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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...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 14:16

St John’s, Antigua – West Indies A Team captain Veerasammy Permaul believes that with support of the senior players in the team and a total team effort he can lead the regional side to victory over Bangladesh A in the First Digicel ‘Test’ at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds.

“I’ve played with most of the players in the team already and I’m comfortable with them, we have a good understanding and I am...

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 14:02

St John’s, Antigua – Exciting fast bowler Shannon Gabriel is one of a few Trinidadian players who have found it challenging to command a place in their national team but who have been making strides further afield.

All rounder Imran Khan is not a member of the regular Trinidad and Tobago limited overs teams but has played for the West Indies A Team. Off spinner Sunil Narine has played only two First Class...

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