Tag 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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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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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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Player of the Month: Darren Bravo by Dileep Premachandran

“His eagerness to learn and improve was palpable over the course of this series.” Dileep Premachandran describes how West Indies player, Darren Bravo, became Player of the Month during the Test series in India in January’s Issue of The Cricketer. … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Curtly and Courtney: Kings of the Caribbean

“‘Convince me you can beat us’: that was our driving force because no team could say they’d won it until they’d won it.” Andrew Miller talks with Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh about their successful partnership for the West Indies … Continue reading

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Rob Steen: Did this man play cricket’s most defiant innings?

In a County Championship match at Grace Road in 1971, Glamorgan were teetering on a decidedly unprincely 11 for 8 when Don Shepherd joined Peter Walker. Aware that the lowest first-class total was 12, legend has it Walker said to his … Continue reading

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Controversy magnet: Tony Greig’s colourful career

“I was out there every night to give the press the quotes they wanted. It was only a matter of time before I put my foot in it.” Tony Greig’s reflects on ‘grovelling’ and other business with Crispin Andrews, in … Continue reading

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