Fri, 10/26/2012 - 17:58

Dhaka: Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has named the former West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara as the brand ambassador of its franchise, Chittagong Kings.

The West Indies batting legend, who has signed a three-year contract with the Kings, will be here in November to complete the formalities.

"I am excited and...

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 08:28

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Ashley Giles believes Warwickshire playing in the season-opener in Abu Dhabi next March is an honour big enough to justify the trimming of their pre-season trip to Barbados.

In the last two years, the Bears have spent 16 days in Barbados in March during which much valuable work was done towards the success they went on to enjoy...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 17:58

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Sir Wesley Hall, the former West Indies fast bowler and cricket legend, was presented with the insignia of Knighthood Tuesday after being named in the Queen’s birthday honours list in June.

Sir Wesley received the insignia of Knighthood during a morning ceremony at Government house after being dubbed ceremonially by...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 16:39

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - West Indies legend Viv Richards is set to team up with Shane Warne in the Australian Big Bash League.

The Antiguan master, 60, has been approached by spin king Warne to coach the batsmen at Melbourne Stars — the Twenty20 team he captains.

Richards, who scored 8,450 Test runs in a...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 11:32

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The cricketing fraternity in St. Kitts and Nevis and indeed the entire West Indies, is today mourning the loss of one of the finest leg break bowlers the sport has ever seen.

As a consequence, the tributes have started as cricket fans honour the memory of the late Leroy Coury, who represented St. Kitts and the Leeward...