West Indies
Cricket  /  Published 01.07.20

Everton Weekes no more

Everton Weekes, the West Indies legend whose two hundreds in the Calcutta Test of 1948 were among his world record of five consecutive centuries, passed away in Barbados on Wednesday. He was 95. Week...
By Agencies in Bridgetown

Cricket  /  Published 29.06.20

Joe Root out of first Test against West Indies

England captain Joe Root will miss the opening Test against the West Indies next week to attend the birth of his second child.  Star all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to lead England. Root is also a ...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 05.06.20

ECB bets on ‘bubble’ for safe return

England and Wales Cricket Board’s director of events Steve Elworthy has said the bio-secure arrangements for next month’s Test series against the West Indies will be good enough to handle the “w...
By PTI in London

Cricket  /  Published 05.06.20

West Indies trio opt out

West Indies named a 14-man squad for next month’s proposed three-Test series in England, with three players refusing to travel owing to the coronavirus outbreak, the cricket board said on Wednesday....
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.05.20

Let ball do the talking: Ambrose

Aggression can’t be taught to bowlers as it’s a trait they ought to be born with, says West Indies legend Curtly Ambrose, who tormented batsmen in his glorious career.Ambrose said though he was na...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 20.05.20

BCCI's donation to Cricket West Indies misused: Holding

Fast bowling great Michael Holding has alleged misuse of half a million US dollars that BCCI donated to Cricket West Indies besides raising serious questions on the financial management of the game's ...
By PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 12.05.20

418 to win, West Indies did it

Down and out and in danger of a rout. That was pretty much West Indies’ plight when they began the second innings against Australia in Antigua on May 11, 2003, a seemingly unattainable target of 418...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.04.20

Holding runs in, crowd cries ‘Knock his head off’

On April 25, 1976, West Indies beat India by 10 wickets in the fourth and final Test at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, in a match that has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest everKill him,...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 11.04.20

Lara's king-size knock

To say that the ‘Prince of Trinidad’ was hungry for big scores would perhaps be a colossal understatement.With his bat raised high, weight on a bent front knee and head still, Brian Lara always lo...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 02.04.20

Play two at a time? Eoin game

World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan is open to the unique concept of England fielding two teams at separate venues on the same day if the Covid-19 pandemic leads to a compressed home international s...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta


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