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Baloch, Sindhi, Pashtun activists lambast Pak for rights violations

Geneva [Switzerland], Mar 6 (ANI): Activists from Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan have lambasted the Pakistani Army for carrying out human rights violations against the (Trinidad Times)

West Indies defeat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, win T20I series

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], Mar 7 (ANI): Shimron Hetmyer and Andre Russell shine as West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by seven-wickets in the second T20I at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Fri (Trinidad Times)

6-machine Russell leads Windies to T20 series victory in Sri Lanka

The tourists also easily won the first game by 25 runs this week.

The 31-year-old frequently rubbed his shoulder during his smash-and-grab innings in which he hit one ball out of the Pallekel (Trinidad Times)

Afghanistan beat Ireland in first T20

Afghanistan beat Ireland in their first of three Twenty20s on Friday as Najibullah Zadran smashed an unbeaten 42 in a rain-affected fixture in India.

Ireland (Trinidad Times)

Governments Should Fulfill Women's Rights Pledges

(New York) - Governments should mark International Women's Day on March 8, 2020 with moves to expedite progress on gender equality, Human Rights Watch said today. They should plan for concerted act (Trinidad Times)

Virus Fears Grip Markets Again; Stocks, Bond Yields Slide

NEW YORK - Fear dominated financial markets again Thursday, and stocks fell sharply on worries about the fast-spreading virus outbreak. It was the latest shudder in Wall Street's wildest week in mo (Trinidad Times)

Top basketball, cricket tournaments fall victim to virus

A landmark Olympic basketball qualifying tournament in India and a bid to establish top cricket in Nepal have become the latest victims of the coronavirus epidemic in sport.

The International (Trinidad Times)

Test Champs: SA going 4-day ?would be horrible?

A flawed beast ... but one best judged, and potentially amended where necessary, after completion of the first cycle in mid-2021.

That was the main thread of opinions from two former England (Trinidad Times)

Sri Lanka search for answers to West Indies' power

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Such is the power in West Indies' batting, that on Wednesday, Dwayne Bravo could have come in as low as No. 9. He didn't, because he was unrequired. Without Shimr (Trinidad Times)

Thomas stars as Windies defeat Sri Lanka in first T20

Pallekele - Oshane Thomas took five wickets for 28 runs as West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 25 runs in their first Twenty20 international on Wednesday.

Lendl Si (Trinidad Times)

West Indies bat first, Shai Hope left out

West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first in the first T20, in Pallekele.

Brandon King made his first international appearance on the tour, partnering Llendl Simmons at the top of the o (Trinidad Times)

Hill takes four as England make short work of Nigeria

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England allrounder George Hill, playing his first game of the Under-19 World Cup, finished with figures of 4 for 12 to help England bowl Nigeria out for 58 in 27.5 overs in the fin (Trinidad Times)

Haiti cholera outbreak 'stopped in its tracks

This was achieved following concerted efforts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Haitian Government and others, to address the root causes of cholera.

"Cholera is a disease (Trinidad Times)

Bishnoi, Ankolekar stifle New Zealand in shortened game

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23-overs-a-side India Under-19 115 for no loss (Jaiswal 57*, Saxena 52*) beat New Zealand Under-19 147 (Mariu 42, Lellman 31, Bishnoi 4-30, Ankolekar 3-28) by 44 runs (DLS method) (Trinidad Times)

South Africa women gear up for New Zealand challenge

Dubai [UAE], Jan 24 (ANI): South Africa has the chance of grabbing important points against New Zealand in their ICC Women's Championship series starting Sunday, as they look for direct qualification (Trinidad Times)

Haiti reaches one-year free of Cholera

Washington D.C. / Port au Prince. 23 January 2020 (PAHO/WHO) - The cholera outbreak in Haiti that began in October 2010, affecting over 820,000 people and killing 9,792, has been stopped in its tra (Trinidad Times)

Smith set for 'robust' chats with Faf over Proteas future

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is set to have a "robust" discussion with Director of Cricket (DOC) Graeme Smith over his international (Trinidad Times)

De Kock open to Test captaincy if needed

Cape Town - New Proteas ODI captain Quinton de Kock says he would be happy to skipper the Test side if asked.

The 27-year-old was this week unveiled as South (Trinidad Times)

Jason Holder rested from first two ODIs against Ireland

St John's [Antigua], Jan 2 (ANI): West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder has been rested for the first two games of their three-match series against Ireland. Holder is the only player to miss out from t (Trinidad Times)

Ollie Pope fit and raring to make Test spot his own

Ollie Pope knows how suddenly opportunity can come knocking... then turn around and slam the door in your face.

So, rather than panic when illness robbed him of a fifth Test appearance for En (Trinidad Times)

Ravi Shastri wishes Team India a 'Happy New Year'

New Delhi [India], Dec 31 (ANI): India head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday shared a picture of Team India and wished them a Happy New Year. Shastri took to Twitter to write: "Happy New Year! Guys, you (Trinidad Times)

Andy Balbirnie replaces Gary Wilson as Ireland's T20I skipper

Dublin [Ireland], Nov 29 (ANI): Andy Balbirnie has replaced Gary Wilson as Ireland's T20I captain on Friday. The decision was taken after discussions between Gary Wilson and the national selectors wit (Trinidad Times)

West Indies crush Afghanistan inside 3 days in lone Test

Lucknow - Giant spinner Rakheem Cornwall starred as the West Indies thrashed Afghanistan by nine wickets early on day three of their one-off Test (Trinidad Times)

Lucknow Test: West Indies defeat Afghanistan by nine wickets

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 29 (ANI): West Indies defeated Afghanistan by nine wickets on the third day of the one-off Test on Friday here at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. Chasing 31, West Indie (Trinidad Times)

Andre Russell excluded from Windies squad for series against India

St John's [Antigua and Barbuada], Nov 29 (ANI): All-rounder Andre Russell has been excluded from the West Indies' ODI and T20I squad for the upcoming series against India, Cricket West Indies (CWI) co (Trinidad Times)

Brooks, spinners put West Indies on top in Afghanistan Test

Lucknow - A maiden Test century by Shamarh Brooks and wily spin bowling put the West Indies in firm command of their one-off Test against AfghanistanTrinidad Times)

Afghanistan lead by 19-run after bundling Windies on 277

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 28 (ANI): Afghanistan were at a lead of 19 runs after bundling out West Indies at 277 in the first Test at Ekana Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. At the end of pl (Trinidad Times)

Team demands action if Gayle fails to show up for BPL

Dhaka - Bangladesh T20 team Chattogram Challengers on Thursday called for action against West Indies star Chris Gayle if he fails to show for an upcoming tournamen (Trinidad Times)

'Don't ask until January' - MS Dhoni on his future

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MS Dhoni has added to the speculation around his future with an intriguing comment on Wednesday. At an event in Mumbai, Dhoni was asked by a reporter about everyone speaking about (Trinidad Times)

Giant Cornwall strikes as Windies dominate Afghanistan

Lucknow - Rahkeem Cornwall, the heaviest man in Test cricket, took seven wickets as West Indies skittled out Afghanistan for 187 (Trinidad Times)

Heroic SAF trooper laid to rest in Kapangan, Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- In the service of the nation, another brave Cordilleran special force trooper sacrificed his life and was laid to rest in his hometown in Taba-ao, Kapangan in (Trinidad Times)