Fri, 10/21/2011 - 13:12


St John’s, Antigua –The West Indies Cricket Board has offered contracts to 26 players for the year October 2011 – September 2012.

All players have signed their contracts.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is returned as the only player with a Grade A contract as was the case in the previous contract year (October 2010 – September 2011).

Fidel Edwards, Ravi Rampaul and Marlon Samuels have...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 12:49

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Not a ball was bowled in the two Group-A matches on Friday in the Regional Super50 tournament.

This country’s notoriously fickle weather dumped several millimetres of rain on the capital, disrupting the competition and forcing both matches to be abandoned.

Joint defending champions Barbados were down to face Windward Islands at...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 06:27

Chittagong, Bangladesh, CMC – Captain Mushfiqur Rahim stroked an attractive, unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh kept West Indies busy in the field on the opening day of the first Test on Friday.

The little right-hander played some bold shots in his 68 to fire his side up to 255-4 at the close, after they opted to bat first at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

Opener Tamim Iqbal batted patiently...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 22:36

Chittagong, Bangladesh -- Bangladesh were 74-1 at lunch on the opening day of the 1st Test match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on Friday.

The one wicket to fall was left-hander Imrul Kayes who was caught by keeper Carlton Baugh off pacer Ravi Rampaul. At the break, opener Tamim Iqbal was playing well on 32 not out. Bangladesh suffered a blow when left-hander Shahriar Nafees was forced...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 22:24

Chittagong, Bangladesh – Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first on the opening day of the 1st Test match against West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on Friday.

All-rounder Nasir Hossain and left-arm spinner Elias Sunny were handed their first Test caps for Bangladesh while teenaged right-handed opener Kraigg Brathwaite earned a recall for the West Indies.