West Indies

Shane Shillingford proves Zimbabwe’s tormentor again

Zimbabwe crumbled yet again to the spin of Shane Shillingford as the West Indies reached a commanding position at the close of the first day of the second and final test at Windsor Park here on Wednesday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Sport Digest, February 14, 2013

Trainer Robert Smerdon has been fined A$10,000 (HK79,600 for his involvement in the Australian illegal betting scandal of jockey Damien Oliver, Racing Victoria said yesterday. 

14 Feb 2013 - 3:04am

Sports Digest, February 9, 2013

Arsonists yesterday torched the offices of Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, which is embroiled in a conflict with some racist supporters of the side over the signing of two Muslim players from Chechnya.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:01am

Best fires West Indies to 2-0 win over Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricketer Nasir Hossain plays a shot during the fifth day of the second Test match between Bangladesh and the West Indies. Photo: AFP

Paceman Tino Best took a career-best six-wicket haul to fire the West Indies to a crushing ten-wicket win against Bangladesh in the second Test in Khulna on Sunday, sealing the series 2-0.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Short Sport, November 24, 2012

Marlon Samuels

Runners limber up to raise money for Unicef

24 Nov 2012 - 3:06am

West Indies stun Sri Lanka to grab T20 title

West Indies' cricketer Denesh Ramdin (centre) celebrates with teammates in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Sunday. Photo: AP

Darren Sammy’s West Indies were crowned the new World Twenty20 champions on Sunday after a 36-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a dramatic final in Colombo on Sunday.

The West Indies, restricted to 137-6 after electing to bat, hit back to bowl Sri Lanka out for 101 and silence a sell-out crowd of 35,000 at the Premadasa stadium that included President Mahinda Rajapakse.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Women hotel guests of West Indies cricket stars arrested

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle "had hotel guest". Photo: AP

Sri Lankan police arrested three British women who were found socialising in the hotel rooms of West Indies players, including batsman Chris Gayle, at the World Twenty20.

Hotel sources said the women arrested yesterday were guests of Gayle and his teammates Andre Russell, Fidel Edwards and Dwayne Smith.

4 Oct 2012 - 4:39am

West Indies through to super eight stage

Ireland's batsman Ed Joyce bats during a ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match between Ireland and West Indies in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Monday, Photo: AP

West Indies qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup super eight stage without winning a game after their final Group B match against Ireland was abandoned because of rain on Monday.

25 Sep 2012 - 12:15pm