– replaces Gayle as new West Indies test captain; Nash named test vice captain ST.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Neither the West Indies High Performance Centre nor Leeward Islands may have complained, when Jamaica’s recent dodgy weather forced a no-decision yesterday in their bizarre WICB Regional One-day match.
Discarded national wicketkeeper/batsman Derwin Christian was in fine form with bat and ball on the second day of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) Heroes Cup first division competition at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, Queenstown, yesterday.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Jonathan Foo and Krishmar Santokie head the list of young, untried players, which the West Indies selection panel have named in a 13-member A-Team squad for two Twenty20 matches against Pakistan-A on November 5 and 6 at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, (Reuters) – A second successive century from Hashim Amla took South Africa to a resounding eight wicket victory over Zimbabwe yesterday and secured the three-match series with a game to spare.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Paceman Rubel Hossain stunned New Zealand with four wickets to help Bangladesh beat the tourists by three runs yesterday and complete a 4-0 series sweep.
KOCHI, India, (Reuters) – Steady overnight rain and an early morning shower washed out the first one-day international between India and Australia yesterday.
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, CMC – West Indies produced two clinical back-to-back performances to capture the ICC Women’s Twenty20 Challenge title here yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia coach Tim Nielsen has backed Ricky Ponting amid calls for the Tasmanian to relinquish the test captaincy ahead of the Ashes starting next month.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Powerhouses Jamaica were staring at a possible early exit from the WICB Regional One-Day Championship after rain forced a no-result in their second Group A game against Trinidad and Tobago yesterday.
Former national opening batsman Krishna Arjune made a welcome return to form slamming a century as the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) reached 319 – 6 declared on the first day of their two-day Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) First Division Heroes Cup competition at the Eve Leary ground yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Guyana made a winning start to the WICB Regional one-day championship yesterday, after they held their nerve to beat the High Performance Centre XI by three runs in a thrilling last-over finish.
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday launched a three-day Inter-Zone cricket competition with the emphasis being placed on improving batting techniques among Berbice cricketers ahead of several national tournaments.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados stumbled and stuttered before a disciplined half-century from Kirk Edwards guided them to a comfortable four-wicket win over the Leeward Islands in their opening game of the WICB Regional one-day championship yesterday.
FALMOUTH, Jamaica, CMC – Darren Bravo struck the first hundred of this year’s WICB Regional One-day competition to trump a resolute innings from Floyd Reifer, and lead reigning champions Trinidad & Tobago to an eight-wicket victory yesterday.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has called for an overhaul of the country’s cricket set-up after the ICC warned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to improve its governance and enforce anti-corruption measures.
FALMOUTH, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica’s recent fickle weather upstaged a half-century from national captain Chris Gayle and steady spin bowling from Nikita Miller and Odean Brown to hand Windward Islands a five-wicket, upset victory when this year’s WICB Regional One-day competition opened yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Unruffled composure over two decades, in the face of the world’s most hostile attacks and the frenzied demands of a celebrity-fixated society, confirms the true greatness of Sachin Tendulkar.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – After enduring two stinging test defeats in India, Ricky Ponting will return home with questions about Australia’s form and his captaincy ringing in his ears a month before the Ashes start.
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, CMC – Stacy-Ann King’s handy all-round performance helped West Indies Women to a six-wicket victory over South Africa Women in the Twenty20 competition in the ICC Women’s World Challenge yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Title-holders Trinidad and Tobago will begin their quest for a hat-trick of titles when they face Combined Campuses and Colleges on the opening day of the WICB Regional one-day championship today.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has not found any “compelling evidence” of corruption against any player or support staff in the Sept.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Despite heavy rains here recently that caused widespread flooding, cricket officials here has declared the country ready to host the West Indies Cricket Board Regional one-day championship which bowls off today.
Manager of the Guyana team which will open their regional one-day campaign in Jamaica on Friday, Carl Moore, is eager to see how the young talent in the squad will blossom.