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Gerard Butler, in Trinidad, Officially Joins Jamaica Tallawahs

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 […]

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Caribbean Cricket and New Zealand

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 […]

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Actor Gerard Butler Takes Equity Stake in Jamaican Cricket Team

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, […]

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The Business of Caribbean Cricket

Above: CPL play on Tuesday By Michael W Edghill CJ 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 […]


Mark Wahlberg Takes Stake in Caribbean Cricket Team

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 […]


Seven Fun Things to Do in Jamaica

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 […]

Does Jamaica Need a Redesign?

By Dennis Chung CJ 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 […]


Antigua' Spencer Talks Cricket With New President of WICB

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 […]


In Trinidad, the Archaeology of Cricket

Above: the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — It is not so much a museum as an ongoing archaeological excavation. For decades, some of the world’s greatest cricketers have passed through the […]

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West Indies Cricket Board Names Jamaica Native New President

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican native Dave Cameron has been elected the new president of the West Indies Cricket Board. Cameron had previously been the WICB’s vice president. He defeated incumbent Dr Julian Hunte in a narrow vote at […]


Cricket: Windies Top Australia, Set Up Showdown With Sri Lanka

Above: Chris Gayle (Digicelcricket.com/Brooks LaTouche) By the Caribbean Journal staff The West Indies continued their surge through the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, defeating Australia by 74 runs to set up a showdown with Sri Lanka on Sunday in […]


Former West Indies Star Brian Lara Joining ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Above: Brian Lara in Antigua in 2004 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former West Indies star Brian Lara will be inducted into the International Cricket Council’s ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Saturday. Lara will be the 67th male member of […]


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