West Indies’ batsman Chris Gayle, right, plays a shot as Sri Lanka’s wicketkeeper Kusal Perera watches on during
the Cricket World Cup match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street,
England, Monday, July 1, 2019. Associated Press / Scott Heppell, File
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ships scheduled from Sept. 27 - Oct.
6, 2019 in Doha, Qatar.
In a tweet last week, Athletics
Integrity Unit - an independent body
of the IAAF - said, “The AIU confirms
a provisional suspension against
Trinidadian sprinter Michelle-Lee
Ahye for a violation of the IAFF Anti-
According to the provisional list,
Ahye was provisionally suspended for
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
rules require athletes to submit their
whereabouts for one hour every day,
plus overnight accommodation and
training information, in case they are
needed for out-of-competition testing.
The National Association of Athletics
Administrations (NAAATT) of
Trinidad and Tobago issued a statement
indicating that Ahye was
charged with a combination of three
missed tests and /or failures as
defined in the international standard
for testing and investigations, within
the 12-month period beginning Feb.
23, 2018, April 19 and June 23, 2018.
Ahye copped gold in the 2018 Commonwealth
Games, at the Gold Coast
in Australia and followed up with the
silver medal at the Pan Am Games, in
Lima, Peru last month.
15th straight One-Day International
win and fifth successive series without
a defeat, confirming their status
at the top of the table.
Opting to bat first Windies Women
got a top score of 40 from Kyshona
Knight, while Chinelle Henry
stroked 39, rookie Sheneta Grimond
34 and Captain Stafanie Taylor, 23.
Knight’s dismissal in the 27th
over, started a wobble which saw four
wickets fall for 31 runs, but Henry
and Grimond combined in a resilient
64-run seventh wicket stand to prop
up the innings.
In pursuit of their modest target,
Australia were off to a flying start as
Henry blasted 11 fours and a six, in
posting 71 off 47 deliveries for the
first wicket. Healy took the attack to
the Windies bowlers and blasted 61
runs. The Aussies made 182 for two
wickets in 32 overs.
The two teams will square off in
the first of three T20 internationals
starring this week at the Kensington
And in the first Twenty20 in
Barbados last weekend West Indies
Women continued their slump with
after defeat to Australia.
Choosing to bat first the Windies
ladies batting under lights at Kensington
Oval, they could only muster
106 off their 20 0vers, with captain
Stafine Taylor top-scoring with an
unbeaten 44 off 51 deliveries.
In reply, Captain Meg Lanning
stoked an unbeaten 54, as the Aussies
overhauled their target with
seven balls to spare.
West Indies have now lost all four
matches on the tour so far.
The results was still in the balance
with Patriots on 188 for 5 after 15 overs
but the host swiftly gathered 54 runs
from the next two overs, Allen hitting
the winning runs when he top-edged a
short ball from pacer, Andre Russell to
The victory was the first of the campaign
for Patriots after losing their
opening two encounters, but the results
keep the Tallawahs with one win from
And over at Sabina Park, Jamaica
on Friday night Trinbago Knight riders
posted the highest ever told in CPL
history, which is also incidentally the
highest ever total in franchise cricket
in the format as their batsmen went on
a rampage to score 267 in their allotted
20 overs against Jamaica Tallulah’s.
The Tallawahs did make a fight back but
crumbled to a 41-run loss.
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West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor.
Associated Press / Aijaz Rahi, File
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West Indies Women whitewash in ODI series
in WI performance
By Azad Ali
Fired West Indies head coach, Richard
Pybus, believes he and former
Cricket West Indies President, David
Cameron, had the right tools and vision
to transform the embattled regional
team into a successful side again.
Speaking for the first time since
being removed from the helm of the
West Indies last April, the controversial
Englishman said his early work
with the team had the makings of
something special and that he had
been praised by many for the way the
side performed against England earlier
“Of all the sides I have coached
around the world, this group was fantastic.
We had a very good understanding
as a collective group,” Pybus told
the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper.
“The attitude was right, and we had
a mutual respect and belief as to what
we wanted to achieve as a whole, and
this team was ready to start winning,”
Pybus was controversially appointed
to lead West Indies for England’s tour
of the Caribbean last January and oversaw
a 2-1 win in the three- Test series.
The Windies also held England to
a 2-2 draw in the three-match ODI
series before being trashed 3-0 in the