PREVIEW: Sorry Windies aim for Test turnaround

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Whitewashed in the preceding Twenty20 and One-Day series and heavily criticised for their plethora of weak performances, West Indies face the Herculean task of rescuing a tour in crisis when they clash with Pakistan in the historic day/night first Test starting here Thursday. The Caribbean side were a shadow…

Vishal Singh’s 161 propel Windies A to 509

A watchful innings of 161 from Guyanese middle order batsman Vishal Singh led the West Indies A team to a mammoth total of 509 for 9 declared. West Indies and Guyanese opener Rajendra Chandrika got things under way with 84 from 148 deliveries which comprised of 9 fours. Singh got strong support from Jahmar Hamilton…

TSC deliver blow to MSC

Reigning champs DCC win again Shemroy Kendall hit an aggressive half century to lead Transport Sports Club (TSC) past host Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) in their Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ New Building Society (NBS) 40 overs second division match. Kendall’s 71 led the visitors to 185-6 in 29.4 overs in reply to the host 183-8…

Blogs: Why Pakistan cricket is stagnating

Looking at their “home” record brings to light a number of reasons why their one-day game, particularly, is leagues behind that of other teams It doesn’t take much to set off a Pakistani fan. The recent movements on the Test-rankings table have provided plenty of fodder for discourse, to say the least. The irony of…