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WICB to meet on Sept 9th &10th

WICB to meet on Sept 9th &10th

The next WICB meeting will focus on Cricket and its place in the Olympics, Test Cricket for 4-Days, the two-tier system for Test playing nations and Women’s Cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Also to presumably be discussed are options for the role of WICB CEO. The ...

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September 5th, 2016

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Root, Starc move up in latest ODI rankings; Top spots remain unchanged

Root, Starc move up in latest ODI rankings; Top spots remain unchanged

England batsman Joe Root has surged into the top five of the MRF Tyres ICC Players Rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time, after a stellar performance against Pakistan, which earned him the player of the series award. The 25-year-old scored 274 runs in the series, which

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September 5th, 2016

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Walcott eyes 2017 World Championships following Rio bronze

Walcott eyes 2017 World Championships following Rio bronze

Keshorn Walcott has set his eyes on the 2017 IAAF Athletics World Championships as his next major tournament. The Olympic bronze medalist returned home this morning, to a small welcome party hosted by the T&T Olympic Committee at the Piarco International Airport’s ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 3rd, 2016

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Hasely Crawford field not affected by rainfall

Hasely Crawford field not affected by rainfall

Persistent rain today did not hamper the field at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. As such, tonight’s World Cup qualifier between the Soca Warriors and Guatemala will happen as scheduled. The field at the stadium has been affected over the past week by rain, prompting officials ...

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September 2nd, 2016

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Search begins for new WICB CEO

Search begins for new WICB CEO

The hunt is on for a new Chief Executive Officer for the West Indies Cricket Board. According to the WICB, current CEO Michael Muirhead will not be renewing his contract. As such, he will officially demit office on October 14th this year, after serving in the position for ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 2nd, 2016

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Paralympic coach: many local athletes unable to go pro

Paralympic coach: many local athletes unable to go pro

Professionalism is very much lacking in T&T sport. That’s the view of Mr Franz Huggins, who coaches Paralympic swimmer, Shanntol Ince. He says athletes are not able to dedicate themselves completely to sport as they have other obligations. Cue In: Huggins other (28 ...

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September 2nd, 2016

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Walsh hailed by Bangladesh veteran Mortaza

Walsh hailed by Bangladesh veteran Mortaza

Experienced Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza believes Courtney Walsh’s addition to the staff is a big boost to the pace bowlers. He said this is especially so for the Test attack, which has lacked the bite to bowl sides out twice. He added that Walsh’s superb ...

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September 1st, 2016

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Walsh is Bangladesh’s new Specialist Bowling Coach

Walsh is Bangladesh’s new Specialist Bowling Coach

West Indies fast bowling icon, Courtney Walsh is looking forward to working with Bangladesh’s bowlers. Starting today, he is their Specialist Bowling Coach, with his contract covering a period of three years. Walsh says he has watched Bangladesh cricket from afar over the ...

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September 1st, 2016

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ESPNcricinfo: Walsh likely to be Bangladesh bowling coach

ESPNcricinfo: Walsh likely to be Bangladesh bowling coach

Courtney Walsh, the former West Indies captain, is likely to become Bangladesh’s new bowling coach. ESPNcricinfo is reporting that Walsh has signed a contract that runs until the 2019 World Cup. Walsh, who is set to arrive in the country in the coming week, replaces ...

Amrit Maharaj

August 31st, 2016

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Pakistan no match for world record target despite gritty Amir

Pakistan no match for world record target despite gritty Amir

Pakistan fell apart in their chase of a world record 444/3 against England in the 3rd ODI of the tour. Batting first, the English amassed the highest ever ODI total thanks to 171 from Alex Hales, 90 from Jos Buttler, 85 from Joe Root and a half century by Eoin Morgan. In ...

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August 30th, 2016

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