October 14, 2019

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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By Stephan Shemilt From BBC Sport at Lord’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final, Lord’s New Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42 England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50 England win after super over Scorecard England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for […]

Cricket: West Indies coach Richard Pybus turns a deaf ear to agitators

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By Ali Martin From The Guardian West Indies’ interim head coach, Richard Pybus, claims to have a near Zen-like focus leading into Wednesday’s first Test despite his recent appointment causing the latest round of political infighting in the Caribbean. After three years as director of cricket the Englishman returned as a high performance director last […]

Cricket: WICB chief executive officer to quit in October

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From Guyana Chronicle WEST Indies Cricket Board’s chief executive Michael Muirhead will step down from his position after a four-year stint in the role.Muirhead’s contract was up for renewal on October 14, but he has opted to quit the WICB. Muirhead, who had replaced Ernest Hilaire, the WICB CEO in 2012, said he had helped […]

Cricket: Deandra Dottin: The explosive Caribbean

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By Paulami Chakraborty From Cricket Country A successful shot putter and discus and javelin thrower at young age, Dottin went on to become one of the most successful all-rounders produced by the team that has given cricket some of the most spectacular all-time greats. A major architect behind West Indies‘ triumph in ICC Women’s World […]

‘Champion’ Dwayne Bravo packs a Caribbean punch

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By Kathakali Chanda, From Forbes India Dwayne Bravo may be the man of the moment, but the West Indian cricketer has had a career full of many such highs and his share of lows Dwayne John Bravo is a busy man. Days after his team won the ICC World Twenty20 (T20) in the most dramatic fashion, the […]

T20 champions to face England Women in ODI series

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From Jamaica Observer ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Twenty20 World champions West Indies Women will turn their attention to the 50-over format when they clash with England Women in a five-match One-Day International series this October in the Caribbean. The West Indies Cricket Board on Monday confirmed the two sides would meet in a series […]

World T20: Jamaica PM joins Caribbean leaders in congratulating victorious West Indies

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IANS From First Post Kingston: Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said the unprecedented achievements of the West Indies cricket teams in winning three titles this year should be a source of motivation for the region. Holness is the latest Caribbean prime minister to heap praise on the West Indies cricketers after they won both […]

Virat Kohli Awarded ‘Man of the Tournament’ in World T20

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By PTI From The New India Express OLKATA: India’s premier batsman Virat Kohli was deservingly awarded the ‘Man of the Tournament’ for his brilliant performance in the ICC World T20, that concluded, here tonight. This is the second successive time Kohli has won the award, after he was also named as the player of the […]