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Matthews will be back soon

St. John’s, Antigua – Cricket West Indies have confirmed that Hayley Matthews will be eligible for selection from the third Colonial Medical Insurance One Day International against India. This follows her withdrawal from the previous series against Australia due to a breach of CWI’s Code of Conduct.  The matter was referred to the six- member CWI Disciplinary Committee headed by Independent Chairman, Justice Winston Anderson.  The Committee ruled that Matthews should be suspended for eight international matches, which will end after the second one-day international of the upcoming India series, which begins…

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Qureshi father/son combo blasts South India

MARGATE/FL – USA: The father/son combination of Mahammad Qureshi and Zishawn Qureshi taught the South Indian players a lesson on Sunday, as they hammered their bowling to take Trinbago to an eight-wicket victory in the South Florida League. After South India was bowled out for 97 runs, Mahammad opened the batting with Barry Khemrajsingh and they posted 19 runs for the first wicket. Khemrajsingh left for just three runs and Zishawn who featured at the GT20 in Canada recently came in to join his father. With the elder Qureshi playing a mature…

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Dr. Shallow says CWI is delivering

TRINIDAD GUARDIAN: Crick­et West In­dies (CWI) vice-pres­i­dent Dr Kishore Shal­low says that the ad­min­is­tra­tion has achieved six ar­eas out of their 10-point plan for the de­vel­op­ment of Caribbean crick­et in just sev­en months. In a wide-rang­ing in­ter­view with Guardian Me­dia Sports on Mon­day, Shal­low said: “We cam­paigned on a 10-point plan and on be­ing elect­ed the pres­i­dent of the board, Ricky Sker­ritt told all that they must put their shoul­ders to the wheel and get the work done. We have done that to a great ex­tent and now I can…

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Badree from abject poverty to success

Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree in a brilliant address to students of Naparima College at their 2019 Graduation ceremony Saturday last in San Fernando took them through his struggles in life and to his eventual position of triumph.   As the player turned commentator spoke, the students were glued to his delivery. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Badree was invited to deliver the feature address…

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Excelsior a mark of excellence in Jamaica

Excelsior School is the most successful on the island of Jamaica but there are challenges and there is a call from their youth coach for former cricketers to give back.Coach of the school’s U-14 and U-16 team Kirkland Bailey in an interview with MaqTV said: “We are not lucky with our famous cricketers giving back to Jamaican students. Tallawahs sometimes have a promotional tour but not consistent. Maybe annually they assist but they have different schools to take care off as well. Tallawahs came to Excelsior three years ago to…

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Windies fall to second defeat against Pakistan

  KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – An out-of-sorts West Indies fared little better in the second Twenty20 International, producing another insipid display in an 82-run defeat, to concede the three-match series to Pakistan here Monday. Only 24 hours after being dismissed for their lowest-ever T20 total and suffering the second heaviest defeat in the format, West Indies once again failed to show any enterprise, crashing to 123 all out with four balls left, in pursuit of an intimidating 206 at the National Stadium. Opener Chadwick Walton belted a top score of…

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ICC will only meet with PMs if Cameron is present

PORT-OF-SPAIN: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has told the chairman of the Prime Ministerial Sub-committee on cricket Dr. Ralph Gonzales that they will not entertain any meeting with his group unless the president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron is present. Dr. Gonzales the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has written to the ICC asking for a meeting with the world cricket body during the upcoming CHOGM in England in April 18-20. Guardian Media was able to secure a letter sent by the ICC to Dr….

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Central Sports whip Merryboys

Ewart Nicholson scored his second century of the season   Central Sports led by the veteran Shazan Babwah scored a wonderful nine-wicket victory yesterday over Merryboys as fourth round matches in the TTCB Premiership came to an end. Central Sports were the only team to record an outright victory in the round, as the other three matches all ended in stalemates. Responding to Merryboys first innings score 176, Central Sports on the back of Kamil Pooran’s century made 309. They then skittled out Merrboys for just 174 in their second…

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