West Indies on guard
West Indies on guard

Carl Hooper expects New Zealand to come bouncing back for this weekend's back-to-back matches in St Lucia after their disappointing batting performance in the opening rain-ruined Cable & Wireless One-Day International

Rain ruins match
Rain ruins match

Same venue, different day, almost the same depressing result

Washout fears
Washout fears

For an hour yesterday afternoon, there would have been fears that today's opening Cable & Wireless One-Day International between West Indies and New Zealand was in serious doubt

India take one-day series
India take one-day series

India clinched the Cable & Wireless One-Day International Series here yesterday by convincingly beating West Indies in a match that will long be remembered for the chaos and confusion over the infamous Duckworth-Lewis calculations

'Confirming score reason for delay'
'Confirming score reason for delay'

International Cricket Council match referee Mike Procter has accepted full responsibility for the delay in the announcement of West Indies' revised target in yesterday's decisive Cable & Wireless One-Day International against India

Storm warning
Storm warning

Against the background of this weekend's complete wash-out, and concerned about a further threat of rain for the remainder of the season, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will strongly urge the International Cricket Council (ICC) not to stage

WICB hit by record financial loss
WICB hit by record financial loss

Hit by its biggest operational loss in recent times, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is moving to put in place measures to bring the organisation on solid financial ground

Over to Sir Viv
Over to Sir Viv

Sir Vivian Richards, one of the most highly-respected characters in the long history of West Indies cricket, was yesterday installed as the new chairman of the selectors of the senior selection panel

Second One-Day in doubt too
Second One-Day in doubt too

This outfield cannot take anymore water

It's up to the rain
It's up to the rain

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will have to fork out more than $500 000 in refunds if the murky weather that has hovered over Jamaica for the last three days completely ruins the first of this weekend's back-to-back Cable & Wireless One-Day

Laxman, Ratra stake out West Indies
Laxman, Ratra stake out West Indies

The West Indies left the Antigua Recreation Ground (ARG) yesterday evening with as many worries as a long-standing Caribbean prime minister

Shastri's records still stand
Shastri's records still stand

When the history of cricket is written, Ravi Shastri's name may not be listed among those considered to be in the elite class

Sir Viv ready
Sir Viv ready

Amidst speculation over an imminent shake-up of the senior West Indies selection panel, the legendary Sir Vivian Richards has emerged as one of the leading contenders to be on the new committee

Busta stars dropped from West Indian side
Busta stars dropped from West Indian side

Three days after he and his fellow cricket selectors discarded the two players they had resurrected after an outstanding Busta Series, West Indies captain Carl Hooper is saying performances at that level should be taken with a "pinch of

Ganguly fends off bouncers
Ganguly fends off bouncers

Sourav Ganguly doesn't enjoy a big reputation against short-pitched deliveries, but the India captain was forced to fend off a few testing balls off the field of play here yesterday

The West Indies' New Action Hero
The West Indies' New Action Hero

Five years ago, when the West Indies snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against India at Kensington Oval, Mervyn Dillon didn't bowl a single ball on the final day

WI's new action hero
WI's new action hero

Five years ago, when the West Indies snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against India at Kensington Oval, Mervyn Dillon didn't bowl a single ball on the final day

Gavaskar still a master
Gavaskar still a master

It was Gavaskar The real master Just like a wall We couldn't get Gavaskar at all, not at all You know the West Indies couldn't out Gavaskar at all

Windies 'Getting Better'
Windies 'Getting Better'

Is this the turning point

One-All!
One-All!

In the words of calypsonian David Rudder, it was high mas'