Chase to captain Windies ‘A’ for Nepal tour; Keemo Paul returns

Chase to captain Windies ‘A’ for Nepal tour; Keemo Paul returns

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel has unveiled the 15-member squad for the West Indies Men’s A Team set to tour Nepal from April 25th to May 15th, 2024. Led by the experienced Roston Chase as Captain and supported by Alick Athanaze as Vice-Captain, the West Indies Men’s A Team will engage in a series of five (5) Twenty20 matches against the Nepal Senior Men’s Team. This tour holds significant importance as it serves as another phase in preparation leading up to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The series also marks a historic occasion as it is...

Big names to feature in inaugural Guyana T10 Blast from April 23

Big names to feature in inaugural Guyana T10 Blast from April 23

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) will be bowling off the inaugural ‘Guyana T10 Blast’ on Tuesday (April 23) with a mouth-watering double-header. FanCode has come on board as the exclusive digital partner for India and the subcontinent territory to live stream the matches that will feature Guyana’s best cricketers. The GCB have approved seven grounds across the country, including Number 69 Ground, Malteenoes, Enmore, Imam Bacchus, Blairmont and others as venues, which will host some of the most entertaining T10 cricket over the next few weeks. Six franchise teams, two from each county, will battle for supremacy. They are Essequibo...

Taylor, Campbell lead West Indies Women’s to series win

Taylor, Campbell lead West Indies Women’s to series win

Stafanie Taylor's crucial 73 leads West Indies Women to thrilling victory over Pakistan Women for series win Stafanie Taylor’s brilliant innings of 73 runs guided the West Indies Women to a nerve-wracking two-wicket win over Pakistan Women in the second ODI of their series at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday. Chasing a challenging target of 223 set by Pakistan, the West Indies found themselves in a tense battle, eventually reaching 225-8 off the final ball of the match to secure an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Player of the Match Taylor was the linchpin of the West...

Guyana Harpy Eagles win back-to-back Regional Four-Day titles

Guyana Harpy Eagles win back-to-back Regional Four-Day titles

The Guyana Harpy Eagles have emerged triumphant once again, retaining their West Indies Championship title and collecting $250,000 USD in a thrilling showcase of cricket prowess. President of Cricket West Indies, Dr. Kishore Shallow, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the team, emphasizing their remarkable consistency and dedication. He stated, “The Guyana Harpy Eagles have demonstrated immense skills, tactical astuteness, and resilience throughout the tournament, showcasing the true spirit of West Indies cricket.” In a gripping finale to the championship, the Harpy Eagles secured a decisive eight-wicket victory over the Combined Campuses and Colleges, propelling them to the top of the...

Four-Day: Guyana Harpy Eagles poised to retain title; other results pending

Four-Day: Guyana Harpy Eagles poised to retain title; other results pending

Reigning champions Guyana Harpy Eagles strengthened their position to retain the West Indies Championship title, as they downed Combined Campuses & Colleges Marooners by eight wickets in their final round encounter at Frank Worrell Field, in Trinidad and Tobago, on Friday. Set 180 for victory, Harpy Eagles, through half-centuries from Raymond Perez (79 not out) and captain Tevin Imlach (50), as well as 42 from Tagenarine Chanderpaul, got across the line with minimum fuss, to successfully wrap up what started out as a slow campaign. Scores: Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners 200 (Demario Richards 43, Romario Greaves 36, Avinash Mahabirsingh...

Inter-county U-19: Demerara crush Berbice to claim championship honors

Inter-county U-19: Demerara crush Berbice to claim championship honors

Demerara defeated Berbice by seven wickets in the final at Malteenoes to be crowned champions of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-overs Under-19 inter-county tournament. Jonathan Van Lange, who is more known for his exploits with the bat, bowled brisk medium pace to claim 7-25 to rock Berbice to 90 all out. Opener Rampersaud Ramnauth top-scored with 19 but the Berbice batters found it difficult to cope with Van Lange. Afraz Budhoo, who was consistent with bat and ball this season, made 15 for Berbice. In reply, Demerara reached 91-3 from 32.2 overs with skipper Mavindra Dindyal hitting an unbeaten...

All-round Matthews leads West Indies Women’s to victory

All-round Matthews leads West Indies Women’s to victory

West Indies Women’s captain Hayley Matthews delivered a stellar all-round performance to lead her team to a commanding 113-run victory over Pakistan Women in the first One Day International (ODI) at the National Stadium in Karachi on Thursday. Matthews played a pivotal role in setting up the win, first with the bat and then with the ball. She showcased her batting prowess by scoring an impressive unbeaten 140 runs, anchoring the West Indies’ innings to a challenging total of 269-8 in their allotted 50 overs. Matthews’ innings was decorated with 15 boundaries (fours) and a well-struck six. After losing an...

T&T to host 2024 Women’s CPL; to be contested before men’s tourney for the first time

T&T to host 2024 Women’s CPL; to be contested before men’s tourney for the first time

Organizers have confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago will host the third staging of the Women’s Caribbean Premier League when the tournament bowls off in August. The inaugural tournament in 2022 was played in St Kitts and Nevis, while last year’s showpiece was played in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago. This year’s edition scheduled for August 21-29, will see Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) and reigning champions Barbados Royals battling for top spot, at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy (BLCA) in Tarouba. “We would like to thank Trinidad and Tobago for agreeing to host this tournament and we are...

Imlach praises Guyana Harpy Eagles character after Kingston win

Imlach praises Guyana Harpy Eagles character after Kingston win

Guyana Harpy Eagles captain Tevin Imlach has hailed the character of his side after they bounced back from a dodgy start to complete a crushing 212-run victory over Jamaica Scorpions last weekend. Sent in at Sabina Park in the sixth round of the West Indies Championship, Harpy Eagles found themselves tottering on 61 for six just after lunch on the opening day before recovering superbly to post 424. They took a stranglehold on the game by then bundling the hosts out for 153, before going on to rack up their fourth win on the trot.  “Having been 60 for six...

Four-Day: Eight centuries, six five-wicket hauls recorded in round six

Four-Day: Eight centuries, six five-wicket hauls recorded in round six

Big scores and wickets were the name of the game as both batsmen and bowlers thrived in round six of the 2024 West Indies Championship. Across the four matches played from April 10-13 last week, eight centuries were scored and six five-wicket hauls were recorded. The biggest knock came during the game between the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force and Combined Campuses & Colleges at the Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Ground where Amir Jangoo belted the CCC bowling all over the place on the way to a wonderful 218. His knock, his first century in first-class cricket, came off 238...