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IPL 2016: 5 star players who can still feature as replacements
IPL 2016: 5 star players who can still feature as replacements

Players like Darren Sammy can still be a part of IPL 2016Injuries are part and parcel of any cricketer’s life. However, it is a sad thing for a cricketer to miss out due to injury. This year in the ongoing IPL 2016, the curse named injury has already got the better of most of the stalwarts who were plying their trade in the high-profile tournament.The new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants seem to have been affected the most by the injuries

May 3 2016
Angry Viv Richards slams ICC for being partial towards India
Angry Viv Richards slams ICC for being partial towards India

ICC’s condemnation of the West Indies players has not gone down well with RichardsWith his uninhibited stroke-play and brazen body language, Sir Viv Richards was undoubtedly the most feared batsman of his era. Long retired from the game, the West Indian has launched another scathing attack. But this time, it is off the field and targeted towards the International Cricket Council (ICC).NDTV Sports reported the 64-year old criticizing the spo

Apr 29 2016
PSL team owner seeks Pakistani citizenship for Darren Sammy
PSL team owner seeks Pakistani citizenship for Darren Sammy

Darren Sammy with the ICC World T20 silverwareOften mistakenly referred to as Shahid Afridi's younger cousin, the owner of PSL's Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi has written a letter to the Pakistani President, Mamnoon Hussain requesting the latter to confer an honorary Pakistani citizenship to the present West Indian T20I captain, Darren Sammy.Javed Afridi, in his aforementioned letter to the president of Pakistan, stated that Samm

Apr 27 2016
Lendl Simmons' sacrifice for West Indies cricket costs him IPL chance
Lendl Simmons' sacrifice for West Indies cricket costs him IPL chance

West Indian players celebrate after their semi-final win over India in MumbaiLendl Simmons was not a part of the initial West Indies squad for the ICC World T20 2016 but he arrived in India as a replacement for injured Johnson Charles before the semi-final in Mumbai. In the match against India, Simmons played an innings of a lifetime and guided his nation to the final.Samuel Badree continued to remain the backbone of the West Indian bowling attac

Apr 24 2016
Is Dwayne Bravo the best T20 death bowler in the world?
Is Dwayne Bravo the best T20 death bowler in the world?

Dwayne Bravo has emerged out as one of the best T20 bowlers in world cricketWest Indies’ title-clinching victory in the ICC World T20 2016 was in many ways a revelation for a nation plagued with numerous controversies.It showed that despite being shunned and criticized for reasons best known to the critics, the West Indian players possessed an indomitable will and an immaculate team spirit, and that they were determined to win the champions

Legendary West Indian cricketers want non-functioning WICB to be dissolved
Legendary West Indian cricketers want non-functioning WICB to be dissolved

Usually a calm character, Darren Sammy had lashed out at the WICB during the World T20In a move which could shake West Indies cricket’s structure, a panel comprising of former greats such as Garry Sobers, Viv Richards, Wes Hall and Andy Roberts has called for the under-fire West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to be disbanded. ESPN Cricinfo reported the distinguished cricketers seeking an interim committee to oversee the affairs of the spo

Apr 19 2016
History will vindicate me, argues embattled WICB chief Dave Cameron
History will vindicate me, argues embattled WICB chief Dave Cameron

Dave Cameron (L) at the ICC Board Meeting in 2014West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has dismissed recent criticism of his leadership saying he has always acted in the best interest of cricket in the West Indies.Cameron, who successfully gained re-election last year, said much of the criticism he had received was "absurd" and argued he would be eventually vindicated by history, reports CMC.The Jamaican has been fendi

Apr 12 2016
How umpire Kumar Dharmasena was the unnoticed hero of the World T20 final
How umpire Kumar Dharmasena was the unnoticed hero of the World T20 final

Umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker discuss the controversial catchCarlos Brathwaite’s four sixes off the final over and captain Darren Sammy’s emotional speech against his country’s cricket administration have become  stuff of legend from the 2016 World T20 final, where West Indies trumped England in the last over. Marlon Samuels was adjudged to be the Man of the Match for his unbeaten 66-ball 85, but there was an even

Apr 9 2016
Former skipper Ramnaresh Sarwan blames board for West Indies cricket's decline
Former skipper Ramnaresh Sarwan blames board for West Indies cricket's decline

Ramnaresh SarwanFormer captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has blamed the regional board for the decline of the West Indies cricket and believes CARICOM's intervention represents the best chance at ensuring the sport's revival.The 35-year-old Guyanese, who led the West Indies in four Tests and five One-Dayers, said the region possessed plenty of talent but administrators had failed to manage the game properly, and this has led to the team's slum

Apr 8 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Five funniest moments that don't fade away
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Five funniest moments that don't fade away

“Why so serious?” said the Joker in The Dark Knight before adding, “let’s put a smile on that face!”While the Joker’s method of putting a smile on the face includes using a knife to pierce the corners of the mouth, we certainly don’t entertain that and would request you to not go down that road.However, there is a much simpler way to see yourself smiling. In the World T20 2016, there were some moments tha

Apr 8 2016
Chris Gayle slams World T20 match fees for the West Indian cricketers as
Chris Gayle slams World T20 match fees for the West Indian cricketers as "joke"

Chris Gayle with the ICC World T20 trophy in the West Indian dressing roomThe West Indian cricket team registered their second ICC World T20 triumph last Sunday since the inception of the tournament back in 2007. The Caribbean side defeated its English counterpart by 4 wickets to the clinch the coveted trophy at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.Also read: IPL 2016: How the IPL team owners make money, how the IPL players are paid - Decoding IPL ec

Apr 8 2016
Jamaican sports minister Olivia Grange wants common ground in WICB, players conflict
Jamaican sports minister Olivia Grange wants common ground in WICB, players conflict

Olivia Grange attends an event Jamaican Sports Minister Olivia Grange has called for restraint in the ongoing impasse between the West Indies Cricket Board and the players and says the two parties need to find common ground.She was speaking at a welcome reception on Wednesday for Marlon Samuels and Jerome Taylor, the two Jamaican members of the West Indies team who beat England by four wickets last Sunday in India, to capture the Twenty20 Wo

Apr 8 2016
Viv Richards backs Darren Sammy in West Indies dispute
Viv Richards backs Darren Sammy in West Indies dispute

Viv Richards has backed Darren SammyBatting legend Viv Richards has supported T20 skipper Darren Sammy in his decision to slam the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its lack of support during the recent World T20 in India.During the post-match ceremony following the World T20 final on Sunday, Sammy said the team felt "disrespected" by the WICB and had not heard from the Antigua-based organisation during their successful campaign, rep

Apr 7 2016
Video: Fans go crazy as Darren Sammy and Johnson Charles return home
Video: Fans go crazy as Darren Sammy and Johnson Charles return home

The West Indian skipper, Darren Sammy along with Johnson Charles arrived at the Hewanorra International Airport in St. Lucia on 5 April 2016 after their successful venture at the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup 2016 in India.The West Indian side defeated their English counterpart in the final encounter of the tournament at the Eden Gardens last Sunday to clinch their second ICC T20 World Cup title since its inception back in 2007.T

Apr 7 2016
ICC World T20 2016: WICB vice president blasts Darren Sammy over his post match comments
ICC World T20 2016: WICB vice president blasts Darren Sammy over his post match comments

Darren Sammy created quite a stir with his post-match commentsWest Indies Cricket Board (WICB)vice president Emmanuel Nanthan on Tuesday launched a major broadside against Darren Sammy, 48 hours after he led the West Indies into the history books by becoming the first team to capture the T20 World Cup twice.Nanthan has blasted as "irrelevant, demeaning, insulting and unfortunate" the comments Sammy made after the West Indies pulled

Apr 6 2016
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