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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 00:21

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – In what’s being hailed as the first sanctioned cricket matches in the United States, teams from the West Indies and New Zealand will face off in south Florida this weekend.

“It’s always good to be part of history,” said Darren Sammy, captain of the West Indies team. “What will be better for us is if we can win these two games here and create our own history.”

Saturday and...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 00:11

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board President Dr Julian Hunte has labelled the inaugural WICB Under-17 tournament that bowls off Sunday as “another pillar of development” in regional cricket.

The historic 50-over tournament, which will be played in Tobago, will last a week and feature six teams playing through five rounds.

“We are delighted to have finally begun our regional Under-...

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 23:50

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.

The Indian Premier League star entered the four-match limited overs series with a huge reputation but made little impact as West Indies failed to win a single match, in a miserable outing.

“It’s a matter of confidence and I’m feeling quite...

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 17:26

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Richie Richardson said he believes cricket in the United States could be in for “something special” this weekend, when West Indies face New Zealand in the two Digicel Twenty20 Internationals here.

The former West Indies captain, now team manager, is expecting to see a lot of “familiar faces” in the crowd when the...

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 14:35

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – A precious, unbroken 35-run ninth wicket stand between captain Veerasammy Permaul and tail-ender Nikita Miller pulled West Indies A out of a hole and fired them to a tense two-wicket win over India A in the first Digicel one-dayer on Wednesday.

Chasing 191 for victory at the National Stadium, West Indies were languishing at 158 for eight before Permaul and Miller combined to...

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