ST.JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC– President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dr. Julian Hunte has commended Deandra Dottin for becoming the first West Indian woman to play 50 T20 internationals. Dottin, 21, celebrated the milestone with a superb unbeaten 48 from 30 balls as the Windies destroyed South Africa by eight wickets in the first of two T20 matches last weekend.
“I wish to especially congratulate Deandra Dottin on the most historic achievement of becoming the first West Indian woman to feature in 50 Twenty20 Internationals,” said Dr. Hunte. “It will remain an incomparable achievement and the Board looks forward to her continued strong performances at the highest level as she works towards another 50 appearances”. The West Indies Women won both Twenty20 Internationals played at the Beausejour Cricket Ground after clawing their way back from two games down to draw the ODI series. “While there were some outstanding individual performances what was most impressive was the total team effort displayed by the Windies Women who continue to move from strength to strength as they built towards their World Cup campaign in India starting on January 31st,” Dr. Hunte said.
Colts secured wins over Kobras and Plaisance Guardians in the Open and U-23 Divisions, respectively, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Sunday, at the Burnham Court, at Carmichael and Middle streets.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The gradual decline of West Indian cricket is hardly a new phenomenon but the latest capitulation of a once-dominant test match power has brought genuine expressions of sadness throughout the sport.
LONDON, CMC – The fallout from West Indies’ humbling innings defeat to England in the opening Test weekend has continued with several of the Caribbean players slumping in the latest International Cricket Council rankings.
Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) and Essequibo/Pomeroon Football Association secured easy wins when the UDFA GT Beer Inter-Association Championship continued on Sunday, at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground, Linden, UDFA downed East Coast Football Association 3-1.
(Reuters) – England’s Stuart Broad wants to play in the home Ashes series against Australia in 2019, the paceman has said after passing Ian Botham to take second place on the country’s all-time list of test wicket-takers.
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