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New Lights for Grenada’s National Cricket Stadium

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nighttime cricket is coming to Grenada. The country’s government has been guaranteed a $4.08 million USD loan from the Canadian Bank Note Company to erect light fixtures at the island’s National Cricket Stadium. The news …

The Caribbean’s Newest Cricket Team

 Above; Warner Park in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff The popular Caribbean Premier League cricket tournament is expanding. The CPL announced last week that its newest cricket franchise would be a team in St Kitts and Nevis. St …

England to Play First-Ever Test Cricket Match in Grenada

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff England will play its first-ever test cricket match in Grenada next year, the government announced. The match at the National Stadium in Grenada will take place during England’s three-test tour in …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: CPL action on Friday in Grenada (Photo: CPL) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League kicked off its second-ever season of cricket in Grenada on Friday night. “After the huge success of the inaugural tournament we’ve …

 Above: Chris Gayle’s UK Academy By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean cricket star Chris Gayle will be launching the Jamaican branch of his Chris Gayle Academy youth empowerment programme next week. The academy will host 20 young Jamaican men between …

 Above: the monuments’ recent unveiling (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has officially unveiled a monument to legendary cricketer Sir Viv Richards outside the cricket ground that bears his name. The statute of Richards raising his …

 Above: Sir Viv Richards By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean tourism industry is only getting more competitive — so it’s no surprise that Antigua is looking to promote its tourism sector with help from one of the greatest competitors …

 Above: Richard Bevan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Premier League has named Richard Bevan its new chairman. The regional cricket league held its inaugural season over the summer, hosting more than 250,000 fans across six countries, even drawing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After the founder of the Caribbean Premier League said regional carrier LIAT cost the league “millions of dollars,” LIAT is now firing back. CPL Founder Ajmal Khan told the Barbados Sun that LIAT’s service was …

 Above: Chris Gayle (Photo: CPL) By the Caribbean Journal staff One season of the Caribbean Premier League T20 is in the books, and the Jamaica Tallawahs are the league’s inaugural champions. The Tallawahs, led by West Indies star and Jamaica …

 Above: Gerard Butler with Tallawahs coach Paul Nixon and Captain Chris Gayle at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Hollywood actor Gerard Butler has officially joined his new Jamaica Tallawahs cricket team as they compete in the …

 Above: the Limacol CPL By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League seems to have been been a success thus far for Caribbean cricket — but it may be helping other cricket markets, too. New Zealand batsman Martin …

 Above: Gerard Butler By the Caribbean Journal staff Scottish actor Gerard Butler has joined Mark Wahblerg in buying a stake in Caribbean cricket. Butler has taken an equity interest in the Jamaica Tallawahs team in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League, …

 Above: CPL play on Tuesday By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor Sport is big business, especially in the Western Hemisphere. Forbes recently released its annual list of the most valuable sport franchises in the world. The value of the franchises that made …

 Above: Mark Wahlberg By the Caribbean Journal staff Actor Mark Wahlberg has taken an equity interest in the Barbados Tridents of the new Caribbean Premier League. The Tridents are part of the upstart cricket league, which pits six Caribbean sides …

 Jamaica has one of the most diverse tourism products in the Caribbean. You can hike in the Blue Mountains, sun in Negril, search for culinary nirvana in Kingston … the attractions are endless. So we thought we’d offer a short …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Playing Cricket on a Volleyball Court ANYONE who knows the game of cricket would know how difficult it would be to fit all 22 players, both umpires, and both sets of stumps on a volleyball court. …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer recently held talks with Dave Cameron, the newly-elected president of the West Indies Cricket Board. Spencer, Cameron and WICB vice president Emmanuel Nanthan …