Port Of Spain

  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 June 21, 2014

    (Scroll down for ballbyball commentary) Day 4 Roundup: The West Indies bowlers produced a spirited performance to put a serieslevelling victory in sight against New Zealand after four days of the second Test. New Zealand, facing a firstinnings deficit of 239, reached 257 for 8 in their second innings, leading by 18...
  • WI vs NZ, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened June 17, 2014

    Catch live action from the first day at Port of Spain Test as West Indies try to draw level in the series. (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The West Indies are likely to go with a threepronged pace attack in the second Test as they...
  • India will extend cultural ties with Trinidad and Tobago, says Chandresh Katoch November 4, 2013

    Culture minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch, along with the Trinidad and Tobago authorities, has drawn up a new road map to enhance cooperation between the two countries. "Our two countries have a long history of diplomatic relations and my visit should enable enhancement of the cultural ties and peopletopeople relationships between them,"...
  • Caribbean venues packed again thanks to CPL Twenty20 August 24, 2013

    Port of Spain: Cricket in the West Indies has been played against a sorry backdrop of half-empty stadiums for years but the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 competition has finally reignited the imagination of the fans. With bumper crowds, investment from Hollywood celebrities, international television distribution and plenty of local...
  • Triseries final: Dhoni clinches sensational win for India July 12, 2013

    Port of Spain: MS Dhoni smashed two sixes and a four in the final over off Shaminda Eranga to help India clinch yet another victory over Sri Lanka, this time in the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup at Port of Spain on Thursday. Chasing 201, India started slowly with Shikhar...
  • India vs Sri Lanka: what shapes up the triseries final July 11, 2013

    World champions India scripted a revival just in time to book a place in the Celkon Mobile Cup final on Thursday. A fiftyfifty record in the tournament two wins and two defeats isn't inspiring going into the decider, but India came back from two defeats in a row...
  • India defeat SL by 81 runs (D/L method), qualify for final July 10, 2013

    Port of Spain: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar wreaked havoc with a brilliant opening spell as he powered India into the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup Tri Series tournament with a commanding 81run victory over Sri Lanka via Duckworth Lewis method in another rainaffected match on Tuesday. The 22yearold Kumar took careerbest...
  • Dhoni might play with India qualifying for the final July 10, 2013

    Port of Spain: India's standin captain Virat Kohli hinted that the regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could be fit for the final and might even play if India makes it that far, which they eventually did by beating Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Kohli made the statement during the toss ...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, Celkon Mobile Cup, Match 6 July 10, 2013

    Live updates from Game 6 of the Celkon Mobile Cup 2013 played between India and West Indies at Port of Spain. Sri Lanka's win over West Indies on Tuesday ensured that all three teams are still in the fray to reach the final. But an Indian win today will ensure them a...
  • Sri Lanka showed a lot of character: Angelo Mathews July 9, 2013

    Port of Spain: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews praised his side for showing character in a 39run (D/L) win over West Indies in the league match of the Celkon Mobile Cup on Monday. Lauding the team, Angelo said, "The guys showed a lot of character. There was some grass on...
  • Triseries, WI vs SL: Play called off; will resume on Monday July 8, 2013

    Port of Spain: Rain played spoilsport as the crucial ODI match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in the trination series was pushed to the reserve day on Monday, at the Queen's park oval on Sunday. Riding on fast bowler Kemar Roach's two quick wickets, West Indies had reduced Sri Lanka...
  • Sammy laments bad bowling show against India July 6, 2013

    Port of Spain: West Indies allrounder Darren Sammy has blamed the massive defeat to India in the Celkon Mobile Cup trination series match here on the team's lackluster bowling, saying that it was the only area where the hosts went wrong. While lauding Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who struck a fine...
  • Sammy cameo worried me: Clarke April 21, 2012

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted he was slightly worried about losing the second Test against the West Indies, especially after the way his opposite number Darren Sammy set about the run chase. Sammy was unbeaten on 30 from 26 balls when persistent rain ended the Windies'...
  • Cowan remains positive despite poor form April 20, 2012

    Port of Spain: When Australian selectors meet to select a team, opener Ed Cowan is most likely to lose his place because of poor form, but he remains positive about his own game. "I feel like my game is in good order. There's a big difference between being out of runs...
  • WIAus second Test ends in a damp draw April 20, 2012

    PortofSpain: Persistent rain spoiled a West Indies runchase at 53 for 2 in pursuit of a teasing target of 215 in 61 overs against Australia as the second Test ended in a damp draw on Thursday. Showers arrived 40 minutes before tea and there was no more play possible on...
  • Roach dedicates Aussie haul to Marshall April 19, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies seamer Kemar Roach dedicated his eight wickets in the second Test against Australia to the legendary fast bowler Malcolm Marshall, who would have been 54 on Wednesday. Roach has been the standout bowler for the home side in the match which appears destined for a...
  • Australia can risk defeat to win: Cowan April 19, 2012

    Port of Spain: Australia were confident they could still win the second Test against West Indies despite losing most of the fourth day on Wednesday to rain. Australia's hopes of pushing for a seriesclinching victory were thwarted by a torrential storm at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad. Most of...
  • Pep talk helped Lyon turn the Test around April 18, 2012

    Port of Spain: The rain was pelting down in Trinidad on Tuesday and Nathan Lyon did not have a wicket to his name, so he decided to use the spare time to get some answers. He approached the Australian team coach Mickey Arthur and the team's elder statesman, Ricky Ponting,...
  • West Indies rue one bad hour of batting April 18, 2012

    Port of Spain: One disastrous hour on Tuesday may have cost West Indies their chance to level the Test series against Australia, coach Ottis Gibson said. West Indies were cruising at 230 for 4 late on the third day of the second Test in Trinidad on Tuesday when the wheels...
  • 2nd Test: Lyon takes five to put Australia on top April 18, 2012

    PortofSpain, Trinidad: Offspinner Nathan Lyon took five cheap wickets late on Tuesday to trigger a West Indies collapse and give Australia the edge on the third day of the second Test at the Queen's Park Oval. The hosts, replying to Australia's firstinnings total of 311, were cruising at 230 for 4...
  • Hussey's toil could prove decisive April 17, 2012

    Port of Spain: A week after he smashed the West Indian bowlers around Barbados to lead Australia to a thrilling victory in fading light, Mike Hussey was back in a completely different role, grinding his way to a crucial halfcentury that could deliver another victory for his team. On a Queen's...
  • Watson grows with his Port of Spain grind April 16, 2012

    Port of Spain: Shane Watson again showed why he is Australia's man for all occasions when he ground his way to a vital halfcentury on the first day of the second Test against West Indies on Sunday. The allrounder, now padding up at three after stints at number six and...
  • Sammy predicts result in second Test vs Aus April 15, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects the Queen's Park Oval pitch here to produce a result in the second Test against Australia starting Sunday, but does not believe his team has the home advantage. "A lot of first class cricket has been played here and so far...