Vaneisa Baksh


West Indian listlessness a sign of the times
West Indian listlessness a sign of the times

As West Indies slumped to a series defeat, Caribbean ire has been as high as the jubilation a few weeks ago

What's the shouting about?
What's the shouting about?

Stanford and his tournament are being reviled left and right, but there seems to be surprisingly little ground for the uproar

Stanford's win-win situation
Stanford's win-win situation

The second edition of the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament has been a success. More important, it marks the success of a rigorous approach to developing top-drawer cricketers

Appetite for escalation
Appetite for escalation

The Stanford 20/20 is back, in its second edition, and Allen Stanford has pulled out the stops, as the opening ceremony proved

Lloyd's no magician
Lloyd's no magician

Clive Lloyd shouldn't be expected to turn things around for West Indies as manager

Marriage of convenience
Marriage of convenience

The implications of the WICB's decision to accommodate Allen Stanford

Lessons from a salvo
Lessons from a salvo

How Ramnaresh Sarwan's recent criticism of former coach Bennett King is symptomatic of what ails West Indian cricket at large

In at the deep end
In at the deep end

Julian Huntethe, new WICB president, inherits unenviable burdens

Ramnarine lacking support and history
Ramnarine lacking support and history

The West Indies Players' Association has expanded its activities and interests, and grown more vociferous and assertive, but respect and power seem elusive

Fear of the future
Fear of the future

Why the West Indies cricket establishment isn't looking kindly on Allen Stanford's plans

Dude looks like a leader
Dude looks like a leader

From too cool for school to inspirational captain, the transformation of Chris Gayle

Stanford and the State
Stanford and the State

West Indies cricket is in a trough but its value is recognised by billionaire Stanford and the various national governments

All in the mind
All in the mind

The challenges for Daren Ganga as West Indies' stand-in captain

West Indies take risk on gambler
West Indies take risk on gambler

Flamboyant, naturally talented, stubborn, forthright, Ramnaresh Sarwan is a big punt as the West Indies captain

No more sweeping under the carpet
No more sweeping under the carpet

A look at the mess of published correspondence and press statements issued by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and Michael Holding

Going forth... with a big fat wallet
Going forth... with a big fat wallet

Cricinfo considers the impact of the Stanford 20/20 competition

The Lara curve
The Lara curve

Lara's learning curve has been steep in several areas since his first captaincy stint, but remains curiously flat in others

More a push than a jump
More a push than a jump

Chanderpaul wouldn't have quit the captaincy unless it was clear he had no choice. It's as simple as that

Identity crisis for West Indies
Identity crisis for West Indies

West Indies' recent struggle against New Zealand is a result of lack of clarity within the side, and violent upheavals outside