ST JOHN’S—Sir Viv Richards, one of cricket’s finest ever captains, has thrown his support behind Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy in his decision to slam the West Indies Cricket Board for their lack of support for the squad during the recent Twenty20 World Cup in India.
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The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) extends congratulations to the 2016 ICC T20 World Champions, the Senior West Indies Men’s and Women’s T20 Cricket teams.
West Indies legend Michael Holding is displeased by comments made by former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson who went beyond the boundary in describing Marlon Samuels as being someone affiliated with gangsters and not to be taking lightly.
If you think Ben Stokes’s bowling was to blame, try hitting four consecutive sixes in front of a global television audience, in the final over, to win a world title when all seems lost. Try it with full tosses, or even with tennis balls. The truth is that what Carlos Brathwaite did at the end of the World Twenty20 final was astounding and inspired.
Trinidad and Tobago cricketer/entertainer Dwayne Bravo’s music video hit “Champion” has been steadily rising in popularity since the West Indies’ triumph in the ICC World Twenty20 final on Sunday and as of yesterday, had attracted almost twice as many YouTube views as T&T’s top soca artiste Machel Montano’s “Like Ah Boss” video of 2015.
At the height of the all-night party at the West Indies team hotel in Kolkata a man with the cricketing world at his feet took time out to text some old team-mates in Dublin.