Windwards Cricket

WINDWARD ISLANDS CRICKET BOARD

Arnos Vale Playing Field
Arnos Vale
P.O. Box 1719, St. Vincent

Tel: (784) 456 2567
Fax: (784) 453 3007
Email: windwardscricket@vincysurf.com

President: Emmanuel Nanthan
Secretary: Carl Glasgow
CEO: Lennox John

 

The Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control is responsible for cricket in the Windward Islands. 

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – West Indies lacked the firepower to defend their moderate total and Pakistan capitalised to cruise to an uncomplicated eight-wicket win in the opening One-Day International of the five-match series here Saturday.

After posting 221 for six from their 50 overs, the hosts’ bowlers failed to find the penetration and discipline necessary to smother Pakistan as the...

Gros Islet, St Lucia– WICB CEO Dr. Ernest Hilaire was interviewed on the Line & Length Network today during the Second Digicel ODI between West Indies and Pakistan at the Beausejour Cricket Grounds.

Following are excerpts from the interview.

On if the current group of young players are not excelling at a fast enough pace:

I don’t know that we can say...

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – New-look West Indies suffered more agony on Monday when they slumped to a seven-wicket loss to Pakistan in the second One-Day International, to fall behind 2-0 in the five match series.

Their batsmen, tormented by the Pakistani spinners, could only produce 220 all out off their 50 overs and their bowling, again lacking penetration, hardly troubled the visitors who...

Gros Islet, St Lucia - Nineteen year old Dalton Polius is now the holder of the record for the youngest Man of the Match adjudicator in an international cricket match in the West Indies.

Polius, a St Lucian was the adjudicator in the Second Digicel ODI at the Beausejour Cricket Ground which Pakistan won.

He chose Ahmed Shehzad for his century as Pakistan won by 7 wickets, making 223 for 3...

St John’s, Antigua – Off spinner Shane Shillingford has been cleared by the International Cricket Council to return to international cricket. The ICC formally notified the WICB of the clearance following a Biomechanical Bowling Analysis which was conducted at the University of Western Australia on May 25th last by a research team headed by Prof. Bruce Elliott.

Shillingford underwent five...

Umpire Daryl Harper has withdrawn from the third Test between the West Indies and India in Dominica that begins from July 6. Harper will be replaced in what was to be his final outing as a member of the elite panel by Richard Kettleborough.

He decided to step down "in the wake of some unfair criticism," according to...

St George’s, Grenada– Two Cricket Development Officers are convinced that the Digicel Grassroots Cricket Programme is playing a critical role in uncovering junior talent around the region.

Dwain Gill, the Development Officer in Grenada has said that the programme has been unearthing talent in unexpected places in the Spice Isle.

“What pleased me most was that Saint John...

Bridgetown, Barbados– Nevisian opener Kieran Powell has been named in the West Indies squad for the Third Digicel Test at Windsor Park in Dominica.

The 21 year old left hander, a student of the Sagicor High Performance Centre replaces out-of-form right handed Guyanese middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan.

There are no other changes to the 13 man squad from the Second Digicel Test...

Roseau, Dominica – The stage is set for the first Test match on the island of Dominica. West Indies captain Darren Sammy said his team is excited by the prospect as they face India in the Third and final Digicel Test at Windsor Park – the newest Test venue on the world stage. First ball is 10 am (9 am Jamaica Time). The Windies had a full training session on Tuesday morning and Sammy outlined the team’s plans for the match. This...

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has congratulated Shivnarine Chanderpaul on becoming the most capped Test player in the history of West Indies Cricket. The 36-year-old left-hander started his 133rdTest match on Wednesday as the West Indies face India in the inaugural Test match at Windsor Park, Dominica.

Speaking on Wednesday, President of the WICB Dr Julian Hunte, hailed...

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