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West Indies’ JUDGEMENT DAY – by RENALDO MATADEEN

West Indies’ JUDGEMENT DAY If ever there was a time where the entire painting became clear, it’s now... by RENALDO MATADEEN

There’s not much to be said about West Indies cricket that hasn’t already been said in the last 10 years or so. If you’re looking for spots of brightness, optimism and hope for a glowing future, then you’d need a time machine. Or a historian who can verbally transport you into the archives where terms like ‘Pace Like Fire’ or …

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DARREN SAMMY – Life Goes On – by RENALDO MATADEEN

Darren Sammy

Life goes on.” Darren Sammy seems unperturbed relaying this. When quizzed on life after resigning as West Indies Test captain and retiring from that format of the game, he shrugs, nonchalantly. There is neither a disconsolate hunch nor disapproving words. Sammy seems relaxed and at peace, genuinely grateful for the opportunities given. When asked to summarize his post-Test career in …

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2014 CPL: ‘Polly got his crackers’ – by RENALDO MATADEEN

Kieron Pollard

The 2014 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was not as extravagant as last year’s inaugural edition. Costs were cut. There were fewer fireworks and scantily clad cheerleaders; and less of a lot of things our ears and eyes previously enjoyed. But at day’s end, the quality of cricket was arguably slightly better in terms of more runs, a higher volume of …

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Sneak a Peak!

It’s time to PLAY! PLAY Caribbean Sports Magazine…now available! Take a sneak preview here.

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DWAYNE SMITH – On a Rampage

Dwayne Smith often wears the mask of a forlorn figure when it comes to West Indies cricket. He was a member of the team that won the 2012 World Twenty20 (T20) title in Sri Lanka, although he didn’t factor in as much as he’d have liked, but since December of that year, he’s been thrown into the wilderness. Smith however …

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DWAYNE BRAVO’S Mantle of Leadership

Dwayne Bravo continues to be thrust into the limelight. His marauding history with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force translated into the squad being dubbed the pioneers of the Twenty20 (T20) game and made the all-rounder a poster-boy of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He’s revered in Chennai as one of the talismans of the Super Kings outfit with the …

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West Indies WOMEN CRICKETERS – Dream to sit at the Summit

Jamaican Stafanie Taylor has been the catalyst for West Indies women’s cricket for the last three years. In 2011 and 2012, she copped the International Cricket Council (ICC) ‘Women’s Cricketer of the Year’ award; however, in 2013, the hat-trick couldn’t be completed. That year, the award was split, with ‘ODI Cricketer of the Year’ going to New Zealand’s Suzie Bates, …

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Influencing the History of his Time – Remembering SIR LEARIE NICHOLAS CONSTANTINE

Endorsed by UNESCO, the ‘Memory of the World Register’ is a repository mechanism that lists and recognizes documentary heritage recommended by an International Advisory Committee, based on selection criteria regarding uniqueness, irreplaceability, world significance and outstanding social, spiritual, community and universal values. Such is the value of the Sir Learie Constantine Collection, which is housed at the NALIS Library in …

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