Spinners hand England authority

England spinners collaborated to pick eight wickets between them – with Moeen Ali leading the pack with four – to pin Sri Lanka on the mat by the time stumps were drawn in Galle after the second day’s play on Wednesday (November 7). The hosts were shot down for just 203 – after Ben Foakes…

Audacious Hetmyer evokes memories of a bygone era

Alan Wilkins was on air when Shimron Hetmyer smashed his first T20 century in Lauderhill for Guyana Amazon Warriors. It was during the Caribbean Premier League earlier in the year, where the 21-year-old became the youngest centurion in the tournament, and the youngest to do so on American soil. What caught Wilkins’s eye then was…

Evin Lewis withdraws from India tour

Hard-hitting opening batsman Evin Lewis has withdrawn from the India tour for the limited-overs series due to personal reasons, Cricket West Indies confirmed on Wednesday (October 17). While Kieran Powell will replace him in the ODI squad, Nicholas Pooran has been named as his replacement for the T20I series. Having already chosen a depleted squad without the…

Evin Lewis declines Windies central contract

Evin Lewis has declined a white-ball contract for the 2018-19 season, Cricket West Indies revealed on Monday (October 1) while confirming the list of central contract-awardees for the men’s and the women’s teams. Lewis has made rapid strides ever since he made his debut for Windies and earlier this year, he fetched a lucrative IPL…

Short’s whirlwind 257 stuns Queensland

Of the 387 Western Australia scored before their innings was wrapped up prematurely in 47 overs, 257 came off D’Arcy Short’s bat. Laced with as many as 23 hits into the stands – an all time record in one-day cricket, and another 15 boundaries, Short ended up registering the third highest List A score. Only…