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Grenada gears up for second Test between West Indies and England

April 21, 2015
Grenada gears up for second Test between West Indies and England ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority welcomed the West Indies and England cricket teams on Saturday at the Maurice Bishop International Airport. The two teams will play the second test match of England’s tour of the West Indies at the Grenada National Stadium.

West Indies name squad for second Test against England in Grenada

April 20, 2015
West Indies name squad for second Test against England in Grenada ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced a 14-member squad on Saturday for the second Test against England, starting on Tuesday at the Grenada National Stadium. Commenting, head coach Phil Simmons said he was pleased with the fight-back on the final day...

West Indies draw first Test against England

April 18, 2015
West Indies draw first Test against England NORTH SOUND, Antigua -- Jason Holder struck a superb maiden first-class and Test century to guide West Indies to a hard-fought draw in the first Test against England at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Friday. The 23-year-old six-footer played a match-saving innings under great pressure.

WICB to meet with CARICOM on Monday

April 18, 2015
WICB to meet with CARICOM on Monday ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has welcomed its meeting with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Committee on Cricket Governance this coming Monday in Grenada. All 18 directors of the WICB, including president Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron and...

West Indies need 340 runs to win in final day of first Test against England

April 17, 2015
West Indies need 340 runs to win in final day of first Test against England NORTH SOUND, Antigua -- West Indies will enter the final day of the first Test match against England needing 340 runs to win with eight second innings wickets in hand. The home side ended the fourth day on 98-2 – after being set a victory target of 438 when England declared their second innings at 333-7.

Antigua-Barbuda PM promotes West Indies cricket

April 17, 2015
Antigua-Barbuda PM promotes West Indies cricket NORTH SOUND, Antigua -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne took time out on Wednesday, following his weekly Cabinet meeting, to join the local and international radio and television commentary of the first Test between England and the West Indies being played at the...

West Indies made to toil in first Test against England

April 15, 2015
West Indies made to toil in first Test against England NORTH SOUND, Antigua -- West Indies took three wickets in early stages of play but were made to toil in the in the afternoon and evening sessions on the opening day of the first Test match on Monday in Antigua. England were reduced to 34 runs for three wickets in the 17th over but recovered...

Outcomes from WICB directors teleconference meeting

April 11, 2015
Outcomes from WICB directors teleconference meeting KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The directors of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) held a teleconference meeting on Thursday. The following decisions were taken: This year’s Regional Under-19 Tournament will be played in Jamaica between July 20 and August 3, and will be contested under a 50 overs...

Half-day public holiday for day one of first West Indies-England Test in Antigua

April 9, 2015
Half-day public holiday for day one of first West Indies-England Test in Antigua ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The government of Antigua and Barbuda has declared a half-day public holiday on Monday, when the West Indies will battle England in the first of the four Test matches to be played in the Caribbean. The venue will be the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, and it will be the first Test match...

Barbados to host Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival

March 31, 2015
Barbados to host Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players.  Local cricketing legends, Sir Garfield Sobers and Joel Garner, have joined a delegation led by Alvin Jemmott...

Simmons appointed new West Indies head coach

March 21, 2015
Simmons appointed new West Indies head coach ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies head coach on a three-year contract. The 51-year-old Simmons was one of seven people interviewed for the post and following his eight years of unparallelled...

WICB responds to ticket price complaints in the UK

March 21, 2015
WICB responds to ticket price complaints in the UK ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Friday that it has been made aware that concerns have been expressed about advance ticket-pricing for the upcoming International Home Series between West Indies and England through the Official Tour Operator programme.

Sports Commentary: The WICB again demonstrates a painful inability to cleanse itself

March 18, 2015
Sports Commentary: The WICB again demonstrates a painful inability to cleanse itself And so here we go again, Dave Cameron has been re-elected president for a second term and in the process the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has again demonstrated its painful inability or interest in cleansing itself. There may be duplication in the structure of the WICB in some other part...

ICC Annual Conference 2015 to take place in Barbados

March 17, 2015
ICC Annual Conference 2015 to take place in Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) Annual Conference 2015 will take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from 22-26 June. This will be the first time the ICC’s annual meetings have taken place in the West Indies, with delegates from over 50 ICC members to attend.

