Thu, 05/24/2012 - 19:14

Let’s call it Gaylic, shall we, the language of the modern, supranational, jet-setting Twenty20 cricketer. It is almost universal now, cricket’s version of Esperanto if you like, and it doesn’t matter whether it is IPL, BPL, Big Bash or the original, the Friends Life t20, the language is the same — cash is the game — and the building blocks of this new language are taken from its founder, the...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 06:35

Nottingham, England – Denesh Ramdin said the confidence in the West Indies team remained high and they will be aiming to keep the series alive, when the second Test against England opens on Friday at Trent Bridge.

The Windies wicketkeeper/batsman said the visitors strongly believed that they could rebound from a five-wicket defeat in the first...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 03:29

DUBAI - World number one Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in the opening Lord's Test against England last weekend.

The veteran left-hander has now moved to 878 rating points, 57 clear of second placed South African batsman AB...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 03:19

Bridgetown, Barbados – Tino Best had a spring in his step as he prepared to join the West Indies team on their tour of England. 

The 30-year-old fast bowler left on Tuesday to join the squad as an injury replacement for Shannon Gabriel, who has returned home to Trinidad & Tobago, after suffering a back injury during his Test debut at Lord’s earlier this week.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 12:24

St John’s, Antigua – Barbadian fast bowler Kevin McClean has been named by the West Indies Selection Panel to replace his countryman Tino Best in the West Indies A squad for the First Digicel ‘Test’ against India A at Kensington Oval starting June 2.

Best was called up to the West Indies Test Squad on tour in England as replacement for injured pacer...