Squad lists for Regional Under-17 Tournament

Mon, Jul 6, '15


WI U-17

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Following are the squad lists for WICB’s Regional Under-17 Tournament, starting tomorrow in Tobago:

 BARBADOS (from): Najee Holder (captain), Joshua Bishop, Shian Brathwaite, Renaldo Callender, Shaquane Cave, Thaddaeus Chase, Jarion Hoyte, Shakib Kellman, Shakkae Marshall, Donte Niles, Limar Pierce, Nico Reifer, Reneil Smith, Ajani Waterman

GUYANA (from): Rolando Alimohamed (captain), Ramnarine Chatura, Steve Deonarain, Sagar Hatheramani, Joshua Jones, Richie Looknauth, Timothy McAlmont, Ashmead Nedd, Raymond Perez, Joshua Persaud, Kevin Sinclair, Adrian Sukhwa, Sylus Tyndall, Bhaskar Yadram

JAMAICA (from): Brad Barnes (captain), Rushane Allen, Kashwayne Beale, Ajae Gordon, Michael Harriott, Andrae McCarthy, Ricardo McIntosh, Shalom Parnell, Rasnyni Roye, Javeur Royal, Dominic Samuels, Raewin Senior, Ian Spence, Sanjay Williams

LEEWARD ISLANDS (from): Dimitri Adams (captain), Jemuel Cabey, Marcus Duberry, Tishawn Franchis, Joshua Grant, Michael Lewis, Jerrilous Louis, Jacob Parles, Kion Pemberton, Dimari Prince, Keshawn Richardson, Javier Spencer, Javani Tyson, Zawandi Whyte

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (from): Kirstan Kallicharan (captain), Te-Shawn Alleyne, Siba Batoosingh, Cephas Cooper, Michael Dindial, Justyn Gangoo, O’Marley James, Stephon Katwaroo, Nathaniel McDavid, Quammie Mohammed, Adrian Paharry, Sachin Seecharan, Keagan Simmons, Chryston Thurton

WINDWARD ISLANDS (from): Emmanuel Stewart (captain), Dillion Douglas, Daniel Dupigny, Dane Edward, Nick Elibox, Johnel Eugene, Johann Jeremiah, Lee Louisy, Kimani Melius, Shane Roberts, Narun Singh, Tahj Tavarnier, Urnell Thomas

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Saqlain put my head in place: Bishoo

Mon, Jul 6, '15


Media Watch

In the past three years, Devendra Bishoo has represented West Indies only thrice. Despite that, he is among the top five bowlers from the Caribbean who feature in the International Cricket Council’s current list of highest ranked bowlers in Test cricket.

How is that so, some may ask. But the statistic should not surprise those who have closely followed the legspinner’s career, which started with a bang during the 2011 World Cup, plummeted into oblivion after a few poor outings by the next year, and only recently found itself resurrected again – during Australia’s tour to the West Indies.

By September 2011, six months after his One-Day International debut, Bishoo had 21 wickets from five Tests at an average of 35.42, and 19 wickets in 11 ODIs at 21.57, earning him the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award.
But the purple patch did not last, and a series of disappointing stints led to Bishoo’s exclusion from the national squads for all formats by May 2012.

read more at Wisden India

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CPL T20 Points Table, July 5

Sun, Jul 5, '15


Caribbean Premier League
Barbados Tridents 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.876 879/113.1 827/120.0
St Lucia Zouks 6 3 2 0 1 7 -0.351 759/93.4 744/88.0
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 5 2 3 0 0 4 +0.448 800/100.0 686/90.5
Jamaica Tallawahs 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.602 510/69.1 638/80.0
Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel 3 1 1 0 1 3 -1.015 219/39.5 216/33.1
Guyana Amazon Warriors 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.366 531/74.0 587/77.5

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Fast bowlers wanted

Sun, Jul 5, '15



IT is a puzzle that has gone unsolved for a couple of decades. Attempts to crack it involve mainly, but not only, the quality of pitches.
At their meeting in Barbados last weekend, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) directors charged the cricket committee to have another go at coming up with suggestions of how “to prioritise the development of fast bowlers in the region and for the West Indies team, recognising that the majority of the overs in regional tournaments are bowled by spinners and is impacting negatively on the production of fast bowlers for the West Indies team”.
As it considers its fresh mandate, the committee, on which Courtney Walsh and Joel Garner are the only members from the glorious past of fast bowling dominance, is presumably familiar with what prompted the directors' renewed concern.

read the full article at Trinidad Express

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Lloyd lambasts the lack of a ‘Thinking’ West Indies -‘We have constantly been outthought’

Sun, Jul 5, '15


Clive Lloyd

Former West Indies Captain and current Chairman of Selectors Clive Lloyd has taken a swipe at cricketers across the region, noting that the mental side of their game is not up to the standard of their opponents. Speaking during a recent ceremony, Lloyd noted that the current hit and miss status that the West Indies Cricket Team has incurred is based on the fact that there is a lack on the mental side of the game. 

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