cricket

Emrit earns Windies T20I call-up

T&T all rounder Rayad Emrit has been called up to the West Indies' Twenty20 International squad ahead of the three match series later this month in New Zealand.

This is the first time Emrit has been called up to the T20I squad. He is one of five Trinbagonians named in the 14-man squad. The other four include Samuel Badree, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, and Jason Mohammed.

Windies beat Sri Lanka in final ODI

The West Indies 'A' team beat Sri Lanka 'a' in the third and final ODI last night.

Sheldon Cottrell was named the man of the match as the Windies 'A' romped to a 45-run win.

The Jamaican grabbed four for 19 to help skittle out the visitors for just 107 runs.

They were chasing 153 runs after the hosts themselves struggled in their innings.

Shamarh Brooks top-scored for the Windies 'A' with 35 while Andrew McCarthy made 27.

The victory meant the series finish one-all with the second ODI rained out.

 

WI's 7-wicket loss to England in ODI means no direct entry into 2019 World Cup

Jonny Bairstow struck a maiden one-day international hundred as England condemned West Indies to a seven-wicket defeat at Old Trafford on Tuesday that means the twice former champions can no longer gain direct entry to the 2019 World Cup.

West Indies, the 1975 and 1979 World Cup winners, had to take this five-match series 5-0 or 4-0 with a tie or no result if they were to avoid the indignity of a qualifying competition for the next edition in England in two years' time.

Gibbs, Ranatunga, Khan named for game to open Brian Lara Academy

The teams have been announced for Friday's opening of the Brian Lara Cricket Academy and it involves names like Herchelle Gibbs, Arjuna Ranatunga, Imran Khan and Curtly Ambrose.

An International eleven will take on a Trinidad and Tobago eleven to open the academy.

The following are the names on both teams. 

International XI

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