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WICB: Sad moment for world cricket

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is saddened by the attacks in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday which left several members of the Sri Lanka cricket team injured and security officers dead.

Speaking on Tuesday morning (Caribbean Time), Dr Julian Hunte, President of the WICB, said it was a sad moment for world cricket and expressed condolences to the families of those who died.

Bravo returns with ton in Twenty20 match

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo made a blazing return to competitive cricket with a brilliant century in the Trinidad and Tobago Carib 20/20 Series. The effervescent 25-year-old made 126 off 85 balls with 13 fours and six sixes for Queen’s Park Cricket Club against Woodland. He has been out of the game since September last year when he had ankle surgery in the United States. He is hoping to make a return during the One-Day International Series against England.

Giants of West Indies cricket inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The enormous contribution of Barbados to West Indies and world cricket was emphasised on Thursday as six giants of the game from the island were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at the Kensington Oval.

Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Clyde Walcott, Sir Frank Worrell, Gordon Greenidge and Malcolm Marshall were all honoured at a special ceremony during the tea interval on the first day of the fourth Test between the West Indies and England.

WADA chief praises cricket for its role in the fight against drugs in sport

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) David Howman has said he is encouraged by the recent strides cricket has made to ensure the sport is free of the scourge of performance-enhancing drugs.

Speaking at a WADA symposium held for the world’s sports media in Lausanne, Switzerland this week, Mr Howman said that the ICC was responsible for uniting the cricket world against drugs across a large number of diverse territories.

Debbie-Ann Lewis can replace Juliana Nero in West Indies squad for ICC Women?s World Cup 2009

DUBAI, UAE -- The technical committee of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2009 has approved Debbie-Ann Lewis as a replacement player for Juliana Nero in the West Indies squad for next month’s tournament, which runs from 7 to 22 March in Australia.

The confirmation was conveyed to the West Indies Cricket Board on behalf of the tournament technical committee on Tuesday evening.

Nero’s replacement was allowed on medical grounds after the 29-year-old all-rounder suffered a hamstring injury during a training session.

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