Trinidad want their IPL players for champions’ league

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Association (TTCA) is seeking the assistance of the government to retain the services of its Indian Premier League (IPL) players for the 2013 Champions league T20.

Samuels accuses Warne of going overboard

SYDNEY, Australia,  CMC-West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels has accused Australian legend Shane Warne of going “overboard” in a “desperate” attempt to unsettle him during an ugly confrontation in the Big Bash League.

Samuels escapes punishment

MELBOURNE, Australia,  CMC-West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels has escaped punishment for his role in an ugly clash with Shane Warne, captain of the Melbourne Stars during a match of the Australian Big Bash League.

Ramdin credits team work for T and T’s three-peat

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Captain Denesh Ramdin has attributed team work as the main reason behind Trinidad and Tobago’s historic milestone after they blew away Guyana to win the Caribbean T20 title for a third consecutive year.

T&T trounce Guyana

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Mighty Trinidad and Tobago reduced the Caribbean Twenty20 final to a no-contest as they crushed out-of-sorts Guyana in a authoritative performance to march to their third consecutive title here Sunday night.

Guyana’s answer to glorious Gayle is blazing Barnwell

(WICB) Gros Islet, St Lucia – It is not often someone can top Chris Gayle’s awesome power in the Twenty20 format, but Chris Barnwell proved he had the formula as he played the lead role in the Christopher Show on Saturday night.

Leicestershire weighing options after Sarwan call-up

LEICESTER, England,  CMC – Leicestershire are unnerved by Ramnaresh Sarwan’s selection to West Indies for the upcoming tour of Australia, and plans to speak to the right-hander about his availability during the upcoming English county season.

Roach saves best for final as Brisbane take BBL title

PERTH, Australia,  CMC – West Indies speedster Kemar Roach saved his best for last, producing a superb spell to help propel Brisbane Heat to the capture of the Australian Big Bash title here today.

Guyana defeats Windwards off final delivery

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Guyana held off Windward Islands to win a nerve-jangling encounter off the last ball and force their way into Saturday’s playoff final of the Caribbean Twenty20.

Gayle blasts 85 as Jamaica beat CCC

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Jamaica defeated Combined Campuses and Colleges by seven wickets in the penultimate preliminary round game of the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium here today.

Red Force achieves goal before final clash

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Manager Omar Khan says defending champions Trinidad and Tobago have achieved their goal thus far ahead of the finals of the Caribbean T20 tournament scheduled for Sunday.

Leewards break losing jinx with win over CCC

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Leeward Islands held their nerve in a tense finish to beat Combined Campuses and Colleges and gather their first win of the Caribbean Twenty20 here Wednesday.

Windwards beat Barbados

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Windward Islands defeated Barbados by four wickets in the 19th game of the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium here last night.

Guyana beat Leewards by 14 runs

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Guyana withstood a late charge from Leeward Islands to carve out a 14-run win and take a huge stride towards a spot in the playoffs of the Caribbean Twenty20 here Thursday night.

Twenty20 boom no threat to tests, says Lara

DHAKA,  (Reuters) – The growing popularity of Twenty20 internationals will not harm test cricket because the two formats of the game can thrive together, former West Indies captain Brian Lara said today.

Gayle to join Jamaica CT20 squad

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Talismanic opener Chris Gayle is set to join Jamaica’s squad for the Caribbean Twenty20.

Leewards break losing jinx with win over CCC

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Leeward Islands held their nerve in a tense finish to beat Combined Campuses and Colleges and gather their first win of the Caribbean Twenty20 here Wednesday.

T&T book place in final as Barbados flop again

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago cruised into the final of the Caribbean Twenty20 after nonchalantly dismissing a timid challenge from Barbados here last night.

T&T defeats Windwards

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago defeated Windward Islands by eight wickets in the 15th game of the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.

Jamaica brushes aside Guyana

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Jamaica further strengthened their playoff chances when they easily brushed aside a struggling Guyana in the opening game of the St Lucia leg of the Caribbean Twenty20 here this  evening.