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Phil Simmons recalls racist abuse in English league cricket

Phil Simmons has revealed he was the victim of racist abuse while playing league cricket in England and confirmed his West Indies squad will "definitely" register their "solidarity" with the Black Lives Matter movement when the Test series against England begins.As well as playing county cricket - he was a key member of the Leicestershire side whic
Time and time again the WICB has shown its lack of support for the players and the Caribbean people, they have shown that they don't care about what's best for the team or the sport, but rather what's best for themselves. Think back to the disaster tour of India, they sent players on tour without agreeing on a salary (keep in mind these players are
Shimron Hetmyer.West Indies great Lance Gibbs has jokingly suggested he would need a belt in order to help the talented but often mercurial young batsman Shimron Hetmyer.The legendary spinner, who turned 85-year-old last year, had a good laugh when asked to assess what measures could be taken to get the 23-year-old to consistently produce the type
By Sean Deverskaiteur newsWhen fast bowler Barrington St Aubyn Browne made his ODI debut for the West Indies against India in five-match series at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India on October 20, 1994 he was already 27 and that would be his only International series. Back then it was much harder to get into a West team and although the West Ind
…Former Test opener discusses how close he came to retirement during rollercoaster Ashes tour of England in 2001JUSTIN Langer has opened up on one of the lowest points of his playing career, detailing how heconfided in family members that he wanted to abandon Australia’s 2001 Ashes tour in order to flyhome and retire.Langer has often referred to th
West Indies fast bowling legend Curtly Ambrose believes batting icon Brian Lara was in too much of a rush to claim the post of team captain, going on to find the task tougher than he expected.Having previously played under another bowling great, Courtney Walsh, Lara officially took charge of the West Indies team for the 1997-98 England tour of the
When Ronaldo AliMohamed wasn’t initially named in the 2018 West Indies Under – 19 World Cup squad many were surprised since he had produced quite a number of match-winning all-round performances to lead Guyana to championship honours.His showing suggested that he was certainly the kind of horses – for- courses player to exploit the conditions
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua- Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have agreed to postpone the planned West Indies U19 tour of England, scheduled for August and September 2020 due to scheduling clashes.With the West Indies U19 team being unavailable to tour England during the proposed window, CWI and the ECB have worked to
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