Sat, 04/14/2012 - 02:12

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Cricket fans in Australia are surely as happy as those in the Caribbean that the once-great West Indies appear to be on the path back to the top. Only England and Australia can claim to have contributed more to cricket's history than the West Indies and the competition with Australia is a rivalry surpassed only by the Ashes.

But unlike the love-to-hate 'em nature Australia has with...

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 23:23

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Donovan Pagon and Brenton Parchment hammered half-centuries, but left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn’s five-wicket haul kept Barbados in the Final of the Regional 4 Day Tournament on Friday.

At the close of a competitive opening day at Sabina Park, the Jamaicans were fighting back on 266 for eight, after they lost four wickets for 32 runs, slumping...

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 15:24

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Expect “something special” from Darren Bravo during the upcoming second Digicel Test, starting on Sunday at the historic Queen’s Park Oval.

The gifted left-hander was confident and in a positive frame of mind, as he prepared to play his first Test on home soil.

The 23-year-old, along with his...

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:06

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Narsingh Deonarine made a successful return to international cricket with the ball, as he played a crucial role in West Indies' fight-back against Australia on the final day of the first Digicel Test on Wednesday.

The West Indies batsman and part-time off-spinner was recalled to the team for his first Test in two...

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 09:54

KINGSTON, Jamaica – For Jamaica and Barbados, the two most successful sides in the modern West Indies first-class championship (from 1966), the Final of this year’s Regional 4 Day Tournament, starting on Friday at Sabina Park, will have extra-special meaning.

Jamaica are seeking to become the first regional territory to solely win five straight Regional 4 Day...