Windies Mens Team

Guyana & Jamaica in mega clash for Caribbean T20 opener

St John's, Antigua - Reigning Caribbean Twenty20 champions Guyana and star studded Jamaica will clash in a mega feature encounter on the opening day of Caribbean Twenty20 2011 on January 10th at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds in Antigua.

Shillingford is focussed, has our full support, says Gibson

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson and the West Indies Team has given full support to off-spinner Shane Shillingford. Gibson spoke on Sunday after the Windies had a training session at Singhalese Sports Club.

Gibson said: “I had a very good chat with Shane and he understands what is going on. We are 100 percent behind Shane. The entire team is behind him and he knows he has our full support. Our job is to keep Shane focussed on the upcoming match and the Series.

Sri Lanka make two changes for 2nd Test at Premadasa

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka have made two changes to the squad to face the West Indies in the 2nd ERI Test match at the Premadasa Stadium in the capital city of Colombo, on Tuesday. Following the draw in the 1st Test at Galle International Stadium, the home side have dropped fast bowlers Dammika Prasad and Thilan Thushara.

Shillingford reported for suspected illegal bowling action

Galle, Sri Lanka – The West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka which ended in Galle on Friday.

The 27-year-old from Dominica, who had figures of 33.2-3-123-4 and 30-4-79-1, was reported after the end of the Test by on-field umpires Steve Davis of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and Richard Kettleborough of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires, along with TV umpire Asad Rauf, also from the elite panel, and fourth umpire Tyron Wijewardene.

Teenager Brathwaite hits 117 not out as Windies A take charge

Kingstown, St Vincent – Kraigg Brathwaite hit his maiden first-class century on Friday as the West Indies A team took full control against Pakistan A in the 1st Digicel four-day "Test" match at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex. The 17-year-old opener ended the second day on 117 not out as the Windies closed on 216-1.


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