Photo: West Indies captain Jason Holder plays a shot through the onside during his inningg of 30 not out in the first innings of the firts Test against Pakistan in the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series being played at Sabina Park,
Pakistan held the advantage over the West Indies after day one of the first Test in the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series, being played at Sabina Park, after they reduced the home team to 244/7 at stumps on a day when only 81 overs were possible due to bad light.
Photo: West Idies Test captain Jason Holder
Jamaica’s most historic international cricket ground, Sabina Park, will host its 50th Test match today when the West Indies takes on Pakistan in the first of a three match Test Series beginning at 10am.
Two other Test venues in the region have reached that milestone, The Kensington Oval in Barbados and the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Under-19 team will have a seven-match tour of South Africa in mid-year as they continue preparation for the International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup.
West Indies won their first Under-19 World Cup in February 2016 in Bangladesh, under the captaincy of Shimron Hetmyer. The Caribbean side will again be coached by Graeme West and will look to defend the trophy when they play in New Zealand in January, 2018.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has taken note of the repeated “calls to conduct a forensic audit of the Board in order to save West Indies cricket from absolute and total downfall” made by former officials of the WICB.
This call for a forensic audit was recently published by ESPNcricinfo on September 8, 2016. The WICB has been advised there are similar publications by the former officials.
Photo: Kl Rahul raises his bat after reaching his third test century in only his sixth test match at Sabina Park on Sunday. Rahul went on to make 158 as India closed on 357/5, leading by 162 runs after day 2.
India continued to dominate on day 2 of the second Test match against the West Indies at Sabina Park after century maker Kl Rahul's patient 158 runs ensured the Indians stayed on top with a 162 runs lead. With 5 wicket remaining in the first innings and a score of 357/5 at stumps on day 2, the visitors will be looking to go for the kill on day 3.
All systems are in place for the start of the 2nd leg of the Test Cricket series between the West Indies and India at Sabina Park in Kingston. The action gets underway this Saturday July 30 and runs until August 3.
Plans were outlined at a media launch held Wednesday July 27 at Sabina Park. Among those in attendance at the launch were Sports and Culture Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, Director of Tourism Paul Pennicook, Charge d’ Affairs at the India High Commission Subbalaskshmi Mohan and executives of the Jamaica Cricket Association.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Selection Panel today named the 14-man squad for the first four matches of the upcoming Tri Nation One-Day International Series.
The squad includes two players who are yet to play in ODIs for the West Indies. These are: off-spinner Ashley Nurse, who was a member of the West Indies team which won the ICC World T20 last month; and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, who has played 16 Test matches.