Mar 20, 2013 10:48 EDT
West Indies captain Darren Sammy has won the toss and put Zimbabwe in to bat in the second and final Test at Windsor Park in Dominica on Wednesday.
Mar 15, 2013 12:19 EDT
Zimbabwe's three-day thrashing at the hands of West Indies has once again highlighted the widening disparity between the top and bottom halves of the international cricket test rankings.
Jan 05, 2013 04:38 EST
Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade said he will never forget his thrilling unbeaten century against Sri Lanka in the third Test on Saturday.
Jan 04, 2013 21:04 EST
Matthew Wade scored a thrilling unbeaten century as Australia declared to lead Sri Lanka by 138 runs on the first innings on the third day of the final Test in Sydney.
Dec 02, 2012 05:41 EST
Anamul Haque became the third youngest Bangladeshi to hit a hundred before the home team spun out the West Indies for their biggest one-day win of 160 runs in Khulna on Sunday.
Oct 29, 2012 05:18 EDT
Matthew Wade was named Monday as Australia's wicketkeeper for the opening clash against South Africa in Brisbane next week, suggesting Brad Haddin's Test career could be at an end.
Aug 23, 2012 01:02 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened over the Caribbean, threatening to slam into impoverished Haiti -- still reeling from a devastating 2010 earthquake -- and Cuba, US forecasters said.
Aug 22, 2012 20:06 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened over the Caribbean on Wednesday, threatening to slam into impoverished Haiti -- still reeling from a devastating 2010 earthquake -- and Cuba, US forecasters said.
Aug 22, 2012 09:45 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened on Wednesday and looked set to become a hurricane as it churned through the Caribbean on a path that could have it hit Florida during next week's Republican convention.
Jun 07, 2012 06:51 EDT
West Indies official Billy Doctrove has retired from umpiring after a 14-year international career, cricket's world governing body said on Thursday.
Apr 22, 2012 18:14 EDT
West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford will create history on Monday when he becomes the first Dominican to play a Test match on home soil.
Apr 20, 2012 15:32 EDT
West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has been fined 20 percent of his match fee after hitting out at the DRS review technology system during the drawn second Test against Australia.
Apr 20, 2012 02:30 EDT
Australia captain Michael Clarke vowed to keep making ambitious declarations even if it meant risking seeing his plans come back to haunt him.
Apr 19, 2012 16:54 EDT
Australia retained their two-decade grip on the Frank Worrell Trophy when heavy rain meant the second Test against the West Indies petered out into a draw on Thursday.
Apr 19, 2012 15:16 EDT
Heavy rain and deteriorating light halted West Indies' pursuit of their 215-run victory target in the second Test against Australia at Queen's Park Oval on Thursday.
Apr 19, 2012 12:41 EDT
Australia went to lunch on 123 for five as they struggled through a shortened first session on the fifth and final day of the second Test against West Indies at Queen's Park Oval on Thursday.
Apr 16, 2012 19:06 EDT
The world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on Monday announced a deal to acquire a 51 percent stake in a Dominican brewer for 1.2 billion dollars, creating the leading beverage company in the Caribbean.
Apr 12, 2012 15:50 EDT
Off-spinner Shane Shillingford was called into the West Indies squad for the second Test against Australia on Thursday, 18 months after his last appearance.
Mar 23, 2012 20:00 EDT
Gay couple Dennis Jay Mayer and John Robert Hart, who were arrested and jailed in the Caribbean this week, say they were humiliated. Gay couple Dennis Jay Mayer and John Robert Hart, who were arrested and jailed in the Caribbean this week, say they were humiliated by officials, they AP reported. Mayer and Hart, who live in Palm Springs, California and have been together 17 years, were escorted off the gay cruise ship Celebrity Summit when it docked Wednesday morning at Dominica, which is among several Caribbean islands where gay sex is illegal. Police said the men were arrested for having public sex on the ship. The men have denied the charges, but conceded that they were ?partially clothed.? ?The total experience was horrendous,? Mayer, a 53-year-old retired deputy sheriff told the AP. ?They told us that they did not like us, that they did not like gay people.? After being ejected from the ship, police interrogated the men for four hours. ?He said: 'You're being arrested for being gay
Mar 14, 2012 01:08 EDT
Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke will be fit to play the first Test against the West Indies, selectors said as they named a squad that saw the return of spinner Michael Beer.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Commonwealth of Dominica|
|Motto: "Après Bondie, C'est La Ter" (Antillean Creole)|
"After God is the Earth"
"Après le Bon Dieu, c'est la Terre"
|Anthem: Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour|
(and largest city)
|Ethnic groups||86.8% African, 8.9% mixed, 2.9% Carib, 0.8% white , 0.7% other (2001)|
|-||Prime Minister||Roosevelt Skerrit|
|Independence||from the United Kingdom|
|-||Date||3 November 1978|
|-||Total||754 km2 (184th)|
290 sq mi
|-||July 2009 estimate||72,660 (195th)|
|GDP (PPP)||2008 estimate|
|GDP (nominal)||2008 estimate|
|HDI (2007)||▲0.798 (Template:High) (77st)|
|Currency||East Caribbean dollar (|
|Drives on the||left|
|1||Rank based on 2005 UN estimate.|