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What is wrong with West Indies Cricket?

The biggest reason for the decline of West Indies cricket has been the diminishing importance of county cricket as a honing ground for international cricket. A large proportion of West Indies legends had long stints in England playing county cricket. At the time, English county cricket was still a leading force, and standards were close to internat
  West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard CMC – White-ball captain, Kieron Pollard, says he is not feeling any pressure from his West Indies’ inconsistent form, and was focused on trying to develop the side into a world class one. In fact, the experienced all-rounder stressed his main priority was helping players to develop and showcase
CRICKET West Indies has been asked to intervene on issues affecting Guyana’s cricket by several stakeholders of the game. Attorney-at-Law, Arudranauth Gossai, from the Berbice-based law firm, Gossai and Gossai, who represents the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB), the Georgetown Cricket Association, the East Coast Cricket Board and the Upper Demerara Cri
By Stabroek News Last Wednesday, as the West Indies players adorned black arm bands for the Second ODI against India, in tribute to the passing of a member of the formidable 1960s’ West Indians, it is quite probable they asked themselves, ‘Who was this batsman from back-in-the-day the older folks are always talking about?’ Two days earlier, the lif
INews Guyana Vivian Richards has given his support to Kieron Pollard as the Trinidadian allrounder prepares for his gig as West Indies white-ball captain, with their three-match ODI series against Afghanistan beginning in Lucknow on Wednesday. Pollard hasn’t turned out for West Indies in ODI cricket since their tour of the UAE to play Pakistan in O
Windies captain Kieron Pollard. Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Viv Richards believes newly appointed skipper Kieron Pollard was kept out of leadership roles because of politics. The 32-year-old Pollard was recently appointed both captain of the One Day International and T20 squads, replacing Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite respectively. 
 The Trophy @ CPL T20 via Getty Images After Jonathan Carter’s unbeaten 50 off 27 balls led a recovery from 108/6 in the 15th over to an imposing 171/6 from 20 overs, the Tridents bowled and fielded for their lives to defend the target by 27 runs and break the Warriors’ hearts at the last, Raymon Reifer leading the way with remarkable figures
  The West Indies team just reached the ripe age of 21. The achievement of the number 21 is special as it marks the coming of age of a person, male or female. Our West Indies team reached 21, the same number of test matches played between India and the West Indies where the West Indies have not registered a victory. For the past 20 years, the
Share What began as a contest ended as a 318-runs thrashing of the West Indies without needing the fifth day © AFP West Indies captain Jason Holder was quite confident on the evening of the third day of the Test at Antigua that the pitch is not one "where you can just blast the batsmen out". It gave him the belief that if they could take some
Former West Indies and Guyanese cricketer, Rohan Kanhai. “The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. “No more technically correct batsman ever came out of the West Indies than Rohan Kanhai.” — Michael Manley. “His life was gentle; and the elements so mixed in him, that Nature might stand up,
Shelly-Ann Mohammed The discovery of significant oil and gas reserves off the coast of Guyana could be transformational for the country, and brings opportunity for local companies. Here ACCA looks at what this means for finance teams in the sector. Oil prices collapsed from over $100 per barrel (pb) n 2013 to around $30 pb by early 2016. Shale oil
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