Mon, 12/24/2012 - 04:39

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – West Indies opener Lendl Simmons put an ordinary tour of Bangladesh behind him to stroke an aggressive half-century in the North/South Twenty20 Classic at Queen’s Park Oval here on Thursday.

The right-hander slammed 58 from 50 balls to help propel North to a 68-run victory over South. The series is a warm-up for next...

Mon, 12/24/2012 - 04:38

HOBART, Tasmania – West Indies Twenty20 star Chris Gayle failed again to extend his poor run of form as his Sydney Thunder remained winless in the Australian Big Bash here Saturday.

The left-hander, one of the most prized batsmen in international Twenty20, scored just 13 to set the tone for Thunder’s batting meltdown, paving the way for a 30-...

Mon, 12/24/2012 - 04:29

MELBOURNE, Australia – Despite the presence of several West Indies stars, interest in the Australian Big Bash appears to be waning with television ratings and crowd attendance down from last year, the Melbourne Age has reported.

The glitzy Twenty20 competition, the country’s answer to India’s mega-rich Indian Premier League, is in its second...

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 15:44

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Former skipper Cri-Zelda Brits has been included in a 14-member South Africa Women squad for next month’s limited overs tour of the Caribbean.

The 29-year-old all-rounder, who has played 57 One-Day Internationals and 17 Twenty20s, took an indefinite break from the game last January to focus on her management...

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 05:44

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Young West Indies and Brisbane Heat firebrand Kemar Roach says he was the "spark" who started Ricky Ponting's long spiral towards retirement.

The world's best fast bowlers had become sick of the sight of Ponting, but they suddenly smelled blood in the water after Roach shattered the Australian Test legend's elbow in the...