Cricket

Bravo snatches key wickets as Super Kings win easily

Dwayne Bravo

BANGALORE, India (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo failed with the bat but picked up two wickets as his Chennai Super Kings brandished their batting might to beat Dolphins by 54 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 here yesterday. Asked to bat first at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, S ... Read More

Windies domination of NZ shows development, says Campbell Windies domination of NZ shows development, says Campbell
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — West Indies Women's performance in the just concluded four-match ... Read More

Jermaine Blackwood (PHOTO: COURTESY OF
WICB) Keep going, Jermaine!
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Holmwood Technical High School's former shining star, Jermaine Blackw ... Read More

WEHBY... this professional structure will
revolutionise cricket in the region Franchise system will revolutionise regional cricket — Wehby
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Regional business executive and director of the West Indies Cricket Boa ... Read More

Bittersweet farewell as Breese ends Durham career

Monday, September 22, 2014    

BREESE

LONDON, England (CMC) — Former Jamaica captain Gareth Breese brought the curtains down on his 10-year career at Durham in style, striking the winning runs to help the English County side beat Warwickshire and capture the Royal London Cup one-day title here Saturday. The 38-year-old Breese showcased every last ounce of his vast experience as he combined with England all-rounder Ben Stokes to carry Durham to their target of 166, winning by three wickets in extremely gloomy conditions at Lor ... Read More

Top student athletes to benefit at Courtney Walsh Awards for Excellence

Sunday, September 21, 2014    

Students Mark Parchment of Munro College and Janell Dalberry of St Jago High School receiving the first Excellence Awards established under the umbrella of the prestigious Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence in 2013.

Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence as an honour for which young, up-andcoming athletes should strive and build character, CHASE has been inviting selected schools to attend the award ceremony. The organisation has taken this a step further by, last year, establishing an award to recognise two outstanding students (a male and female) at the secondary education level, under the umbrella of the annual Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence. This year’s staging of the event is scheduled to take ... Read More

Breese steers Durham to English county One-Day Cup

Sunday, September 21, 2014    

BREESE

LONDON, England (AFP) — West Indies all-rounder Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his career with Durham as the north-east side won a tense English county One-Day Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord's yesterday. Durham only needed 166 to win after dismissing Warwickshire for 165. But, with conditions remaining overcast throughout the day at 'headquarters', they lost seven batsmen in the process before Breese hit the winning runs in a three-wicket victory. Breese, who played ... Read More

Mohammed secures career-best spot, Dottin back in top 10

Sunday, September 21, 2014    

Cricket ball

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has climbed to a career-best second spot, while stroke-maker Deandra Dottin has returned to the top 10 of the batting rankings, in the latest ICC One-Day International Player rankings announced yesterday. Mohammed jumped seven places to be just behind her top-ranked teammate Stafanie Taylor, following her outstanding performance in the just concluded four-match ODI series against New Zealand in St Kitts. The right-armer finished wit ... Read More

New first-class season will improve Windies, says WICB president

Sunday, September 21, 2014    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Dave Cameron says he expects the new franchise-based first-class season to significantly improve the fortunes of the senior West Indies team. The season, which is scheduled to bowl off in November, will see franchises replacing the traditional territorial sides in a new professional set-up. "I am very, very excited. What I would like to do is get the players to work as soon as possible, so the tournament can be very, ... Read More

Selman, Taylor help Windies steal last-over win

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

West Indies Women pose with the winners’ trophy after defeating New Zealand in the fourth One-Day International
yesterday, to sweep the series 4-0 at Warner Park. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/ASHLEY ALLEN)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Seamer Shakera Selman bowled a brilliant last over as West Indies Women snatched a thrilling four-run victory over New Zealand Women to complete their sweep of the four-match One-Day International series at Warner Park here yesterday. Chasing 215 for victory, New Zealand Women looked the likely winners when Rachel Priest top-scored with 74 and captain Suzie Bates struck 68, in an opening stand of 114. They were still cruising at 176 for two in the 39th over w ... Read More

WICB, WIPA ink new 'watershed' agreement

Saturday, September 20, 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)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) hailed as a critical turning point in West Indies cricket were inked on Thursday between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players' Association (WIPA). President Dave Cameron signed on behalf of the WICB, while WIPA president Wavell Hinds penned the deal for the players' association during a ceremony at the Accra Beach Hotel in Barbados. Hinds has hailed t ... Read More

JCA All-Island Limited-Overs cricket continues today

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Kensington opener Horace Miller ondrives during his unbeaten
half-century against Lucas in the JCA ODI competition at
Kensington Oval on Sunday. (PHOTO: LA ACTION)

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) All-Island Limited-Overs competition rolls on this weekend with the second round of matches today. In Zone A, Hanover CA meet Trelawny CA at the Elgin Town Community Centre, while at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium, St James CA battle St Elizabeth. In Zone B, Manchester CA host St Catherine CA at the Manchester High playing field, while Kingston & St Andrew CA welcome GC Foster to Maxfield Park. In another Zone B encounter, St Catherine CC and visi ... Read More

Lloyd pleased with new Windies players

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

LLOYD… made 110 Test
appearances. (PHOTO: WICB
MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the West Indies cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led the team during the 1970s and 1980s, has singled out opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite, who was adjudged man of the series which West Indies won two-nil. The Barbadian batsman scored a double century in the first Test which the regional side won by 10 ... Read More

Prince speaks out over alleged racist incident

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South African batsman Ashwell Prince tries to avoid a bouncer on the first
day of the second and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium. (Photo: AFP)

LONDON, England (AP) — South African batsman Ashwell Prince says his on-field dispute with an opponent during a county championship match in England is being investigated by authorities because of "racial connotations". Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale was banned for two matches after being reported by umpires for his part in an altercation with Prince, who plays for Lancashire. A disciplinary hearing has been convened after the England and Wales Cricket Board made a formal complaint about G ... Read More



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