Category Archives: West Indies

West Indies return is the target for Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan is hoping to use his stint as Leicestershire’s overseas player this season to force his way back into the West Indies side. The 31-year-old Guyana batsman is a former West Indies captain but Sarwan has been in the … Continue reading

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Adams makes early statement at Kent with Nash signing

The influence of new head coach Jimmy Adams is being strongly felt at Canterbury even before a ball is bowled in the 2012 campaign. The signing of Brendan Nash as Kent’s overseas player for the entire summer is an early … Continue reading

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Kent sign Brendan Nash as new overseas player

West Indies batsman Brendan Nash has signed for Kent and will be available as an overseas player for the whole of the 2012 season. Nash, 34, who has played 21 Tests and nine one-day internationals and is currently representing Jamaica … Continue reading

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Sarwan signs on for a full summer at Grace Road

Leicestershire have completed the signing of former West Indies captain and batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan as their overseas player for all three domestic competitions this season. The county turned their attention to Sarwan, 31, after former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf failed to … Continue reading

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Sarwan close to signing contract with Leicestershire

Leicestershire are closing in on former West Indies batsman and captain Ramnaresh Sarwan as their main overseas player for the coming season. The 31-year-old is expected to sign a contract next week that will see him play for Leicestershire in … Continue reading

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Ramnaresh Sarwan the new target for Leicestershire

Former West Indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has emerged as Leicestershire’s new target to fill the overseas player’s berth at Grace Road for the coming season. Leicestershire have been forced to renew their search for an overseas batsman after they failed … Continue reading

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Gayle’s Somerset brief is to lay the ghost of trophies lost

Somerset have signed Chris Gayle precisely to help turn them from perennial runners-up to trophy winners this summer. The club acted quickly to recruit the 32-year-old former West Indies captain as their second overseas player for the Friends Lift t20 … Continue reading

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Adams tells Kent: “I want to build something that lasts”

After a three-month interview procedure the club’s chief executive Jamie Clifford described as “long, drawn out and as thorough a process as is possible to run”, Jimmy Adams was duly installed on Tuesday January 3 as Kent’s new head coach on a two-year … Continue reading

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Jimmy Adams lined up for Kent job

Kent look set to unveil former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams as their new director of cricket and head coach. The county have called a press conference at their Canterbury headquarters for 2pm on Tuesday January 3, when it seems certain … Continue reading

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Graeme Swann: Spinner, Skipper, Auteur by Alan Tyers

Me. Swanny. England Captain. This. Is. Huge. With this news, I’ve taken a massive step forward towards post-cricket stardom. Chap! The career after you stop playing all depends on the profile you’ve built up during your cricketing days, and this … Continue reading

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