Thu, 04/05/2012 - 15:15

Bridgetown, Barbados — Former West Indies fast bowling legend Joel Garner is backing the West Indies to do very well against Australia in the upcoming Digicel Test Series. The first Test bowls off on Saturday at Kensington Oval.

Garner, who is President of the Barbados Cricket Association and Director of the West Indies Cricket Board, delivered the feature address at the official launch of the Digicel...

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 03:12

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - Australia’s selectors are still undecided about the pace attack for the first Test against the West Indies.

Out of the seven bowlers on tour, only Mitchell Starc is out of the running to play the series opener at Kensington Oval on Saturday.

The other six named in the three-day game...

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 02:58

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - Opener Shane Watson expects Australia to peak in their upcoming Test series despite an underwhelming start to their tour match in the Caribbean.

From 81 for two, Australia collapsed to 214 for nine in their first innings in reply to the West Indies Cricket Board President's XI's 201 at Bridgetown. It was Australia's...

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 02:52

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD - T&T and West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons may appear in the UWI T20 finals for Ceramic Merryboys today, ending his long lay off since injury.

President of Merryboys cricket club Patrick Rampersad said Simmons has been advised to take it easy with his injured finger but he may take a knock in the final for...

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 17:19

Bridgetown, Barbados — West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson has a growing feeling that the team he is building will be a force to be reckoned with in as they face higher ranked opponents in the coming months.

Speaking ahead of the Windies training session at Kensington Oval on Wednesday, Gibson said the upcoming Digicel Test Series against Australia will be a major event in the long-term development of several young players...