Andy Roberts defends reported Windies’ spinners

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts, has accused some umpires and the world governing body for cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC), of targetting West Indies bowlers Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels.

Sammy takes Windies to victory against India

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, CMC – Discarded West Indies One-Day International captain Darren Sammy led a West Indies fightback to beat India by two wickets in the second ODI here yesterday.

Bravo praises team effort for victory

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, CMC – West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo said yesterday’s victory against India in the second One-Day International was as a result of team effort and their hunger to win.

Johnson bowls Australia to victory in Ashes opener

BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Rejuvenated Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson blitzed England with a haul of five for 42 to lead his country to an emphatic 381-run victory in the first Ashes test yesterday.

Warner’s Trott comments ‘disrespectful’, says Cook

BRISBANE,  (Reuters) – England captain Alastair Cook branded Australian batsman David Warner “disrespectful” yesterday after a tempestuous final couple of days in the first Ashes test at the Gabba.

Hafeez dropped for South Africa tests

LAHORE,  (Reuters) – All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been dropped from Pakistan’s squad for the two-test series against South Africa that will begin in the United Arab Emirates later this month.

Trouble in the camp!

THERE were certain images from the Beausejour Stadium during the final ODIs against Pakistan last week that hinted at a West Indies team even more troubled than the upshot of five months non-stop cricket and the final 3-1 scoreline indicate.

Hikers U23 team defeat GCC in Goals Galore hockey

Hikers U23 (+5) held off Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) (+1) by a 7-5 margin in their gritty men’s ‘A’ division matchup as action in the Goals Galore Indoor Hockey Tournament continued at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue on Friday.

Australian Warner involved in on-field fracas

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – David Warner allowed his emotions to boil over yesterday when he was involved in an on-field argument with opponent Thami Tsolekile while batting for Australia A against their South African counterparts.

Sri Lanka win rain-hit second ODI against South Africa

COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Rain and an on-field injury which prevented South African opener Hashim Amla from batting spurred Sri Lanka to a 17-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the second one-dayer yesterday.

Guyana beat Jamaica in low scoring match

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica,  CMC –  Guyana took advantage of a low scoring match to secure a two-wicket win over Jamaica in their Regional two-day Under-15 Cricket Tournament on Saturday.

T&T thrashes Leewards

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica,  CMC – Led by an all-round performance from Saiba Batoosingh, Trinidad & Tobago defeated Leeward Islands by 10 wickets in their Regional two-day Under-15 Cricket Tournament on Saturday.

Windies pacers menace Lanka but rain has final say

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Sri Lanka were fighting off some menacing pace bowling from West Indies when rain washed out the remaining day’s play in their Celkon Mobile Cup ODI game at Queens Park Oval yesterday.

Deonarine hits century but match ends in draw

ARNOS VALE , St. Vincent, CMC – All-rounder Narsingh Deonarine hit his ninth first-class century as the second test between West Indies A and Sri Lanka A ended in a draw yesterday.

Albion, Port Mourant win to reach semi-finals

Albion Cricket Club defeated Blairmont Community Centre by 108 runs while Port Mourant Karibee Rice whipped West Berbice by four wickets as the Berbice River Bridge 50-over-a-side first division knockout competition continued in Berbice last weekend.

India overcome elements to beat Pakistan

(Reuters) – India defeated a disappointing Pakistan side on the Duckworth-Lewis method yesterday in front of a sellout crowd at Edgbaston in Birmingham after a series of rain interruptions resulted in three revised victory targets.

Narine stars to stun RCB as Bravo’s Chennai lose

RANCHI, India, CMC – West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine snatched four wickets to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to an easy five-wicket win over Chris Gayle’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.

Lara’s school record shattered

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- A longstanding record set by Brian Lara for the highest individual score in Trinidad and Tobago’s Secondary School Cricket League (SSCL) has been broken.

Smith’s form continues but Mumbai lose

HYDERABAD, India,  CMC – Barbados and West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith extended his rich vein of form but his Mumbai Indians crashed to a surprise seven-wicket defeat to West Indies captain Darren Sammy’s Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League yesterday.

Barbados looking to spoil Windwards dream

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Newly minted one-day champions Windward Islands will hope to keep their dream season alive when they clash with Barbados in the semi-final of the Regional Four-Day Championship starting here today.