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Indian batsmen exposed like Weinstien in a bathrobe
Starboy screaming, oh lawd mi belly! The so-called number one test team was soundly beaten inside three days by South Africa.  These spoiled and pampered prima donnas could use a little humbling.

How good is Virat Kohli, asks Starboy

Is it possible the Democrats are now choosing to distance themselves from the Clintons because the Clintons are now history?  Starboy became speechless and after a few seconds wondered out loud: Could it be that many within the party are just a bunch of political prostitutes?

Galaxy stars Kevin Nazeer and Rajiv Ivan light up EACA T20 finals 

It rained boundaries at the Cage when EACA finalists Galaxy and RHLCC clashed in the T20 finals.  Over 400 runs were scored in a furious assault on bowlers that sent fielders scurrying helplessly to retrieve balls beyond the boundary.

Akshay Homraj ton sink Everest ACS 

Galaxy's dimunitive Homraj orchestrated an assault on Everest bowlers the likes of which had rarely, if ever, been seen at the Cage.

Westbury crush Queens United in MCL "Busta" Cup final 

Champion, Champion!! Westbury is a champion, Coleman is a champion, Reid is a champion, Drysdale is a champion, Westbury is a two-time champion, and Hillary is a two-time loser 

Brian Lara trashes proud West Indies legacy 

Is Lara being a hypocrite to lecture on sportsmanship and fair play given his atrocious record?

Combined Warriors edge Rockaway in Commonwealth League thriller

It was the Bronx Bombers (Combined Warriors) against the Amazing Mets (Rockaway) in cricket's version of the subway series.

Did Gayle give Cameron the kiss off in St. Kitts? 

WICB president, Dave Cameron may be the most hated man in West Indies cricket. Re-elected to a third term, Cameron is seen as the most polarizing figure in the regional game.

Jeetendra Sookdeo slams maiden hundred in EACA finals

In the city that never sleeps another star is rising on the cricket horizon and his name is Jeetendra Sonny Sookdeo. Sookdeo, a former Guyana u-19 player who hails from Belair smashed a sensational hundred in the EACA 2017 40 Over finals.

CPL Lovely Cricket Returns to Florida
If it's summer, it must be CPL in Florida. The Caribbean Professional League T20 games are fast becoming one of the most anticipated sporting events of the Florida summer. 

A Golden Opportunity for United States Cricket
Now it's time for all good people of cricket in these United States to grab this wonderful opportunity with both hands. If we let it slip by, it would be unforgivable, and  a grave disservice to the ICC and all their hard work.

Is cry baby Kohli another Brian Lara?

Three cheers for ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar

Hip hip hooray!  In a 13 - 1 vote, the ICC overwhelmingly approved the new ICC Constitution, finance and governance model, effectively dismantling the dictatorship of the so-called 'Big Three'

The great Aussie escape - Did Kohli miss a trick?
With the Aussies down for the count, a fainthearted Kohli failed to seal the deal

Dave Cameron's WICB - The swamp that refuses to drain
Cameron wants to control the players' livelihood. If he says jump, the players are only allowed to ask, how high. Someone should remind Cameron that massa day done. 

ICC orders Dainty USACA get in line
In the latest skirmish, the ICC came out swinging, ordering Dainty's USACA to shape up or ship out with an April 1 deadline to ratify the new constitution

A big league thrashing of fake World Champions India
The ignominious defeat of India this week was just desserts for a bunch of spoiled and pampered prima donnas.

Manohar dismantles ICC dictatorship
Breaking news out of Dubai at the ICC meeting, Manohar made good on his promise to dismantle the "Big Three" dictatorship put in place by Srinivasan, the Hillary Clinton of cricket: money-grubbing, dishonest, and crooked.

Kane Williamson bradmanesque finisher

Hooper yes, but don't expect miracles

Ball tampering: du Plessis, Kohli, and Warner in the hot seat

Rohan Kanhai on the journey from Berbice to test cricket

Steve Roopnarine Majestic in Commonwealth League T20 Final

Liberty SC conquers Mount Everest to capture EACA T20 Crown

Tristian Coleman leads dominant Westbury to MCL T20 Title

Living up to their reputation as the "Yankees of New York Cricket", Westbury, led by the young and gifted Jamaican opener, Tristian Coleman, captured the MCL T20 Title defeating Progressive.

