Monday, December 22, 2014

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Strange change

Jason Holder’s replacement of Dwayne Bravo as West Indies One-Day International captain less than two months before next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup is a case of strange timing according to two former regional cricketers. Read more »

  • Trio victimised, claims lawyer

    A prominent lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse, has accused the West Indies Cricket Board of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard from the one-day squad to face South Africa. Barbadian Ralph Thorne QC, who still represents Bravo, said his client had been “wronged” and he would “await his instructions” before deciding on the next move. Read More »

  • Sookdeosingh slams century in practice

    Opening batsman Nicholas Sookdeosingh took advantage of extended time at the crease at Gilbert Park to stroke an even 100 on Saturday in the latest Trinidad and Tobago Red Force practice match in preparation for next month’s regional Nagico Super50 series. Read More »

  • Title bout to honour Salandy

    A WORLD boxing title card in honour of late Trinidad and Tobago champion Jizelle Salandy will be staged early next year in Port of Spain. This according to Neale Greaves, a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Board of Control (TTBBC) who was part of a four-member local delegation which returned on Saturday from the five-day World Boxing Council (WBC) 52nd annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Read More »

  • Barcant in last 16 in Canadian juniors

    TRINIDAD and Tobago’s Marie Claire Barcant reached the “round of 16” in the under-17 division of the Canadian Open Junior Squash Championships last week in Niagara. Read More »

  • ‘Low Cost’ hat-trick for Latchman

    GYSHAN LATCHMAN, one of the country’s leading junior players, captured two titles for the second time in three years in the recent Low Cost Caroni Zone Table Tennis Tournament at the Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. Read More »

  • Who to believe?

    Who are we left to believe? Read More »

  • More questions than answers

    MORE questions than answers surround the dismissals of Dwayne Bravo as captain and Kieron Pollard and Darren Sammy from the West Indies’ ODI team for next month’s five ODIs in South Africa. Read More »

  • Bravo axed

    Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been axed as West Indies One Day International captain two months before the ICC World Cup, set to take place from February to March next year. Read More »

  • Beaten badly

    West Indies suffered their heaviest ever defeat in South Africa, when they were humiliated by an innings and 220 runs, 70 minutes before lunch on the penultimate day of the opening Test here yesterday. Read More »

  • New skipper Holder seeks support

    Gaining the trust of his players and building a good relationship with them is one of the top priorities for newly appointed West Indies One-day International skipper Jason Holder who takes over the captaincy from Dwayne Bravo. Read More »

  • Ramdin: We didn’t adjust well

    The West Indies were blown away by South Africa by an innings and 220 runs. They have lost key pacer Kemar Roach to an ankle injury which will keep him out of the second Test starting on Boxing Day. Read More »

  • Hoping in history

    REGARDLESS of however overwhelming the result, it has become obligatory for captains to speak at post-match presentations of “taking positives out of the game”. Read More »

  • Three double up in ‘RBC’

    THREE players from a field of over 170 youngsters captured double crowns in the RBC Junior Tennis Tournament. Read More »

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