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Pooran: WI selection is a “dream come true”

Pooran: WI selection is a “dream come true”

Being in the company of world T20 champions is a dream come true for young wicketkeeper/batsman Nicholas Pooran. The 20 year old is in line for his T20 International debut as the Windies take on Pakistan in 3 matches, the first of which is on Friday at noon. Pooran’s journey

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September 22nd, 2016

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New DRS protocols to debut during SA/IRE ODI

New DRS protocols to debut during SA/IRE ODI

The upcoming ODI between South Africa and Ireland will be the first match to feature the new decision review system protocols. The amended DRS will bring more of the stumps into play with regard to overturning an umpire’s call of not out for lbws. For a not-out ...

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September 22nd, 2016

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Messi out for 3 weeks with groin strain

Messi out for 3 weeks with groin strain

Lionel Messi will be out for three weeks after suffering a groin strain as he limped off in Barcelona’s 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid. The five-time World Player of the Year missed Argentina’s World Cup qualifier with Venezuela earlier this month due to the ...

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September 22nd, 2016

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Eve signs on as Club Sando coach

Eve signs on as Club Sando coach

Former T&T footballer Angus Eve has been appointed head coach of Digicel Pro League franchise Club Sando. The ex North East Stars and St. Ann’s Rangers coach agreed to a three-year agreement starting from the upcoming 2016/17 season. Expectations are high for Eve who is ...

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September 22nd, 2016

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Late Boult strikes give NZ the edge

Late Boult strikes give NZ the edge

Late strikes by pacer Trent Boult has given New Zealand the edge at stumps on Day 1 of the 1st Test at Green Park, Kanpur. After winning the toss on a cracked surface, India’s top three gave them a decent start, getting to 154/1. But the wickets began to tumble – 3 in the ...

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September 22nd, 2016

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West Indies women get pay increase

West Indies women get pay increase

A pay increase is on the way for women cricketers on WICB retainer contracts. The new pay package, which will take effect from October 1st, will see increases in annual retainer fees, sponsorship payments, match fees and captains’ allowances. The estimated increase will cost

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September 21st, 2016

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Lockhart Sebastien replaces Walsh as selector

Lockhart Sebastien replaces Walsh as selector

Lockhart Sebastien has been appointed as a selector for the West Indies Cricket Board, replacing Courtney Walsh. Sebastien managed the Windward Islands senior team for the last 12 years, served as a director on the Windward Islands board for the last ten years and was ...

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September 20th, 2016

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Kallicharan named National Youth Cricketer of the Year

Kallicharan named National Youth Cricketer of the Year

Kirsten Kallicharan has been named “National Youth Cricketer of the Year” by the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. Kallicharan who attends Vishnu Boys Hindu College in Caroni was only recently named the outstanding secondary schools cricketer of the year for his phenomenal ...

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September 20th, 2016

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Pooran, Badree and Narine star as Windies win Pakistan warm-up

Pooran, Badree and Narine star as Windies win Pakistan warm-up

Nicholas Pooran starred with the bat as the West Indies won their T20 warm up against the Emirates Cricket Board XI by 22 runs today. The Windies won the toss and chose to bat first, making 166/7 with Pooran remaining unbeaten on 47 from 23 balls. Johnson Charles also ...

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September 20th, 2016

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Badree says PSL experience will help; Evin excited

Badree says PSL experience will help; Evin excited

Samuel Badree is hoping that the experience he had in the Pakistan Super League will help the West Indies in their upcoming T20s against Pakistan. The legspinner and Dwayne Bravo took part in the competition which was hosted in the UAE and they both ended with 4 wickets. ...

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September 19th, 2016

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