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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...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 15:07

Bridgetown, Barbados — Windward Islands are the champions of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 50-over tournament. A purposeful bowling effort backed by a solid batting performance saw them achieve a remarkable victory over Leeward Islands by six wickets to win their seventh round match on Wednesday.

The Windwards entered the contest needing a win as well as Bonus Points to surpass Guyana. They...

Tue, 08/28/2012 - 14:57

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - West Indies Under-19 captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup.

Of the ten matches played the young West Indies lost two in the just ended 14 team tournament in Australia.

Braithwaite’s side won a series of matches in the preliminary round until the quarter...