Cricket

Blackwood axed

Friday, May, 25 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Veteran Devon Smith's sensational form in the last regional first-class season proved too difficult to ignore, and selectors have picked him in a 13-man squad to face Sri Lanka in the three-Test series next month. Read More

It was important to step up, says Russell

Friday, May, 25 2018    

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell said Wednesday it had been important to play his role as a senior member of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) side after helping them beat Rajasthan Royals and inch closer to Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL)... Read More

Jaguars confident of competitive season

Friday, May, 25 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Four-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars made little addition to their squad during a low-keyed Professional Cricket League draft here Wednesday, but remained confident of a successful outing in the upcoming domestic campaign. Read More

Ailing Kohli to miss English county games

Friday, May, 25 2018    

New DELHI, India (AFP) — India captain Virat Kohli yesterday pulled out of a month-long stint with English county Surrey because of a neck injury and is now in a race to be ready for his country's tour of... Read More

Russell leads Knight Riders past Royals

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

KOLKATA, India (AFP) — Jamaican Andre Russell and skipper Dinesh Karthik helped Kolkata Knight Riders knock Rajasthan Royals out of this cricket season's Indian Premier League with a 25-run win in the eliminator yesterday. Read More

Brathwaite strikes, but Bravo's CSK reach IPL final

Wednesday, May, 23 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Carlos Brathwaite struck his Indian Premier League (IPL) career-best score, but it was not enough to prevent table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad from going down by two wickets to Dwayne Bravo's Chennai Super Kings in the first play-off game here... Read More

Full series still on schedule, assures Grave

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive Johnny Grave says no decision has been taken to reduce matches for Sri Lanka's three-Test tour of the Caribbean. Read More

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England. Read More

Buttler grateful for Warne's guidance as England Test recall looms

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia may regret Shane Warne's latest encouragement of a talented English cricketer if Jos Buttler's return to Test duty proves a success. Read More

Sri Lanka Caribbean series in danger of losing a Test

Monday, May, 21 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Next month's tour of the Caribbean by Sri Lanka could be reduced to two Tests, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said. Read More

MEMORIES BY THE SCORE — Chris Dehring

BY ROBBIE ROBINSON | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Being a successful sportsman as well as an equally successful high-profile entrepreneur in one lifetime is a most unusual phenomenon. Some may dare suggest that the two things are incompatible. Read More

Brathwaite's long wait ends in defeat to Narine's KKR

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite's near six-week wait for action in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ended in defeat yesterday, as leaders Sunrisers Hyderabad slumped to a five-wicket defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders... Read More

Garner hails cricket as 'force for good' ahead of fund-raising T20

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies legend Joel Garner has added his voice to those supporting the massive goodwill effort to rebuild stadia affected by the passage of deadly hurricanes Irma and Maria last September. Read More

Disastrous day for Bravo as CSK slump to shock defeat

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

DELHI, India (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a day to forget as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) plunged to a shock 34-run defeat to bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. Read More

Injury puts Afridi in doubt for Windies contest

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — A knee injury is expected to rule Pakistan star Shahid Afridi out of the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International against West Indies at month-end. Read More



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