The fact that a 17-year-old girl who pleaded guilty to drug charges in Barbados was identified in Canadian media has raised the ire of her peers. Four young women, including Emma Jacqueline Young, 17, a student at Toronto’s Malvern Collegiate, pleaded guilty to charges in Barbados after nearly 150 pounds of marijuana were discovered in their luggage, according to media reports.
The West Indies Cricket Board has publically reprimanded captain Darren Sammy after his criticism in the wake of his side's victory over England in the ICC World T20 final. Sammy said in his post-match interview that his team felt 'disrespected by our board', referring to the lengthy pay dispute that had put their participation in the tournament in jeopardy.
In the midst of celebration of the West Indies sensational 2016 T20 win, tragedy struck last night in the cricketing fraternity in Guyana, after the husband of a former national player stabbed her, before taking his own life.