West Indian fans left the Trent Bridge ground here an angry lot on Thursday after West Indies suffered a narrow 15-run defeat to Australia in their second 2019 ICC World Cup match.
NOTTINGHAM —West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite is frustrated over the “dodgy” umpiring during his side's 15-run loss to Australia and is also questioning why his team does not get as many lbw decisions as their opponents.
West Indies overturned four calls by the two umpires in Thursday’s match at Trent Bridge, including two in three balls against opener Chris Gayle in the third over of the innings by Aussie pacer Mitchell Starc.
Australian High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago John Pilbeam has invited the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to become a member of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI).
The invitation came at a meeting with Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis.
The International Coral Reef Initiative is an informal partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world.
A dry winter intensifies in what has been called the worst drought in living memory in parts of eastern Australia.
New South Wales was officially listed as "100% in drought" on Wednesday.
This state produces about a quarter of Australia's agricultural output.
The government has since provided emergency relief funding.
Farmers have lost crop and livestock.
One farmer said "It's like you are in jail every day you turn up here because you've got to turn up. It's just depressing."
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley along with members of his delegation journeyed to Tasmania today to continue his working visit to Australia, the Office of the Prime Minister said.
The delegation met with directors and executive officers of International Catamarans (INCAT), an Australian shipbuilding company.
They also received a tour of the shipyard and viewed first-hand, a vessel currently under construction at the facility.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his delegation attended a number of meetings in Sydney, Australia today, the Office of the Prime Minister said.
In the first instance, Prime Minister Rowley led his team in a meeting with Australian Export Finance (EFIC) at their headquarters in Sydney.
EFIC is Australia's export credit agency whose loans are backed by the Australian Government and geared towards assisting Australian exporters.
Having completed his official visit to the People's Republic of China, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley arrived in Perth Australia on Sunday 20th May, 2018 to commence his working visit to that country, the Office of the Prime Minister said in a statement Monday.
The delegation that traveled on to Australia with Prime Minister Rowley included Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Senator Dennis Moses and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General Stuart Young.
Australia’s Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft could be banned from cricket for life, after confessing to ball tampering to change the condition of the ball using a foreign object on the third day of the Cape Town Test against South Africa.
Smith has already been banned by the International Cricket Council for the next Test, but that leniency may not be applied by Cricket Australia. Earlier on Sunday, Smith was stood down as captain, while Warner was removed as vice-captain. Both players took to the field under the temporary leadership of wicketkeeper Tim Paine.