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Tributes to Sir Everton Weekes: ‘A legend, our hero’

Sir Everton Weekes, one of the game's great batsmen and part of the trio of legendary 3 Ws, died aged 95 on Wednesday.Tributes quickly started coming with Cricket West Indies saying: "Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the...

SLC optimistic over Lanka Premier League launch in August

Sri Lanka Cricket is hopeful the Lanka Premier League will go ahead as scheduled in August, despite the Sri Lankan government pushing back the August 1 reopening of the country's main airport in Katunayake.Sri Lanka's sports ministry last week...

Sheffield Shield returns to Kookaburra ball throughout

Cricket Australia will revert to using the Kookaburra ball through the Sheffield Shield season for 2020-21, partly in an attempt to bring spinners back into the game, following four years where the second half of the competition had used...

The Indigenous hole at Australian cricket’s heart

When the Johnny Mullagh Medal is presented to the Player of the Match at the end of the Boxing Day Test between Australia and India this summer, it will not only signify the contribution of Indigenous Australians to the...

Phil Simmons is ‘the right man at the right time’ – CWI president

West Indies cricket are "blessed" to have Phil Simmons as coach, according to Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Ricky Skerritt.In an unstinting demonstration of support, Skerritt made it clear that Simmons' role as head coach remains "not in any...

West Indies batsmen need to ‘look in the mirror’, says Jason Holder

Jason Holder has told West Indies' batsmen to "really look at in the mirror" after suffering a top-order collapse on the third day of their intra-squad warm-up match.The second fixture between the Holder XI and the Brathwaite XI...

James Bracey makes a name for himself with scene-stealing half-century

It wasn't a first-class innings, and it barely even counts as an England representative game. And yet it was played in England colours, against a Test-class bowling attack, and in spite of the unavoidable lack of a crowd, it...

Sir Everton Weekes, the last of the three Ws, dies aged 95

Sir Everton Weekes, the last member of the legendary Three Ws, has died at the age of 95.Alongside Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Frank Worrell, Weekes formed a formidable batting unit in the West Indies team. All three were...

Recent Match Report – WI Holder XI vs WI Brathwaite XI Tour Match 2020

Brathwaite XI 112 for 7 trail Holder XI 272 (Da Silva 133*) by 160 runsJason Holder took a wicket in his first over of the England tour while Shannon Gabriel also shone on the penultimate day of the West...

Recent Match Report – Team Buttler vs Team Stokes Warm Up 2020

Team Buttler 287 for 5 (Bracey 85, Lawrence 58) v Team StokesNewcomers James Bracey and Dan Lawrence stole the spotlight as England's leading red-ball players went head to head on day one of a rare intra-squad clash at the...

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