Final: WICB Women’s Super50: 2nd Consecutive Title for T&T Divas!!

(Photo via: Cricket West Indies Media) The defending Regional Women’s Super50 Champions Trinidad & Tobago battled the strongest team in the 2017 competition, Barbados, and it was no walk in the park. T&T had one loss in the tournament and it was to their final opponents. This time the Divas were confident they’d get a different result, one in their favour. (Photo via: Cricket West … Continue reading Final: WICB Women’s Super50: 2nd Consecutive Title for T&T Divas!!

Round 5: WICB Women’s Super50: Arch rivals Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago are into the final.

(Photo via: Cricket West Indies Media) Trinidad & Tobago were in a must win situation against 2nd placed Windward Islands, if they wanted to reach the final and defend their title. Barbados had all but officially booked their spot in the final, so the Trinis were anxious for the remaining spot. T&T won the toss and elected to bowl first, they had one change to … Continue reading Round 5: WICB Women’s Super50: Arch rivals Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago are into the final.

Round 4:WICB Women’s Super 50: Jamaica exit as Barbados march into the final!!

       (Photo via: Cricket West Indies Media) It was the top of the table clash between the Windward Islands and Barbados in a match reduced to 27 overs because of persistent rain. The Bajans won the toss and send the Windwards in to bat first. Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin and Shakera Selman wrecked havoc on the Windwards batters accounting for 8 wickets between … Continue reading Round 4:WICB Women’s Super 50: Jamaica exit as Barbados march into the final!!

Round 3: WICB Women’s Super 50: Windwards remain unbeaten as Jamaica grasping for progression.

There’s the age old adage that “Fortune favours the brave”. In this case, the Leeward Islands took the brave and bold decision to bat first, after winning the toss against the defending champions Trinidad & Tobago Divas, in the WICB’s Women’s Regional Super50 Round 3 match. (Photo via: WIPA) Kiaye Hanley was the first batter to fall for 0 with the score on 8 when … Continue reading Round 3: WICB Women’s Super 50: Windwards remain unbeaten as Jamaica grasping for progression.

Day 2: WICB Women’s Super50- T&T, Barbados, Windwards WIN!!

(Photo Via: Shari John Photography) Defending Champions Trinidad & Tobago were seeking that first victory in the 2017 tournament when they played Guyana in their 2nd match. T&T won the toss and Captain Merissa Aguilleira asked the Guyanese to bat first. T&T fielded a team with one change which saw Shanice Pascall favoured over Reniece Boyce. Caneisha Isaac struck with the 2nd ball of the … Continue reading Day 2: WICB Women’s Super50- T&T, Barbados, Windwards WIN!!

Day 1: WICB Women’s Regional Super50

           (Photo Courtesy: West Indies Cricket Board) Day one of the 2017 WICB Women’s Regional Super50 being held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines didn’t start according to plan for several reasons. Issues like water-logged fields, rain-delays and defeat for defending champs Trinidad & Tobago Divas, were some of the said reasons. Three games were supposed to have been played on … Continue reading Day 1: WICB Women’s Regional Super50

WI are more than just cricket…

(Photo Courtesy: West Indies Cricket Board) I graduated from university a couple years ago and I made the decision that I needed a break from academics before I pursued my Master’s degree. But this past week I would have given anything to be an undergraduate student at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus. The UWI through the Caribbean Institute of Media and … Continue reading WI are more than just cricket…

My West Indies… Beach, food, cricket… WI culture!!!

  We interchange the use of the words Caribbean and West Indies, so please don’t be confused during this blog if you see I use them, they mean the same thing. I live in Trinidad & Tobago, but I have not visited a beach in almost 5 months. I was in Antigua from December 26- January 9 on holiday and was at the beach almost … Continue reading My West Indies… Beach, food, cricket… WI culture!!!

New Kid on the Block

April 2016 and Ian Bishop was bellowing into the commentary mic “Carlos Brathwaite,…Remember the name!!!” A moment no West Indies cricket supporter or viewer of the ICC T20 World Cup will ever forget. But fast forward a few months and to a different setting, the Hero Caribbean Premier League in the West Indies, new talent was unearthed. Now I tell you….Remember the name Kesrick Williams. … Continue reading New Kid on the Block