Cricket

Bangladesh still winless after rain wrecks T20

Umpires (from left) Joel Wilson, Nigel Duguid and Peter Nero in discussion with a member of the
ground-staff during the Dhaka Bank T20I West Indies v Bangladesh at Warner Park in
Basseterre, St Kitts, on Wednesday. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Only 28 deliveries were possible as rain wrecked the one-off Twenty20 International between West Indies and Bangladesh here Wednesday night. Bangladesh were cruising at 31 without loss after 4.4 overs when heavy rain swept across Warner Park at 8:17 pm, driving pl ... Read More

Richie Richardson Sir Richie anticipating Windies domination in Test series
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — West Indies team manager Sir Richie Richardson has backed the reg ... Read More

England’s Joe Root is
clean-bowled by India’s
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
during their One Day
International cricket
match at the SWALEC
cricket ground in Cardiff,
Wales, yesterday.
(PHOTO: AP) India crush England to take 1-0 lead in ODIs
CARDIFF, United Kingdom (AFP) — Suresh Raina's dynamic century laid the platform for world cha ... Read More

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell (right) congratulates captain AB deVilliers of South Africa on victory
during their match in the One-Day international tri-series which includes Zimbabwe at the Harare
Sports Club, yesterday. (PHOTO: AFP) Cramping AB de Villiers powers South Africa past Aussies
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — A magnificent unbeaten century from a cramping AB de Villiers carried ... Read More

Court orders Lalit Modi's passport to be restored

Thursday, August 28, 2014    

MODI… stands banned for life by the
BCCI for rigging IPL auction bids, bullying
franchises. (PHOTO: AFP)

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi can return to India after the Delhi High Court asked for his passport to be restored yesterday. Modi has been living in London since 2010 and his passport was revoked in 2011 for financial irregularities related to the Twenty20 tournament. However, Modi managed to stay in England since there was no court order asking for his extradition. The Delhi High Court said Modi's passport should be restored since materia ... Read More

Morgan’s ton pilots Domtar into Wray & Nephew Masters T20 final

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, August 27, 2014    

Delroy Morgan (right) of Domtar Sports Club acknowledges the applause of teammates and fans
after scoring a delightful 100 not out off 63 balls in the semi-finals against Wray All Stars at
Kensington Cricket Club on Sunday. (PHOTO: LLOYD BROOKS)

FORMER Jamaica opening batsman Delroy Morgan scored an unbeaten century to lead defending champions Domtar Sports Club to a 69-run win over Wray All-stars in their semi-final encounter of the 2014 Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Masters Twenty20 cricket competition at the Kensington Cricket Club on Sunday. The win for Domtar will see them facing 2012 champions Mico Masters in what should be a thrilling grand finale, after Mico Masters chalked up an easy nine-wicket win over St Thomas Eag ... Read More

WI cricket stars sign ownership deal for new Canadian T20

Wednesday, August 27, 2014    

TORONTO, Canada (CMC) — Four of the biggest names from the West Indies cricket team have signed a deal making them coowners in the new Canadian Premier League Twenty20 set for next year. They are one-day captain Dwayne Bravo, Test captain Denesh Ramdin, opening batsman Kieran Powell and former captain and veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul. The deal arrives ahead of the countdown to the inaugural North American league tournament scheduled to commence on August 1, next year. “I fully su ... Read More

West Indies hammer Bangladesh to sweep the series

Wednesday, August 27, 2014    

Denesh Ramdin hits a big six against Bangladesh at Warner Park, on Monday.
(PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo entered the record books with blistering centuries as West Indies brushed aside Bangladesh by 91 runs to complete a clean sweep of the three-match One-Day International series here Monday night. Ramdin roared to 169, while Bravo smashed his way to 124 in a record-breaking double century partnership that powered West Indies to 338 for seven from 50 overs at Warner Park. Half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal and captain Mushfiqur Rahim ... Read More

Sri Lanka level series 1-1 after thumping Pakistan

Wednesday, August 27, 2014    

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer yesterday to level the three-match series 1-1. Sri Lanka recovered from 194-6 to post a commanding 310-9 in their 50 overs after electing to bat, before dismissing Pakistan for 233 in 43.5 overs in the day-night match in Hambantota. Pakistan had won the first match at the same venue by four wickets last week. The decider will ... Read More

Three uncapped players in Windies women training squad

Wednesday, August 27, 2014    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) —Three uncapped players have been named on a squad of West Indies women cricketers to attend a training camp from today ahead of the home series against New Zealand Women. The uncapped players are Shamilia Connell, Hayley Matthew and Jodian Morgan who will train with the squad until September 8 in Barbados and St Kitts. Connell is a quick bowler from Barbados; Matthew also plays for Barbados as an off-spinning all-rounder and specialist bat Morgan plays for Jamai ... Read More

St Elizabeth edge Kingston in Kingston Wharves U-15 thriller

BY SHERDON COWAN | Tuesday, August 26, 2014    

Grantly Stephenson (in glasses), chairman and CEO of Kingston Wharves, presents his company’s Under-15 Cricket Championship Trophy to joyous members of the St Elizabeth team after they defeated Kingston by one run in the Kingston Wharves Under-15 cricket final at Kensington Cricket Club yesterday. (PHOTO: MICHAEL GORDON)

ST Elizabeth captured their fifth Kingston Wharves Under-15 title with a thrilling one-run win over Kingston in the final at Kensington Cricket Club, yesterday. Captain Roberto Simpson with figures of three for 29, ensured that his team closed out the competition's 25th anniversary in style as they restricted Kingston to 123 all out. Scores: St Elizabeth 124 all out (31.3 overs); Kingston 123 all out (43.2 overs). Kingston won the toss and inserted St Elizabeth, who were off to a useful start ... Read More

Results of final will stand, says CPL

Tuesday, August 26, 2014    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The results of the final of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents will not be reversed or declared null and void, organisers have announced. CPL's Cricket Tournament Committee, headed by former Jamaica Prime Minister PJ Patterson, made the ruling following a protest from Amazon Warriors, the beaten finalist. Warriors lost the rain-hit game by eight runs via the Duckworth/Lewis method but had complained that th ... Read More

Benn eyeing first T20 in four years

Tuesday, August 26, 2014    

All rounder Darren Sammy during warm-ups on Sunday morning at Warner Park. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Combative left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park tomorrow. Benn, 31, has not featured in the Windies set-up since 2010 when South Africa toured West Indies. However, he was recently recalled to the Test scene following a protracted period on the sidelines, picking up 14 wickets in three matches ... Read More

Aussies thrash Zimbabwe by 198 runs in first ODI

Tuesday, August 26, 2014    

Australia's Nathan Lyon, centre, is congratulated by teammates Shane Watson, left, George Bailey, second left, and Steve Smith,
second right. (PHOTO: AP)

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — A brutal onslaught by Mitchell Marsh and George Maxwell carried Australia to a crushing 198-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first game of a One-Day triangular series yesterday. Marsh stroked 89 from 83 deliveries after coming in at number three, while Maxwell hammered a 46-ball 93 as the pair added 109 runs for the fourth wicket in just nine overs to help Australia post 350 for six in their 50 overs. In reply, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 152 in 39.3 overs, with ... Read More



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