Chief Groundman expects more runs at Beausejour

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia,  CMC- The man who has been spearheading the preparation of pitch and field at the Beausejour cricket ground for the crucial second leg of the Caribbean T20 Tournament says he is expecting better batting performances.

Sold out matches create history-WICB

GROS ISLET, St.Lucia,  CMC- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has confirmed that a day’s play was sold out in advance for the first time in the history of West Indies cricket.

Cooper to miss the rest of CT20

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- All-rounder Kevon Cooper will miss Trinidad and Tobago’s remaining matches in the Caribbean T20 tournament due to professional commitments overseas.

No ease up from T&T in St Lucia, warns Bravo

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – In-form left-hander Darren Bravo says Trinidad and Tobago will not be relaxing for the second phase of the Caribbean Twenty20 starting in St Lucia Tuesday, despite topping the standings at the end of the first leg here Saturday night.

Windwards march on; Leewards eliminated

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Windward Islands eliminated Leeward Islands from the Caribbean Twenty20 when they dealt the struggling side their fourth straight defeat here today.

Roach and Brisbane pummel Hobart to reach semis

HOBART, Tasmania,  CMC – Kemar Roach’s Brisbane Heat booked their spot in the Australian Big Bash semi-finals on Saturday with a crushing eight-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes.

Brilliant Davis hat-trick sinks Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – A spectacular Derone Davis hat-trick triggered yet another humiliating Barbados batting meltdown as Combined Campuses and Colleges hauled themselves off the bottom of the Caribbean Twenty20 standings with a sensational win here Friday night.

Jamaica edge luckless Leewards in super-over

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Jamaica edged Leeward Islands in a nail-biter, pulling off an exciting win via the super-over to move into contention for a playoff spot in the Caribbean Twenty20 here Friday night.

Chanderpaul up for big T&T challenge

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul says he is champing at the bit for Guyana’s showdown with Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Twenty20 on Saturday night.

Streetwise Jacobs does “inside job” on Bajans

(WICB) Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Steven Jacobs had a major say in the outcome of Thursday night’s Caribbean T20 contest, bowling Guyana to a big win over Barbados in a low-scoring affair.

Sold out crowd for Saturday night T20 showdown

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC-A much-anticipated top-of-the-table clash between defending champions Trinidad and Tobago and arch-rivals Guyana will be played to a packed Queen’s Park Oval when the Caribbean T20 tournament climaxes its Port-of-Spain leg on Saturday night.

Amla puts Kiwis to sword with another century

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa,  (Reuters) – Hashim Amla plundered yet another century to lead South Africa to a commanding 325 for four on the first day of the second and final test against New Zealand at St George’s Park today.

T&T top standings with crushing win over Leewards

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – A ruthless Trinidad and Tobago stormed to the top of the Caribbean Twenty20 standings on Wednesday night after clobbering hapless Leeward Islands by 95 runs in a lopsided affair.

Shiv joins Derbyshire

DERBYSHIRE, United Kingdom,  CMC-Veteran West Indies middle order batsman, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, has signed a two-year contract to play for English county side Derbyshire.

Nervy T&T quiet CCC to pick up first win

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago brushed aside a ragged Combined Campuses and Colleges by seven wickets to register their first win and get their Caribbean Twenty20 campaign up and running here Tuesday night.

Barbados snatch second win after Jamaica rout

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Barbados stumbled and stuttered before eventually marching to their second victory of the Caribbean Twenty20, with a five-wicket defeat of embattled Jamaica here Tuesday.

Gayle ends drought with record half century

MELBOURNE, Australia,  CMC- Chris Gayle emerged from a run drought to hit a record half century but the Sydney Thunder squandered his heroics and succumbed to a 13 run loss against the Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash League Tuesday.

Guyana snatch dramatic last-ball win after CCC lose plot

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 8, CMC – A sloppy final over from beanpole seamer Jason Holder gifted Guyana a dramatic last-ball win over Combined Campuses and Colleges in the Caribbean Twenty20 here last night.

Barbados crushes Leeward Islands in CT20

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Barbados made light work of Leeward Islands, romping to an emphatic nine-wicket win to send an early warning in the 2013 edition of the Caribbean Twenty20 here today.

Marlon Samuels slapped with 2 charges after clash with Warne

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been charged with two offences following his ugly clash with Shane Warne during a match between Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash league on Sunday.

Opening CT20 match hit by rain

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica played to a no result in the opening match of the Caribbean Twenty20 at Queen’s Park Oval here yesterday.

Opening Caribbean T20 match abandoned

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica played to a no result in the opening match of the Caribbean Twenty20 at Queen’s Park Oval here Sunday.

Shane Warne fined, banned after Big Bash bust-up

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Shane Warne has been fined A$4,500 ($4,700) and banned for one game after a heated row with Marlon Samuels in a match in Australia’s domestic Twenty20 competition on Sunday night ended up with bats and balls being thrown.