Leewards Cricket

Hughes runs hot again at Lord's but Derbyshire lose

Chesney Hughes continued his impressive form with a half-century for Derbyshire but his side still went under to Middlesex in the English County 40-Over competition at Lord's on Saturday. The left-handed opener batted with great freedom to hit 64 from 59 balls but Derbyshire suffered a seven-wicket, their eighth defeat in 12 games.

WICB and Digicel join forces to launch Youth Development Programme

Bridgetown, Barbados: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and Digicel, proud sponsor of cricket in the West Indies today announced details of the Digicel Youth Cricket Development Programme. The two-year agreement will see youth development clinics take place in all WICB territorial boards – Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Windward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago – with hundreds of aspiring young cricketers being coached in the basic skills of the game, with a view to creating a pool of talented young West Indian cricketers.

Hughes plays amazing knock as Derbyshire record historic win

Chesney Hughes played a superb innings for Derbyshire to help them record an amazing come-from-behind victory in their English County Cricket match against Gloucestershire on Wednesday. For Derbyshire it was one of the most astonishing wins in history as they recovered from being bowled out for just 44 in their first innings to beat Gloucestershire by 54 runs.

WICB Office closed until further notice

St John's, Antigua - The government of Antigua and Barbuda has issued a Hurricane Warning as a result of Hurricane Earl.

Consequently the WICB Office will be closed until further notice.

The WICB urges all fans and the public at large in the islands under Hurricane Watch and Hurricane Warning to take the necessary precautions and wishes all a safe time during this serious weather threat.

The WICB will issue an advisory upon the re-opening of its office.

Hughes strokes 45 to help Derby win over Essex

Chesney Hughes, the teenaged left-hander from Anguilla, played a mature 45 to help set up Derbyshire's victory by 85 runs over Essex in the English County Cricket 40-over tournament. Opening the batting, the tall, strongly-built 19-year-old hit four boundaries and a six off 64 balls as Derbyshire posted a challenging 253-5 five off their 40 overs at Castle Park Cricket Ground.


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