Sat, 06/30/2012 - 03:23

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – If you asked Samuel Badree what is his dream job, he would tell you being a Physical Education teacher. If you asked the leg-spinner what is his lifelong ambition, he would tell you to play cricket for the West Indies.

In life sometimes dreams do come true. Badree has already fulfilled part of his quest - he is a PE teacher at Barrackpore East Secondary School in Trinidad. The...

Sat, 06/30/2012 - 02:53

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend.

The left-hander said it was crucial the Windies got an early win in the Twenty20 series in order to set the tone for the rest of the tour and also for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka starting in September.

“This is an...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 18:17

FORT LAUNDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Following their recent tough tour of England, West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the first Digicel Twenty20 International of a two-match series starting on Saturday.

They were dogged throughout the tour by unfriendly wet, frosty early spring weather but will exchange this for sunny Caribbean-like temperatures for the weekend’s...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 18:10

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – A shocking batting collapse sent West Indies A tumbling to a disappointing 108-run defeat in the second Digicel One-Dayer on Friday, allowing India A to level the three-match series at 1-1.

Chasing 185 for victory, West Indies A never recovered from the loss of two wickets in the first over and were bundled out for 76 off 27.1 overs at the National Stadium.

They were...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 00:21

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – In what’s being hailed as the first sanctioned cricket matches in the United States, teams from the West Indies and New Zealand will face off in south Florida this weekend.

“It’s always good to be part of history,” said Darren Sammy, captain of the West Indies team. “What will be better for us is if we can win these two games here and create our own history.”

Saturday and...