• Marylebone Cric
  • However, with the help of one influential Marylebone Cricket Club member, R. H. Mallet (the manager of the 1906 and 1923 West Indian tours and future manager of the 1930-31 West Indian tour to Australia), representatives of the various territories finally got together and ultimately formed the West Indies Cricket Board of Control. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Marylebone Cricket Club, which had taken over responsibility for arranging all official overseas England tours, visited the West Indies in 1910-11, and 1912-13 but after that there was no international cricket of any note until the West Indian team went to England in 1923. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article is the fourth sub-division of Lists of Marylebone Cricket Club players. (wikipedia.org)
  • It presents an alphabetical listing of cricketers who debuted for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in first-class matches from the implementation of the official first-class definition in May 1895 until August 1914, after which first-class cricket was suspended until the 1919 season. (wikipedia.org)
  • Players who debuted for MCC before 1895 can be found in List of Marylebone Cricket Club players (1864-1894). (wikipedia.org)
  • batsman
  • He was born in Flint Hall, St. Michael, Barbados, and played first-class cricket as a batsman for Barbados from 1923-24 to 1938-39. (wikipedia.org)
  • He played for the school cricket team, which he captained in his last two years, by which time he was developing a reputation as an attacking batsman, a good fast-medium bowler and an excellent fielder. (wikipedia.org)
  • wickets
  • W.G. Grace did not enforce the follow-on and Archie Cumberbatch and Oliver Layne took a number of early wickets and reduced Grace's team to 53/7. (wikipedia.org)
  • In all first-class cricket, he 859 runs at 13.63, with a top score of 92 against Barbados in 1922, and took 171 wickets at 20.09, with best figures of six for 26 against British Guiana, also in 1922. (wikipedia.org)
  • In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "five-for" or "fifer") refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. (wikipedia.org)
  • He took five wickets for 38 runs in the first Test of the history, against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in March 1877, but could not prevent England's defeat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dominic Cork's seven wickets for 43 runs against West Indies in the second Test of the 1995 series are the best bowling figures for an Englishman on debut. (wikipedia.org)
  • This tour did not include a game against an England team, but there was an end-of-season game against HDG Leveson-Gower's XI against a virtual England Test side at the Scarborough cricket festival, a traditional end-of-season game against a touring side at the English seaside resort of Scarborough, which Leveson-Gower's XI won by only four wickets. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1913
  • Clare Baker (1906-1912) : C. V. Baker (Middlesex) Beresford Baker (1895) : W. B. Baker (MCC) Gerald Bardswell (1898) : G. R. Bardswell (Lancashire) Kenneth Barker (1898-1903) : K. E. M. Barker (Surrey) Merton Barker (1895-1896) : M. M. Barker (MCC) Ronald Barnes, 3rd Baron Gorell (1908-1920) : R. G. Barnes (Oxford University) Sydney Barnes (1907/08-1913/14) : S. F. Barnes (Staffordshire). (wikipedia.org)
  • Wilfred Bird (1908-1913) : W. S. Bird (Middlesex) Dermot Blundell (1902) : D. H. B. H. Blundell (MCC) Colin Blythe (1905/06-1909/10) : C. Blythe (Kent). (wikipedia.org)
  • Major Booth (1913/14) : M. W. Booth (Yorkshire). (wikipedia.org)
  • inaugural
  • On January 20 The U.S. President George W.Bush sworn as 42nd President in an inaugural in White House, Washington, he start his 2nd fourth year. (blogspot.com)
  • 1895
  • On the cricket front Jack had been engaged by Liverpool Cricket Club at Aigburth for the 1895 season but by 1897 he was engaged by Leyland - the Lancastrian club being one of the country's top outfits at that time. (toffeeweb.com)
  • tour
  • Before this 1906 tour he was described as "the baby of the team, good and polished bat" and "a member of the famous cricketing family who should score a fine average. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a return tour by the United States in 1888, the combined West Indian team was captained by Edward Wright. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1938-39 The Board appointed one selector to represent each region: For the 1939 tour party none had strong cricketing credentials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Michael Manley) February 1939 When Jackie Grant gave up cricket to become a missionary (like his grandfather), his brother Rolph Grant became captain for the 1939 tour rather than George Headley "The appointment of Rolph Grant was historically necessary, for British colonialism based itself on the idea that the colonised were inferior people who were incapable of self-rule. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, his criticisms of the Board for agreeing to the match itinerary for the Australian tour led to him being excluded from West Indian team for three years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the tour he was described as "an excellent bat and fine field, considered the best in the West Indies" and "a graceful bat with an especially good drive. (wikipedia.org)
  • team
  • Of the reserves P.I. Cox and Livingston made the final team, the other reserves being W.E. Goodman (British Guiana) and F.L. Pearce (Jamaica). (wikipedia.org)
  • The team played 28 matches between 19 May and 5 September 1923 of which 20 were regarded as first-class. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a list of all men, boys and women who have captained the West Indian cricket team at official international level in at least one match. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to becoming a member of the ICC, the first combined West Indian team was formed in 1884 and toured Canada and the United States in 1886 under the captaincies of Charles Guy Austin Wyatt of Demerara and Laurence Fyfe of Jamaica (also vice captain under Wyatt). (wikipedia.org)
