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Adams:Clash to young players’ benefit

ST JOHN’S – Cricket West Indies’ director of cricket Jimmy Adams does not see any fallout from playing the early stages of the first-class season alongside Sri Lanka A’s tour of the Caribbean. In fact, the former West Indies captain believes that with franchises set to lose players for the …

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Firstclass season a chance to impress selectors, says Adams

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Director of cricket Jimmy Adams has urged players to use the upcoming first-class season to stake their claim for a place at the higher level. The four-day season is set to bowl off on October 26 and Adams said the three-month season provided the ideal …

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West Indies name unchanged squad for Zimbabwe tour

[ESPNcricinfo] Jason Holder will lead an unchanged West Indies squad to Zimbabwe for a two-Test series that begins later this month. The same 16-member squad recently performed encouragingly in England, losing the Test series 2-1 but pulling off their first win in the country in 17 years in the second Test …

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Lewis, Joseph shine in ODI rankings despite Windies slump

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — The West Indies pair of Evin Lewis and Alzarri Joseph have both made huge strides in the latest International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings, following career-best performances in the just concluded five-match series against England. Left-hander Lewis leapt 31 places in the batting rankings to …

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Windies leave next week for Zimbabwe Tests

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Queens Sports Club will host both Tests when West Indies arrive in Zimbabwe next week Wednesday for their short series against Zimbabwe. The tourists are expected to play a three-day warm-up match before taking on the hosts in the two Tests at the venue in Bulawayo, …

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Bairstow hundred sets up stroll to 4-0

[ESPNcricinfo] England 294 for 1 (Bairstow 141*, Roy 96) beat West Indies 288 for 6 (S Hope 72, Gayle 40) by nine wickets. Jonny Bairstow made his second century of the Royal London series to help England to a resounding victory over West Indies. Bairstow, who was promoted to open the batting following a …

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WI Women to face Sri Lanka at Lara Academy next month

The Brian Lara Cricket Academy (BLCA) in Tarouba will be hosting three One Day Internationals between West Indies Women and the touring Sri Lanka Women next month. The Windies Women will begin their bid for direct qualification to the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 when they host Sri Lanka for …

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Lewis, skipper Holder out of final ODI

LONDON, England (CMC) – Opener Evin Lewis has been ruled out of Friday’s fifth One-Day International (ODI) against England after picking up a hairline fracture of his ankle during his superb hundred in the fourth game here yesterday. The left-hander picked up the injury in the 47th over when he …

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