Windies qualify for World Cup cricket

The West Indies lost in the final of last month’s qualifying tournament, but still secured a spot in the 50 overs World Cup cricket competition to be played next year in England. Jason Holder, Marlon Samuels and Evin Lewis were named to the 12-member ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers all-tournament team.

After five years as captain of the Barbados Tridents, leading them to the title in 2014, Kieron Pollard has moved to the St Lucia Stars. We caught up with Pollard in Dubai to talk about the move.

HARRISON, NJ. (March 24, 2018) -- A week can make a world of difference in MLS. After winning back-to-back matches, Minnesota United faced its stiffest test of the young season yet as it headed to face New York Red Bulls with a backline entirely overhauled by international call-ups and injuries. Missing captain Francisco Calvo and Michael Boxall, the team was without its starting centerback tandem and injuries to fullbacks Tyrone Mears and Jerome Thiesson meant a much younger and greener team would take the pitch. For their part, Red Bulls would at last get to field a team that was mostly regular starters for the first time in MLS this season. Although MNUFC started the match on the front foot, an early goal by midfielder Alex Muyl and a brace by forward Bradley Wright-Phillips sent Minnesota United home with a 3-0 loss.

Cary, N.C. – Thanks to a magical second-half strike by Debinha, the North Carolina Courage began the 2018 season in style with a 1-0 victory over Portland Thorns FC in a rematch of the 2017 NWSL Championship at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park on Saturday.

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