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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... Read more...

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Negative comments drained my confidence: Sarwan


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised "certain individuals" in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no ... Read more...

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Rajasthan opt to bat againsr Deccan Chargers


May 18th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid won the toss and opted to bat against Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Gayle snubs Somerset contract, makes himself available for Windies


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo may not play in IPL this season


April 25th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS/CMC) Left-handed West Indies strokemaker Darren Bravo may not play in the current edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League even after the current Australia series ends in ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers elect to bat against Super Kings


April 12th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Royal Challengers captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Chepauk ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers elect to field against Knight Riders


April 10th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium ... Read more...

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Modi to appeal against court order favouring Cairns


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 3 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi will be appealing against the High Court of London's verdict in the libel case filed against him by ... Read more...

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Runako Morton laid to rest in homeland


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Charlestown (Nevis), March 19 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Runako Morton was laid to rest here, following a five-hour service that was attended by several dignitaries and former cricketers.Morton died two ... Read more...

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Richards lambasts WICB for its handling of Gayle issue


December 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Dec 16 (IANS/CMC) Cricketing legend Vivian Richards has lambasted the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its inept handling of the dispute with former captain Chris Gayle.He said ... Read more...

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Gayle shines in Zimbabwe T20 event


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 3 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle shone again but his Matabeleland Tuskers came up short once more, losing their Stanbic Bank T20 Series semi-final by seven wickets ... Read more...

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Ponting is elephant in the room, says Cairns


November 30th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns called Australian great Ricky Ponting the "elephant in the room" and said Cricket Australia (CA) needs to end his 16-year ... Read more...

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Lack of will to end Gayle standoff with WICB: Dujon


November 8th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Leading wicketkeeper-batsman of yesteryears Jeffrey Dujon, who never played in a losing series when the West Indies ruled world cricket, feels there is a lack ... Read more...

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RCB to field against NSW in first CLT20 semi-final


October 7th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and put New South Wales Blues in to bat in the first semi-final of the Champions League T20 at the ... Read more...

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Gambhir back, KKR to bat against Somerset


September 25th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bat against against Somerset in the Champions League Twenty20 group B match here Sunday.Gautam Gambhir, ... Read more...

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Warriors put RCB in to bat in CL T20 opener


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) Chevrolet Warriors put Royal Challengers Bangalore in to bat in the opening game of the Champion's League T20 main stage at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here ... Read more...

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CL T20 qualifier: Auckland Aces to bat against Somerset


September 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Auckland Aces won the toss and decided to bat against Somerset in a Champions League T20 qualifier at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday.Teams:Auckland ... Read more...

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Caricom to intervene in Gayle-WICB dispute


July 4th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Caricom (Caribbean Community) heads of government will accede to former West Indies captain Chris Gayle's request to intervene in the festering dispute between him and ... Read more...

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Webster to boost West Indies morale ahead of second Test


June 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 27 (IANS) The West Indies hope that famous sports psychologist Rudi Webster will sort out the issues in the team ahead of the second cricket Test against ... Read more...

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Gayle wins WIPA cricketer of the year award


June 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 6 (IANS) Overlooked by national selectors, former West Indies batsman captain Chris Gayle was named the 2010 West Indies Players Association (WIPA) Cricketer of the Year.At ... Read more...

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We were under the impression that Gayle was unfit: WICB chief


April 26th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 26 (IANS) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief Ernest Hilaire has said that former captain Chris Gayle was dropped from the squad as the board was ... Read more...

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Windies beat Pak in St. Lucia T20 international


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St. Lucia, West Indies), Apr. 22 (ANI): Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo spun the West Indies to victory against Pakistan in the lone Twenty20 international in Saint Lucia on Thursday.Replying to the ... Read more...

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Gayle hits back at Windies board over omission from national squad


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr. 21 (ANI): Ex-captain Chris Gayle has claimed he had been frozen out by the West Indies Cricket Board and was left with no option but to choose the money-spinning IPL ... Read more...

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Netherlands elect to field against West Indies


February 28th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Netherlands captain Peter Borren won the toss and elected to field against the West Indies in a Group B World Cup match here Monday.West Indies made one ... Read more...

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World Cup: South Africa elect to field against West Indies


February 24th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and decided to field against the West Indies in their World Cup Group B match here Thursday.Teams: South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim ... Read more...

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Canadian naval commander warned of Somalia’s ‘collusion’ with pirates: Wikileaks


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Feb.7 (ANI): Whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that a Canadian navy commander had warned about a collusion between Somali pirates and the transitional Somali government that's being backed by ... Read more...

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Gayle turns down Windies central contract


September 30th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Jamaica (West Indies), Sept.30 (ANI): West Indies captain Chris Gayle has turned down a central contract with the West Indies Cricket Board.Gayle is the third prominent West Indies player to opt out ... Read more...

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Steyn to be investigated over spitting incident against Windies


June 30th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, June 30(ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn will be investigated by match referee Jeff Crowe for allegedly spitting in the direction of West Indies spinner Sulieman Benn during the third ... Read more...

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Proteas-Windies second Test in Bassaterre ends in a draw


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bassaterre (West Indies), June 23 (ANI): The second test between West Indies and South Africa ended in a tedious draw here on Tuesday.South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis finished with an unbeaten 62, ... Read more...

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South Africa beat West Indies by 163-runs in Trinidad Test


June 14th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 14 (ANI): South Africa defeated the West Indies by 163-run on day four of the first test at Queen's Park Oval.Fast bowler Dale Steyn claimed 3-65 tpp bowl out the ... Read more...

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Fiery Steyn, Morkel leave West Indies staring at defeat in Port of Spain Test


June 13th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Port of Spain, Jun 13 (ANI): Devastating fast bowling from Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel has put South Africa in a commanding position against West Indies at the end of day three ... Read more...

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South Africa complete ODI series sweep against Windies


June 4th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Port of Spain, June 4(ANI): South Africa beat West Indies by one wicket in the fifth ODI at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain to complete a 5-0 sweep in ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Afghanistan air base


May 19th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 19 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have claimed responsibility for launching an attack in which seven militants were killed outside the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan early Wednesday. The attack occurred ... Read more...

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Australia humble Windies as hosts bow out


May 12th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (West Indies), May 12 (ANI): Australia knocked hosts the West Indies out of the World Twenty20 and kept alive the possibility of an Anglo-Australian final with a dominating six-wicket win ... Read more...

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Australia thrash West Indies to make World Twenty2o semis (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 12 (IANS) Australia qualified for the semifinal with a four-wicket win over the West Indies in the last Group F match of the Super Eights and eliminated ... Read more...

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