January 27, 2021

Sammy has no problem playing with disgraced Steve Smith

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From St Lucia Times West Indies cricket star Darren Sammy says he has no problem playing with disgraced former Australia skipper Steve Smith in the Global T20 Canada tournament, the Toronto Star has reported. According to the publication, Sammy and Smith were the top two players drafted by the Toronto Nationals, one of six teams […]

Cricket: Australia beat West Indies

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From dna India Caribbean Tri-series: Glenn Maxwell’s smashing knock sends Australia in final Chasing a competitive target of 283, Australia’s Glenn Maxwell smacked an unbeaten 46 off mere 26 balls. (AFP) Wed, 22 Jun 2016-02:22pm , Melbourne , ANI Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has said he was left ‘speechless’ by Glenn Maxwell’s quick-fire knock against […]

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 […]

Fire in Babylon fades as West Indies face a new reality

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By Gideon Haigh From THE AUSTRALIAN They all play basketball now. Or football. Or T20. Sad isn’t it? They should set up some academies. They should pick some kids and get Viv in to talk to them. Yeah, wasn’t he great? Did you see that film? Cool huh? For a long time, it seems, people […]

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 […]

Phillip Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25/Windies pay tribute/Israeli cricket umpire killed by ball

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From BBC Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match in Sydney. Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he passed away in hospital, never regaining consciousness. Hughes, who also played for Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcestershire, was […]