T&T Red Force tasted defeat for the first time in the Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup Tournament when the West Indies Emerging players defeated them by 10 runs on Wednesday night at the Queen's Park Oval in Port-of-Spain.
Off-spinner Jon Russ Jaggessar grabbed three wickets to restrict the West Indies Emerging Players to 243 all out in their 50 overs but for once their batsmen did not show up and finished on 233/9 off their 50 overs.
Roston Chase's 94 helped the West Indies secure a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the first of three One Day Internationals in India on Wednesday.
After asking the visitors to bat first, Afghanistan were bowled out for 194 runs in 45.2 overs. Rahmat Shah top-scored for his side with 61 while Ikram Alikhil scored 58.
Medium-pacer Akeem Jordan made a dream debut while opener Evin Lewis struck his second half-century of the Hero Caribbean Premier League as the St Kitts Nevis Patriots beat the St Lucia Zouks by six wickets at Warner Park, St Kitts, on Sunday.
Jordan, a 24-year-old right-arm medium pacer, bagged four wickets for 33 runs, the second-best ever haul by a debutant player in the CPL, as the Zouks were restricted to 139 for nine in their 20 overs.
The local cricketing fraternity was thrown into shock with the news that cricket umpire Carlton Best was killed by robbers at the age of 38.
It is understood that Best a resident of Sangre Grande went missing two days ago and his relatives reported this to the police who went in search of him.
A body was found just after midnight on Wednesday in the Aranguez area and his relatives were called in to identify. To their horror it was Carlton and an autopsy has been ordered for Friday to determine the cause of his death.
When the West Indies players pass through immigration today at the Gatwick International Airport, they will finally realise that the ICC World Cup tournament is still in progress and they are leaving early.
Former West Indies fast bowler Joel 'Big Bird' Garner stormed out of the Taunton County Ground an angry man after the West Indies' seven-wicket loss to Bangladesh in their latest ICC 2019 World Cup match on Monday, saying the bowlers didn't target the wicket but the Bangladeshi batsmen.
Despite tallying 321 runs, their highest total so far in the competition, the West Indies were beaten all over the ground by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who hit an unbeaten 124 to lead his team to a win with almost 10 overs to spare.
A brilliant unbeaten century from allrounder Shakib Al Hasan steered Bangladesh to a commanding seven-wicket victory over the West Indies at Taunton on Monday, a result which means the regional side will now be hardpressed make it to the next phase of the 2019 ICC World Cup.
Al Hasan hit a masterful 124 not out and had an able partner in Liton Das as Bangladesh, chasing a record 322 for victory, got there with almost 10 overs to spare. This was the second highest run chase in World Cup history
Opener Joe Root scored a fine unbeaten century to steer England to a crushing eight-wicket victory over the West Indies in their ICC 2019 World Cup match at Southampton, a result which makes the Windies' road to the last four very rocky from here.
Root hit 11 fours off 100 balls as England, chasing a modest 213 for victory, got there with 17 overs to spare to pile on the pressure for Windies skipper Jason Holder and his team, who will now have to win their remaining five matches to have a chance of getting to the playoff phase.