RETIRED TT and West Indies cricket hero Brian Lara celebrated a half-century alive yesterday with a gift of his own street name – Brian Lara Drive.
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National Cricket Centre, Clifford Roach Drive, Balmain, Couva
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Brian Lewis has claimed the continued absence from the Commonwealth Games programme would be a "loss for cricket".
THE reign of Whyclife "Dave" Cameron as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) has come to an end with challenger and former board member Richard "Ricky" Skerritt defeating the Jamaican in the elections held today at the Pegasus Hotel in Jamaica. Skerritt, a former St Kitts and Nevis cabinet minister, will assume the role of president with his slate winning the voting process by eight votes to four.
If he wasn't on their radar previously, Evin Lewis must certainly be on the minds of a few T20 franchise owners around the world after his blistering match-winning century yesterday at Sabina Park.
Jason Holder dedicated West Indies' stunning victory in the second Test in Antigua to Alzarri Joseph and his family, after the young fast bowler played on despite the overnight death of his mother, Sharon, to help deliver a 10-wicket victory over England, and with it, an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
Social media has come alight with discussion revolving around the decision by West Indies batting legend Brian Lara to have a stand at his Stadium, the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Toruba, named in honour of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.