Ex-Jamaica, Windies batsman Williams dies

Basil Williams – nicknamed Shotgun. Basil Williams, the former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, died last Sunday. He was 65. Williams made his first-class debut for Jamaica in February 1970 and went on to play in 46 matches scoring 2,702 runs with five centuries. He made his Test debut for the West Indies against Australia in […]

Dispute cancels West Indies’ India tour

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon  The West Indies tour of India has been called off by the West Indies Cricket Board due to an ongoing dispute between the players of the ODI squad and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA). According to the WICB, it was left with no option but to cancel the tour after the […]

Cyclone cancels West Indies third ODI

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon  The third One-Day International between the West Indies and India was cancelled due to a dangerous cyclone that battered the port city of Visakhapatnam last Sunday, where the one-day game was to be played. The host association was hopeful of staging the match if the weather improved, but the Indian Cricket Board […]

West Indies ODI squad for India tour

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies Cricket Board Selectors have announced a 15-member West Indies squad for the upcoming series of five One-Day Internationals (ODI) on their tour of India. The full squad: Dwayne Bravo (Captain), Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Leon Johnson, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, […]

WICB, players sign landmark pact

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) signed a new collective bargaining agreement and memorandum of understanding last week. WICB President Whycliffe Cameron signed for the board while WIPA President and CEO Wavell Hinds, the former Jamaican and West Indies opening batsman, signed on behalf […]

WICB, players sign landmark pact

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) signed a new collective bargaining agreement and memorandum of understanding last week. WICB President Whycliffe Cameron signed for the board while WIPA President and CEO Wavell Hinds, the former Jamaican and West Indies opening batsman, signed on behalf […]

Windies deliver series whitewash vs Bangladesh

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies playing in their 500th Test defeated Bangladesh by 296 runs in the second and final Test last Tuesday at the Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St. Lucia, completing a 2-0 series whitewash. The home side sent in to bat first scored 380 with Shivnarine Chanderpaul undefeated on 84. Leon […]

West Indies will tour India

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies is set to tour India in October and November. The schedule was recently revised and the touring West Indies team will play five One-Day Internationals, one T20 International and a three Test-Match series. West Indies open their tour with two 50-over matches, the first on Oct. 3 against […]

Windies beat Bangladesh in first test

Cricket With Dalchand The West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets last Tuesday, in the first Dhaka Bank Test which was played at the Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St. Vincent and go 1-0 up in the two-match series. The home side took less than two hours on the final as Bangladesh lost five wickets for […]