House of Howlers – Umpiring errors in CPL 2018

(ESPNCricinfo) A raft of glaring umpiring decisions in the 2018 CPL has sparked the DRS debate again. ESPNcricinfo lists the top-ten bloopers from the season David Warner: lbw b Imran Tahir for 11 The St Lucia Stars opener fell victim to arguably one of the worst lbw decisions ever, when he was hit outside the…

GUYANA CLAIM FIFTH STRAIGHT TITLE

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – Guyana followed up tidy bowling, led by Kevelon Anderson, with solid batting to earn a seven-wicket victory over hosts Windward Islands today and capture the WINDIES Under-19 One-day title for the fifth straight year.   The Guyanese finished with 27.8 points, finishing 5.5 points ahead of Trinidad & Tobago, whose chances hit…

VAR set for Champions League introduction from next season

MONACO (Reuters) – UEFA plans to use video assistant referees (VARs) in the Champions League from next season but is unlikely to introduce the technology this term, even in the final, its president Aleksander Ceferin said on Friday. European soccer’s governing body has so far resisted implementation of the VAR system, which allows key incidents…

Rashid Khan re-signs with Sussex for T20 Blast 2019

Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan legspinner, extended his contract with Sussex Sharks for the next year’s T20 Blast on Friday (August 31). The 19-year-old is expected to play for the County until the commencement of next year’s CPL and his availability is subject to “international clearance”. Rashid, who initially penned a deal for the first half…

Jomel Warrican back in West Indies Test squad

Jomel Warrican, the left-arm spinner, returned to the West Indies Test squad for their two-match series against India in October. Warrican played the last of his four Tests in January 2016, but was handed a red-ball contract by Cricket West Indies in January this year, indicating that he remained very much part of their plans.…

WINDIES B squad for Summerfest in Canada

JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies has announced a 14-member WINDIES “B” squad for the Cricket Canada Summerfest from Wednesday, August 29 to September 7. The team will play a series to include four T20s (including a warm-up) along with two 50-overs matches. A WINDIES B Team was in Canada a few…

Tanvir, Tahir star in final-over thriller

Two foreign recruits – Sohail Tanvir and Imran Tahir – combined to script a thrilling four-wicket victory for Guyana Amazon Warriors over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in a final-over finish on Tuesday (August 28). The South African spinner’s four-fer kept the hosts to a manageable 168 from their allotted overs while the Pakistani pacer…

Beaton cleared to bowl by ICC

West Indies paceman Ronsford Beaton has been cleared to resume bowling in international cricket after remodelling his action. The 25-year-old was suspended from bowling after being reported during a one-day international against New Zealand last December. However, following remedial work, Beaton underwent an assessment at Loughborough University on August 13 and has now been given the…