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Thu, 09/22/2011 - 16:53

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced the West Indies One Day International and Test squads for the tour to Bangladesh.

Denesh Ramdin has returned to both the ODI and Test squads while off spinner Shane Shillingford returns to the Test squad along with rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite. Keiran Powell, the Nevisian left handed top order batsman has also been included in...

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 15:55

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – Xavier Gabriel was named the only uncapped regional One-day player in the Windward Islands’ 14-member squad for next month’s Regional Super50 in Guyana.

Chairman of the Windwards Selection Panel Julian Charles said they have decided to choose an experienced squad for this competition in the hope of going all the way and winning.

“We believe...

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 06:48

London, England CMC – West Indies got down to business on Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.

Coach Ottis Gibson remained confident about the visitors’ chances, although the side has been forced to travel to England without a number of leading players.

“As a coach you want your best...

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 06:37

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Ryan Hinds has been axed as Barbados captain for the upcoming WICB Regional Super50 competition and next year’s WICB Regional first-class championship.

In an unprecedented move, the Barbados Cricket Association have appointed separate captains for the two competitions, naming West Indies batsman Kirk Edwards for next year’s first-class championship, and...

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 19:48

London, England – Nkrumah Bonner set foot on the historic Kia Oval cricket ground for the first time on Wednesday and immediately felt a difference. The 22-year-old dreamed all his life of one day having the opportunity to play at one of the game’s most historic venues and even though it was just a training session, he could feel the occasion.

The leg-spinning allrounder is on his first...

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