Sun, 04/15/2012 - 05:50

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Australia won the toss and chose to bat against West Indies on the opening day of the second Digicel Test on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Oval.

Both sides have made two changes.

For the Windies, Kieran Powell and Shane Shillingford replace new vice-captain Kirk Edwards, who has been sidelined with an injury to...

Sat, 04/14/2012 - 16:20

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jonathan Carter was on the verge of a maiden first-class hundred and Barbados were in sight of a first innings lead before brought an early close to the Final of the Regional 4 Day Tournament on Saturday.

Carter, a 24-year-old left-hander, fashioned an accomplished, unbeaten 96, as Barbados overcame some early hiccups to cruise to 197 for...

Sat, 04/14/2012 - 15:33

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – West Indies captain Darren Sammy was confident his side would vigourously pursue a series-levelling victory over Australia in the second Digicel Test, which opens on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Oval here.

The Windies dominated the Australians for most of the first Digicel Test, only to lose control on the last two days and plunge to a...

Sat, 04/14/2012 - 02:44

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad — Windies veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul has moved up to fifth on the batting list of the International Cricket Council Test player lists after his unbeaten 103 in the first innings in Barbados.

Chanderpaul, who won the prestigious ICC Player-of-the-Year award back in 2008, made his 25th Test century and jumped three places in the rankings. The 37-year-old was removed for just 12...

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...