Progressive dethrones MCL T20 defending champions Villagers 

Progressive and Villagers, two of the most talented teams in the Metropolitan Cricket League  delighted their fans to a thrilling semifinal of the league's T20 Cup. It was spine-tingling, nail-biting, nerve-wracking stuff.

The dictatorship of WICB under Dave Cameron

Hours before the team's departure for the Pakistan tour, WICB announced the firing of coach Phil Simmons.  Cameron gave the reason as a difference in culture. What difference?  Simmons is from Trinidad. 

Carlos Brathwaite: The next sacrificial lamb?

In yet another controversial move, the WICB appointed Carlos Brathwaite captain for the T20 series in Florida. Starboy says that Cameron's WICB might be convinced that Brathwaite is ready, willing, and able to be the next company man. 

Bolt of lightning strikes Rio 

At Rio 2016 the star that shines brightest is, indisputably, Jamaica's very own Usain St. Leo Bolt.  Born in the parish of Trelawny in 1986, Bolt bolted (pun intended) his way to international stardom.

Progressive symbolizes the proud legacy of the Metropolitan Cricket League

Each time Progressive Cricket Club takes the field, they proudly represent the traditions of excellence of the Metropolitan Cricket League (MCL). The team is very much aware of this responsibility and one that it fiercely protects.


CPL- the biggest party in sports rocks Florida

Traveling to Florida one immediately thinks of surf, sand, sunshine, and bikini-clad eye candies. To that we can now add the glorious game of cricket: the sport that has captured the imagination of half the world. 

CPL debut in America and USACA suffers another humiliation 

What a historic moment for the Caribbean Professional League (CPL) making its debut in America!! It's also ground breaking for America Cricket despite the pathetic efforts of Gladstone Dainty's VP, Owen Grey, to play spoil sport. 


When Gayle and Pollard maul the Kiwis in Florida

It was carnival in South Florida with the tassa drums; pyrotechnics from Gayle and Pollard, and the unmistakable charm of the Digicel beauties

Is Greed the reason for USACA failures? 

With USACA out of the way, suddenly the USA is where it's all happening for cricket.  All six franchises of the Caribbean Professional League (CPL) will be in Florida from July 28 with double headers scheduled for the weekend.   

USACA could not move its bowels much less CPL games from Florida

USACA is constipated.  This bogus threat to stop the games in Florida is like an armless swordsman challenging a samurai warrior to duel.  The CPL games will go ahead as scheduled despite USACA

West Indies face relegation to Division 2 Test

In a major overhaul of World cricket, West Indies might find itself playing Division 2 Test cricket against the likes of Nepal and Afghanistan. 


Tony Cozier out for seventy Five

His love for West Indies was such that he lived and died each day with the changing fortunes of the team. It is to WICB president, Wycliffe Cameron's shame that he may have used his position to hurt Tony Cozier during the last two years of his life 

West Indies succeed despite WICB

Messrs. Cameron and his comrades would have you believe that the success of the T20 is proof that there is nothing wrong with the WICB, and by extension the regional game. But in truth, and in fact, it has absolutely nothing to do with the decrepit state of the game in the region. 


Female Reporters slam creepy Gayle conduct

"He does this constantly," Meadows, a female reporter, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. "He's a creep, he has creepy behavior."  Starboy believes that Gayle crossed a line that he either refuses to recognize or of which he is unaware.

Stop the press! Did I hear correctly? Sachin and Warnie inna New York? Bhai, shut your mouth. Starboy seh: Nah man, ah fe true, dem man a come. USACA has absolutely nothing to do with it and that practically guarantees its success, said Starbo

Everest/ACS are EACA T20 blitz Champions

The Everest/American Cricket Society defeated the Liberty Sports Club in a most exciting cricket match, on Sunday, October, 2015, and was crowned the champions of the Eastern American Cricket Association T20 Blitz Tournament, for the 2015 cricket season.


