Deonarine delivers with ball, wants to do it with bat

Narsingh Deonarine

(WICB) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — West Indies all-rounder Narsingh Deonarine made a successful return to international cricket with the ball, as he played a crucial role in his team’s fight-back against Australia on the final day of the first Digicel Test on Wednesday.

Shane Shillingford called up for 2nd Test

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Windward Islands off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been called up for the second Test against Australia starting here Sunday, on the heels of a disappointing performance by leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo in the Kensington Oval opener which West Indies lost by three wickets on Wednesday.

$3M in trophies, medals for Rose Hall Club awards

Clinton Pestano

Guyana’s senior 20/20 selectee Rajiv Ivan is to receive the prestigious Cricketer-of-the-Year Award for 2011 when the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports club (RHTYSC) hosts its 22nd Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday,  April 22 at the Annexe Restaurant in Rose Hall Town.

Jamaica chase history against Barbados

Hendy Springer

(WICB) KINGSTON, Jamaica – For Jamaica and Barbados, the two most successful sides in the modern West Indies first-class championship (from 1966), the Final of this year’s Regional 4 Day Tournament, starting on Friday at Sabina Park, will have extra-special meaning.

Formula One chiefs to make final call on Bahrain race

DUBAI/SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – Formula One organisers are to make a final decision within days on whether to go ahead with the Bahrain Grand Prix as they consider whether anti-government protests, which prevented last year’s running of the premier motor race, will flare up again.


Aussies take series lead despite Windies fightback

Narsingh Deonarine was the star performer with the ball yesterday grabbing four wickets as the West Indies fought to the end. ( La Touche photo)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – A gritty West Indies again fought valiantly but paid the price for one wretched session in the entire opening Test and plunged to a three-wicket defeat to Australia late on the fifth and final day at Kensington Oval here yesterday.