MELBOURNE, Australia – Seven players have pulled out of the Australia squad for the limited overs tour of West Indies next month, disrupting selectors’ plans for the Twenty20 World Cup later in the year.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Resurgent stroke-maker Shai Hope believes his recall to the West Indies side for the series against South Africa has provided him the opportunity to write a new chapter in a turbulent Test career.
NORTHAMPTON, England – Out-of-favor West Indies star, Carlos Brathwaite, produced another steady, if not spectacular all-round performance, as his Birmingham Bears won their third on the trot with a 55-run thrashing of Northamptonshire here Tuesday.
MIAMI, Florida – United Kingdom-based striker Adrian Clifton came off the bench to score twice and fire Montserrat to a 4-0 victory over US Virgin Islands, and top of Group A in the CONCACAF 2022 World Cup Qualifiers on Wednesday.
LONDON, UK – Teenager Daniel Jebbison wrote his name into the record books on Sunday when he scored on his first English Premier League start to hand already relegated Sheffield United a shock 1-0 victory at Goodison Park that dented hosts Everton’s hopes of qualifying for Europe next season.
MIAMI, Florida – Fancied Curacao scored late but failed to complete their comeback against Panama, as all three Caribbean Football Union sides lost their opening games of the second round of CONCACAF 2022 World Cup Qualifiers on Saturday.
LONDON, UK – Captain Kraigg Brathwaite said Thursday West Indies were now beginning to write a new chapter of their history after the Caribbean side climbed to sixth in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings – their highest ever ranking in almost a decade.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Teenaged fast bowler Jayden Seales has confessed to having “a bit of nerves” on his Test debut but said claiming his first Test wicket was “an amazing feeling”, following an impressive display on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa here Thursday.
LONDON, U.K.– Record-breaking midfielder Joe Willock could be on his way out of London to head to the northeast on a permanent basis in a deal worth up to US$30 million, according to British newspaper reports.
BARCELONA, Spain – Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton believes Sunday’s win in the Spanish Grand Prix has allowed him to gather crucial information on main rival Max Verstappen, as he bids for his fifth straight world title and eighth of a stellar career.