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West Indies, Digicel end sponsorship deal

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Cricket West Indies and telecommunications giants Digicel have severed their sponsorship agreement prematurely, ending a 13-year commercial relationship. In a statement Tuesday, CWI said an agreement had been reached to end the relationship with one year still … Read More »

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BPTT Mayaro night cricket bowls off

Cricket skills and community spirit were the main ingredients on display as the 2018 BP T&T Mayaro Night Cricket Windball Competition bowled off to an exciting start at the Mayaro Government School Recreation Ground recently. Seventeen teams were dressed to … Read More »

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Brathwaite’s IPL best in vain

MUMBAI, India—Carlos Brathwaite struck his Indian Premier league career-best score but it was not enough to prevent table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad from going down by two wickets to Dwayne Bravo’s Chennai Super Kings, in the first playoff game yesterday. Sent in … Read More »

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Regional women capable of T20 defence

ST JOHN’S ANTIGUA—Chairman of West Indies selectors, Courtney Browne, believes the regional women’s side is good enough to defend its title and win the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup for a second time. Browne made this assertion as the players continued … Read More »

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Narine, Russell cameos strengthen KKR play-offs bid

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — Both Sunil Narine and Andre Russell played minor but important roles as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Jofra Archer’s Rajasthan Royals by six wickets here yesterday, and inch closer to securing a place in the Indian Premier … Read More »

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Bravo at Middlesex for T20 Blast

LONDON – In-demand West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will ply his trade for Middlesex in the upcoming England T20 Blast, the club announced yesterday. The 34-year-old, currently playing for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, will turn out … Read More »

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Narine’s all-round fireworks lifts KKR to win

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — Man-of-the-Match Sunil Narine grabbed a brace of wickets and then struck a timely cameo to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) dispose of West Indies counterpart Dwayne Bravo’s Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the Indian … Read More »

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Sunil Narine fireworks help take KKR top

JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Sunil Narine missed out with the ball, but cashed in with the bat as he helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) climb to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) standings with a seven-wicket win over … Read More »

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Sir Viv supports CARICOM on Windies concerns

ST JOHN’S—Legendary former Test captain, Sir Vivian Richards, has thrown his weight behind Caricom’s efforts at governance reform in West Indies cricket. The Antiguan, who never lost a Test series as skipper, said he believed the regional nation grouping’s intentions … Read More »

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ICC, CARICOM must meet: Sir Hilary

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Renowned regional academic Professor Hilary Beckles said it was critical cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), heeded the call of the Caribbean community, in helping to solve the governance crisis in West Indies … Read More »

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