Cornwall clips Guyana Harpy Eagles in thumping 273-run win

Cornwall clips Guyana Harpy Eagles in thumping 273-run win

Leeward Islands Hurricanes clipped the Guyana Harpy Eagles wings with a 273-run win at Warner Park St Kitts. Rahkeem Cornwall was the magician with the scissors as he cut through the thin Guyana batting line-up with fourth innings figures of 6-61 from 34 overs of off-spin in the second round of the West Indies championship. Guyana Harpy Eagles were tasked with a tall target of 460 runs, and they managed only 186 all out in 84.3 overs. In the first innings, the Guyanese batting crumbled to 188 all out from 57.3 overs. Earlier, Leeward Islands racked up 352 in their...

Shamal Angel ready to take AJM Mash It Up cricket tournament by storm

Shamal Angel ready to take AJM Mash It Up cricket tournament by storm

Senior Berbice all-rounder Shamal Angel is ready to ignite the AJM Mash It Up T20 cricket tournament by storm on Saturday February 24 at Bush Lot Sports Complex Ground, West Coast Berbice. This premier cricket tournament will have more than one million dollars in cash and prizes, and Angel has set his sights in the right direction. Angel has been in red-hot form with the bat, and the West Berbice local, who plays for Achievers, is fresh off good outings with the Guyana Defense Force team. The right-hander who scored an unbeaten 129 against Cotton Tree Young Guns in the...

Berbice beat Demerara as Women’s 50 over Inter-county concludes 

Berbice beat Demerara as Women’s 50 over Inter-county concludes 

Berbice defeated Demerara by seven wickets in the final match of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior inter-county women’s 50-overs tournament.  In yet another poor display of batting in this condensed tournament, Demerara were bowled out for 76 from 29 overs while Berbice cruised to  77-3 from 14 overs at Malteenoes Sports Club Ground in a rain-affected game. A collective bowling effort from Plaffianna Millington, Tricia Hardat and Shenata Grimmond helped the Berbicians rocked the city girls. Opener Naiomi Barkoye top-scored with 24 while Nyia Latchman made 16 not out in a losing cause.  In reply, West Indies player Shabika...

West Indies script famous T20I win in Australia

West Indies script famous T20I win in Australia

An inspiring comeback with the bat has powered West Indies to a winning finish in their T20I series in Australia The West Indies have salvaged some pride in the final match of their Australian tour, overcoming a rocky start to win the final T20 in Perth by 37 runs. Andre Russell (71 off 29) and Sherfane Rutherford (67no off 40) did the damage with the highest sixth-wicket partnership in T20 international history after debutant Xavier Bartlett (2-37) helped reduce the visitors to 5-79 in the ninth over. The pair took 84 runs from the final five overs of the innings,...

Shamar Joseph extremely delighted to win ICC player of the month award

Shamar Joseph extremely delighted to win ICC player of the month award

Not many players have made a more impressive start to their international career than Shamar Joseph, with the West Indies quick rising from relative obscurity to the cusp of stardom after just two matches. Joseph’s introduction to international cricket was so eye-catching, that the right-armer beat out strong opposition from England batter Ollie Pope and Australia seamer Josh Hazlewood to claim the first men’s monthly award for the new calendar year. It didn’t take long for Joseph to make his mark on debut in the first Test against Australias as the 24-year-old revived memories of West Indies quicks of yesteryear...

Maxwell’s fifth T20I century powers Australia to series win over West Indies

Maxwell’s fifth T20I century powers Australia to series win over West Indies

Glenn Maxwell celebrated his elevation in Australia’s reshuffled batting order by producing another batting masterclass that led his team to a 34-run win over West Indies and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Dettol T20I Series. With a host of star players absent at the end of a hectic home summer, Maxwell grabbed his chance batting at four to blast a record-equalling fifth T20I century that carried Australia to their highest 20-over men’s total on home soil. It also represented a marked change of fortune for Maxwell whose previous visit to Adelaide, for a golf event on the final...

Shamar Joseph secures IPL deal with Lucknow Super Giants

Shamar Joseph secures IPL deal with Lucknow Super Giants

West Indies fast bowler Shamar Joseph has joined Lucknow Super Giants as replacement for England quick Mark Wood. He will join Super Giants for INR 3 crore, an IPL statement on Saturday said. Shamar’s deal is equivalent to US$ 362,000 or G$ 72,400,000. ESPNcricinfo understands that the ECB pulled Wood, a centrally contracted player, out of IPL 2024 to manage his workload, with the T20 World Cup scheduled in June and England hosting West Indies and Sri Lanka for Tests in the home summer. Recently, the ECB had prevented Jofra Archer from being a part of the IPL 2024 auction...

Sir Curtly Ambrose set for Berbice return in April – BCB President

Sir Curtly Ambrose set for Berbice return in April – BCB President

By Brandon Corlette The ancient county of Berbice continues to be a shining light in the West Indies, and recently, Shamar Joseph has further placed the Berbice flag around the globe. Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) President Dr. Cecil Beharry indicated that the process has already begun to facilitate West Indies legend Sir Curtly Ambrose for another visit in Berbice in April this year. In 2022, Ambrose visited Berbice to share his knowledge at fast bowling clinics. Joseph, who is now the latest superstar in Test cricket, was also present at those sessions with Ambrose, which was held at the historic...

West Indies lose first T20I by 11 runs in run-fest

West Indies lose first T20I by 11 runs in run-fest

Australia 213 for 7 (Warner 70, David 37*) beat West Indies 202 for 8 (King 53, Charles 42, Zampa 3-26) by 11 runs David Warner smashed a half-century in his 100th T20I before legspinner Adam Zampa starred with three wickets as Australia held off a barnstorming chase from a full-strength West Indies in the series-opener at Bellerive Oval. After being sent in, Australia dominated the bookends in an equal-record T20I score in Hobart with Warner cracking 70 off 36 deliveries and Tim David hitting a 17-ball 37. Chasing 214, West Indies were on track with openers Brandon King and Johnson Charles smashing a half-century partnership inside four overs. But Zampa bowled superbly...

MVP Dhanai ready for AJM Mash It Up T20 tournament

MVP Dhanai ready for AJM Mash It Up T20 tournament

AJM most valuable all-rounder Suresh Dhani is eager to get going on Saturday, February 24, in the AJM Mash It Up T20 tournament at Bush Lot Sports Complex, West Coast Berbice. Dhanai was the player of the tournament in the inaugural AJM Second Division T20 tournament, where he scored 281 runs across six games and picked up 18 wickets, including a hat-trick in the third-place playoffs. “I must say the AJM Mash IT Up T20 Tournament will be another very exciting one. It is slated to be the settlement of all grievances from the previous AJM Tournament with the Defending...