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First Meeting Of Caribbean Premier League Cricket Committee Convened In Jamaica

PJ-PattersonThe newly-appointed Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Cricket Committee, chaired by former Jamaica Prime Minister, The Most Honourable PJ Patterson, held its first meeting in Jamaica where key issues were discussed, the CPL plans and progress were presented and decisions were taken pertaining to the inaugural Tournament which starts on 30 July in Barbados. 

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Gayle undisputed gorgon of T20 game

gayle 11West Indies cricket will never be without its records. Neither will West Indian society be without its mysteries. Cricket and its love of creativity; West Indies and its search for integrity, are as inevitable as ‘south’ of Obama is Republican.

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Windies women win series

After they managed to score only 191 for 9 in their 50 overs, West Indies defended their modest target led by medium-pacer Tremayne Smartt’s figures of 2 for 26 from her 10 overs and four run-outs.

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Gayle, the all-round best

ChrisGayleAPphotoTHE reaction to Chris Gayle’s bombardment in Bangalore last Tuesday was global and suitably awe-struck. It might have been a Twenty20 match for a franchise team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and against quite ordinary bowling but the imposing Jamaican left-hander’s unbeaten 175 off 66 balls (passing 100 on the way from 30 deliveries) was extra special, the kind of performance that transcends its particular sport.  

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Guyana stuns Jamaica to reach final

Guyana teamGROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Gutsy Guyana withstood a devastating assault from superstar Chris Gayle to stun Jamaica by six wickets and book a spot in Sunday’s Caribbean Twenty20 final against defending champions Trinidad and Tobago.

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Chris Gayle scores fastest century in history of cricket

gaylefast100WEST INDIES cricketer Chris Gayle today set a new record for the fastest century in the history of professional cricket in all forms, with a 30-ball century for his team Royal Challengers Bangalore, playing in the Indian Premier League.

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Samuels, Warne in big bust-up - Jamaican suffers nasty blow from Malinga bouncer

MELBOURNE, Australia - A nasty on-field confrontation with star Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne yesterday plunged West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels into controversy yet again.

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Digicel Announced as Major Sponsor for Caribbean Premier League

Digicel9The Caribbean Premier League has signed global telecommunications company and long term West Indies Cricket sponsor Digicel as a major sponsor of the newly formed CPL which will host its inaugural tournament in July and August.

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GUYANA - Permaul confident experienced Guyana can deliver big

shivnarine chanderpaulGEORGETOWN - Guyana believe they have the perfect package to deliver the Caribbean Twenty20 title, three years after winning the inaugural championship.

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WICB on mission to mend fences

davecameron6ST. JOHN’S – Newly elected head of the West Indies Cricket Board Whycliffe “Dave”Cameron says that repairing the somewhat strained relationship between the board and its players is high on his agenda as one of the more pressing issues to be addressed during his first few months in office.

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Windies bow to Bangladesh

DHAKA – Another inept batting display sent erratic West Indies to a depressing two-wicket defeat in the final One-Day International (ODI) yesterday, gifting Bangladesh a morale-boosting 3-2 win in the five-match series.

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Cameron elected WICB President

Dave-Cameron4BRIDGETOWN— Jamaican businessman Dave Cameron was yesterday elected president of the West Indies Cricket Board, beating incumbent Dr Julian Hunte in a close vote at the Annual General Meeting in Barbados.

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Chanderpaul elated at test achievement

9m5elvt1DHAKA, Bangladesh, Thursday November 15, 2012 – Shiv Chanderpaul said Wednesday he was thrilled to score his second Test double century and also draw level with Sir Garfield Sobers on the all-time West Indian list of century-makers.

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WICB beats WIPA in court

Wavell-Hinds-1The High Court in Trinidad and Tobago has ruled in favour of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) in their long-running case with regional players union, WIPA, regarding the contentious issue of the Memorandum of Understanding and Collective Bargaining Agreement (MOU/CBA) which governed the relationship between the two bodies.

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WIPA to sue WICB over Provident Fund millions

From 2007 to now, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has failed to supply the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) with full details of the pension fund for former and current cricketers known as the Provident Fund as stipulated in their agreement.

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Shane Shillingford destroyed the Zimbabweans

Shane-Shillingford-00ROSEAU, Dominica, March 22, 2013 – Shane Shillingford would perhaps like to travel the world with the Windsor Park track in tow. He has now taken 20 wickets in two matches at his Roseau, Dominica home ground and today his five for 24 led West Indies to a series clinching innings and 65 runs victory over a hapless Zimbabwe who were routed for 141.

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Ganga: Mandela changed my life

Former Trinidad and Tobago cricket captain Daren Ganga had a life-changing experience in 1999 during the West Indies tour of South Africa.

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Windies seek to extend unbeaten run

BRIDGETOWN - West Indies plan to extend their unbeaten run in test to six consecutive wins when they meet Zimbabwe here today in the first of two test matches that wrap up their Caribbean tour.

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Gayle, Samuels in ICC World T20 team

l COLOMBO - Outgoing Sri Lanka captain, Mahela Jayawardene was named skipper of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) team of the World Twenty20 tournament, yesterday, one day after his side were beaten in the final by a rampant West Indies.

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Windies collar jaded Zimbabwe to sweep series

simmons-batsAntigua—West Indies were hardly stretched as they completed a 2-0 series win against Zimbabwe with a 41-run cruise in the second T20 match in Antigua yesterday.

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West Indies wins World T20

West_IndiesA disciplined West Indies lived up to their favourite status to capture the ICC World Twenty20 title with a 36-run victory over host Sri Lanka in the final in Colombo, Sri Lanka, today.

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