Andre Russell hails ‘the Kennar Lewis way

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8 total views, no views todayAndre Russell heaped praise on Kennar Lewis after his blitz at the top set up a win for Jamaica Tallawahs against Chris Gayle’s St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The Tallawahs backed up Lewis’ heroics with a strong all-round performance in their Caribbean Premier League 2018 match at Kingston on Wednesday, 15 August, to make it three wins out of three. Lewis’ 49 off 24 balls dominated the Powerplay before New Zealand’s Ross Taylor made the most of a let-off on 6 to strike a half-century and…

Extra added incentive’ – Ireland coach Graham Ford pre-empts hard-fought battle with Afghanistan

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3 total views, no views todayreland are on the hunt for revenge as their new rivals come to town for a six-match T20I and ODI series. Having overcome the Irish in the latest full series between the two sides in 2017 and pipping them to 2019 ICC World Cup Qualification in the Super Six in Harare in March, Afghanistan will be in high spirits, and following a sequence of tightly contested bouts in the last year, both sides are keen to come up in trumps in one of cricket’s newest rivalries.…

Stokes recalled ‘for his own well-being’- Bayliss

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17 total views, 1 views todayngland coach Trevor Bayliss has welcomed Ben Stokes back into the squad but has outlined the fact that he is not an automatic selection to play in the third Test. Having been acquitted following the trial that forced him to sit out of England’s emphatic innings-victory over India at Lord’s, Stokes rejoined his teammates just hours later, something Bayliss and the selection team decided would benefit the all-rounder. Forcing his way into the starting XI is not as simple though, with Chris Woakes having notched a maiden…

#TEAMUSA PLAYER IN FOCUS: CANDACY ATKINS

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612 total views, no views todayBorn and raised in Guyana, Candacy Atkins brings an intensity and confidence to the #TeamUSA Women’s squad. Candacy demonstrates how passionate she is about cricket in everything she does, and often reflects on how fortunate and grateful she is to have the sport in her life, and how supportive her family have been on her journey. ‘Candy’ immigrated to the United States with little intention of continuing to play the sport. To her surprise, her reputation as an international player led coaches to seek her out…

USA CRICKET ANNOUNCES PLAYERS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FINAL SELECTION CAMP

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6 total views, no views todayFollowing a rigorous schedule of talent identification combines hosted in eight cities across the country, a group of 39 players has been invited by the Selection Panel to attend the final men’s selection camp in Houston. The second half of 2018 marks another exciting time for USA Cricket, with an eye firmly set on the World Cricket League Championship and World T20 qualification, with this camp shaping as a fantastic opportunity for these players to push their case to be included in those plans. All players invited to…

TEAM USA’S ALI KHAN JOINS TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS.

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2 total views, no views today The Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) have announced that Team USA fast bowler Ali Khan will be joining their squad for the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which will run from 8 August to 16 September. Khan will be replacing Ronsford Beaton in the squad as he continues remedial work on his bowling action. Ali Khan has played at the Caribbean Premier League before, representing the Guyana Amazon Warriors at the 2016 tournament, claiming the wicket of Kumar Sangakkara with his first delivery. He was first selected for the USA…

Hardik Pandya not a Test allrounder yet – Holding

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7 total views, no views today Nagraj Gollapudi at Lord’s Hardik Pandya is not yet ready to take the allrounder’s spot in India’s Test team, according to former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding, because he is not effective as a batsman and lacks control and consistency with the ball. “The [Indian] attack has not been the right balance,” Holding told ESPNcricinfo. “Apparently they are playing Hardik Pandya as an allrounder to help out with the bowling. When he bowls he isn’t as effective as he should be. If he was a good…

Cricket Council USA presently only relevant cricket body in US

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7 total views, no views today With all the problems plaguing cricket administration in the United States, Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) has been the only stable body running cricket. CCUSA headed by successful businessman Mahammad Qureshi has been organising tournaments, visiting schools and setting up cricket camps while others battle for power at the expense of the sport. While the power struggle continues, Qureshi has pumped around $20M into the sport through his tournament, which will celebrate its 10th year this year, development programmes and other cricket initiatives. When the International…

TALLAWAHS KEEP PERFECT RECORD GOING VS SKNP

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5 total views, no views today2018 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 8 Jamaica Tallawahs 178/4 (R Taylor 51*, Lewis 49, Phillips 41, Lamichhane 2/21) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 131/9 (Gayle 24, Santokie 2/13, Imad Wasim 2/21, Zampa 2/38) by 47 runs  Early pacesetters Jamaica Tallawahs made it three wins from three in the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a 47-run victory over St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on a night when run-scoring appeared at times almost impossible while at others six after six rained down…

Caribbean Premier League action comes to America

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2 total views, no views todayBy Jawad Hussain LAUDERHILL, August 15, 2018 – Lauderhill, the Mecca of Cricket in the United States of America, is all set to host two crucial games of the 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this weekend.    If you’re a cricket fan, don’t forget to mark the days of Saturday and Sunday on your Google Calendar or any other app to be part of the biggest sports party in the world at Florida’s Central Broward Regional Park Stadium.    In the first CPL-2018 match on Saturday night,…