X- Factor Marshall bombards Idlewild with boundaries galore in the MCL T20 finals

Last Sunday, the Idlewild cricket field (the old Idlewild airport) traded the launching of planes for cricket balls as former West Indies star batsman, Xavier Marshall, delighted the large crowd to an exhibition in strokeplay.


Was Simmons misled by Lloyd?

The sacking of coach Phil Simmons has reopened the Bravo and Pollard fiasco of which Clive Lloyd has bee the butt of jokes throughout the recent World Cup


Lance Gibbs: The Spin King of Queens Town

Long before Murali or Warne, it was Queenstown's very own Lance Gibbs that captured the attention of world cricket. 


Liberty Sports Club crowned EACA 2015 Champions

Kirton, Madramootoo, Henry, and Deonarain star as Liberty Sports Club dethroned Big Apple to capture their maiden title


NYSC Election - Time for Change

Before leaving my home, Eric Ferrier promised faithfully that if elected he will amend the constitution to require two term limits. That was nine years ago. Why has Eric Ferrier not keep his promise?


Jamie Harrison announces new initiative for US Cricket

Until recently the top man at ACF, Harrison abruptly resigned. The party line is that both sides agreed to go separate ways. That's the story that went around. But here is the real low down. The ACF leadership traded Jamie Harrison for a seat at the recent ICC negotiations.


Dainty Plea Rejected by Vincent Adams

Adams turned down an invitation from Gladstone Dainty to join his committee to appeal the ICC suspension of USACA. Adams sees little hope that the ICC will reverse its suspension and believes that it may only be a waste of time and money.   

USACA Time for a Fresh Star

USACA has been given the boot for a third time by the ICC - that is three times in 10 years.  Think of the players, coaches, managers who had their dreams ruined by a dysfunctional Board. What now?

Why did Cameron refuse to go to India?

When did we, West Indians, become such a docile, submissive people? Have we now chosen the security of servitude? If so, then let us get down on our knees and crawl; and lick the hand of arrogance and injustice that lords over us. And one day, may posterity forget that we were once West Indians.| Can Cameron survive Indiagate?Is WICB guilty of  discrimination asks former President Patrick Rousseau | A painful anniversary for WI cricket - Charles Wilkin | Dont blame the messenger - Tony Cozier |


Why punish players when WICB and WIPA to blame - Holding

Once again, players are being victimised and punished, and I have yet to hear about any repercussions for those who created the problem in the first place |Michael Holding: WICB hung the players out to dry | Holding Back: Watch the video | Bravo sacking 'travesty of Justice' - Prime Minister Gonsalves


Phil Hughes tragedy a wake up call

The ugliest spectacle in today’s game is the crass conduct that has taken the place of civility and fair play. The abysmal state of the game today suggested that something like this was never far away. We saw it coming, and we did nothing to stop it.

Muralitharan should never have played top flight cricket says Mohammad Yousuf

"I played him a lot of times and I know how he exceeded the 15-degree limit. With each ball, one could see him speed up his deliveries and I told him myself 'you are lucky to be playing'," says the former Pakistan captain. | Chucking crackdown 20 years too late, says Umpire Darrell Hair|


BCA's major CEO blunder

Last week’s shocking revelation by Barbados TODAY of BCA CEO Jefferson Miller’s recent conviction for grand theft in the United States has left a lot of egg on some prominent people’s faces. | Miller fired and BCA under fire | Barbados CEO Jefferson Miller to resign?


Sham Ali attack on MCL in poor taste

In a Letter to the Editor, a fan takes issue with Sham Ali's attack on the Metropolitan League.


A Royal Thrashing of the World Champions

You do know what they say about the best laid plans, don't you?  Well, just in case the BCCI may have forgotten, it got a rude reminder with a good, old-fashioned, West Indian trouncing of the world champions in the first ODI.


