big score in Barbados Tridents' final game of the Champions League Twenty20 today, as he looks to get his hand on the Golden Bat. Despite Tridents' poor showing in the tournament, the left-hander has been in excellent form with 173 runs from three innings, including a superb unbeaten 111 not out against Cape Cobras last week. The Golden Bat is awarded to the batsman with the highest aggregate. Carter followed up his ... Read More

Dottin shines again but Windies lose in Super Over

Monday, September 29, 2014    

West Indies
Women’s
Deandra Dottin
on the go during
her top score of
54 against New
Zealand Women
in the final
Twenty20
International in
St Vincent, on
Saturday.
(PHOTO: WICB
MEDIA)

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — A splendid half-century from Player-of-the-Series Deandra Dottin was not enough as West Indies Women went down to New Zealand Women via a tense Super Over, to concede their three-match Twenty20 International series here Saturday. Set 112 for victory at Arnos Vale, West Indies recovered from a position of 21 for three in the fifth over to tie the scores at the end of the regular innings, thanks mainly to Dottin's superbly controlled top score of 54. However ... Read More

Smith fails, Bravo flickers but Chennai still win handsomely

Monday, September 29, 2014    

Dwayne Smith

BANGALORE, India (CMC) — West Indies one-day captain Dwayne Bravo played a minor role while opener Dwayne Smith failed again, but Chennai Super Kings did just enough to beat Perth Scorchers by 13 runs and edge closer to a semi-final spot in the Champions League Twenty20 here Saturday. Sent in, Chennai overcame a terrible start to post 155 for six off their 20 overs and then produced a clinical bowling performance to restrict Scorchers to 142 for seven at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. With ... Read More

Sammy named in St Lucia training squad for Windward Islands championship

Monday, September 29, 2014    

Darren Sammy

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy heads a list of 34 players called up by national selectors here to prepare for next month's Windward Islands senior two-day championship. Sammy is a member of the West Indies one-day team which left the Caribbean Saturday for India for a five-match tour, which also includes one Twenty20 International, and which runs from October 8-22. The Windward Islands championship runs from October 30 to November 5 here. Johnson C ... Read More

Findley ton in vain as rain halts St Elizabeth vs Hanover cricket match

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter | Monday, September 29, 2014    

Findley ton in vain as rain halts St Elizabeth vs Hanover cricket match

RAIN forced a no-result in yesterday's third-round Zone A game between hosts St Elizabeth CA and Hanover CA at Manley Horne Park in the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) All-island 50 overs competition. However, before the premature curtailment to the game, reduced to 25 overs per side because of a delayed start due to a damp pitch, former national left-handed batsman Shawn Findlay shone brightly with 100 not out in St Elizabeth's 225-9. Hanover were 75-3 off 10 overs when the rain came. St El ... Read More

Tridents beaten but not disgraced, says Haynes

Monday, September 29, 2014    

MOHALI, India (CMC) — Head coach Desmond Haynes believes Barbados Tridents have done themselves and the entire Caribbean proud despite their elimination from the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 tournament here. The Barbados-based outfit - who represented the region after winning the Caribbean Premier League - suffered their third straight defeat against Hobart Hurricanes yesterday at the PCA Stadium, but Haynes said they were not outplayed nor disgraced. "One thing we demonstrated here ... Read More

Dottin a new and improved player, says Moseley

Sunday, September 28, 2014    

DOTTIN…
abandoned her
all-out attacking
style in favour of
a controlled
approach

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) -- Assistant coach Ezra Moseley believes Deandra Dottin's new measured approach is a reflection of her recent maturity as a player and says this will be a big boost to the West Indies Women's team. He was speaking against the backdrop of Dottin's outstanding all-round performance in the second Twenty20 International against New Zealand on Thursday which spurred West Indies to a seven-wicket victory at Arnos Vale here. Dottin took three for nine from her four overs o ... Read More

'The games are on,' says JCA

Sunday, September 28, 2014    

Courtney Francis (standing left), JCA’s chief executive officer, and Humbert Davis, first vicepresident
for the National Association of Domino Bodies, observe a game of dominoes being
played by youngsters of the JCA Under-15 training camp at Sabina Park last week.
(PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)

WHILE the chikungunya virus has forced the postponement of several matches in the country's top-flight club football, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) All-island 50-overs competition has kept rolling each weekend. Yesterday saw the playing of the rescheduled Zone D clash between Lucas CC and Melbourne CC at Nelson Oval in east Kingston. Today brings a full slate of matches across all zones. "Yes, the games are on," said JCA chief executive officer Courtney Francis when asked about this we ... Read More

Good sense plus give and take

Saturday, September 27, 2014    

WICB President Dave Cameron (left) and WIPA President Wavell Hinds during the signing ceremony at the Accra
Beach Hotel in Barbados on Thursday. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

No matter that West Indies are ranked eighth by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Test match cricket. They are still expected to easily beat Bangladesh. Once that job was done in August/September — efficiently in three One Day Internationals as well as two Test matches -- there wasn't a lot left to say. Of far more note in the long-term interest of West Indies cricket was the new "watershed" Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed last ... Read More



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