Wed, 05/16/2012 - 04:24

LONDON, ENGLAND - One of Test cricket's oldest prizes will be up for grabs once more from tomorrow, when England and West Indies meet at Lord’s to contest the Wisden Trophy, now in its 49th year. Only the Ashes and the Frank Worrell Trophy have been in existence for longer.

John Wisden and Company donated the Wisden Trophy to Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the West Indies Cricket Board in...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 04:17

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - Forget the biting cold conditions that will have the ball swinging prodigiously, and the hard work which awaits them – Shane Dowrich and Randall Hoyte can’t wait to get to England.

The two Barbadian cricketers departed the island on Monday evening, bound for Lancashire, where they do stints with two English club teams...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 04:10


KINGSTON, JAMAICA - Honorary secretary of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), Fritz Harris, yesterday hailed the launch of a West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/Digicel Grassroots Programme in Jamaica as historic.

The programme, which bowled off at Boys' Town Cricket Club's Collie Smith Drive headquarters, will see youngsters between...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 04:02

LONDON, ENGLAND - The West Indies captain says his side has competed against India and Australia and now need to start winning.

They may be missing several of their leading players, have been beaten in the warm-up game, written-off in the media and up against the No 1 rated Test team, but West Indies captain Darren Sammy has warned England...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:59

LONDON, England – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has urged his pacemen to opt for patience over exuberance in the seamer-friendly English conditions.

Speaking ahead of Thursday’s start of the opening Test at Lord’s, Gibson said rather than trying to conjure up brilliant deliveries, his bowlers needed to be consistent in line and length and...