Sabina Park curator Michael Hylton has accepted responsibility for the wet pitch that caused the third-round match between the Jamaica Scorpions and the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the West Indies Championships, being delayed for four hours on Thursday’s opening day.

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force captain Denesh Ramdin said his team will be depending on his lower-order batsmen to get as close to 200 runs as possible following a difficult first day against the Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park on Thursday.

Wavell Hinds, President and CEO of the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) believes the newly introduced insurance plan for retained players will help players focus on improving themselves as professionals.

Fifteen scorers from local clubs and parish associations expanded their skills courtesy of a two-day training seminar organized by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) last weekend – November 9 & 10 at Sabina Park.

Andre Russell, speaking after a loss to the Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Fort Lauderdale, complained that he didn't like playing in front of a hostile venue in what should have been a home game. 

The Jamaica Tallawahs go into Tuesday’s game against St Lucia Stars wary of two things; the fact that they dodged a bullet in their last match against the Trinbago Knight Riders and that they have to be better against the Stars, who because they are winless, have nothing to lose.

West Indies fast bowling great Patrick Patterson and Christopher Gayle will be honoured during the match between the UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI and the visiting Bangladesh team during at Sabina Park on Thursday.

Injured Windies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been replaced by upcoming talent Alzarri Joseph for the second Test against Bangladesh at Sabina Park in Kingston starting on Thursday.

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