Kieron Pollard To Lead Bloem City Blazers In South Africa
Kieron Pollard, the West Indies all-rounder, has been named as captain of the Bloem City Blazers for the inaugural T20 Global League starting in South Africa in November. The explosive player has had several involvements in leaderships roles, and has previously captained the Mumbai Indians (IPL) and recently the... Read more
Sri Lanka Qualify For World Cup After Windies Lost To England
Sri Lanka have qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after the Windies lost the first ODI against England at Old Trafford on Tuesday. With 30 September 2017 set as the cut-off date for automatic qualification for the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over tournament, the Windies (78 points) now cannot... Read more
Shamarh Brooks To Lead Windies “A” Against Sri Lanka “A”
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies announced on Tuesday a 13-member West Indies “A” squad for the first two “Tests” of their home series against Sri Lanka “A” next month. Only two members of the squad – vice-captain Vishal Singh and left-arm fast bowler... Read more
Preity Zinta Acquires Ownership Of Stellenbosch Kings In T20 Global League
Cape Town – Following the recent announcement of the new T20 Global League, Stellenbosch franchise owner, Preity Zinta, today revealed the team’s new name and logo at a luncheon in the heart of the Cape Winelands, at the prestigious Val de Vie Estate. Well-known Bollywood actress and Indian Premier... Read more
Faf Du Plessis To Lead Proteas In All Three Formats
The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa (CSA) today approved the recommendation of the National Selection Panel to appoint Faf du Plessis as captain of the Standard Bank ODI squad with immediate effect. He takes the place of AB de Villiers who had resigned as the captain. Du... Read more
Warriors Did Not Play To The True Potential: Krishna Arjune
By Ravi Madholall in Toronto Former Guyana opening batsman Krishna Arjune firmly believes that Guyana Amazon Warriors did not play to their true potential at the Eliminator stage after they were beaten by six wickets to Trinibago Knight Riders (TKR) Thursday evening at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy Stadium,... Read more
James Anderson Claims Top Spot In Test Rankings
England’s James Anderson (above) holds the ball that took his 500th Test match wicket. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images England pace bowler James Anderson has grabbed the top spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after his superb effort in the third and final Test at Lord’s helped England... Read more
Windies Announce T20 Squad To Face England
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies today named a 13-member Windies squad for the NatWest International T20 scheduled for Saturday, September 16 at the Emirates Riverside, Durham. The squad reads: • Carlos Brathwaite (Captain) • Ronsford Beaton • Chris Gayle • Evin Lewis •... Read more
Windies Names ODI Squad For Current UK Tour
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies today named a 15-member Windies One-Day-International (ODI) squad for the current Tour of England. Squad: 1. Sunil Ambris 2. Devendra Bishoo 3. Miguel Cummins 4. Chris Gayle 5. Jason Holder (captain) 6. Kyle Hope 7. Shai Hope 8.... Read more
Sunil Dhaniram Backs Guyana Amazon Warriors For CPL Title This Year
By Ravi Madholall in Toronto Having missed out on the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 title on a number of occasions, the Guyana Franchise team is getting support from Sunil Dhaniram that they can cross the hurdle in this year’s edition which bowls off on Friday. Dhaniram, who featured... Read more