WICB launches kit design competition

Fri, Aug 1, '14



ST JOHN’S, Antigua –
-open to all seasoned and aspiring designers across the Caribbean.

 Professional and amateur designers across the Caribbean are being given the historic opportunity to design the West Indies team One Day International and Twenty20 playing kit. The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the launch of a competition for the design of playing kit for the West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams for the 2015 international cricket season.

The winner in each of the three categories will receive HP tablets and desktop computers along with all expenses paid trips to a West Indies international match in the Caribbean among other prizes.

The WICB is seeking three designs:

1.    West Indies Men’s Twenty20 Team

2.    West Indies Men’s One Day International Team

3.    West Indies Women’s Team

Designers can submit in any one of the categories or all if they are so desirous.

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CPLT20 roundup; July 31 matches

Fri, Aug 1, '14


Caribbean Premier League

Jamaica Tallawahs blow past Antigua Hawksbills

Fast bowler Jerome Taylor bagged four wickets while captain Chris Gayle hit a half century to lift the Jamaica Tallawahs to a seven-wicket win over the Antigua Hawksbills, under the Duckworth/Lewis scoring method, at Sabina Park yesterday.

Taylor, playing in his first season for the team, picked up four for 18 off three overs to help restrict the Hawksbills to 89 for nine off 17 overs, after rain had interrupted play.


Tridends vs Zouks

An excellent crowd at the Beausejour Stadium was treated to a roller coaster match in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League but not a home win as the St. Lucia Zouks lost to the Barbados Tridents.

The fastest fifty of the tournament from Sohail Tanvir set up the target, and then some truly quick bowling from 19 year old Ray Jordan took them close but it was not to be. A brilliantly paced knock from Kieron Pollard was enough to see his side home but victory was far from certain until the winning runs were scored.

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Regional Under 19 Round 3,day 2.

Fri, Aug 1, '14


WI U-19

Chanderpaul ton, T&T U19s struggle
Opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul’s unbeaten hundred followed by a Trinidad and Tobago batting slump, put Guyana firmly in control of their third round game in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday.

The experienced Chanderpaul stroked an attractive 132 as Guyana, resuming the day at Bourda on 228 for five, piled up 310 for nine declared.

However, Trinidad and Tobago’s batsmen then failed to put up a fight, as they crashed to 117 all out to concede a first innings lead of 193 runs.

Barbados vs Leewards
Georgetown, Guyana, July 31 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Talented all-rounder Shamar Springer scored an unbeaten century to lead a respectable Barbados reply against Leeward Islands on the second day of their third and last round match in the WICB Under-19 championship.

Springer was on 118 not out as Barbados, responding to the Leewards’ first innings 292, reached 254 for six at the close at Enmore.

Wounded Lugg leads Jamaica’s charge
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – A courageous hundred from Leroy Lugg emphasised his class and led a strong Jamaica batting performance over Windward Islands in the Regional Under-19 Championship here Thursday.

Lugg defied a leg injury that visibly hampered his running between the wickets throughout his 5-½-hour stay at the crease and hit 109, as Jamaica reached 272 for six in their first innings at the close on the second day of their third round match for a lead of 20.

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Regional Under 19 points after Round 2

Thu, Jul 31, '14


WI U-19

Guyana                     26.3
Leeward Islands      26.1
Windward Islands    22.2
Jamaica                  20.8
Barbados               12.6
Trinidad&Tobago     9.6

Round 3 is under way

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Back injury forces Sarwan home

Thu, Jul 31, '14


Ramnaresh Sarwan

Leicestershire captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has returned home to the West Indies to receive treatment for an ongoing back injury.

Sarwan had featured in just five championship matches because of his back problem, and his place in the team as an overseas player will now be taken by the former New Zealand allrounder Scott Styris.

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