Barbados

  • Tino Best, Shoaib Malik fined over CPL altercation 6 days ago

    Bridgetown: Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval. Best was fined 60 percent of his match fee while Shoaib has been...
  • Dwayne Smith pulls out of Big Bash December 21, 2013

    Bridgetown: West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith has pulled out of the Big Bash League (BBL), Australia's premier T20 tournament, the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has confirmed. No reason has yet been given for Smith's decision to withdraw and speculation has heightened in Barbados over the sudden move after he played in...
  • Andy Murray to headline Barbados Dream Cup October 30, 2013

    Bridgetown: Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will headline Barbados' Dream Cup opening next month. Organisers say the Dream Cup, into its third year, was started to promote opportunities for young, aspiring Barbadians, through the creation of a world-class tennis event, reports CMC. The 26-year-old Scottish-born Murray, who has agreed to be...
  • Mushtaq to hold spin bowling clinic in Barbados August 30, 2013

    St. John's: Former Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq is to conduct a spin bowling clinic for current and emerging West Indies cricketers in Barbados next week. Mushtaq, now a spin bowling consultant, has been contracted by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to work with twelve men's spin bowlers from various age...
  • Malik, Santokie top CLP batting and bowling averages August 28, 2013

    Port-of-Spain: Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents and Krishmar Santokie of the Guyana Amazon Warriors finished as the top run-scorer and wicket-taker, respectively, of the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Malik tallied 272 runs in eight games to edge Guyana's Lendl Simmons (266 runs) and St Lucia Zouks' Andre Fletcher (238...
  • Malik predicts a bright CPL future August 23, 2013

    Port of Spain: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents has predicted that the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) will become "huge" after the success of the ongoing inaugural tournament. "After the IPL and the Big Bash League you can take this as third in the world and it...
  • CPL: Gayle welcomes Sangakkara's arrival August 22, 2013

    Port of Spain: Captain Chris Gayle has welcomed the arrival of Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara in the Jamaica Tallawahs ahead of their semi-final clash against Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL). Sangakkara, considered one of the best batsmen of the modern game, is set to join Tallawahs...
  • CPL: Guyana, T&T Red Steel pick up weekend wins August 12, 2013

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Sunday's double-header of Caribbean Premier League action saw Guyana Amazon Warriors end table-toppers Barbados Tridents' winning streak and Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel beat Antigua Hawksbills by one run in a thrilling clash at the Queens Park Oval. In the first match of the day, Guyana snapped...
  • Haynes compares Pollard's captaincy to Dhoni August 8, 2013

    Bridgetown: Former West Indies opening batsman Desmond Haynes has compared the captaincy of T20 superstar Kieron Pollard to World Cup-winning Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Haynes, a cricket legend and head coach of the Barbados Tridents, one of six teams participating in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), has described Pollard as...
  • Viv Richards predicts CPL to be a success August 8, 2013

    Bridgetown: Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards says he expects the Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) to be a success based on fans' response to the Barbados and Guyana legs of the inaugural tournament. Large crowds witnessed the three games at Kensington Oval in Barbados last week and the four...
  • CPL: Barbados beat Trinidad and Tobago on bowlers' day August 4, 2013

    Shakib Al Hasan and Fidel Edwards took five-fors in the Caribbean Premier League on Saturday, but it was the former's 6 for 6 that proved decisive on a day when just 105 runs were scored for the loss of 16 wickets in 20.5 overs in a completed Twenty20 encounter that...
  • Nurse stars in Barbados' win over Antigua August 2, 2013

    Bridgetown, Barbados: The spin pair of Ashley Nurse and Shakib Al Hasan combined to bowl Barbados Tridents to their second win in a row in the Caribbean Premier League, this one a 12-run success over Antigua Hawksbills at Kensington Oval. Shakib took the second wicket to fall in Antigua's chase...
  • Malik, Pollard script Barbados win to open CPL July 31, 2013

    Half-centuries from former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik and West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard enabled Barbados Tridents to beat St. Lucia Zouks by 18 runs on the opening day of the 2013 Caribbean Premier League. Playing at home, Barbados decided to bat, but the decision backfired as the hosts found themselves...
  • CPL: Pollard gets strong support to lead Tridents July 19, 2013

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Barbados Tridents captain Kieron Pollard has received a ringing endorsement from head coach Desmond Haynes and allrounder Carlos Brathwaite as the countdown continues to the start of the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Haynes, a former West Indies opening batsman and Brathwaite have identified Pollard as critical to the...
  • Wigan's Emmerson Boyce to be honoured in Barbados June 22, 2013

    Bridgetown, Barbados: The Barbados government says it will honour Emmerson Boyce who captained Wigan Athletic to the 2013 FA Cup title in England. Boyce, who was born in England to Barbadian parents, was expected to arrive in Bridgetown on Friday to launch his foundation for less fortunate children, reports CMC. Sports minister...
  • Gas deal: Cong attacks Modi govt over Tehelka report December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Party is on the attack in Gujarat. Quoting an investigation done by Tehelka magazine, the party has questioned why the Narendra Modi government gave 10 per cent equity in a gas field to a firm, GeoGlobal, that exists only on paper. The Tehelka write-up, which quotes extensively...
  • WI cricket board to increase retainer contract September 22, 2012

    St. John's, (Antigua): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has approved an increase in the number of male players who are to receive Annual Retainer Contracts (ARC). The WICB says an additional five players will receive contracts increasing the number from 15 to 20 for the period 2012 to 2013. The WICB...
  • West Indies' self-belief still alive: Sammy April 12, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies' captain Darren Sammy said the three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test here will not damage his side's growing self-confidence and has urged his troops not to despair despite the hugely disappointing result. Resuming the day on 71 for 5, West Indies were dismissed for 148, leaving...
  • Chanderpaul hails West Indies' rookies April 9, 2012

    Bridgetown: Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here was testimony of their improvement. "The young fellas are (coming in) to their own. We've been setting the plans and goals for the team...
  • Chanderpaul's ton takes WI to 449-9 dec April 9, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck a resolute 103 not out on Sunday to lift West Indies to 449 for 9 declared on the second day of the opening Test against Australia. Australia replied with 44 for no loss by stumps with David Warner hitting 27 and fellow left-hander Ed Cowan 13....
  • 1st Test: West Indies 179 for 3 on day 1 April 8, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Kraigg Brathwaite and Kirk Edwards hit half-centuries to guide West Indies to 179 for 3 at stumps against Australia on a rain-shortened opening day on Saturday of the first Test at Kensington Oval. Edwards hit an enterprising 61 while opener Brathwaite compiled a determined 57. The pair of Barbadians...
  • Roach, Deonarine will play key role for West Indies: Gibson April 7, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: West Indies seamer Kemar Roach will renew his bruising rivalry with Ricky Ponting on Saturday as the home side seek to end two decades of failure against Australia. When Roach and Ponting last came face to face in a Test at the pacy WACA in Perth in 2009,...
  • Malinga is cricket's sexiest man: Poll June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka walloped the Men in Blue in the first round, sending Team India packing. Now, a survey makes it seem that the Lankans are a better looking lot than Indian cricket team too. The 'Sexiest Men in Cricket' poll featured neither Dhoni with his funky hairdo, nor Dravid...