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Sat, 11/05/2011 - 07:00

North Sound, Antigua – Veerasammy Permaul did not have a bright start to his captaincy of the West Indies A Team. First he lost the toss in the opening Digicel 'Test' then he lost his two opening batsmen cheaply to Bangladesh A fast bowler Robiul Islam.

West Indies were reduced to 11 for 2 Kyle Corbin dismissed for a duck in the 2nd over and Rajendra Chandrika for 9 in the 4th over to leave the home side...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 17:31

Delhi, India, CMC/IANS – West Indies are confident of playing competitively when their tour of India opens on Sunday with the first Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium here.

First ball is 9.30 am (12 midnight Eastern Caribbean Time/11 pm Saturday Jamaica Time).

The Windies are riding high on a Test series win on foreign soil for the first time in eight years, following their successful trip...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 17:23

Delhi, India CMC/IANS – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson said the hype around Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international hundred could make it tough for the batting maestro.

Gibson tried to deflect questions about Tendulkar being on the verge of scoring his 100th international century.

“I was not aware of the milestone and haven’t thought much about it,” he said. “But I feel if there is too much hype, it...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 17:01

Lauderhill, Florida, CMC – Former West Indies stars Lance Gibbs and Lawrence Rowe are part of a newly-formed committee to help promote and market the game in Broward county.

Gibbs, the legendary off-spinner and Rowe, the outstanding top-order batsman, are part of the Cricket Advisory Committee which has been formed by Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness to attract top-quality matches to the Central...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 16:47

Delhi, India, CMC – V.V.S. Laxman said India’s three-Test series is the beginning of their campaign to regain the World Number1 status.

The Indian batting stylist was speaking before he headed to Delhi for the first Test of the series, starting on Sunday. First ball is 9.30 am (12 midnight Eastern Caribbean Time/11 pm Saturday Jamaica Time).

“After the dismal series in England, the Tests against...

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