Wavell Hinds: West Indies cricket structure needs improvement
Fri, Jul 3, '15
Kingston (Jamaica): West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Wavell Hinds believes there needs to be greater communication among they key stakeholders in the West Indies cricket and says a harmonious relationship with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is key to the success of the game in the region.
The former Test batsman, who serves as chief executive, said improved communication was necessary of the regional game was to be rebuilt, reports CMC. Dwayne Bravo decides not to return to Test cricket following meeting with Phil Simmons
“We need to improve the structures of West Indies cricket. How we communicate is one way we can improve big time,” Hinds said on Wednesday.
I Have Always Played the Game Fair, Clean and Honestly: Dwayne Bravo
Thu, Jul 2, '15
Dwayne Bravo rubbished the allegations made by former Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Lalit Modi that the West Indian all-rounder was paid in cash by a real estate baron during his stint with the Chennai Super Kings.(BCCI Gives Clean Chit)"I just want to make this thing clear to all my fans and people around the world that Dwayne Bravo has always played the game fair, clean and honestly. I love this game a lot and it has given a lot to me in life. I would not do anything to jeopardise my sport or my career by indulging in any wrongful activity. These allegations are untrue. My lawyers are now looking into it," Bravo told mid-day Wednesday.
CLASSY TRIDENTS GET BACK TO WINNING WAYS
Thu, Jul 2, '15
The Barbados Tridents got back to winning way in the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League thanks to a clinical bowling and fielding display against the St Lucia Zouks in St Kitts.
The Tridents made 148-8 from their 20 overs, perhaps slightly below-par, but they were magificent in the field, and once they had removed Andre Fletcher for 52 there was only ever going to be one winner as they reduced Darren Sammy's side to 133-9.
Gayle 72* leads Tallawahs to win
Wed, Jul 1, '15
Chris Gayle's red hot T20 form carried over to Warner Park in St Kitts where his unbeaten 72 led Jamaica Tallawahs to a seven-wicket win against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Australian import Chris Lynn pitched in with 52 as part of an 85-run partnership for the second wicket, which put Tallawahs on course to overhaul 160. Gayle finished the chase with a pulled four, taking his team to their second win of the season.
Gayle's aggressive knock, which included six fours two sixes, was not without shaky moments though. After drinks were taken with the score at 71 for 1 in 10, play resumed with Gayle, on 28, hitting the third ball of the 11th over from Marlon Samuels to long-on where Martin Guptill's one-handed effort nearly produced a sensational catch.
Bravo not returning to Tests
Tue, Jun 30, '15
All rounder Dwayne Bravo is not returning to the Test fold, at least not in short term, as talks with current coach Phil Simmons broke down. Simmons met with Bravo, Sunil Narine and Keiron Pollard recently and Bravo revealed that he would not be making himself available to return to “whites.” According to Bravo: “I met with coach Simmons and at the moment I am not prepared to come back to Test cricket. The conditions are not right for a return because it is even more unfair to us than before.
more at Trinidad Guardian.