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Gayle, Samuels tirades poor example for Windies youngsters
Goog Lee, P.I.
opinion
  It seems with Windies veterans Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels unable to speak as effectively with runs from their bats these days, most of the running has come from their mouths via vicious attacks on former teammates. Surely, gentlemen, you can do much better. Based on all that you have accomplished, is any issue that significant to warrant
My Cricketing Hero: David Lloyd picks Wes Hall
The Captain
opinion
"He fitted in perfectly to the Accrington environment even though it was an enormous culture-shock. I think the first thing he bought was a mackintosh!" Last Updated: 23/04/20 8:29pm Wes Hall is David Lloyd's cricketing hero Who did the Sky Sports Cricket pundits idolise growing up? Every Monday, we will be asking one of our experts for their crick
West Indies great Lance Gibbs critical of Rahkeem Cornwall, Caribbean spin bowlers
sammy
opinion
  Lance Gibbs is not impressed with the current crop of spin bowlers in the Caribbean. While speaking on Mason and Guest in Barbados on Tuesday, Gibbs expressed his disappointment at the spin bowlers currently playing in the Caribbean and was particularly critical of the much-heralded Rahkeem Cornwall. Apparently, the 85-year-old former West I
Are Bowlers Getting Shadowed by the Batsman in Cricket These Days?
chairman
opinion
Cricket has always been a batsmen's game where every bit of the rule in the game has been designed to favor the batsman and not the bowler. From the very beginning the game had been biased towards the batting side. It is actually because at the core of the cricket it works on the 'reactive science' and the thrill of the game comes from the reply th
CWI made the right move at the right time
TriniToDeBONE
opinion
In this Jan 19, 2019 file photo, then West Indies head coach Richard Pybus, right, talks with bowling coach Vasbert Drakes during net practice at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. - CWI Media I remember Richard Pybus very well. He was the arrogant Englishman with South African roots that was hired in 2013 by the Wycliffe “Dave” Cameron admin
Chief selector is right but cricket a hard sell in the Caribbean
Super User
opinion
West Indian fast bowlers Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Colin Croft and Joel Garner in February 1981. Chairman of selectors, Roger Harper, said in an interview recently that Caribbean territories needed to take more responsibility in the arena of developing world-class cricketers and he is right. Now, as chairman of selectors, he may have good reas
Former West Indies great Lawrence Rowe has long been revered as one of the most stylish West Indian batsmen of all time.
Juan Henriquez
opinion
Former West Indies great Lawrence Rowe has long been revered as one of the most stylish West Indian batsmen of all time.The Jamaican-born batsman, who in full flight is described as one of the best to watch on a cricketing field, reflected on his career and the changing face of regional cricket in an extended interview with Andre Errol Baptiste on
WI can climb `Mount Everest’ again
Goog Lee, P.I.
opinion
Former West Indies captain, Sir Richie Richardson, is of the opinion the Caribbean side can return to the top of world cricket. Speaking recently on the Barbados radio programme, Mason and Guest, the International Cricket Council match referee agreed with Michael Holding of  seeing a light at the end of the tunnel with respect to the future of
When a visiting team enters Providence for a Regional 4-Day match against the Guyana Jaguars, they often wonder if that orange stand is filled to capacity.
chairman
News
It’s a mental issue, says super fan Norman Welch   Story and photos by Brandon Corlette Guyanatimesgy.com When a visiting team enters Providence for a Regional 4-Day match against the Guyana Jaguars, they often wonder if that orange stand is filled to capacity. Norman “Juice Man” Welch The support that pitches from that part of the Stadium is
What West Indies Cricket means to West Indians The four-pronged pace attack is bornWhat West Indies Cricket means to West Indians The four-pronged pace attack is born
chairman
opinion
kaieteurnewsonline.com After the 5-1 loss to Australia, Lloyd was ready to fight fire with fire and introduced a four-prong pace attack which soon became the feared weapon that the Windies used to dominate world cricket on all types of pitches. Roberts, Holding, Croft & Garner were West Indies’ weapons of destruction. Andy Roberts, Bernard Juli
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