Thu, 04/19/2012 - 17:42

St John’s, Antigua — President of the West Indies Cricket Board, Dr Julian Hunte, has showered the Jamaica cricket team with praise following their record-breaking performance to capture this year’s Regional 4 Day title.

The Jamaicans won the region’s most prestigious cricket title when they had a superb come-from-behind triumph in the final...

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 17:38

Port-of-Spa in, Trinidad — The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel has called up left-hander Assad Fudadin to squad for the third Digicel Test against Australia at Windsor Park in Dominica.

He comes in for leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo. Middle-order batsman Kirk Edwards, who was in the squad for the Second Digicel Test, has not...

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 13:29

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Persistent rain spoiled a West Indies run chase at 53-2 in pursuit of a target of 215 in 61 overs against Australia as the second Digicel Test ended in a draw on Thursday. Showers arrived 30 minutes before tea and there was no more play possible on the fifth and final day at Queen’s Park Oval.

Captain Darren Sammy’s unbeaten 30 off 26 balls ignited West Indies’ bold charge after...

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:23

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach captured two wickets just after lunch on the fifth and final of the third Digicel Test as the West Indies kept Australia’s batsmen on the backfoot.

The 23-year-old forced Mike Hussey to drag in a length delivery and two balls later knocked out the off stump of Ben Hilfenhaus. He took 5-41 in the second innings to end with 10-146 in the match -...

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:16

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — West Indies captured two wickets in the morning session of the fifth and final day to slow down Australia’s hopes of making quick runs in the second Digicel Test on Thursday.

Australia were forced to scored slowly after losing Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke in the opening session, reaching lunch on 123-5 after resuming their second innings on 73-3. At the break, Australia’s...