Smith returns home to Tridents from Amazon Warriors

The Barbados Tridents have announced the transfer of prolific Barbadian opening batsman Dwayne Smith from the Guyana Amazon Warriors. In his one season with Guyana, Smith was the third highest scorer with 279 runs (best of 62) and helped the Warriors reach the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final where they lost to Jamaica Tallawahs.…

Otago trump Central Districts in record 497-run T20

In a record-breaking 497-run T20 match in New Plymouth, Neil Wagner defended eight off the final over to help Otago clinch a one-run thriller against Central Districts. It became the highest aggregate of runs in a T20, beating 489 scored by India and West Indies in Lauderhill in August this year. Otago raced to 249…

Cricket: Best moment of 2016

Once again it’s been an action-packed year of cricket, but what was your favourite moment? BBC Sport and BBC Radio 5 live asked you to pick your highlights and these, as revealed during the Tuffers and Vaughan Show on Tuesday, were your top 10 in ranking order: Ben Stokes hits 258 – England’s fastest double…

Big Bash: Andre Russell’s black and pink bat banned

Cricket Australia (CA) has banned the black and pink bat used by Sydney Thunder’s Andre Russell in the Big Bash after it left marks on the ball. The West Indies all-rounder made nine from seven balls in Thunder’s nine-wicket derby defeat by Sydney Sixers. Players can use coloured bats in the Big Bash as long…

R4D POINTS STANDINGS POST ROUND 5

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Following are the Official Points Standings after the fifth round of matches ended on Monday in the 2016-17 Digicel Regional 4-Day Tournament. Abbreviations: Pts-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, T-tied, I-incomplete match, A-abandoned match, DP-Abandoned match due to dangerous pitch, MR-match referee awarding match, Bat-batting points, Bowl-bowling points, PB-pace bowling point POINTS…

Big Bash: Russell flops as Thunder lose opener

SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell made an underwhelming start to the latest edition of the Big Bash League as reigning champions Sydney Thunder crashed to a nine-wicket defeat in the curtain-raiser here Tuesday. Playing at the Sydney Showground Stadium, Thunder rallied to 159 for eight off their 20 overs and then…