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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Windies begin final preparations for World T20


September 1st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup with the launch of a week-long camp here Saturday.Most of ... Read more...

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Windies performed well, says U-19 captain Braithwaite


August 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under-19 world cup down under.Of the ten matches played, ... Read more...

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Legendary fast bowler Wes Hall knighted


June 17th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 17 (IANS/CMC) Wes Hall, the legendary West Indies fast bowler, who inspired successive generations of great Caribbean pace men, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours list.The ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 77 for six


June 6th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) India A, chasing 186 for victory, were 77 for six at lunch on the fourth day of their four-day 'Test' against West Indies A at Kensington ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: West Indies A vs India A


June 4th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 4 (IANS/CMC) Scoreboard on the second day of the first four-day "Test" between West Indies A and India A at Kensington Oval here Sunday: West Indies 1st Innings ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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Graeme West is new Windies academy director


May 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Graeme West of England as the new head coach of the high performance centre here.The 39-year-old will take ... Read more...

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IPL star Narine to replace Roach in West Indies squad


May 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) Indian Premier League (IPL) star off-spinner Sunil Narine could be set for his Test debut after he was called up to replace injured pacer Kemar Roach ... Read more...

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Lara, Yorke lift Man United to celebrity title


May 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 29 (IANS/CMC) A Manchester United team, featuring the West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara, won the title at the second annual Football Legends Invitational tournament.Lara, the double ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... Read more...

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Daley, Mohammed star in West Indies eves’ win


April 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 26 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Anisa Mohammed undermined the Sri Lanka batting with a five-wicket haul to spur West Indies women to a resounding 88-run win over Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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West Indies eves see no surprises from Sri Lanka


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women's cricket team is expecting no major surprises from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in an eight-match limited overs series starting here ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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West Indies will keep believing despite loss, says Sammy


April 12th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said the three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test here will not damage his side's growing self confidence and has ... Read more...

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Windies collapse leaves Test against Australia wide open


April 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 11 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies lost the plot in a disastrous 25-minute period before tea on the fourth day here Tuesday, to leave the opening Test against Australia ... Read more...

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Windies keep lid on Australia despite Clarke’s 50


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) Captain Michael Clarke stroked a half-century to stabilise Australia but the West Indies bowlers made crucial strikes at key junctures, to stay in control on the ... Read more...

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Sammy clear about bowling role in West Indies side


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he is in no doubt about the critical role he plays in the West Indies side as the third seamer, ... Read more...

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Edwards, Brathwaite 50s lift Windies


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 8 (IANS/CMC) Vice captain Kirk Edwards and teenaged opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked contrasting half-centuries to give the West Indies a strong start but rain forced an anti-climatic end ... Read more...

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Gayle resolves issue with WICB but uncertainty remains


April 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 6 (IANS/CMC) The way has been paved for opener Chris Gayle's selection to the West Indies team but uncertainty over his actual return and grave concerns about his ... Read more...

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Rihanna was a UFO spotter


March 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has revealed that she used to be a UFO spotter but didn't see any.The 24-year-old said her father Ronald Fenty used to ... Read more...

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Kirk Edwrds defends Sammy, calls him a fighting cricketer


December 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) New Barbados captain Kirk Edwards has described his beleaguered West Indies skipper Darren Sammy as a "fighting cricketer who gives his all".Edwards, one of the West ... Read more...

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Barbados may send smallest team for London Olympics


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 20 (IANS/CMC) Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) president Steve Stoute said the island is likely to field its smallest team ever for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.The Barbados ... Read more...

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Former first-class umpire Nigel Harrison dead


December 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 19 (IANS/CMC) Nigel Harrison, the former Barbadian first-class umpire, has died after a short illness. He was 77.Harrison stood in several matches in the 1980s in the Shell ... Read more...

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Australia tours West Indies from March 16


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Arnos Vale in St. Vincent will host its first international match in two years when it stages the first three One-Day Internationals on Australia's tour of ... Read more...

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China learns parliamentary politics in Caribbean


November 8th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 8 (IANS/CMC) A delegation from China has arrived in the Caribbean for a visit to three countries in the region to observe the parliamentary system of government.The delegation, ... Read more...

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Indian to be admin head of largest Caribbean bank


October 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 16 (IANS) An Indian will head the administration of the largest Caribbean bank.Minish Parikh, a former banking executive of the State Bank of India, joins the CIBC ... Read more...

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Gibson believes West Indies can overcome England


September 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels his inexperienced side has to overcome two major challenges when it faces England in two Twenty20 Internationals this weekend at ... Read more...

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Surprise call for Mathurin in West Indies squad


September 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados) Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Garey Mathurin gained an unexpected, last-minute call in the West Indies squad for two Twenty20 Internationals in England next weekend.The 27-year-old left-arm spinner replaced off-spinner Ashley ... Read more...

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Gayle remains in limbo as uncertainty continues


September 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 18 (IANS/CMC) Beleaguered opener Chris Gayle has admitted he is unsure about his future in West Indies cricket. The former Windies captain, who has been ignored by selectors ... Read more...

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Good show in England will set tone for India series: Sammy


September 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy says victory in the two-match Twenty20 series against England later this month will help set the tone for a strong overseas ... Read more...

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‘Windies board crafting new generation of pacemen’


September 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson says the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will spare no effort in developing a new generation of fast bowlers. Pointing ... Read more...

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Former Barbados all-rounder dies at 50


August 29th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados) Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) Former Barbados all-rounder Elvis Reifer passed away suddenly Saturday morning. He was 50.Reifer, a left-arm fast-medium bowler and a useful left-handed lower-order batsman, was one of ... Read more...

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Garner to begin his third term as Barbados cricket president


August 6th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowling legend Joel Garner has been re-elected for a third successive term as Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president. The 58-year-old easily dismissed a ... Read more...

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