BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — The West Indies cricket squad is touring again, becoming the first test team to embark on two tours during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Everton Weekes, who formed one of the famous three “Ws” of West Indian cricket as part of a formidable batting lineup for more than a decade, has died. He was...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Barbados has been declared winner of the West Indies championship after the regional first-class competition was suspended because of the coronavirus...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Evin Lewis missed his third one-day international century by inches on the final ball of the match to lead West Indies to a five-wicket victory over Ireland on...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Shimron Hetmyer and Sheldon Cottrell played the starring roles as West Indies beat England by 26 runs to level the five-match series of one-day internationals 1-1 on...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — An outstanding double hundred from West Indies captain Jason Holder and a supporting century by Shane Dowrich left England humbled for the second day in a row and battling to avoid a huge defeat in the first test on Friday.
Just 24 hours after England was skittled for 77, Holder scored 202 not out as his side amassed 415-6 declared in its second innings on day three to set England a notional winning target of 628.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — A Caribbean-based medical school that temporarily held classes aboard a cruise ship after Hurricane Maria is moving from Dominica to Barbados.
Officials said Friday that Ross University School of Medicine sustained millions of dollars in losses after the Category 5 storm hit Dominica last year.
Some 1,500 students, faculty and staff will relocate to the Barbadian capital of Bridgetown. U.S. students make up 90 percent of the university's roster.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Suspended Australia captain Steve Smith has signed with the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League as a replacement for Shakib Al Hasan.
Smith is serving a 12-month ban imposed by Cricket Australia for his role in a ball-tampering scandal during a test series in South Africa in March that plunged his national team into disarray.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Sri Lanka has drawn its test cricket series with the West Indies 1-1 after winning the third and final match by four wickets on Tuesday at Kensington Oval.
The first day-night cricket test in the Caribbean was in the balance when Sri Lanka resumed Day 4 on 81-5 in its second innings, chasing 144 for victory after dismissing the hosts for just 93.
Sri Lanka had a tense start when it quickly lost Kusal Mendis (25) without adding any runs.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against the West Indies which starts on Saturday after his appeal against a one-match ball-tampering suspension was rejected.
Chandimal received the ban for his actions in the second test in St. Lucia. He was also punished two suspension points and 100 percent of his match fee.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean warned residents to stay indoors as Tropical Storm Harvey brought heavy winds and rain to the area Friday on a path expected to take it to Central America next week.
Harvey was expected to cross through St. Vincent and the Grenadines and then over the Caribbean Sea. A tropical storm warning was also in effect for Martinique and St. Lucia.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Shops and government offices are closing early in Barbados and flights have been canceled as Tropical Storm Harvey approaches the eastern Caribbean.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Harvey had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) on Thursday as it headed toward Barbados and St. Lucia. It was on track to pass near or over Barbados early Friday on a path toward Central America.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — West Indies collapsed in the evening session to reach 264-9 at stumps on day four of the second test for a 183-run lead over Pakistan on Wednesday, setting up a potentially intriguing final day.
Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah took his 10th test five-for, finishing with 6-90, including the key wickets of Shai Hope for 90 and Kraigg Brathwaite for 43.
Hope was caught high at cover by Azhar Ali as West Indies went from 235-4 to 236-7 after tea at Kensington Oval.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Pakistan dominated the third day of the second test against West Indies on Tuesday, leaving the hosts on 40-1 in their second innings at stumps and still 41 runs behind on a deteriorating wicket.
Shimron Hetmyer (22 not out) and Kraigg Brathwaite (8 not out) steadied the innings after Pakistan's Mohammad Abbas claimed Keiran Powell (6). The opener's sharp inside edge was well caught behind by Sarfraz Ahmed, diving wide and low.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Roston Chase scored his second test century and Jason Holder his sixth test 50 as West Indies dominated the evening session on day 1 of the second test against Pakistan to reach 286-6 off 89 overs at stumps on Sunday.
Prince Harry and Rihanna take HIV test in Barbados
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry joined Rihanna in celebrating 50 years of independence for her native Barbados.
The prince, visiting the sixth of seven nations on a two-week Caribbean tour, and the singer shared the stage Wednesday night with the prime minister during a concert and dance performance marking the date the island broke away from Britain.