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COVID-19 hits Ireland camp again, second ODI in Jamaica postponed

COVID-19 hits Ireland camp again, second ODI in Jamaica postponed

Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Ireland (CI) issued a joint statement after two further positive COVID-19 cases were reported in the Ireland camp following recent testing, and two players being ruled out due to injury, resulting in Ireland having a severely depleted squad. The second CG Insurance One-Day International scheduled for Sabina Park on...

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West Indies beat Ireland by 24 runs in first ODI at Sabina Park

West Indies beat Ireland by 24 runs in first ODI at Sabina Park

The West Indies secured a 24-run win over Ireland in the first of their three ODIs at Sabina Park today. In pursuit of 270 for victory, captain Andrew Balbirnie and William Porterfield strode to the crease to begin Ireland’s reply. Their chase got off to the worst possible start as experienced opener Porterfield was dismissed...

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Sarwan appointed by CWI as new selector to men’s senior and youth panels

Sarwan appointed by CWI as new selector to men’s senior and youth panels

Cricket West Indies (CWI) announces the appointment of former West Indies captain, Ramnaresh Sarwan, as a Selector to the West Indies Men’s Senior and Youth Selection Panels, which are led by the Most Hon. Dr Desmond Haynes and Robert Haynes respectively. Ramnaresh Sarwan is a former West Indies captain who played at the international level...

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Mr Desmond Haynes appointed new CWI Lead selector

Mr Desmond Haynes appointed new CWI Lead selector

Cricket West Indies (CWI) announces the appointment of legendary former West Indies opening batter, the Most Hon. Dr. Desmond Haynes, as the Lead Selector of the West Indies Senior Men’s Team. Along with his most outstanding cricket credentials, Dr. Haynes was recently honored by the University of the West Indies with an Honorary Doctorate Degree...

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Jamaica Scorpions stun Ireland in warm-up as Powell slams 82*

Jamaica Scorpions stun Ireland in warm-up as Powell slams 82*

A captain’s knock by Rovman Powell led Jamaica Scorpions to a spectacular win over the touring Ireland team at Sabina Park, on Wednesday. The powerful right-hander made 82 not out off 63 balls as Jamaica motored to a victory target of 235-5 off 38.5 overs. This was after Ireland were bowled out for 234 off...

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Coach Simmons left frustrated after Hetmyer fails another fitness test

Coach Simmons left frustrated after Hetmyer fails another fitness test

West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer has failed yet another fitness test, a situation that has left West Indies head coach Phil Simmons exasperated. Hetmyer was left out of the team for the upcoming visits of Ireland and England after failing to pass fitness drills administered in his home country of Guyana recently. The occasion is...

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Hetmyer, Gayle not included in West Indies squads for Ireland and England series

Hetmyer, Gayle not included in West Indies squads for Ireland and England series

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Interim Selection Panel today announced the squads for the upcoming series against Ireland and England. The West Indies will start the new year at Sabina Park, Jamaica as they host Ireland in the three-match CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) Series and a one-off CG Insurance T20 International (T20I) from January...

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CWI fitness testing is inconsistent!

CWI fitness testing is inconsistent!

…says former batting coach Toby Radford By Brandon Corlette Fitness has been the talk of the town, more so now than even since the 2021 T20 World Cup. Cricket West Indies’ minimum fitness requirement for the yo-yo test is level 40, and certainly some of the players that were present at the T20 World Cup...

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West Indies to host Ireland in three ODIs, one T20I in Jamaica from January 8

West Indies to host Ireland in three ODIs, one T20I in Jamaica from January 8

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced the match schedule for the Ireland Men’s tour of the West Indies. Ireland will play three CG Insurance One-Day Internationals (ODI), to be followed by a one off T20 International (T20I) at Sabina Park, Jamaica from Saturday, January 8 to Sunday, January 16. This will be Ireland’s second full...