Clyde Butts, the West Indies offspinner of the 1980s, died in Guyana on Friday at the age of 66. According to several publications the Caribbean, Butts died in an accident. Butts, who also captained his island of Guyana in the 1980s, had a first-class career that ran from 1980-81 to 1993-94, playing 87 games in
West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first vs England West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first against England in the third and deciding ODI in Barbados, which has been reduced to 43-overs a side after persistent rain caused a two-hour delay to proceedings. After sharing the honours in the
Joe Solomon, the former West Indies and Guyana batter, died on Saturday at the age of 93. Solomon played 27 Tests for West Indies between 1958 and 1965, scoring 1326 runs at an average of 34. Though he was a late starter in first-class cricket, debuting at 26, he proved his credentials quickly, as his
“Are you saying I’m a bowler who bats?” Liam Livingstone responds, smiling at a question about the current role he sees himself playing in this England team. “I am at the moment!” England want Livingstone to work. A Swiss Army knife of a cricketer, he provides a level of versatility that few others in the
Harry Brook says that he agreed his three-year deal with England “as soon as they called”, with there being no temptation to keep his franchise options open with a shorter deal. Brook is one of just three England players, along with Mark Wood and Joe Root, who signed three-year central contracts with the ECB. Unlike
For more than a decade, the pièce de Rashistance of England’s white-ball set-up has been Adil‘s wristspin. Filling the shoes of any world-class performer is almost always a doomed task. And those anointed to do so rarely appreciate the burden of expectation that is lumped on their growing shoulders. But nevertheless, step forward Rehan Ahmed.
Shai Hope sealed a dramatic victory for his West Indies side over England with three sixes in four balls off Sam Curran in Antigua on Sunday, then called upon his players to back up their performances next week as they look to clinch a series win. Hope’s unbeaten 109 off 83 balls was his 16th
Innings break England 325 (Brook 71) vs West Indies On a tough surface to gauge in Antigua, Harry Brook‘s 71 built on the work of Zak Crawley (48) and Phil Salt (45) at the top of the order to put England in a strong position for the back end, after the hosts, led by Gudakesh
West Indies wicketkeeper-batter Shane Dowrich has retired from international cricket with immediate effect. This means the 32-year-old, who was originally picked for West Indies’ upcoming home ODIs against England, has withdrawn from the squad. The CWI selection panel will not name a replacement for Dowrich for the three-match series, which begins on Sunday in Antigua.
Dominica will not host any matches during the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup. The government of Dominica took the decision stating the country’s inability to complete work on practice and match venues before the tournament commences. Dominica was one of seven countries in the Caribbean shortlisted to host the T20 World Cup, which will be
Darren Bravo has decided to take a break from cricket following his non-selection in West Indies’ squad for their three-match ODI series against England next month. The 34-year-old, who last played for West Indies in February 2022, continued to be left out despite topping the run charts in the 2023-24 Super50 Cup, where he scored
Former West Indies batter Marlon Samuels has been banned from all cricket for six years by the ICC after he was found guilty of corrupt behaviour during the Abu Dhabi T10 in 2019, where he was part of the Karnataka Tuskers but did not play. An independent tribunal found Samuels guilty on four counts, including
“When will the BS [sic] stop?! I’m not surprised by my brother’s non-selection, but with the recent changes in WI cricket management, I held onto a bit of hope for the better,” Dwayne wrote in a post on Instagram. “This is NOT acceptable, and I just can’t make sense of it! So here are my
Dowrich, whose sole previous ODI cap came against Bangladesh in 2019, come back in after averaging 78.00 in the domestic Super50 Cup, while there was also a recall for opener Kjorn Ottley, the third-highest run-scorer in the competition. Rutherford, capped six times in T20Is, also impressed while recording a maiden List A hundred, while Forde’s
Sunil Narine has called time on his eight-year international career. He last played for West Indies in a T20I in August 2019. “I appreciate it has been over four years since I last played for West Indies but today I am announcing my retirement from international cricket,” Narine wrote on Instagram. “Publicly I am a
