West Indies News

Gayle to retire from ODI cricket after the World Cup

West Indies great Chris Gayle will retire from ODI cricket after this year's World Cup.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

West Indies batsman Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

West Indies batsman Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup The 39-year-old opener, who has scored 9,727 runs in 284 ODIs, is set to play his first international since last July against England on Wednesday.

EWN , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Scene of Tendulkar ton saved from closure

The Kinrara Oval, which was built in 2003 and has hosted one-day internationals featuring India, Australia and the West Indies, as well as Under-19 World Cup games, sits on a plot of prime land west of the capital Kuala Lumpur.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

Chocolate fortunes brewed on slavery

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the scenic West Indies became home to sprawling cocoa plantations.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Root plants the seed for LGBTQ player growth

JOHANNESBURG – Joe Root’s reply to Shannon Gabriel’s sledging in third Test between England and the West Indies, is hugely significant.

IOL , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

West Indies' Gabriel apologises and clears air over Root sledge

BENGALURU - West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel sought to clear the air over what he said to England captain Joe Root and extended an “unreserved apology” for his comments during the third test against England in St Lucia.

EWN , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel banned, fined for ‘gay’ remark to Joe Root

West Indies paceman Shannon Gabriel has been suspended for four ODIs for his comments towards England captain Joe Root.

IOL , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Joe Root's 12 words send a powerful message that homophobia is not okay

England's captain Joe Root raises his bat as he leaves the field during the third cricket Test match against West Indies at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St. Lucia.

IOL , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Visitors Bangladesh to bat first in New Zealand ODI opener

Mortaza said Bangladesh were buoyed by a 2-1 ODI series win over the West Indies in December.

IOL , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

West Indies bowler Gabriel suspended after Root exchange

LONDON - West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was on Wednesday suspended for four one-day internationals after breaching the International Cricket Council's code of conduct over comments made to England's Joe Root.

EWN , South Africa Feb 12, 2019