Liberty sweep T20 Blitz group to qualify for EACA playoff

Liberty Sports Club knocked off New York Centurion and Metem Meer Zorg Cricket Clubs then completed the sweep with win over Victory Cricket Club in the EACA T20 Blitz group. Crucial contributions from Vijendra Sing, Francis Mendonca, Leon Mohabir, Terrence Madramootoo, Altaaf Habibulla and Trinson Carmichael secured the sweep.




Remembering Jimmy Maharaj

The planning committee for the occasion, headed by Shadi Khan, a lifelong friend of Jimmy's, had been planning the event for months. 

Big Apple decimate Atlantis in EACA 40 Over finals

It was a beautiful day for cricket. A larger than usual crowd came to enjoy a keen cricket contest between two of the best clubs in the EACA | Atlantis and Big Apple in EACA 40-Over finals | Saffie ton leads Big Apple to 2013 EACA title | 


Amsterdam ton sinks Richmond Hill Alex Amsterdam

Led by a brilliant all-round performance from Alex Amsterdam, Atlantis stormed into the EACA 40-over finals.  Like Poseidon, the mythical sea god of the fabled city of Atlantis, Amsterdam led from the front stroking a magnificent, undefeated hundred.  | Alex Amsterdam and Samantha Ramataur set to lead Atlantis |  


Captain Denesh Ramdin, can keep, can bat 

In his last 17 Tests, Ramdin averages 42.36 in 27 innings with three hundreds, and in his last four ODI innings, he has scores of 128, 74, 34, 169; 405 runs at an average of 101.25


Coach Gibson sacked, WI player tells Ondrive   

In a press release yesterday, the WICB reported that the Board and Gibson "mutually agreed to terminate their association" but in an invited comment, a member of the West Indies team informed Ondrive that 'Gibson was shown the door'. 

| Inflated egos and arrogance hinder Windies - Holding tells Ondrive | Gibson sole survivor of unholy alliance | On the question of Darren Sammy | Darren Bravo leaves tour abruptly | The curious case of coach Otis Gibson


Schoolboy 'Wonderkid' Derick Narine dethrones Demerara in 2014 Intercounty Finals

New York cricket witnessed a changing of the guards last weekend as the new kid in town, Derick Narine, took centre stage while Steve Massiah made a golden duck | Demerara retains 2013 Intercounty Championship 

John Aaron previews the 2013 Intercounty games | A brief history of the Guyana Intercounty Tournament


Kallis: Test cricket's least celebrated great

Considered the greatest allrounder of his generation, Kallis was rarely talked of in the same bracket as all-time greats such as Don Bradman, Sir Garry Sobers and Sachin Tendulkar.



Tony Cozier unplugged

The legendary commentator speaks about WSC, his fractious relationship with Lara and IPL

| Reds" Perreira honored by New York Indo-Caribbean Federation


To bat right, get your mind right - Martin Crowe

Bradman had the greatest cricketing mind. Next to him on that scale would be Tendulkar.

Batting is foot position and movement | Arthur Morris: 'Feet are the most important' 


He saved the best for last

In a speech that provoked us to tears, Tendulkar spoke from the heart, and like music to attending ears we were held spellbound by his humility

From the archives



At 21, Tendulkar had already scored 8 test hundreds. But his feats were primarily solo efforts. He was world class, but his team was still in the also-ran category.

To a batsman of Tendulkar’s calibre, this was unacceptable. In a broader context, it underscored an inconvenient truth for many Indians: despite a population of a billion people, the nation was still regarded as relatively insignificant in the sporting world.

Sachin Tendulkar - Master of Destiny


Zaheer Saffie hundred lights up the Cag

Can you imagine? Brian Lara, a black man, ignored a request from Mandela? There are guys who would jump off buildings for Mandela, bigger heroes than Lara. He never answered Mandela, and I don't think he has ever answered him since then." - Pat Rousseau, the WICB president.

Where's the outrage over Sarwan's continued omission?

The young players – Edwards, Bravo, Fudadin, Powell, Charles are being sacrificed while the focus remains on freezing out Sarwan.


