Mon, 09/03/2012 - 10:58

Bridgetown, Barbados — West Indies Captain Darren Sammy downplayed talk of his team being “favourites” for the upcoming International Cricket Council’s T20 World Cup. The skipper said his only focus at this stage was the team’s preparations and readiness for the event in Sri Lanka.

“We have been hearing a lot of talk about us being favourites, but we don’t really see ourselves as favourites. We see...

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 16:09

Bridgetown, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board successfully completed the hosting of its second annual Medical Conference over the weekend in Barbados.

The WICB Medical Conference was inaugurated in 2011. The debut conference was also held in Barbados. The WICB Medical Panel was formed out of the inaugural conference in 2011.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:37

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC-President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Julian Hunte has lauded the quality of the just ended WICB Under-19 tournament and says the future of the sport in the region is bright.

The WICB President says he was also impressed by the number of centuries scored as well as the emergence of a number of young fast bowlers.

Shai Hope of Barbados recorded four centuries...

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 15:06

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul has been named in the International Cricket Council’s Test Team of the Year, the only West Indies player included in the 12-man squad.

The 38-year-old, who averages 50 from 144 Tests, was included following a purple patch of form that saw culminated in his rise to the number one batsman in the ICC rankings back in April.


Thu, 08/30/2012 - 14:52

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC- West Indies off spinner Sunil Narine is among four cricketers shortlisted for the International Cricket Council emerging player of the year award, the ICC announced on Thursday.

The 24 year old Trinidadian who made his test debut in June this year has been named with three other shortlisted nominees -New Zealand’s Doug Bracewell, Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal, and Australia’s James...