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Colombo, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies went down to Sri Lanka by four wickets in their second ICC Cricket World Cup match on Tuesday night. Batting first after winning the toss on a placid pitch, the Windies rattled up 281-9 off their 20 overs – their highest score on tour so far. The bowlers were however unable to limit the Sri Lanka batsmen who reached 282-6 to win with 15 balls remaining at the refurbished R Premadasa Stadium....

Derby, England, CMC – Chesney Hughes stroked a career-best century to haul Derbyshire out of trouble on the third day of their County Championship Division Two match against Glamorgan.

The 20-year-old left-hander who plays for Anguilla and Leewrad Isalnds, hit an attractive 167 as the hosts finished the day on 380 for eight in their second innings, a lead of 295. Hughes, who got 38 in the first...

Georgetown, Guyana– A confident West Indies team will go into battle against Pakistan on Thursday in the start of the First Digicel Test. The Guyana National Stadium will be the venue for the much-anticipated start of the two-match rubber.

First ball is 10 am (9 am Jamaica Time).

The Windies will be defending a proud record at home against the visitors. Pakistan has toured the Caribbean...

 

Bridgetown, Barbados – Barbados, needing to win to remain in the hunt for a semi final spot, crushed Canada in a domineering rain affected performance.

Dwayne Smith plundered half a dozen sixes and three fours in 66 from 40 balls.

Jimmy Hansra picked up three wickets as the Bajans failed to capitalized on Smith’s power start and ended on 139 for 7 from 20 overs....

St John’s, Antigua – The WICB Digicel Grassroots Grant programme has been heralded by a senior club administrator on the island of Wakenaam, in Guyana as critical to ensuring that the youths develop into competent cricketers.

President of the Wakenaam Cricket Committee Sheik Ahmad said that clubs need assistance in developing facilities as it is a dire necessity in difficult economic times...

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