West Indies captain Hayley Matthews was left frustrated after her side was on the wrong end of two tight TV umpire decisions in their eight-wicket loss to Australia, although she did not use it as an excuse for the result conceding that her team had been thoroughly outclassed in the ODI series. West Indies slumped
Australia 106 for 2 (Healy 32, Perry 29*, Connell 1-15) beat West Indies 103 (Williams 25, Sutherland 3-23, McGrath 2-10, Garth 2-14, King 2-20) by eight wickets A clinical bowling performance led by Kim Garth, Annabel Sutherland and Alana King helped Australia romp to a dominant eight-wicket win over West Indies and a 2-0 ODI
Hayley Matthews is hopeful a leg injury won’t interrupt the form of her life after the West Indies captain claimed an incredible eighth-straight player-of-the-match gong to cap a historic series against Australia. She became the first player to score more than 300 runs across three women’s T20I games as West Indies fell just short of
Australia 190 for 9 (McGrath 65, Connell 3-25) beat West Indies (Matthews 79, Brown 3-20) by 47 runs A brilliant display of fast bowling from Darcie Brown helped Australia close out the T20I series against West Indies at Allan Border Field despite another one-woman show from Hayley Matthews who was hobbled on one leg. Defending
Hayley Matthews expects Australia’s bowlers to change their plans – and fields – but the West Indies skipper reckons she’s in good enough form to counter them as a historic series victory beckons. She also made 99 not out in a game-one loss and has won player of the match in an incredible seven straight
Hayley Matthews believes having the captaincy has helped take her game to another level as she reflected on an extraordinary performance against Australia with her 132 off 64 balls steering West Indies to a record T20I chase. It meant that in two days, she had made 231 off 138 balls having been unbeaten on 99
There will be an Australian influence on West Indies as they aim to topple the world champions on their home soil over the next two weeks with Shane Deitz taking charge for his first series as the new head coach. Deitz, the former South Australia wicketkeeper-batter who has previously coached the Bangladesh and Netherlands women’s
The Jamaican government has said that it opted against submitting an official bid to host games at next year’s men’s T20 World Cup because it had to “pay attention to the cost-and-benefit analysis” as a consequence of “limited resources” in the island. The Jamaica Observer quoted sports minister Olivia Grange as saying that “it wasn’t
Antigua. Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago will be the seven venues in the Caribbean that will co-host the 2024 men’s T20 World Cup in addition to three cities in the USA shortlisted by ICC earlier this week. The biennial tournament, which will be played between June
Brathwaite named temporary replacement for Ferreira Meanwhile, Carlos Brathwaite has been called up by Barbados Royals as a temporary replacement for wicketkeeper-batter Donovan Ferreira. Ferreira has been included in South Africa’s 16-member squad for their home T20I series against Australia. He is expected to return after his national duties are over.
The red card made its first appearance in the Caribbean Premier League 2023, when Trinbago Knight Riders were behind the required over rate at the start of each of their last three overs while bowling against St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on Sunday in Basseterre. They were left with only ten men for the final
Samuels announced his retirement in November 2020, after a career in which he played 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is, and scored over 11,000 international runs and 17 centuries. While his record suggested he never made the most of his sumptuous talent, his highs were spectacular, most notably when he top-scored in the T20
The 2023 Caribbean Premier League – men’s and women’s – has announced severe penalties for teams going through their overs slowly, even putting in place a red card-like system of removing a player if the fielding side is behind schedule at the start of the 20th over of an innings, a first in the game.
Ambati Rayudu could become the second Indian to play in the men’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after St Kitts & Nevis Patriots signed him as their marquee player for the upcoming season. Rayudu, 37, retired from international – and Indian – cricket after helping Chennai Super Kings to their fifth IPL title in May this
Toss West Indies chose to bat vs India It was West Indies who had the luck of the draw at the toss in the third T20I, with home captain Rovman Powell choosing to bat. Both captains said batting first was the preferred option on this used Providence surface, but Hardik Pandya said he “wouldn’t mind”