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Badree wary of Pakistan in upcoming series

Legspinner Samuel Badree has described Pakistan as a “very, very dangerous team” which can “demolish any opposition.” West Indies face them in three T20Is from Friday in the UAE and Badree insisted his side was “wary of the challenge” posed by Sarfraz ...

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Anti-Discrimination Organisation says hate permeates in football

An anti-discrimination organisation says it is seeing “incidents of hate” in football every week. Kick It Out says it received 402 reports of discrimination last season, up from 393 in 2014-15. Of those, 135 were in the professional game. The ...

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Pakistan become No. 1 Test side

Pakistan have become the number one Test team for the first time since the International Cricket Council rankings were introduced in 2003. The team – who have replaced India at the top – have not played a Test at home ...

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Irish Olympic officials detained in Brazil

Three senior Olympic Council of Ireland officials, including one from Northern Ireland, have had their passports, phones and laptops seized in Brazil. It is part of the investigation into alleged illegal ticket sales. Reports say the officials include OCI chief executive ...

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Carlos Brathwaite named new Windies T20 skipper

The West Indies Cricket Board has finally confirmed all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite to lead a 13-man squad in two Twenty20s against India in Florida at month end but intimated that previous captain Darren Sammy’s form had not been good enough for him to retain ...

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CAS handles 11 appeals before start of Rio Games

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has handled 11 appeals – predominantly from Russian athletes banned for doping – during the seven days it has been at a temporary base at the Rio Olympics. It is the same number of ...

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Knight Riders secure must win game over Zouks

With Trinbago Knight Riders staring at the prospect of heading to the final leg of the CPL season in Florida with their playoff hopes in jeopardy, Umar Akmal‘s brilliant fightback secured a crucial three-wicket win over St Lucia Zouks to draw ...

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Andre Russel says doping charges have him stressed out

West Indies and Jamaica Tallawahs allrounder Andre Russell has made his first public comments since being charged by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission with committing an “anti-doping whereabouts” violation earlier this year for having allegedly missed three drug tests in a 12-month period. Three missed ...

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Darren Sammy gets fired up at his National Stadium

Darren Sammy ran amok in the first match at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, at Gros Islet, since it had been renamed in the honour of West Indies’ World T20 winning captain. Sammy belted 59 off 35 balls, including five ...

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Marlon Samuels named WICB Cricketer of the Year

Marlon Samuels was named the ODI Player of the Year and Cricketer of the Year at WICB’s annual awards function in Antigua on Tuesday. Samuels has scored 859 runs in 22 ODIs since 2015, including three centuries. With 258 runs at ...

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