Cricket fans urged to support Antigua-Barbuda test match in April

March 17, 2015
Cricket fans urged to support Antigua-Barbuda test match in April ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The government of Antigua and Barbuda is urging citizens and residents as well as Caribbean cricket fans to support the first Test match between the West Indies and England from April 13-17, 2015, at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds (SVRCG) at North Sound.

West Indies beat UAE to move on to World Cup quarter-finals

March 16, 2015
West Indies beat UAE to move on to World Cup quarter-finals NAPIER, New Zealand -- Captain Jason Holder led from the front with a match-winning bowling performance as West Indies beat United Arab Emirates at McLean Park on Sunday. The 23-year-old took 4-27 to win the Man-of-the-Match award – the third four-wicket haul of his career.

Outcomes from WICB directors and annual general meetings

March 10, 2015
Outcomes from WICB directors and annual general meetings KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) gathered for a series of meetings last Friday and Saturday in Kingston, Jamaica. At the directors’ meeting, the following decisions were made and reports received: Caribbean Premier League The directors received an update...

WICB president and vice president re-elected

March 9, 2015
WICB president and vice president re-elected KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Incumbents Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan were re-elected to the posts of president and vice president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) at the 16th Annual General Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday. Cameron prevailed eight votes to four.

India beat West Indies by four wickets

March 7, 2015
India beat West Indies by four wickets PERTH, Australia -- West Indies gave a spirited bowling effort but fell by four wickets against India at the WACA Ground on Friday night in their fifth Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. After being dismissed for 182, the Windies bowlers rebounded to have the Indians at 107-5.

South Africa crush West Indies

February 28, 2015
South Africa crush West Indies SYDNEY, Australia -- West Indies suffered a heavy defeat by 257 runs to South Africa, but remained in contention for a place in the quarter-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Proteas captain AB deVilliers made a superb 162 not out off just 66 balls as his team made 408-5 off 50 overs.

Gayle smashes record breaking double century as West Indies beat Zimbabwe

February 25, 2015
Gayle smashes record breaking double century as West Indies beat Zimbabwe CANBERRA, Australia -- Chris Gayle played the greatest innings in Cricket World Cup history – slamming the tournament’s first double century – as West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs (Duckworth/Lewis Method) on Tuesday night. The powerful left-hander made 215 off just 147 balls.

West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs

February 23, 2015
West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- Andre Russell starred with bat and ball as West Indies beat Pakistan by a massive 150 runs to record a superb victory in their second ICC Cricket World Cup match on Saturday at Hagley Oval. Russell hit a blistering 42 not out off just 13 balls as West Indies rattled up 310-7.

West Indies players blast WICB president for 'unacceptable' retweet

February 23, 2015
West Indies players blast WICB president for 'unacceptable' retweet PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on Sunday blasted West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president, Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron for retweeting a demand for opener Chris Gayle to be given "a retirement package". After Gayle was out for four during...

West Indies Bravo reprimanded for breaching ICC Code

February 23, 2015
West Indies Bravo reprimanded for breaching ICC Code DUBAI, UAE (ICC) -- West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International match”.

Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match

February 17, 2015
Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match NELSON, New Zealand -- West Indies suffered a four-wicket defeat against Ireland in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at Saxton Oval on Monday. The Windies were sent into bat and reached 304-7 off 50 overs. Ireland replied with 307-6 off 45.5 overs to record their first win...

Ramdin sees big job in front and behind stumps for West Indies

February 16, 2015
Ramdin sees big job in front and behind stumps for West Indies NELSON, New Zealand -- West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin says the men from the Caribbean are ready for their first assignment in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The Windies start their Pool B campaign against Ireland on Monday at Saxton Oval. First ball is 11 am (6pm Sunday...

WICB announces nominations for president and vice president in March elections

February 11, 2015
WICB announces nominations for president and vice president in March elections ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will hold its annual general meeting on March 7, 2015, in Kingston Jamaica. As part of the AGM, elections will be held for the positions of president and vice president of the WICB. The deadline for nominations to be received...

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