  • The successes of the senior men's team in international tournaments was never replicated at the youth level until the 2016 U-19 Cricket World Cup when Shimron Hetmyer lead the West Indies Under-19 team to their first ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup title. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stafanie Taylor led the West Indies' women's team to their best result in an international Twenty20 tournament when the team won the 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a chronological list of defining events in the Development of the Test captaincy of the West Indies cricket team. (wikipedia.org)
  • M.C.C. Committee member Mr R H Mallett, 70, was charged to act as West Indian team manager, as he had done in 1906 and 1923. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a bit of an exaggeration - a nucleus of seven or eight perhaps, because team selection was now in the hands of the West Indies Cricket Board rather than the colony where the Test match was played. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cricket has been played in Peninsular Malaysia since the 1880s, and the Federated Malay States usually combined with the Straits Settlements cricket team to form the Malaya cricket team. (wikipedia.org)
  • The home team was styled W.G. Grace's XI rather than London County, mainly because London County had lost its first-class status at this time. (wikipedia.org)
  • W.G. Grace's team won the toss and batted. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was selected for the New Zealand team against the Australians in 1920-21, the MCC in 1922-23 and against the touring New South Wales team in 1923-24. (wikipedia.org)
  • The history of the West Indian cricket team begins in the 1880s when the first combined West Indian team was formed and toured Canada and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Administered by the West Indies Cricket Board ("WICB"), and known colloquially as The Windies, the West Indies cricket team represents a sporting confederation of English-speaking Caribbean countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, however, West Indian cricket declined, in part due to the rise in popularity of athletics and football in West Indian countries, and the team today is struggling to regain its past glory. (wikipedia.org)
  • The best-known player on the team was Frank Hearne , one of the few players to represent two countries in Test cricket. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indian Cricket Board
  • His] constancy and judgement, necessary for national and international negotiation, may well have been sharpened by the arguments and the efforts to avoid pitfalls of insularity in selection in the board room of the West Indian Cricket Board of Control. (wikipedia.org)
  • cricketers
  • West Indian cricketers however had felt the need for the establishment of such an organisation although geography and culture were to make such a task difficult. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1914
  • Neville Foster - played for Worcestershire between 1914 and 1923. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dillon enlisted in September 1914, being commissioned into the Royal West Kent Regiment in the early months of World War I, eventually reaching the rank of captain and serving as a company commander in the 2/4th battalion. (wikipedia.org)
  • teams
  • This feat was repeated for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 and 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20 when the West Indies' men's and women's teams made it to the semi-finals again under the captaincies of Darren Sammy and Merissa Aguillera. (wikipedia.org)
  • This was bettered in 2016 when both the West Indies' men's and women's teams not only made it to the semi-finals but won the tournaments for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 and 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20 under the captaincies of Darren Sammy and Stafanie Taylor. (wikipedia.org)
  • These national teams take part in the West Indian first-class competition, the Stanford 20/20, the Carib Beer Cup (earlier known as the Busta Cup, Shell Shield and various other names). (wikipedia.org)
  • MCC teams have always operated at all levels of the sport and players who represented the club in minor cricket only are out of scope here. (wikipedia.org)
  • format of cricket
  • The CWI has also collaborated with Sir Allen Stanford in the organisation of the domestic Stanford 20/20 competition for the Twenty20 format of cricket. (wikipedia.org)
  • tours
  • In the mid-1980s there were two rebel West Indian tours to South Africa, which was at that time banned from official competition because of the apartheid rĂ©gime then in force there. (wikipedia.org)
  • elder
  • His elder brothers Edward, Vicary and Robert all played cricket, while his uncle George Whitehall had played for Barbados in early inter-colonial matches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jack and elder brother Bertram (Bert) grew up playing football and cricket. (toffeeweb.com)
  • Twenty20
  • Prior to that Merissa Aguilleira led West Indies women to the semi-finals in the 2010 ICC Women's World Twenty20, the 2012 ICC Women's World Twenty20 and the 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20 and also led the women to their first title in an international Women's Twenty20 tournament during the 2010 ICC Women's Cricket Challenge. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronological
  • In Section 5, Readings on West Indian Literature in English, a chronological listing by publication date is generally followed. (wordpress.com)