Articles by Colin Benjamin
Nov 22, 2018
Chris Gayle will be considered for World Cup despite prolonged absence from West Indies squad, says chief selector Courtney BrowneAhead of the Bangladesh tour, the Windies final bilateral series for 2018, chairman of selectors Courtney Browne spoke to Firstpost about events on the India tour along with plans for the team ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
Oct 25, 2018
India vs West Indies: Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer deserve praise, but failure to win from positions of strength still plagues WindiesWhile Hetmyer and Hope deserve praise, don’t let them off the hook for mistakes that the now-banished senior West Indies players made in the 50-over cricket
Oct 17, 2018
India vs West Indies: What led to fall of Windies cricket and the players who can steady the shipWindies cricket has been on a downward spiral for quite sometime and it's now imperative for Cricket West Indies to take decisive steps including removing Jason Holder as Test captain to revive things
Oct 03, 2018
India vs West Indies: Will Jason Holder suffer the Darren Sammy fate or solidify talk of team progress?The only thing left to happen in the script is Holder having his Sammy moment before CWI is forced to remove him. Or can the Windies somehow produce a modern sporting miracle and leave India without losing the series?
Feb 21, 2018
Andre Russell interview: All-rounder rubbishes claims he turned his back on West Indies by opting out of World Cup qualifiersRussell told Firstpost: "I've seen the comments bashing me, saying that I am not interested in playing for West Indies and (had) turned my back on the team. I would never do that."
Dec 08, 2017
New Zealand vs West Indies: Rayad Emrit, Nikita Miller's call-ups highlight Windies' retreat from youth-centric policyExperience, for now, is the modus operandi for the powers in Cricket West Indies. Hence the recalls for stalwart domestic veterans Rayad Emrit and Nikita Miller for limited-overs leg of ongoing New Zealand tour.
Aug 19, 2017
Nicholas Pooran interview: Young Windies 'keeper-batsman on 10-month ban, IPL experience and competitionWhile unable to play in domestic competitions in the West Indies, Pooran got rich experience being involved most notably with IPL champions Mumbai Indians, with Khulna Titans in the BPL and a T20 tournament in Hong Kong.
Aug 18, 2017
Darren Sammy feels proposed amnesty a step in right direction; Board looking to improve player relationsDarren Sammy, double World T20 winning West Indies captain hopes the proposed amnesty by Cricket West Indies towards the players will be a step in the right direction for Caribbean cricket.