It was carnival in South Florida with the tassa drums; pyrotechnics from Gayle and Pollard, and the unmistakable charm of the Digicel beauties


An Open Letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Legends and heroes do not wear shoulder pads. They were body armour and carry rifles.  They make minimum wages and often it is not a football, but lead coming in their direction. I hope your high paid protesting  pretty boys and you look in the mirror and see what you really are: Legends in your own minds. 

The swamp called the New York Cricket Region

To say the New York Cricket Region did nothing is to give them some credit.  They did less than nothing for over 25 years.


Did USACA give ICC any other choice?
After three suspensions in 12 years under Dainty's tenure, the ICC finally expelled USACA from the world body in a unanimous vote of the full members. The vote represents a stinging indictment of Dainty's leadership

Is USACA Playing the Race Card? 

ICC Chief, David Richardson, calls out the USACA leadership

USACA - A history of failures and electoral fraud allegations

Twenty years of failure and USACA is on its third suspension.  In those years, the biggest obstacle to progress was disagreements over USACA elections.  That is why the ICC-approved Constitution is so vitally important.

USACA, like Putin, on the wrong side of history
President Donald J. Trump is a player - a big match player. He has called out Russia's strongman Putin: the same Putin who made a mockery of the Obama administration. Dainty's USACA too finds itself on the wrong side of history this week. Is USACA stuck on stupid?

Donald Trump, Brexit, BCCI, what next, WICB?
The release of John Podesta's hacked emails suggests that some democrat big wigs might actually cherish  prejudiced, anti-Jewish, and anti-minority sentiments. Could this really be true?  Our sweet, tolerant, minority-loving democrats actually cherish deep anti-minority sentiments? 

Starboy on the election of Donald Trump

The media did not get it wrong. These left-leaning liars have been deliberately misleading the American people and shaping public opinion for years. What really happened is that the good people (those of us who actually work for a living and pay taxes) finally had it with their filthy lies, their false pretenses, their bogus predictions, and their we-know-what-is-best-for-you attitude. 

If I were in charge you'd be in jail banned, Starboy to Jadeja

India's Ravindra Jadeja is an embarrassment to the game of cricket. The player ignored the umpire's repeated warnings and deliberately kept running down the middle of the pitch destroying the batting area.

Make America cricket Strong Again: Crooked Hillary or Straight Shooter Donald?

Can America trust Hillary, Starboy asked. The system is broken and cannot be fixed by those who have been a part of it for the past 20 years. We need an outsider.    

Baseball Field turns Cricket Field of Dreams 

Start spreading the news. International cricket was in New York, New York. This great country of ours, the USA, never ceases to amaze and last Saturday it scaled new heights in sports with the All Stars cricket game at CITI field - Home of METS baseball.  

The Press Conference at CITI field - Home of Mets Baseball 

[l to r] Shoaib Akhtar, Kumar Sangakkara, Shane Warne, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, 

Virender Sehwag


Coming to America: Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne at New York CITI field
Stop the press. Did I hear correctly?  Sachin and Warne inna New York.  Bhai, shut your mouth!  Starboy seh: “Nah man, fe true, dem man a come.

        Tendulkar [r] and Warne at game 5 of the World Series between the Mets and Royals

Cricket All Stars Awake in the City that never Sleeps

The legends of cricket descended on the Big Apple with that unmistakable aura of greatness: Sachin's Blasters are taking on Warne's Warriors in the greatest City in the greatest nation on God's earth.

The Awards Dinner and Dance celebrating 125 years of glorious cricket will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Royal Chateau Hall.Nagamootoo’s Treachery, Granger's Checkered Past, Jagdeo's Betrayal of the Party

Is Nagamootoo a traitor or a man bent on revenge? Does Granger come with dirty hands? Did Jagdeo betray the party of Dr. Jagan?

Starboy on ICC letter to USACA 

I tweeted Starboy to get an inside view to what's going on in USACA. Starboy said: Sham, USACA is a joke wrapped in a comedy inside a good, belly laugh. "Starboy, you're killing me here!", I replied. Sham, you think I am funny, said Starboy, "wait till you hear wots going on in USACA...its bloody hysterical.

