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World famous clubs to benefit from Digicel Grassroots Grants

 

St John’s, Antigua – The world renowned Kingston Cricket Club (KCC) and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) are among eight clubs which have been selected in the second round to benefit from the WICB Digicel Grassroots Club Grants Programme.

The home club of the legendary West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and former world record holder for most wickets in Tests, Lance Gibbs – the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) – has also been selected to benefit from the Grant Programme.

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Bishoo dedicates Emerging Player Award to dad

Bridgetown, Barbados – West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo has dedicated his Emerging Player Award at the annual International Cricket Council’s Award ceremony on Monday to his father. He said the award came as a bit of a surprise and dedicated it to his father Mohanlall, who died when he was eight years old.
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Bishoo cops ICC Emerging Player Award

Up-and-coming West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo has been named as the Emerging Player of the Year 2011 at the LG ICC Awards in London. The 25-year-old, who played in five Test matches in the voting period and took 21 wickets with an average of 35.42, has made an impact within the West Indies side with his attacking approach that yields considerable turn and bounce. He also played in 11 ODIs, bagging 19 wickets at an average of 21.57. Bishoo was the top choice of the 25-person voting academy, coming in ahead of team-mate Darren Bravo, and Pakistan pair of Wahab Riaz and Azhar Ali.
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Pakistan women rebound to take 3rd T20

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – West Indies Women were denied a third straight victory as they went down by five wickets in the third Twenty20 International against Pakistan Women at the National Stadium at Providence here Saturday.

Defending a moderate 115 to take a 3-0 lead in the four-match series, West Indies were undone by a superb 83-run fifth wicket stand between Bismah Maroof (43 not out) and Javeria Khan (37) and lost with 15 balls to spare.

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Simmons spanks Guyana as TT cruise

Twenty-six year old West Indies player Lendl Simmons smashed seven fours and six sixes in a belligerent 47-ball 88 to spearhead Caribbean T20 champions Trinidad and Tobago to a 56-run victory on the Duckworth/Lewis system in their T20 practice match at Bourda yesterday. A small but vocal crowd saw T&T reach 144-5 in 15.3 overs on a good track for batting and fast outfield before rain ended their innings.

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