February 23, 2019

Cricket; Hope, Headingley: a miracle

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By Mark Nicholas From espn cricket info Impossible, simply impossible. In all of West Indies cricket history nothing can have been quite so gloriously scatty, unlikely, improbable and, yes, let’s go there, as impossible as the victory achieved by Jason Holder’s team at Headingley. Only one team stands above them on the list of fourth-innings […]

A loss beyond measure

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By Mark Fajgenbaum From Trinidad Express The following is a guest column in tribute to the late West Indies cricket commentator/writer Tony Cozier: It is no loose hyperbole to describe the death of Tony Cozier last week as perhaps the single, most devastating loss inflicted on West Indies cricket, either on or off the field […]

Guyana-born cricket commentator weighs in on West Indies cricket disputes

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By David Harris From News America Now Special To NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 29, 2016: Guyana-born cricket commentator Joseph “Reds” Perreira is calling on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the members of the regional team to devise a better way of settling disputes. “West Indies’ cricket is going through […]

Chris Gayle fined in Big Bash League reporter ‘sexism’ row

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From BBC West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has been fined A$10,000 ($7,200; £4,900) by his club for “inappropriate conduct” after he asked a TV reporter for a date in a live interview. Gayle was speaking to journalist Mel McLaughlin during a Big Bash League T20 match in Hobart on Monday. “To see your eyes for […]

For West Indies Test cricket to be saved from extinction, major reform is needed

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By Tim Wigmore From The Guardian UK If the West Indies Test side continues to flounder in Australia and beyond, it is not only the West Indies Cricket Board who should consider themselves culpable Allan Border had played seven series against the West Indies. Six had been lost, and one drawn. This time would be […]

Fast bowlers wanted [in West Indies]

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By Tony Cozier from Trinidad Express Caribbean pitches not encouraging pacers It is a puzzle that has gone unsolved for a couple of decades. Attempts to crack it involve mainly, but not only, the quality of pitches. At their meeting in Barbados last weekend, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) directors charged the cricket committee to […]

ESPN Caribbean Presents Match-day Highlights of the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League

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Hour-long Programme for all 30 matches from July 11 to August 16 ESPN Caribbean will present full highlights of all 30 matches in the region’s premier Twenty20 tournament, the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The hour-long highlights programme, as well as the delayed knockout matches for the Semi-Finals and Finals, will air on the […]