USACA League Presidents dropped the ball

The board meeting in New York promised much but delivered absolutely nothing. Instead of moving a simple motion to remove Dainty and the board, the politically castrated league presidents busied themselves with petty constitutional rantings.  


Time for Gladstone Dainty to leave USA Cricket?

For most of the last 15 years, USACA has been in a permanent state of disrepute, degradation, disgrace, divisiveness, discord, disunity and debt, if many close to the game here are to be believed. And throughout those years, there has been one constant – Gladstone Dainty.




Sham Ali attack on MCL in poor taste

In a Letter to the Editor, a fan takes issue with Sham Ali's attack on the Metropolitan League


Rohan Kanhai - The best batsman in the world writes Ian McDonald

When Kanhai was batting, every stroke he played, one felt as one feels reading the best poetry of John Donne or listening to Mozart: a gift given to only a chosen few in all creation, writes Ian McDonald in the October issue of Cricinfo's Cricket Monthly.




Dr. Rupert Roopnarine: Dr. Walter Rodney's Judas?

 In our lives, each of us may have our own personal Judas – someone who has no loyalty; no honour; no integrity: a traitor who cannot be trusted. Did the late Dr. Walter Rodney have his own personal Judas in Dr. Rupert Roopnarine? 



ICC Tim Anderson points to reason for Associate Members success

"Often it is the countries with good domestic governance that end up being successful in the long run," Anderson said. "Good administration often underpins good performance." 


School Cricket New York

Newcomers defeat Bryant in season opener

Cricket fans were treated to a gem of a Twenty20 cricket contest at Baisley Park on Thursday, April 3rd, when two former PSAL champions met in their 2014 season opener.


ICC Ambassador Michael Holding in Seventh Heaven at Sage School 

 7th graders at the Russell Sage school in Forest Hills celebrated ICC Cricket Week with Cricket Ambassador and legendary West Indian fast bowler, Michael Holding. In picture [L to R] Assistant Principal, Dr. Althea Tyson, Ambassador Holding, Athletic Director, Kathleen Ponze, and Coach, Sham Samaroo.More



West Demerara skittled for 13 extras in U15 tourneyGeorgetown star players from left Junior Phillips, Colin Phillips, Ashmead Nedd, Kurt Lovell and Alhpius Bookie

Set 292 to win, West Demerara were dismissed by Georgetown for a paltry 13 made up of only extras as no batsman managed to get off the mark. Pictured right - Georgetown stars Junior Phillips, Colin Phillips, Ashmead Nedd, Kurt Lovell and Alhpius Bookie. Future Guyana stars?





Afghanistan success a stinging indictment of

Mugabe dreams slip sliding away

What appears beyond doubt is that the election was one of the most corrupt even by Mugabe’s infamous standards of compliance farce, disenfranchised voters, Caesarian vote rigging, and hired security to enforce his unconstitutional meetings.


Dainty administration the albatross around the neck of CHA?

The removal of Secretary Williams begs the question: Is this merely the latest in a laundry list of sordid episodes that many see as proof, indisputable, that USACA is redundant, useless and outdated; and should be tossed on the junk heap of history?


USACA April Fool's Day's Surprise

I mean, come on, Selwyn Caesar? National Chairman of Selectors? Really? Selwyn Caesar has held just about every position in USACA – most famous of which is chief cook and bottle washer.


Secretary Kenwyn Williams - hero or villain?

Could Secretary Williams simply want nothing for himself ? Could Williams be motivated to act simply because it is the right thing to do?


National Championship or Kaka Bowl?

How embarrassingly ironic that an organization whose sole business is cricket has not hosted a national domestic tournament in over a year? Earlier this year, the ICC stripped USACA of the hosting rights for the World Cricket League Division 4 tournament which was to be held in Florida.

In the latest skirmish, the ICC came out swinging, ordering Dainty's USACA to shape up or ship out with
In the latest skirmish, the ICC came out swinging, ordering Dainty's USACA to shape up or ship out with an April 1 deadline to ratify the new constitution. In the latest skirmish, the ICC came out swinging, ordering Dainty's USACA to shape up or ship out with an April 1 deadline to ratify the