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Windies aim to improve Test rankings

DUNEDIN, New Zealand,  2013 – West Indies and New Zealand begin their contest in a three-Test series from tomorrow (Monday afternoon Caribbean Time) in Dunedin with an aim to improve their ratings points on the Reliance International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings Table.

Ireland thrash Afghanistan to win T20 final

Trent Johnston

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Veteran Trent Johnston starred with bat and ball as Ireland overpowered Afghanistan to win Saturday’s ICC World Cup Twenty20 qualifying tournament by 68 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Yaw poised for greatness

Jason Yaw in one of his record breaking runs at the National Schools Championships.

Could sprint ace Jason Yaw win a global Track and Field medal for Guyana? Yaw, as well as his coach of the Running Brave Athletic Club and former national sprinter Julian Edmonds, believes he can.

Captains’ futures at stake in series

Darren Sammy and Brendon McCullum have both had moments to savour as captains at international level but the pair begin this contest with major questions hanging over them

Brendon McCullum

(Cricinfo) Captains have plenty to think about before a Test series begins – media commitments, which XI to select and the decision at the toss among them – even before they get to their own performances.

Ticket deals for cricket fans

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is providing incentives to early bird ticket holders for the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) home series against England.